Yamaha RS200

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Yamaha RS200
Also called RS 200
Production 1978 - 1981
Class Classic
twin, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 50.8mm x 50.8mm
Compression ratio 6.5:1
Top Speed 85 mph (136 km/h)
Horsepower 21.59 HP (16.1 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 13.28 ft/lbs (18.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet plate
Suspension Front: spring
Rear: spring shocks
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.15-17
Rear Tire 3.00-17
Wheelbase 49.02 inches (1245 mm)
Length 76.81 inches (1951 mm)
Width 28.5 inches (724 mm)
Seat Height 30.12 inches (765 mm)
Weight 130.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 0.79 Gallon (3.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha RS200 was a twin, two-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1978 and 1981. It could reach a top speed of 85 mph (136 km/h). Max torque was 13.28 ft/lbs (18.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 21.59 HP (16.1 KW) @ 7500 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled twin, two-stroke. A 50.8mm bore x 50.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 198.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a port control.


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet plate.


It came with a 2.15-17 front tire and a 3.00-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a spring while the rear was equipped with a spring shocks. The RS200 was fitted with a 0.79 Gallon (3.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 49.02 inches (1245 mm) long.

1979 - 1981 Yamaha RS 200[edit]

1979 - 1981 Yamaha RS 200 1979 - 1981 Yamaha RS 200

The RS 200 is fitted with an abundance of instruments and extras that make motorcycling safer and more comfortable.

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