A familly ressemblance

At the same time of the RD350LC launch, the XJ650 was launched in1980 with very similar parts and design:

-The new "italic" ‘swirl’ alloy wheel design

-The 2 strippes decals

-The fork

-The front mudguard

-Same brake disks (1L9-25831-00)

'80 XJ650 4K0 model


Genuine YAMAHA studio pictures

with the courtesy of YAMAHA MOTOR

'80 XJ650 4K0 model

Genuine YAMAHA studio pictures

with the courtesy of YAMAHA MOTOR

'81 XJ650 model

Genuine YAMAHA studio pictures

with the courtesy of YAMAHA MOTOR

'81 XJ550 Seca model

Genuine YAMAHA studio pictures

with the courtesy of YAMAHA MOTOR

The uggly upper fairing looks like the one sold as an accessory by YAMAHA Canada