1982 Honda Ascot (FT500'82)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 497 cc, 4-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single
    • Bore and Stroke: 89 mm x 80 mm
    • Valves: 4 valves/cylinder
    • Carburetor: Single
    • Horsepower: 34 hp (25.4 kW) @ 6200 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 40 Nm (29.5 ft. lbs) @ 5000 rpm
    • Starter: Electric
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission type: 5 speed
    • Final Drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Tire: 3.50-18
    • Rear Tire: 4.50-18
    • Front Brakes: single disc
  • DIMENSION
    • Fuel Capacity: 13 litres (3.4 Gal)
    • Dry weight: (without fluids): 171 kg (377 pounds)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Monza Red
      • Black
    • The tank stripes and the "FT500" decal were gray and silver on the red bike; but they were red and orange on the black bike
    • The speedometer was limited to 85 mph (135 kph)
    • The headlight was rectangular and so were the instruments
    • The exhaust system was a 2-into-1
    • The serial number began JH2PC0708CM000019.
1982 Honda Ascot FT500
1982 Honda Ascot FT500
1982 Honda Ascot FT500
1982 Honda Ascot FT500

1983 FT500'83

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: High-performance 498cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke
    • Bore and Stroke: 89 mm x 80 mm
    • Valve: Four
    • Carburetor: One
    • Ignition: solid state CD
    • Crankshaft: Chain driven dual counter-balancer reduces vibration
    • Starter: Electric
    • Horsepower: 34 hp (25.4 kW) @ 6200 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 40 Nm (29.5 ft. lbs) @ 5000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Drive: #530 O-ring drive chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Suspension: Air-adjustable front forks
    • Brakes: Disc with twin piston calipers front and rear
    • Front Tire: 3.50-18
    • Rear Tire: 4.50-18
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 1435mm (56.5 in.)
    • Seat height: 800mm (31.5 in.)
    • Fuel capacity: 13 liters (3.4 gal.)
    • Dry weight: 159 kg (350.6 lb)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Monza Red
      • Black
    • The tank and side cover stripes on the red bike were white and blue; but on the black bike they were silver and red
    • The headlight and instruments were rectangular
    • The speedometer had a 120 mph (195 kph) limit.
    • The serial number began JH2PC070*DM100001.
1983 FT500
1983 FT500

1984 FT500

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 497 cc, 4-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single
    • Bore and Stroke: 89 mm x 80 mm
    • Valves: 4 valves/cylinder
    • Horsepower: 34 hp (25.4 kW) @ 6200 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 40 Nm (29.5 ft. lbs) @ 5000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission type: 5 speed
    • Final Drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Brakes: single disc
    • Rear Brakes: single disc
    • Front Tire: 3.50-18
    • Rear Tire: 4.50-18
  • DIMENSION
    • Fuel Capacity: 13 litres (3.4 Gal)
    • Dry weight: (without fluids): 171 kg (377 pounds)
  • OTHER
1984 FT500
1984 FT500
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