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The 500 EXC is basically an off-road competition machine with the required bolts-ons to make it street legal. It might not be much fun on the pavement, but it makes up for that once you hit the dirt. It was significantly upgraded for 2017, even including traction control.
Dual Sport - Pro
Returning for 2018
Single cylinder, SOHC with 4 valves, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Seat Height, std
960 mm (37.8 in.)
1482+/-10 mm (58.3+/-0.4 in.)
8.5 L (2.25 USG)
109 kg (240 lbs.)
Single 260 mm disc with 2-piston caliper
Single 220 mm disc with 1-piston caliper
Antilock Brakes (ABS)
48 mm WP XPLor 48 Inverted/USD forks, adjustable for compression and rebound, with 300 mm of travel
Single WP shock, compression/rebound/preload adjustable, with 300 mm of travel