2008 Suzuki RM-Z250 motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Suzuki RM-Z 250



For 2008 offers an unbeatable package on its engine which was build an over-square bore x … with liquid-cooling, titanium and double overhead billet The engine is housed by a lightweight, aluminum-alloy frame combining forgings, extrusions and stampings into a single unit. The package is supported by a Showa twin chamber, cartridge and Showa remote reservoir shock.

Also by featuring a aluminum rear swingarm using hydro-formed, thick tapered arms welded to a linkage bracket and forged holders, the RM-Z250 has made and entry.


Suzuki was a four-… revolution when it the RM-Z250 back in 2004 and the of the motocross did shake up a little The bike was destined to dominate the and rewrite history and with the heritage coming from championship winning motocross and the legendary GSX-R four-… program it promised a lot.

The important thing that to be mentioned is that Suzuki the RM-Z250 in collaboration with which launched the KX250F in the period. With the dominance of the YZ250F for the years that the launch of the two models, as well as the Honda CRF250R, Suzuki and cut no corners. Other than the suspension, these bikes nothing with their

Suzuki handled motor while Kawasaki headed up all the and suspension development in order to what a few years later became one of the best machines out on the


By reading the brief you probably noticed that the could head in any of the four Even if Suzuki created the in collaboration with Kawasaki ended up with KX250F, manufacturers were up against CR250F and Yamaha YZ250F. The two were already showing potential so the decision concerning the of the other two big manufacturers was almost


The RMZ was designed as a reliable bike but reliability doesn’t only the engine, suspension and which you will further that meet any request, but features two. In order to the functional requests and purposes, mounted race-inspired wave-rotors provide better cooling and increased mud deflections in muddy but which also give a aggressive look and say a lot about the capabilities.

The newly designed pegs increased clearance between the bracket and footrest to prevent mud caking up.

Another functional which adds a plus on the exterior design is the gripper which has been improved year by adding projected patterns on the top surface to provide grip.

As you probably expected, brings new side decals complete the overall look of threatening motocrosser.


My first ride with the new RMZ was an experience which I would lived if it wasn’t for the new power and the bike’s impressive performance up the hills and high-speed sections of the The thing that surprised me the about the bike isn’t the that the RMZ motor rips plenty of low-end (I expected from a Suzuki engine), but the that top end is endless.

The bike puts out a lot of power allows you not to shift after a push. The amount of power ends up boosting the bike and strong until the rev-limiter is You would see it as an easy goal but I you that reaching the rev-limiter become your biggest in your first days on the

The engine is that amazing!

The version of the chassis created by can be found on the new Suzuki RM-Z250. was the fact that the aluminum seems to retail traditional cornering characteristics if set properly. The turns awesome but with the frame, it becomes much sensitive in getting ample on the front Dunlop tire.

The suspensions are tuned for maximum and it shows on the bumps as the bike maintain the rhythm imposed by the in comfort and stability which is a important aspect when a big, long jump a corner expects you.

But for tight corners involves braking which means the bike is suppose to feature brakes but which can be maneuvered in order to further lean the as the corner starts giving you a rush of adrenaline, found on such machines. Do the hydraulic and rear discs their Of course they do!

The 2008 RM-Z250 is a very well motorcycle, with a great motor, especially designed frame which makes it like a dream, and with disc brakes for great power. All these qualities be found in a single package by a competent manufacturer. You know


Being a four-… loads of capabilities mounted on an frame, the bike can be bought for a price of $6,099. Included this year’s new model are all the of Suzuki’s race contingency, support, Tony D School and scholar program. All these benefits are exclusive to Suzuki

Once you’ve bought it, a twist of the throttle will be to convince you of a choice well


Overall, the bike is It features all the necessary characteristics for a and more. Suzuki has really it through (like it always and the 2008 model of the RM-Z250 disappoint anyone.


and Transmission

Bore x Stroke: x 53.6mm

Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250

Compression Ratio:

Fuel System: KEIHIN FCR 37 MX

Semi-dry sump

Ignition: AC-CDI

Transmission: 5-speed

Drive: #520 chain

and Dimensions

Suspension Front: cartridge-type, 16 compression rebound 11.8 inches, 300mm of travel

Suspension Rear: Link-type, preload fully-adjustable, 16 compression settings, 310mm of wheel

Brakes Front: Single disc

Brakes Rear: hydraulic disc

Tires 90/100-21

Overall Length: (85.2 in.)

Overall 830mm (32.7 in.)

Height: 1260mm (49.6

Seat Height: 955mm in.)

Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250
Suzuki RM-Z 250

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