KAWASAKI 500 H1-E/F - 1974-1975

The main improvements of the 1974 model were an engine now rubber mounted as well as a new CDI system , the other modifications were minimal. Only the colours have been changed on the 1975 H1F model.


 Engine type : 2-stroke, in line 3-cylinder, piston reed valve, air-cooled
 Capacity :  498 cm3
 Bore x Stroke :  60 x 58.8 mm
 Max power/rpm :  59 HP at 8000 rpm
 Max torque :  5.7 m.kg at 7000 rpm
 Compression ratio :  6.8 : 1
 Fuel system :  3 Mikuni carburettors - Type : VM 28 SC
 Ignition :  CDI - 12 V
 Gear box :  5 speed
 Tyres :  Front : 3.25 X 19" Rear : 4.00 X 18"
 Weight (empty) :  185 kg
 Max speed :  185 km/h