Benelli 500 Quattro: history, specs, pictures

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Benelli 500
Manufacturer
Also called 500 Ouattro, 500 LS, 500 Quattro
Production 1973 - 1983
Engine
Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, 2 valves per cylinder, SOHC
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Top Speed 172 km/h / 107 mph
Transmission 5 Speed
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Pivoted rear fork 5-way spring preload
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 4.10-18
Weight 200 kg / 440 lbs (dry), 210.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 19 Liters / 5.02 US gal
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli 500 Quattro was a In-Line Four, 4-stroke, Air-cooled Naked motorcycle produced by Benelli. A classic Italian motorcycle, the Benelli 500 Quattro was first released in 1973 and was produced for 10 years. It has an old school 500cc air cooled 4 stroke engine with 4 cylinders in line. This standard road bike does not boast in power, its engine being capable of only 45 horsepower at 9400 rpm and 34 Nm of torque at 9300 rpm. It could reach a top speed of 172 km/h / 107 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Air cooled cooled Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, 2 valves per cylinder, SOHC. The engine featured a 10.2:1 compression ratio.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 4.10-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Pivoted rear fork 5-way spring preload. The 500 Quattro was fitted with a 19 Liters / 5.02 US gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 200 kg / 440 lbs.

Photos[edit]

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Specifications[edit]

Make Model Benelli 500 Quattro
Year 1974 - 75
Engine Type Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, 2 valves per cylinder, SOHC
Displacement 498 cc / 30.4 cu in
Bore X Stroke 56 x 50.6 mm
Compression 10.2:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Induction 4 x 22mm Dell'Orto carbs
Starting Electric and kickstart
Max Power 32.8 kW / 45 hp @ 9400 rpm
Max Torque 34 Nm / 3.47 kgf-m / 25.1 lbs-ft @ 9300 rpm
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive Chain
Front Suspension Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Pivoted rear fork 5-way spring preload
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 4.10-18
Dry Weight 200 kg / 440 lbs
Fuel Capacity 19 Liters / 5.02 US gal
Consumption Average 6.7 L/100 km / 14.9 km/l / 35.1 US mpg
Top Speed 172 km/h / 107 mph
Manual Epll.no-ip.com

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