Duke of Oil: 1976 Yamaha RD400C

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1976 Yamaha RD400C.
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1976 Yamaha RD400C.
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1976 Yamaha RD400C.
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1976 Yamaha RD400C.
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The 399cc air-cooled 2-stroke twin made just more than 35 horsepower on the Cycle dyno.
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The 399cc air-cooled 2-stroke twin made just more than 35 horsepower on the Cycle dyno.
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1976 Yamaha RD400C.
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The solid cast aluminum wheels were among the first cast wheels on a production motorcycle.
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The solid cast aluminum wheels were among the first cast wheels on a production motorcycle.
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1976 Yamaha RD400C.
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1976 Yamaha RD400C.

1976 Yamaha RD400C

  • Engine: 399cc air-cooled 2-stroke parallel twin, 64mm x 62mm bore and stroke, 6.2:1 compression ratio, 35.48hp @ 7,000rpm (rear wheel, Cycle dyno)
  • Top speed: 95mph (period test)
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