1983 YZM500 (0W64)
(1983 / Racing Machine)
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
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