Maico GP 500E

 

 

 

Make Model

Maico GP 500E

Year

1986 - 88

Engine

Single cylinder, two sroke

Capacity

488 cc / 29.8 cub in
Bore x Stroke 86.5 x 83 mm
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio 13.5:1
Carburetor Bing 54/40 oval
Lubrication Wet sump
Exhaust S.E.E.S. system

Ignition 

MOTOPLAT electronic
Starting Kick

Max Power

45.6 kW / 62 hp @ 7000 rpm (Restricted model: 12.5 kW / 17 hp)
Clutch Wet, cable operated

Transmission 

5-Speed
Final Drive Chain
Frame Chrom-moly

Front Suspension

Hydraulic telescopic fork, Ø 42 mm
Front Wheel Travel 305 mm / 12 in

Rear Suspension

Maico twin link with Öhlins shock
Rear Wheel Travel 350 mm / 14 in

Front Brakes

Disc

Rear Brakes

Disc
Wheels Steel, laced wire spokes

Front Tyre

3.00 x 21 in.

Rear Tyre

4.10 x 18 in.
Wheelbase 1480 mm / 58.3 in.
Ground Clearance 384 mm / 15.1 in.
Seat Height 960 mm / 37.8 in.
Wet Weight 109 kg  / 229.3 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

10.1 L / 2.7 US gal