Suzuki RG 500 - Gammaback 1987 forward

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Water cooled, 498cc, Inline-4, 2-stroke, Rotary inlet valve

Power: 94.22 HP (69.3 kW) @ 9500 rpm
Final drive: Chain
Top speed: 141.67 mph
Curb weight: 399 lbs
Category: Supersport
Tags: Supersport
Engine and transmission
Engine type: 4 cylinders, 2-stroke, Inline
Displacement: 498 cc (30.43 cubic inches)
Bore × stroke: 2.2 inch × 1.99 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
Cooling system: Water cooled
Power: 94.22 HP (69.3 kW) @ 9500 rpm
Throttle: Cable operated
Valve train: Rotary inlet valve, variable
Fuel and ignition
Sparks per cylinder: 1
Ignition type: Analogue CDI (Capacitive Discharge Ign.)
Compression: 7:1
Engine mounting: Transverse
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Gear box: Manual 6-speed
Clutch: Wet, cable operated
Final drive: Chain
Spark plug pipe type: NGK, BR9ES
Starter: Electric
Physical measures
Length: 82.7 inch
Width: 27.4 inch
Height: 46.7 inch
Wheel base: 56.1 inch
Ground clearance: 4.72 inch
Seat height: 30.3 inch
Curb weight: 399 lbs
Dry weight: 343.9 lbs
Chassis and suspension
Frame type: steel, Double cradle frame
Suspension: Cartridge
Brake: Twin Disk
Tire: 110 / 90 R16
Tire pressure: 0.16 PSI, with pillion: 0.16 PSI withpilion
Suspension: mono shock, Swingarm
Brake: Disk
Tire: 120 / 90 R17
Tire pressure: 0.17 PSI, with pillion: 0.2 PSI withpilion
ABS available: No
Power-to-weight ratio: 0.38 KW/lbs (2.61 lbs/HP)
Top speed: 141.67 mph
Fuel capacity: 5.81 gals
Number of riders: 2 persons

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