Production years: 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942
The MT 500 was never sold as a racer, but two machines were built for Stanley Woods and Ted Mellors. They were made ​​late in 1938 and looked similar to the Mk VIII but had a swingarm rear suspension. The frame was modified slightly to the raise the engine. The bore and stroke of 81 mm and 96 corresponded to that of the 500 cc MSS.
|engine specs||Type:||Single, OHC, four-stroke, air-cooled||Displacement:||494.7 cm3||Bore X Stroke:||3.2x3.8 in OR 81 mm||Compression Ratio:||10.9:1||Horsepower:||-/- KW(hp)/RPM||Torque:||0/- lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM||Fuel System:||Carburetor|
|transmission specs||Gearbox:||4-Speed, foot operated||Clutch:||Wet Multi-plate||Primary Drive:||-||Final Drive:||Chain|
|chassis specs||Frame:||Single cradle frame||Front Suspension:||Webb fork with two friction dampers||Rear Suspension:||Swingarm with 2 shock absorbers||Front Brake:||Drum||Rear Brake:||Drum|
|dimension specs||Overall Length:||-||Overall Width:||-||Seat Height:||-||Weelbase:||-||Ground Clearance:||-||Weight:||-||Fuel Capacity:||-|
|power system specs||Power pack:||-||Nominal Capacity:||-||Maximum Capacity:||-||Charger type:||-||Charging time (normal):||-||Charging time (quick):||-||Range:||-|