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1983 YZM500 (0W64)

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(1983 / Racing Machine)

YZM500 (0W64)

This was a 500cc factory motocross machine mounting an air-cooled, 2-stroke engine with YPVS and YEIS. Its unsprung components adopted a bottom linked type Monocross rear suspension and a twin leading-trailing type large-diameter drum brake in front for even more competitive performance. Hakan Carlqvist won the World Championship title on this machine.

  • Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 487cm³
  • Transmission: 4-speed
  • Maximum power output: Over 41.2kW (56PS)
  • Bottom-linked type Monocross rear suspension

*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.

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