Suzuki RG 500 - Gamma

Suzuki RG 500 - Gamma

This bike corresponds to the category of sport and the first model of the Suzuki rg 500 generation launched to the general public in the year 1985.

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Model year
1989
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Make
Suzuki
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Engine Power
96.26 HP (70.8 kW) @ 9500 rpm
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Top Speed
141.67 mph

Technical Specifications

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:
    96.26 HP (70.8 kW) @ 9500 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    Rotary inlet valve, variable
  • 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

Dimensions

  • 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

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Disk
    Tire:
    110 / 90 R16
    Tire pressure:
    0.16 PSI, with pillion: 0.16 PSI withpilion
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Disk
    Tire:
    120 / 90 R17
    Tire pressure:
    0.17 PSI, with pillion: 0.2 PSI withpilion
  • Frame type:
    steel, Double cradle frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.39 KW/lbs (2.56 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    141.67 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    5.81 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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