Between 1977 and 1984, Yamaha produced a series of classic motorcycles under the name of XS 400. The Yamaha XS 400 L Maxim is a part of that series. It was manufactured and sold in 1983 and 1984. The "400" in the bike's name refers to the displacement of its engine, which measures 399 cubic centimeters.
The Yamaha XS 400 L Maxim is equipped with a four-stroke engine. The engine's two cylinders are placed in a parallel position. The engine has a 69-mm bore and a 53.4-mm stroke. This configuration delivers 38 horsepower, or 28.3 kilowatts, at 8,800 revolutions per minute, and a torque of 31.7 newton meters, or 23.3 foot pounds, at 8,000 rpm.
Transmission, Brakes and Tires
The Yamaha XS 400 L Maxim has a five-speed gearbox. The motorbike also features a chain final drive. The bike comes with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 130/90-16 back tire. The Yamaha XS 400 L Maxim is equipped with single disc front brakes with single-piston calipers.
Fuel Tank and Weight
The motorbike has a 15-liter, or four-gallon, fuel tank. The bike runs on regular unleaded gasoline. The Yamaha XS 400 L Maxim weighs 169 kilograms, or 372.6 pounds.
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