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The Origin of Suzuki Motorcycles

Motorcycle History

Michio founded Suzuki Loom in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, back in 1909. In 1920 the was reorganized, incorporated, and was properly with ¥500,000 as Suzuki Manufacturing Co. Michio Suzuki the role of president.

The company and in 1940 the Takatsuka Plant was in Kami-mura, Hamana-gun, Shizuoka,

In 1945 severe WWII forced Suzuki to close and move offices to the Takatsuka site. Recovering from the war and looking for a prosperous future, moved the head office in to the present address and in 1949 got on the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya exchanges.

During the post-WWII period, it was first motorized bike, began to build the company’s reputation. It was 1952, to be exact, Suzuki first got started motor vehicles with the of the Power Free 36cc, motorized bicycle. It was closely in 1953 by the Diamond Free 2-cycle motorized bicycle, had a booming production that 6,000 units a month.

In the company changes its name to Motor Co. and shortly thereafter in of 1955 they debuted the 2-cycle ‘Colleda’. This was first non-bicycle motorcycle. By things were rolling and launched their first car.

The ‘Suzulight’, as it was known, was a 360cc mini-car that helped Japan’s automotive revolution.

In Suzuki won the 50cc-class championship at the Isle of Man TT motorcycle race. The year, U.S. Suzuki Corp. (a direct sales was established in Los Angeles, California

The rest is history as they say and are a few of the earliest Suzuki machines.

Suzuki Diamond Free

in March 1953, the Diamond proved hugely popular, its double-sprocket wheel mechanism for power loss. With transmission and output of a mere 2hp at it had a maximum speed of 37 mph. The effect of victory in the Mt.

Fuji hill climb and the machine’s showing in across-Japan testing led to an explosion in demand. The was subsequently increased from to 70cc.

1955 Suzuki COX

With its displacement upgraded 90cc to the standard 125cc, the COX was equipped with a state-of-the-art frame. Its 4-… OHV single-cylinder had a flywheel magneto ignition automatic spark advance, 4hp at 5,000rpm. The standard 3-speed yielded a top speed of 47 mph.

Suzuki T20

Developed as the fastest motorcycle in the world, the T20 was aimed at the US The T20 featuring Suzuki’s first tubular-steel double-cradle frame, the cylinder engine that 25hp and complementary twin It was also the first stock with a 6-speed transmission.

It naturally provided extremely in the US market and attracted attention

1968 Suzuki T500

The parallel-twin 500cc engine, the displacement of any 2-cycle engine at the boasted an output of 46hp at Top speed was 112 mph. Problems as engine durability, overheating and were overcome by means of unique technological flair, in outstanding performance and making T500 the company’s flagship

1971 Suzuki TM400

The was developed as a production motocrosser to in 500cc class motocross including World GP. Giving to the maneuverability of the machine, its engine was lowered to 396cc. In the World GP series held in the same Roger De Coster won the championship in the class riding the RN71 factory machine.

In total he won 5 titles of the same class 4 more victories in 1972, 1975 and 1976.

Today, going forward to meet lifestyles, Suzuki offers a range of motorcycles, automobiles, motors and related products as motorized wheelchairs and industrial The mark trademark is recognized by throughout the world as a brand of products that offer reliability and performance.

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