|Yamaha RD 350N|
Parallel twin cylinder, two-stroke, liquid-cooled
|Bore / Stroke||63.5mm x 63.5mm|
|Horsepower||59.0 HP (44.0 KW) @ 9000RPM|
|Torque||30.24 ft/lbs (41.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
|Suspension||Front: Stachion tube forks
Rear: Single shock
|Brakes||Front: Double disc 267 mm
|Wheelbase||53.7 inches (1364 mm)|
|Length||81.89 inches (2080 mm)|
|Width||29.49 inches (749 mm)|
|Seat Height||30.91 inches (785 mm)|
|Recommended Oil||Yamalube 10w-40|
The Yamaha RD 350N was a Parallel twin cylinder, two-stroke, liquid-cooled Classic motorcycle produced by Yamaha in 1984. Max torque was 30.24 ft/lbs (41.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 59.0 HP (44.0 KW) @ 9000 RPM.
The bike has a 6-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.
It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double disc 267 mm in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Stachion tube forks while the rear was equipped with a Single shock. The wheelbase was 53.7 inches (1364 mm) long.
1984 Yamaha RD 350N
Yamaha RD 350N was the most powerful motorcycle of its time, presenting itself as the exact opposite of Royal Enfield Bullet 350. It was known for mad speeds and lightening fast acceleration from its two-stroke 347 cc, twin cylinder engine. It produces 30.5 Hp in the Indian version while the Japan version was good for 39 Hp. Weighing just 155 kg (341 lb-ft), it was surely the KTM 390 Duke of its time, rivaling none other than RE Bullet 350. The Indian version even came with just 180 mm front drum brake, making it the most dangerous package of all time.