Kawasaki KH500 (1976-77)

Make Model: Kawasaki KH 500


Year: 1976 – 77
Engine: Two stroke, transverse three cylinder, piston valve
Capacity: 498 cc/ 30.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 60 58.8mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 6.8:1
Induction: 3x Mikuni VM28SC carburetors
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 52 hp / 38.7 kW @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 5.4 kgf-m / 39.0 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double tubular steel cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic Hydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, Swing arm
Front Brakes: Single 296mm disc
Rear Brakes: 180mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00-18
Dimensions: Length 2085 mm / 82.1 in Width 785 mm / 32.9 in

Wheelbase: 1490 mm / 55.5 in
Ground Clearance: 145 mm / 5.7 in
Dry Weight: 192 kg / 423 lbs
Wet Weight: 205 kg / 452 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres / 4.2 US gal


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