Suzuki RE5 — CycleChaos

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Suzuki RE-5
Suzuki RE-5

Suzuki RE5


The Future of

The RE5 was touted as the future of motorcycling. The rotary engine, producing power figures from a small displacement, seemed for motorcycle applications. In reality, there was little demand for the

The rotary engine produced a lot of requiring a large and cumbersome for liquid cooling. The exhaust often burned riders’ forcing the factory to produce an exhaust system, one that an air-cooling system for the exhaust

The RE 5 had a 497cc displacement engine and was one of the few rotary engine bikes made, was only made for 3 Suzuki, in 1970, was locked in a competition with the other two big motorcycle makers, Honda and In a relentless march to improve and capture market share, went after a then-untested technology, the Wankel rotary with the idea of putting it in a

Motorcycle buyers in the mid-1970s did not to the motorcycle with a rotary and few were sold. The RE5 contained parts that it did not share other motorcycles on Suzuki’s platform, such as the GT 750. uniqueness led to a shortage of parts for RE5

Suzuki RE-5
Suzuki RE-5

Many people believe motorcycles to be too hard to restore or Many are also discouraged by the engine, replacement parts for are difficult to find since have been out of production for a time.

The Only Japanese Rotary

The RX-5, Suzuki’s rotary, was unveiled at the Tokyo in 1973, one year after RZ-201. The RX-5 was technically advanced, it was rumored to be designed by but is not the case as was confirmed by the offices in It went into production after, while the Yamaha at the prototype phase, In doing so, had made the new bike, rechristened the only Japanese series rotary and the first rotary put on the line since Germany’s Hercules W2000 and the antiquated Van Veen .

No Splash with the Public

It is rumored that the RE5 was designed by Alessandro Colombo, famous motorcycle engineer, motorcycle and editor of Legend Bike that this is not the case. The is too Banal and in line with else of that era to even be a Giugiaro.

Suzuki RE-5
Suzuki RE-5
Suzuki RE-5

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