1979 Yamaha SR 500 G (cast wheels)

1979 Yamaha SR 500 G (cast wheels) Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelYamaha SR 500 G (cast wheels)

Engine and transmission

Displacement499.0 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)
Engine typeSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Power27.0 HP (19.7 kW) @ 6000 RPM
Top speed135.0 km/h (83.9 mph)
Bore x stroke87.0 x 84.0 mm (3.4 x 3.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel controlOverhead Cams (OHC)
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeChain (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front tire3.50-19
Rear tire4.00-18
Front brakesSingle disc
Rear brakesExpanding brake
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc174.0 kg (383.6 pounds)
Fuel capacity12.00 litres (3.17 US gallons)
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