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 Suzuki RG250 Gamma
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The Suzuki RG250G was the dream machine of road bikes, developed using technologies that Suzuki had accumulated on the Grand Prix racing circuit. Every imaginable technology was packed into the machine, including the first aluminum square-pipe frame in the world to be used on a mass-market motorcycle.
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Storage location:SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION (300, Takatsuka・cho, Hamamatsu・shi, Shizuoka・ken 432・8611)
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Year manufactured:1983
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Manufacturer:Suzuki Motor Corporation
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Classification:Mass-production vehicle
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Current status:On public display: operational
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Vehicle name / Manufacture
Vehicle name:Suzuki
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Model:GJ21A (RG250 Gamma)
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Company name:Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd.
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Vehicle type/usage:Light motorcycle
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Location of actual vehicle/replica:Suzuki Motor Corporation
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Year manufactured:1983
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Model / Weight
Style:Motorcycle
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Passenger capacity:2
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Weight:146 kgf
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Front axle weight:72 kgf
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Rear axle weight:74 kgf
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Body / Size
Overall length:2050 mm
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Overall width:685 mm
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Overall height:1195 mm
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Headlamp type:Halogen
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Tire size (front):100/90-16
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Tire size (rear):100/90-18
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Body / Axle / Driving / Others
Frame:Aluminum square pipe double cradle
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Suspension type (front):Telescopic
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Suspension type (rear):Swing arm
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Wheelbase:1385 mm
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Vehicle height adjustment:None
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Steering:Separate handle
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Brakes (front):Hydraulic double disc
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Brakes (rear):Hydraulic single disc
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Damper (front):Provided
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Damper (rear):Provided
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Driving stability devices:None
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Features:・The first commercial motorcycle application of an aluminum square pipe frame.
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Engine/ Size / Power
Type:Water-cooled 2-stroke gasoline
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Cylinder arrangement:Inline 2-cylinder lateral
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Valve train:Both piston valve and reed valve
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Carburetor:Provided
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Bore x stroke:54.0×54.0 mm
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Displacement:0.247 L
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Ignition system:CDI
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Max. power/r.p.m.:45 ps/8500 rpm
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Exhaust emissions treatment:Noise reduction muffler
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Supercharger:None
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Lubrication method:Separate lubrication
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Start method:Kick
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Fuel tank capacity:17 L
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Drive-train
Transmission:6-speed return
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Power transmission method:Chain
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Clutch type:Wet multiple disc
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Performance
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