Honda FT500 (1982-83)

Make Model: Honda FT 500 Ascot


Year: 1982-83
Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 497 cc / 30.. cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 89 x 80 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.6:1
Induction: 35mm Keihin
Ignition: Battery powered inductive
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 34 hp / 24.8 kW @ 6200 rpm
Max Torque: 40 Nm / 29.5 ft-lb @ 5000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 37mm Air assisted forks
Front Wheel Travel: 152 mm / 5.9 in
Rear Suspension: Dual gas shocks, spring preload adjustable
Rear Wheel Travel: 84 mm / 3.3 in
Front Brakes: Single 296mm disc 1 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 276mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 3.50-19
Rear Tyre: 4.25-18

Wet Weight: 175 kg / 385.8 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 13 Litres / 3.4 US gal
Consumption Average: 47.9 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 15.0 sec / 81.5 mph
Top Speed: 93 mph


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