Yamaha XS 500back 1979

Air cooled, 499cc, Inline-2, DOHC

Power: 48.67 HP (35.8 kW) @ 8250 rpm
Final drive: Chain
Top speed: 110.6 mph
Curb weight: 463 lbs
Category: Supersport
Tags: Sports Touring
Engine and transmission
Engine type: 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, Inline
Displacement: 499 cc (30.49 cubic inches)
Bore × stroke: 2.87 inch × 2.35 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
Cooling system: Air cooled
Power: 48.67 HP (35.8 kW) @ 8250 rpm
Throttle: Cable operated
Valves
Valve train: DOHC, variable
Valves per cylinder: 4
Fuel and ignition
Sparks per cylinder: 1
Fuel supply system: Carburetor
Compression: 8.5:1
Engine mounting: Vertical
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Gear box: Manual 5-speed
Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Final drive: Chain
Dimensions
Weight
Curb weight: 463 lbs
Chassis and suspension
Frame type: steel, Double cradle frame
Front
Suspension: Cartridge
Brake: Single Disk
Rear
Suspension: twin shock, Swingarm
Brake: Disk
Other
ABS available: No
Power-to-weight ratio: 0.17 KW/lbs (5.87 lbs/HP)
Top speed: 110.6 mph
Fuel capacity: 3.96 gals
Number of riders: 2 persons

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