Yamaha XV 1000M (1983)

The Yamaha XV 1000M is a 1983 motorcycle with a four-stroke 981cc V-twin engine, delivering 69 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 81 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. It has a five-speed transmission and chain final drive. The bike features a pressed steel spine type frame and a front suspension with a Showa leading axle with air pressure and rebound damping adjustment, giving the bike a front wheel travel of 140mm. The rear suspension is a monoshock single damper with air pressure and rebound damping adjustments, providing a rear wheel travel of 105mm. The bike’s front brakes have two 267mm discs and 2 piston calipers, with a rear drum brake. The Yamaha XV 1000M weighs 220kg and has a ground clearance of 140mm, a seat height of 770mm, and a wheelbase of 1540mm. It has a fuel capacity of 19 litres and an average fuel consumption of 16.0 km/lit. It has a top speed of 184 km/h and can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 34.8m, with a quarter-mile standing time of 13.2 seconds at 158 km/h. Overall, the Yamaha XV 1000M is a powerful, reliable, and stylish motorcycle that received positive reviews from many bikers.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha XV 1000M

Year: 1983

Engine: Four stroke, 75 degreesV-twin, SOHC. 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 981 cc / 59.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 95 x 69.2 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.3:1
Induction: 2x Hitachi Carburetors
Ignition: Transistorized
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 69 hp / 50.4 kW @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque: 81 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Pressed Steel Spine Type
Front Suspension: Showa leading axle. adjustment for air pressure and rebound damping
Front Wheel Travel: 140mm / 5.5 in

Rear Suspension: Monoshock single damper, adjustment for air pressure and rebound damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 105mm / 4.1 in
Front Brakes: 2x 267mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.58-19
Rear Tyre: 120/90-8
Wheelbase: 1540 mm / 60.6 in
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 in
Ground Clearance: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Dry Weight: 220 kg / 485 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19 Litres / 5.0 US gal
Consumption Average: 16.0 km/lit
Braking 100 km/h – 0: 34.8 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.2 sec / 158 km/h
Top Speed: 184 km/h
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