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2013 AIMExpo: Suzuki Unveils GW250

Wed, 16 Oct 2013

Suzuki unveiled a new lightweight naked standard motorcycle at the 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) the GW250.

Powered by a 248cc liquid cooled in-line twin-cylinder engine, the GW250 would seem an ideal choice for newcomers not interested in sportbikes like the Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 300.

Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke had a chance to ride the newest Suzuki and will be providing a review in the coming days.

Suzuki GW250 Features:
Chromed exhaust muffler
Semi double-cradle chassis
Seven-way adjustable spring preload rear suspension
Telescopic front fork
Three-spoke aluminum wheels
Digital LCD info display

Suzuki GW250 Specs:
Engine: 248 cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, SOHC
Bore x Stroke: 53.5 mm x 55.2 mm (2.11 in x 2.17 in)
Compression Ratio: 11.5 : 1
Fuel System: Fuel Injection
Starter: Electric
Lubrication: Wet sump
Transmission: 6-speed, constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain
Suspension Front: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear: Swingarm, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front: Disc
Brakes Rear: Disc
Tires Front: 110/80-17M/C 57H
Tires Rear: 140/70-17M/C 66H
Fuel Tank Capacity: 3.5 US
Color: Pearl Nebular Black
Ignition: Electronic ignition, fully transistorized
Overall Length: 2,145 mm
Overall Width: 760 mm
Suspension Travel: Front 120mm (4.7in) / Rear 125mm (4.9in)
Wheelbase: 1,430 mm
Ground Clearance: 165 mm
Seat Height: 780 mm
Curb Weight: 403 lb
Warranty:12-month unlimited mileage limited warranty

By Lucas Cooney

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