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Yamaha RD 80 LC

General moped information

ModelYamaha RD 80 LC
Rating60.6 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes

Engine and transmission

Engine typeSingle cylinder, two-stroke
Power10.00 HP (7.3 kW)) @ 8500 RPM
Top speed128.7 km/h (80.0 mph)
Fuel systemCarburettor. mikuni vm18
Lubrication systemwet sump
Cooling systemOil & air
Clutchwet plate
Exhaust systemsingle expansion chamber

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typesteel cradle
Front brakesSingle disc. single sliding piston caliper
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight78.0 kg (172.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.1282 HP/kg
Seat height765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height1 mm (0.0 inches)
Overall length1 mm (0.0 inches)
Overall width685 mm (27.0 inches)
Ground clearance195 mm (7.7 inches)
Fuel capacity10.00 litres (2.64 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity1.10 litres (0.29 gallons)

Other specifications

Color optionswhite or blue
CommentsThis is the UK model. Only in production for 4 years 1979/82.
Modifications compared to previous modelNo changes in any year (Europe got a different model a RD125LC lookalike).
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