Kawasaki GS500E: history, specs, pictures

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Kawasaki GS500E
Also called GS 500 E
Production 1995
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 74.0mm x 56.6mm
Horsepower 44.52 HP (33.2 KW) @ 9200RPM
Torque 28.91 ft/lbs (39.2 Nm) @ 7500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 110/70-17
Rear Tire 130/70-17
Wheelbase 55.51 inches (1410 mm)
Weight 372.58 pounds (169.0 Kg) (dry),
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki GS500E was a twin, four-stroke standard produced by Kawasaki in 1995. Max torque was 28.91 ft/lbs (39.2 Nm) @ 7500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 44.52 HP (33.2 KW) @ 9200 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 74.0mm bore x 56.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 487.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 6-speed transmission.


It came with a 110/70-17 front tire and a 130/70-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The GS500E was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 372.58 pounds (169.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.51 inches (1410 mm) long.