Yamaha XT 500

Yamaha XT 500

The all new XT 500 gives new meaning to the word versatile. It combines the newest technology in off road motorcycles with the legendary performance of big bore street machines.

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Model year
1988
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Make
Yamaha
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Engine Power
26.78 HP (19.7 kW) @ 5900 rpm
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Top Speed
82.02 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    1 cylinders, 4-stroke, Single
  • Displacement:
    499 cc (30.49 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.43 inch × 3.31 inch (square)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    26.78 HP (19.7 kW) @ 5900 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    2
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Carburetor
  • Compression:
    9:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Vertical
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain

Dimensions

  • Curb weight:
    341.7 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Drum
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    twin shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Drum
  • Frame type:
    steel, Single cradle frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.13 KW/lbs (7.87 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    82.02 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    2.38 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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