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Suzuki A50: review, history, specs

The Suzuki A50 was a Two stroke, piston valve, single cylinder Classic motorcycle produced by Suzuki in 1980.

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Suzuki A50
Also called A 50
Production 1980
Class Classic
Two stroke, piston valve, single cylinder
Bore / Stroke 40.6mm x 40.6mm
Fuel System Mikuni VM10sc
Transmission Gear box: 4-Speed, constant mesh

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-discs
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork, oil damped (PD: rubber muffler covering forks)
Rear: Swingarm, oil damped (PD: shocks/springs)
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Internal expanding drum
Front Tire 2.25-17
Rear Tire 2.50-17
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual



A 40.6mm bore x 40.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 4-Speed, constant mesh transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-discs.


It came with a 2.25-17 front tire and a 2.50-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Internal expanding drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork, oil damped (PD: rubber muffler covering forks) while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm, oil damped (PD: shocks/springs). The A50 was fitted with a 0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1980 Suzuki A50Edit


The A50 had five speeds and a good town performance. Not many changes were made during the year. The A50 was basically the same bike even in the seventies. Some later models were offered with a front disc brake.

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