2017 Suzuki GSX250R – New parallel twin faired LAMS streetbike
Suzuki introducing a new parallel-twin powered GSX250R to the Australian market in the second quarter of 2017.
All new full faired street motorcycle from Suzuki
248cc parallel twin cylinder engine tuned for excellent low to mid-range torque
Two into one lightweight exhaust system
Full LED multifunction instrumentation
LED tail light
10 spoke lightweight alloy wheels
Two colour options; Pearl Black and Metallic Triton Blue
Australian availability: Q2, 2017 – Final pricing TBC
Powering the GSX250R is a 248cc parallel-twin engine, based on a similar design to the Suzuki Inazuma 250 motorcycle engine. The engineers conducted a thorough analysis and optimisation on the engine to maximise low-to-mid range torque and provide a powerful ride.
The camshaft profile for the GSX250R deliver maximum acceleration performance at riding speeds between 20km/h to 90km/h, as this is the range that is used most often. As an additional benefit, the cam profile also suppresses noise generation to deliver a smoother, more pleasant ride.
Multi function full LCD instruments keep the rider informed and are easy to use. The GSX250R has a full LCD instrument panel set in a modern dashboard, framed by turn signal, neutral, hi-beam, programmable engine-RPM indicator light (shift light). The bright LCD panel includes a segmented-bar tachometer across the top, digital speedometer, gear position indicator, digital clock, digital odometer with dual trip meters, average fuel consumption meters, fuel gauge; and an oil change timing indicator.
Handling is managed by comfortable clip on handlebars which have a low mounting point but still offer a comfortable ride position when touring. KYB front forks and single rear shock absorber with spring preload adjustment provide excellent handling and cornering ability.
Seating is a relatively low 790mm and slim fuel tank design allow for better planting of the feet when stopped. The rider and pillion seats are separate items giving a sporty look and better cushioning.
Newly designed 17 inch 10 spoke wheels are graced with IRC tyres. ABS braking offers peace of mind for the rider and large petal type disc rotors gift the new look wheels.
Suzuki understands that motorcycle styling is important for entry level riders who want their machine to stand out from the crowd. Suzuki’s styling designers have successfully created a motorcycle that offers the best of both worlds.
On the one hand, it features a sporty and aggressive look with a highly futuristic flair. On the other hand, it features a comfortable riding position, well-cushioned seat and slim design that make riding in town or touring for long distances equally pleasing.
Enhancing the sporty, aggressive look and futuristic flair of the GSX250R are newly designed surface-emitting LEDs employed by the position lamps up front and the taillight in the rear. Their smooth edge-to-edge illumination and the chevron-like shape that flanks the headlight create a truly distinctive and highly appealing lighting scheme.
The all-new GSX250R is expected to arrive in Australia during the second quarter of 2017, available in Pearl Black or Metallic Triton Blue.
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