Yamaha Virago XV 535 - 1987 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Category:Custom / cruiser
Model:Yamaha Virago XV 535

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:Wet multi-plate
Transmission typefinal drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
Cooling system:Air
Lubrication system:Wet sump
Fuel control:OHC
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel system:Carburettor. Mikuni BDS34
Bore x stroke:76.0 x 59.0 mm (3.0 x 2.3 inches)
Max RPM:7000
Engine type:V2
Capacity:535.00 ccm (32.65 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1,511 mm (59.5 inches)
Ground clearance:145 mm (5.7 inches)
Overall width:815 mm (32.1 inches)
Overall length:2,210 mm (87.0 inches)
Overall height:1,100 mm (43.3 inches)
Seat height:700 mm (27.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Dry weight:185.0 kg (407.9 pounds)

Yamaha Virago XV 535 dimensions and frame

Exhaust system:Double stainless steel pipes with expansion chamber
Rear brakes:Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes:Single disc
Rear tyre dimensions:140/90-15
Front tyre dimensions:3.00S-19
Rear suspension travel:85 mm (3.3 inches)
Rear suspension:Dual shock
Front suspension travel:150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front suspension:Telescopic fork
Trail:122 mm (4.8 inches)
Rake (fork angle):31.0°
Frame type:Pressed steel backbone

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio:0.2270 HP/kg
0-100 km/h (0-62 mph):7.000 seconds
Top speed:160.0 km/h (99.4 mph)

Other specs

Modifications compared to previous model:First model year
Color options:Deep Scarlet Greenish Black
Oil capacity:2.80 litres (0.18 quarts)
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles):5.60 litres (1.48 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:2.00 litres (0.53 gallons)
Fuel capacity:8.60 litres (2.27 gallons)

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