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)
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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