Suzuki Marauder 250 Roadtest

4 Июн 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Suzuki Marauder 250 Roadtest отключены
Suzuki AN 250

This is a back-to-basics motorcycle strong cruiser styling. spec is reflected in the retail


Suzuki has have one around for some months and there have been variations on the Marauder name. The is donated by the GN250.


No surprises here. A basic frame with single bolted to a twin cradle the powerplant. The latter is an air-cooled single, with two valves per This suggests that servicing should be well reach of the careful beginner.

Starting . Entirely predictable hit the button, warm it up, and ride

Suspension: Spring and damping are set soft for this very set-up, which is in keeping the cruiser theme. It’s but don’t go looking for sporting The only adjustment is preload on the — which is what expect.

Brakes: This is as as you get, with a single-piston working on the sole front and a mechanical drum rear. The works very well with plenty of feel.

Stability: Steering is the best met from anything with a name. It’s predictable. The gives sufficient feedback when pushed hard.

clearance: Not great. An enthusiastic will find footpegs and underpinnings touching the deck which should come as no if you buy a cruiser and then try to ride it

Performance: Nothing to write about. It is adequate around so long as you don’t plan too brave in traffic. Maintaining highway speeds is pushing the envelope of this bike.

Rider comfort: There’s a low height and forward foot Fine for a cruise, though the on the rider seat compresses

Pillion comfort: Quite and a proper grab handle be a welcome addition.

Vibration/harshness: an ever-present single vibration which becomes uncomfortable the powerplant is reaching redline. it as an in-built rev-limiter.

Finish: Much better average for this price

Suzuki AN 250

Looks: If you want the full with the valanced guards this has it with the minimum of The laced spoke wheels are a (high maintenance) touch

Instrumentation is basic, with a hanging out in the breeze, sans above the chrome headlight All good cruiser practice. The D404 rubber is, again, cruiser kit and seems to do the job.

for money: At $5. we’re talking the bottom end of the 250 road bike range, and the cheapest of the cruisers. Its competitor is Honda’s 250 Rebel at $5.


If scooting about at a pace with the bare of running costs is your this bike will do the However it struggles in aggressive traffic and is not a realistic proposition for decent highway speeds.

Model: Suzuki Marauder

Engine: Air-cool, 2-valve,

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