Fuel-injected successor to the quarter-liter commuters of the '60s and '70s.
Honda Rebel, Kawasaki Eliminator 125, Kymco Venox 250, Star V-Star 250, Suzuki GZ250, Vento V-Thunder XL.
|Price ||$3799 |
|Engine type ||a-c single |
|Valve train ||SOHC, 2v |
|Displacement ||249cc |
|Bore x stroke ||72.0 x 61.2mm |
|Compression ||9.2:1 |
|Fuel system ||EFI |
|Clutch ||Wet, multi-plate |
|Transmission ||5-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||na |
|Claimed torque ||na |
|Frame ||Steel backbone |
|Front suspension ||37mm Showa fork |
|Rear suspension ||Dual Showa shocks |
|Front brake ||Tokico two-piston caliper, 275mm disc |
|Rear brake ||Drum |
|Front tire ||90/90M-18 Cheng Shin 51S |
|Rear tire ||110/90M-18 Cheng Shin 61S |
|Rake/trail ||25.5 deg./3.6 in. |
|Seat height ||30.3 in. |
|Wheelbase ||54.1 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||3.2 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||309 lbs. |
|Colors ||Red |
|Available ||Now |
|Warranty ||12 mo., unlimited mi. |
American Suzuki Motor Co.
P.O. Box 1100
Brea, CA 92822
Verdict 4 stars out of 5
All the style and simplicity of a retro bike, but with no carburetor or points.