Yamaha XV500 Virago (1983-86)

Make Model: Yamaha XV 500 Virago
Year: 1983 – 86
Engine: Four stroke, 70 degreesV-Twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 494 cc / 30.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 73 x 59 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
Induction: 2x BDS34 Mikuni carburetors
Ignition: Transistorized
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 44 hp / 32.1 kW @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque: 41.6 Nm / 30.7 ft-lb @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Front Wheel Travel: 150 mm / 5.9 in
Rear Suspension: Dual shock variable preload
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: Single 298mm discs 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00 S19
Rear Tyre: 130/90-16
Dry Weight: 182 kg / 401 lbs
Wet Weight: 190 kg / 418 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 13.5 Litres / 3.5 US gal
Consumption Average: 51 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 14.1 m / 40.0 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.7sec / 98 mph
Top Speed: 175 km/h / 109 mph

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