2013 Suzuki GW250 First Ride Review Rider Magazine

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2013 Suzuki GW250 Ride Review

October 31,

The 2013 Suzuki GW250 is agile, comfortable and affordable.

years of bigger-is-better expansion displacement, weight and price to new we’re in the midst of a small renaissance. For 2014, there are at 20 street-legal motorcycles available engines displacing less 500cc.

The Suzuki GW250′s is based on the long-gone, polarizing

Suzuki now offers five—its retro standard, three dual-sport/supermoto models and the all-new . Curiously, the GW250’s styling is on the polarizing, now-defunct B-King, has conventionally mounted chrome on each side rather the bizarre twin howitzers from the B-King’s tail.** meant to look modern and without too much plastic and a 30.7-inch seat height.

Powering the GW250 is a 248cc fuel-injected, counterbalanced parallel that is smooth, quiet and but intimidating. Claimed output is horsepower at 8,500 rpm and 16.2 of torque at 2,600 rpm. response is nearly catatonic and it a lot of revs to get going. In 6th gear, the turns 7,200 rpm at 60 mph and 9,000 rpm at 75, vibration creeping into the and grips above 8,000

Clutch action is light, the shifts easily and the tank 3.5 gallons of premium fuel.

an upright seating position, a seat and compliant suspension, the GW250 is comfortable to ride.

With a well-shaped and padded an upright riding position and but compliant suspension (rear adjustment only), the GW250 a comfortable ride. The 403-pound steers with ease but its disc brakes are mushy and limited feel. Instrumentation is and more than 25 factory are in development, including a centerstand, top and tankbag.

Available in Pearl Black for $3,999 as a 2013 a blue color option is in the for 2014.

2013 Suzuki GW250

Transmission: 6-speed, cable-actuated wet

Final Drive: Chain

56.3 in.

Rake/Trail: 26 degrees/4.1 in.

Height: 30.7 in.

Claimed Wet 403 lbs.

Fuel Capacity: 3.5

Average MPG: NA

Photography by Brian J. Nelson

11/8/13] When this was first published, I incorrectly that the GW250 has a single on the right side. My brain have been firing on one that day. GD

(A version of article was published in Kickstarts in the 2014 issue of Rider

Instead of the B-King’s twin, howitzers, the Suzuki GW250 has dual mufflers.


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