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CELEBRATE THE DARK

There’s a time to ride, and a time to call it a day, sit back and watch the universe blaze away in all its glory. To remember the joys and pains of the day gone by, and look forward to what tomorrow brings. There, amidst the dark, discover the other half of your riding story, with a motorcycle that’s slept under the night sky since 1901. Embrace the dark with the new Classic 500 Gunmetal Grey. Available in matte finish with rear disc brakes.

*Overseas model displayed. Some components may differ for Australia and New Zealand.

 

Colour Options

Classic Gunmetal Grey

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ENGINE

500cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, spark ignition, air cooled, OHV engine produces 41.3 Nm of torque.

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SEAT

Rider saddle seat with springs and pillion seat provides maximum comfort for luxurious and relaxing ride.

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SILENCER

Aesthetically designed short silencer for that 1950’s look. Available as an optional accessory for off-road use only.

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TAIL LIGHTS

Vintage tail lamp assembly features a classic design.

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TANK

Finely crafted tank with post war era graphics and thigh pads make for a vintage look.

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HEADLAMP

The headlight casing features the ‘Tiger Eye Lamps’ for that Bullet look. The headlamp is traditional but with a powerful halogen bulb to provide good illumination.

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TOOL BOX

Tool box with classic design.

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BRAKES

Front: 19 inch Rear: 18 inch

ENGINE

Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark
Displacement 499cc
Bore x stroke 84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Maximum Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System Digital Electronic Ignition
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
Fuel Supply Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Engine Start Electric/Kick

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspension Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase 1360 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Length 2140 mm
Width 790 mm
Height 1090 mm
Kerb Weight 190 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil)
Fuel Capacity 13.5 Ltr

BRAKES & TYRES

Tyres Fr. 90/90 – 19
Tyres Rr. 110/80 – 18
Brakes Front – ABS 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear – ABS 240mm Disc, Single-Piston caliper

ELECTRICALS

Tail Lamp 21 W / 5 W
Turn Signal Lamp
Electrical System 12 volt – DC
Battery 12 volt, 14 Ah
Head Lamp 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN