Suzuki GS 500E (1976)

The Suzuki GS 500E is a motorcycle that was first released in 1976. It features a four stroke, transverse four cylinder engine with DOHC and 2 valves per cylinder. The displacement of the engine is 492 cc or 30.0 cubic inches, with a bore x stroke of 53 x 55.8 mm and a compression ratio of 8.5:1. The cooling system is air cooled and the induction is provided by 4 x 22 mm Mikuni BS carburetors.

The bike has an electric starter and can generate a maximum power of 35 kW or 47 hp at 9250 rpm. The transmission has 6 speeds and the final drive is chain-driven. The front suspension is a telehydraulic forks while the rear suspension is a swinging arm fork with adjustable shock absorbers. The front brakes consist of 2 x 275 mm discs and the rear brakes consist of a single 275 mm disc.

The Suzuki GS 500E has a front tyre size of 3.25-19 and a rear tyre size of 3.75-18. The wet weight of the bike is 200 kg or 441 lbs, and it has a fuel capacity of 17 litres or 4.5 US gallons or 3.7 Imperial gallons. Overall, the 1976 Suzuki GS 500E is a powerful and reliable motorcycle with great suspension and braking systems.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Suzuki GS 500E

Year: 1976

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 492 cc / 30.0 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 53 x 55.8 mm
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 4 x 22 mm Mikuni BS carburetors
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 35 kW / 47 hp @ 9250 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telehydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging arm fork with adjustable shock absorbers.
Front Brakes: 2 x 275 mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 275 mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.25-19

Rear Tyre: 3.75-18
Wet Weight: 200 kg / 441 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.5 US gal / 3.7 Imp gal

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