BSA 500 SS Gold Starback 1972

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Air cooled, 499cc, Single, OHV

Power: 33.72 HP (24.8 kW) @ 6200 rpm
Final drive: Chain
Top speed: 99.42 mph
Curb weight: 412.3 lbs
Category: All-rounder
Tags: All-rounder
Engine and transmission
Engine type: 1 cylinders, 4-stroke, Single
Displacement: 499 cc (30.49 cubic inches)
Bore × stroke: 3.31 inch × 3.54 inch (undersquare - longstroke)
Cooling system: Air cooled
Power: 33.72 HP (24.8 kW) @ 6200 rpm
Throttle: Cable operated
Valves
Valve train: OHV, variable
Valves per cylinder: 2
Fuel and ignition
Sparks per cylinder: 1
Fuel supply system: Carburetor
Ignition type: mechanically timed
Compression: 10:1
Engine mounting: Transverse
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Gear box: Manual 4-speed
Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Final drive: Chain
Spark plug pipe type: NGK
Motor oil: Mineral, 10W/40
Starter: Kick-starter
Dimensions
Weight
Curb weight: 412.3 lbs
Dry weight: 377 lbs
Chassis and suspension
Frame type: iron, Single cradle frame
Front
Suspension: Cartridge
Brake: Single Drum
Tire: 83 / 100 R18
Tire pressure: 0.12 PSI
Rear
Suspension: twin shock, Swingarm
Brake: Drum
Tire: 89 / 100 R18
Tire pressure: 0.14 PSI
Other
ABS available: No
Power-to-weight ratio: 0.13 KW/lbs (7.54 lbs/HP)
Acceleration (0-60 mph): 7.4 sec
Top speed: 99.42 mph
Fuel capacity: 3.57 gals
Number of riders: 2 persons

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