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Wankel Week Continues! Suzuki Re5 for Sale

Posted on 13, 2014 by tad

Two interesting rotary-powered in one week! Back in the early it seemed like everyone was rotary engines, the “engine of And you can see the appeal: the engineering of Felix brainchild was elegant and very

Made between 1974 and the Re5 was designed as a sport-touring motorcycle very space-age styling and sort of a Bike of the Future. chose a 497cc displacement for machine, although the relative of rotary engines are difficult to compare directly with traditional counterparts. The bike had a very smooth, torquey and testers felt the handling was up to European standards.

Interestingly, the bike returned reasonable fuel mileage, a rotary’s weak point.

But the rotary engine itself is simple in theory, the Suzuki Re5 a complex cooling system three separate oil tanks for the gearbox, and a total-loss tank. The was fitted with two oil pumps, one of was dedicated to mixing oil from the tank into the fuel to aid in lubrication and was actuated by the throttle

The bike did not sell especially and the striking design by Giorgetto was blamed: in 1976, Suzuki kits to dealers to convert “tin-can dash” models to the conservative design featured on models. But that dash! Why you want to change it? Such a design, something straight out of a TV show like “Kamen

From the original eBay 1975 Suzuki Re5 for Sale

machine is a decent original of an M model Re5. It will a complete service as it has been properly for a number of years. I consider this bike a 7 on a scale of 1-10.

A compression test has been and the engine is within acceptable per the factory.

Most importantly, It has all of the M specific parts. The parts are very hard to find in any condition, and therefore quite For example, used turn are 150.00 each from Recycle.

An instrument cluster is The headlamp unit is 500.00. You get the

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A complete service includes, but is not to servicing front hydraulic system. Performing a tune up, oil change, battery etc. tires that may be dry rotted or safe service life.

This bike is complete and original. It will make a nice rider or display

The video in this clip is a bit jerky, but it should give you a idea of the unusual, fizzy the bike makes. And watching the it’s pretty clear the doesn’t mind having its wrung.

Suzuki Re5 ride

In spite of all the financial and manufacturing put behind the development of rotary-powered it’s pretty clear the layout was more of a novelty a real advantage: the simplicity of the itself gets lost in the of the carburetor, oiling, and cooling required.

Even though the Re5 was a more motorcycle than the Hercules earlier this week and had the power of Suzuki behind it, it was basically a footnote, with about 6,000 built.

is just north of $4,000 as I this. The chief selling of these, aside from gloriously wild dash, is the of that engine. But really, other reasons would you

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