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 Suzuki Choinori
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The Suzuki Choinori was developed to be mainly used for short journeys for commuting and shopping. The appropriate engine output, body structure, and required functions were reviewed from the basic design phase in pursuit of mass reduction, rationalization of parts, and high quality. It achieved mass reduction of about 40% compared with a conventional scooter by reducing the size of parts, the application of a new engine, a newly designed frame, and by careful reduction of the number of plastic parts. Such rationalization, including a reduction in the number of parts tightened by nuts and bolts, enabled the Choinori to be sold at the low price of 59,800 yen. Colored resin was used for plastic parts to provide 6 body colors without the need for painting. A new high-speed cylinder plating technology was introduced for the newly developed 4-stroke engine to enable high-speed processing at low cost. This reduced the weight of the engine by about 40% compared with a conventional 50 cc engine.
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Storage location:SUZUKI PLAZA (300, Takatsuka-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken, 432-8611)
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Year manufactured:2002
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Manufacturer:Suzuki Motor Corporation
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Classification:Mass-production vehicle
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Current status:-
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Vehicle name / Manufacture
Vehicle name:Suzuki Choinori
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Model:BA-CZ41A
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Company name:Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd.
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Vehicle type/usage:Motor bicycle
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Year manufactured:2002
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Designed by:Suzuki Motor Corporation
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Model / Weight
Style:Motorcycle (scooter)
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Passenger capacity:1
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Weight:43 kg
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Front axle weight:20 kg
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Rear axle weight:23 kg
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Body / Size
Overall length:1500 mm
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Overall width:620 mm
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Overall height:975 mm
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Headlamp type:White 15 W
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Tire size (front):80/90-10 34J
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Tire size (rear):80/90-10 34J
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Body / Axle / Driving / Others
Frame:Round pipe
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Suspension type (front):Telescopic
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Wheelbase:1055 mm
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Vehicle height adjustment:None
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Steering:Separate handle
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Brakes (front):Mechanical leading trailing
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Brakes (rear):Mechanical leading trailing
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Damper (front):Cylindrical single-acting
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Damper (rear):-
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Driving stability devices:None
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Engine/ Size / Power
Type:Air-cooled 4-stroke gasoline
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Cylinder arrangement:Single cylinder lateral
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Valve train:OHV
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Carburetor:Carburetor
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Bore x stroke:36.0×48.6 mm
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Displacement:49 cm³
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Ignition system:CDI
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Max. power/r.p.m.:1.5 kW/5500 rpm
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Max. torque/r.p.m.:2.9 N・m/3500 rpm
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Exhaust emissions treatment:Noise reduction muffler
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Supercharger:None
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Lubrication method:Spray type
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Start method:Kick (both kick and self)
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Fuel tank capacity:3 L
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Drive-train
Transmission:V belt continuously variable transmission
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Power transmission method:Belt
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Clutch type:Wet multiple disc (automatic centrifugal)
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Performance
Fuel economy rating:76.0 km/L (at constant speed of 30 km/h)
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