BSA 500 SS Gold Star: history, specs, pictures
|BSA 500 SS Gold Star|
|Production||1971 - 1972|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||84.0mm x 90.0mm|
|Top Speed||99 mph (160 km/h)|
|Horsepower||33.26 HP (24.8 KW) @ 6200RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
|Weight||171.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||3.57 Gallon (13.50 Liters)|
The BSA 500 SS Gold Star was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by BSA between 1971 and 1972. It could reach a top speed of 99 mph (160 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 33.26 HP (24.8 KW) @ 6200 RPM.
The bike has a 4-speed transmission.
It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The 500 SS Gold Star was fitted with a 3.57 Gallon (13.50 Liters) fuel tank.