2015 Beta 500 RS
Featuring a wide range of modern technologies, a potent engine and a rugged construction, the Beta 500 Rs can deal effortless even with the toughest tracks.
It is powered by a Beta-built, 478 cc, single cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled engine with, electric start with back up kick starter and cooling fan kit. The engine is kept under control by a six speed transmission with wet multi-disc clutch.
The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a light molybdenum steel frame with double cradle split above exhaust port.
For enhanced practicality, the Beta 500 RS is equipped with a Voyager GPS unit with maps, engine temp, outside temp, trip meter and much more.
Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a newly designed seat foam, new graphics and more than 300 optional accessories.
Hit the jump for more information on the Beta 500 RS.
2015 Beta 500 RS
Engine:Beta-Built single cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled, electric start with back up kick starter and cooling fan kit
Since 1904 the Beta engineers have strived to provide innovative products that inspire, excite, and perform. 2015 is no different in that they continue to provide their customers with new models that continue to advance in both quality and features.
If you already own a Beta, Beta would like to say Thank You for your business! If you are looking into owning a Beta and are unsure of our history, simply ask a current Beta owner about the Beta experience. Beta are sure you will be impressed.
2015 Beta 500 RS Key Features:
•50-State Street Legal
•Full-Featured Dual Sport
•Same Engine and Suspension Updates as the RR Models
•Voyager GPS unit with maps, engine temp, outside temp, trip meter, and much more
•Lightest Dual Sports on the Market
•Handlebar pad from Race Edition
•New design seat foam that is softer
•New graphics and color scheme based from the RR models
•More than 300 accessories available to “Make It Your Own”
|Engine Type:||Beta-Built single cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled, electric start with back up kick starter and cooling fan kit.|
|Ignition:||DC-CDI with variable ignition timing, Kokusan.|
|Spark Plug:||NGK LKAR8A-9|
|Lubrication:||Twin oil pumps with cartridge oil filter. Separate oil for engine and clutch .8 liter each|
|Final Drive:||O-ring chain, DID|
|Frame:||Lighter Molybdenum steel with double cradle split above exhaust port. Quick Air filter access from the side.|
|Dry Weight:||244 lbs. dry|
|Electrical:||Trail Tech Voyager GPS unit.|
|Fuel Tank Capacity:||2 US gallons|
|Front Suspension:||48 mm Sachs USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology.|
|Rear Suspension:||Aluminum Body Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression|
|Front Wheel Travel:||11.4”|
|Rear Wheel Travel:||11.4”|
|Final Gearing:||15t front, 48t rear|
|Front Brake:||260mm rotor|
|Rear Brake:||240mm rotor|
|Front/Rear Rim:||21” (Front) 18” (Rear)|
|Front/Rear Tire:||Michelin Enduro, DOT approved|
|Warranty:||12 month Limited Warranty|
"The popular RS Dual Sport models are also all new including three different displacements being offered for 2015. RS models share all of the engine updates as the new RR models and are available as a 390, 430, or 500."
"RS models continue to lead the "Dirt Bike with a Plate" category offering more off road ability than the competition by offering the same engine, frame, and suspension (including linkage) package as the Off Road RR models. The list of differences between the RR and RS is very short." — Total Motorcycle
“The popular RS Dual Sport models are also all new including three different displacements being offered for 2015. RS models share all of the engine updates as the new RR models and are available as a 390, 430, or 500.”
“New for the coming year is the Voyager GPS units which are standard on all RS models and features GPS system, MPH, tachometer, engine coolant temperature, compass, outside temperature, trip meter, maps, as well as a external SD card for uploading and downloading your adventures. RS models are fitted with cooling fan kits for the extreme Dual Sport conditions. The fan keeps engine temps down and aggressive Michelin Enduro tires that are designed for 90% off road and 10% on road.” — Dirt Bike Magazine