The smallest sport motorcycle in the 2020 Suzuki lineup, the GSX250R offers big-bike features such as a full fairing, fuel injection, electric cooling, and optional ABS.With a SOHC parallel-twin motor displacing 248cc, The Suzuki GSX250R is a fun motorcycle to ride, as it weighs less than 400 pounds, even with ABS.
The IRC Road Winner RX-01 tires and KYB suspension are up to the unintimidating demands of the motor, making the GSX250R a formidable motorcycle in the tightest canyons.If you’re not one for sport riding, the stylish GSX250R is a comfortable and efficient urban commuter, delivering a frugal 76 mpg and a range of over 250 miles between visits to the gas station. The undersquare motor ensures you have enough torque to gap cars when the traffic light turns green.For more, read our Suzuki GSX250R Review.
2020 Suzuki GSX250R and GSX250R ABS Specs
Type: Parallel twin
Bore x stroke: 53.5 x 55.2mm
Compression ratio: 11.5: 1
Valvetrain: SOHC, 2 vpc
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive: DID or RK 520 O-ring chain
Front suspension; travel: Non-adjustable KYB fork; 4.5 inches
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