Yamaha SRX600: review, history, specs

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Yamaha SRX600
Also called SRX 600
Production 1985 - 1991
Class Naked
Single cylinder, four-stroke, air-cooled
Bore / Stroke 96.5mm x 96.5mm
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Top Speed 111 mph
Horsepower 45.06 HP (33.6 KW) @ 6560RPM
Torque 28.03 ft/lbs (38.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Air Filter K&N YA-6050 `86[1]
Spark Plug NGK DP8EA-9 '86
Battery YUASA 12N5-3B '86
Transmission Gear box: 5-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain: 520x104
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 37T
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Dual Kayaba shocks
Brakes Front: Double discs 267 mm
Rear: Single disc 240 mm
Front Tire 110/70-17
Rear Tire 150/60-17
Wheelbase 54.29 inches (1379 mm)
Length 80.71 inches (2050 mm)
Width 29.09 inches (739 mm)
Seat Height 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Weight 172.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-145
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
Related Yamaha SRX250
Yamaha SRX400
Yamaha SRX600
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha SRX 600 was a Single cylinder, four-stroke, air-cooled Naked motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1985 and 1991. Max torque was 28.03 ft/lbs (38.0 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 45.06 HP (33.6 KW) @ 6560 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 96.5mm bore x 96.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 608.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 110/70-17 front tire and a 150/60-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double discs 267 mm in the front and a Single disc 240 mm in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual Kayaba shocks. The SRX 600 was fitted with a 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 54.29 inches (1379 mm) long.

1986[edit | edit source]

  • 600cc Single
  • Kick start only

1985 - 1990 Yamaha SRX 600[edit | edit source]

The Yamaha SRX is a motorcycle manufactured in three engine sizes: 250, 400 and 600 cc.The 600 cc model was originally manufactured for international market and the 400 cc model was introduced only for Japan. The 600 cc model has 42HP and a top speed of 180 km/h.

1991 - 1997 Yamaha SRX 600[edit | edit source]

The SRX 600 with this type of chassis was a thing of modernistic beauty, with the frame a box-section double cradle that provided stiffness and helped the good handling. Should the engine ever need to be worked on, a section on the right side unbolted for ease of removal.

In Media[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.