Yamaha XS750E (1978)

The Yamaha XS750E motorcycle was introduced in 1978 and features a transverse three-cylinder, four-stroke engine with a capacity of 747cc. It has a compression ratio of 9.5:1 and is cooled by air. The bike starts electrically and has a multi-plate wet clutch. Its maximum power output is 74 horsepower at 8400 rpm, and it has a five-speed transmission with a shaft final drive. The bike has a rake of 27 degrees and a trail of 114 mm. It features telescopic forks with 175mm front-wheel travel and a dual-shock swing arm with preload adjustable rear-wheel travel of 80mm. Braking is provided by two 267mm discs at the front and a single 265mm disc at the rear. The front and rear tires are 3.25-19 and 4.00-18 respectively.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha XS 750E

Year: 1978

Engine: Four stroke, transverse three cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 747 cc / 45.6 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 68 68.6 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 3 x Mikuni BS34-II constant velocity carburetors
Ignition: Magnetically-triggered transistorized
Starting: Electric
Clutch: Multi-plate, wet
Max Power: 54 kW / 74 hp @ 8400 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 14.63 / 2nd 9.48 / 3rd 7.76 / 4th 6.53 / 5th 5.71:1
Rake: 27o
Trail: 114 mm / 4.5″

Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Front Wheel Travel: 175 mm / 6.9″
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks swing arm, preload adjustable
Rear Wheel Travel: 80 mm / 3.15″
Front Brakes: 2 x 267mm Discs
Rear Brakes: Single 265mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00-18

Related models: