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2016 Beta 500 RS
2016 Beta 500 RS

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Beta
Beta
Model Year
2016
2016
Model
500 RS
500 RS
Model Code
500RS
500RS
Color
Red
Red

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - 260 mm rotor

Rear - 240 mm rotor

Front - 260 mm rotor

Rear - 240 mm rotor

Wheels

Front - 21 in.

Rear - 18 in.

Front - 21 in.

Rear - 18 in.

Tires
Michelin Enduro, DOT approved
Michelin Enduro, DOT approved

Dimensions

Height
Footrest - 16.25 in.
Footrest - 16.25 in.
Weight
244 lbs.
244 lbs.
Ground Clearance
12.6 in.
12.6 in.
Wheelbase
58.1 in.
58.1 in.
Seat Height
36.6 in.
36.6 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission
6-speed
6-speed
Final Drive
O-ring chain, DID
O-ring chain, DID

Engine

Engine
Single cylinder, 4-valve (steel intake and exhaust), 4-stroke
Single cylinder, 4-valve (steel intake and exhaust), 4-stroke
Displacement
478 cc
478 cc
Bore x Stroke
100 x 60.8 mm
100 x 60.8 mm
Compression Ratio
12.1:1
12.1:1
Fuel System
42 mm electronic fuel injection
42 mm electronic fuel injection
Fuel Capacity
2 gal.
2 gal.
Ignition
DC-CDI with variable ignition timing, Kokusan; 200W output at 6,000 rpm
DC-CDI with variable ignition timing, Kokusan; 200W output at 6,000 rpm
Clutch
Wet multi-disc
Wet multi-disc
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Lubrication
Twin oil pumps with cartridge oil filter; separate oil for engine and clutch (0.8 l each)
Twin oil pumps with cartridge oil filter; separate oil for engine and clutch (0.8 l each)

Operational

Starting
Electric with back up kick starter
Electric with back up kick starter
Primary Drive
31:73
31:73
Frame
Molybdenum steel with double cradle split above exhaust port, quick air filter access from the side
Molybdenum steel with double cradle split above exhaust port, quick air filter access from the side
Suspension

Front - 48 mm Sachs USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology

Rear - Aluminum body Sachs shock with adjustable rebound and hi / low speed compression

Front / Rear Wheel Travel - 11.4 in.

Front - 48 mm Sachs USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology

Rear - Aluminum body Sachs shock with adjustable rebound and hi / low speed compression

Front / Rear Wheel Travel - 11.4 in.

Instrumentation
Trail Tech Voyager GPS unit
Trail Tech Voyager GPS unit

Other

Includes
Warranty - 12 month Limited
Warranty - 12 month Limited

Features

Features

  • PUSHBUTTON SEAT: All Beta RR and RS models arrive with a push button quick release seat. This allows for easier access to the air filter, battery, and tool kit.
  • ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION: Beta’s exclusive EFI system is more than five years in the making. Unique to the system is the ability for dealers to be able to offer two different engine braking settings
  • VOYAGER GPS: Beta is the only manufacturer to offer GPS standard on their dual sport models. The Trial Tech Voyager offers riders a GPS system along with engine temperature, trip meters, and many other features. Riders can also download dual sport event routes.
  • FOLDING MIRRORS: Mirrors fold out of the way when riding off the public highways.
  • OFF-ROAD SUSPENSION: Beta is the only manufacture to offer the same suspension package as our RR Off road models.
  • HAND GUARDS: All RS models arrive with hand guards to keep the small branches and the wind away from rider’s hands

Features

  • PUSHBUTTON SEAT: All Beta RR and RS models arrive with a push button quick release seat. This allows for easier access to the air filter, battery, and tool kit.
  • ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION: Beta’s exclusive EFI system is more than five years in the making. Unique to the system is the ability for dealers to be able to offer two different engine braking settings
  • VOYAGER GPS: Beta is the only manufacturer to offer GPS standard on their dual sport models. The Trial Tech Voyager offers riders a GPS system along with engine temperature, trip meters, and many other features. Riders can also download dual sport event routes.
  • FOLDING MIRRORS: Mirrors fold out of the way when riding off the public highways.
  • OFF-ROAD SUSPENSION: Beta is the only manufacture to offer the same suspension package as our RR Off road models.
  • HAND GUARDS: All RS models arrive with hand guards to keep the small branches and the wind away from rider’s hands