Suzuki DR250: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki DR250
Manufacturer
Also called DR250S, DR 250 S, DR 250
Production 1982 - 1988
Class Trail
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 72.0mm x 61.2mm
Top Speed 73 mph (117 km/h)
Horsepower 16.63 HP (12.4 KW) @ 7800RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '82-85
NGK DPR9EA-9 '90-92
Battery 9.0:1
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.00-21 '82-85
80/100-21 '90-92
Rear Tire 510-17 '82-85
110/100-18 '90-92
Weight 129.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-136
Fuel Capacity 2.51 Gallon (9.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki DR250S was a single cylinder, four-stroke Trail motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1982 and 1988. It could reach a top speed of 73 mph (117 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 16.63 HP (12.4 KW) @ 7800 RPM.

Overview[edit]

Picture of a 1985 Suzuki DR250

A 250cc enduro type dirt bike, the DR250 was made in both street legal and enduro models from 1982 till 1985 skipping 1984. A manual kick start on the right side of the bike shows its leanings more towards dirt bikes than street bikes. 5-speed manual transmission. The Suzuki DR-250 shares a nearly identical design with the DR350 aside from the piston size and related hardware, and as such, many people upgrade theirs with larger cylinders meant for the DR350. There have also been big bore kits which allow the stock cylinder to reach a larger size than 350cc. The oddly shaped headlight and small number plate are the bike's less attractive points, but the bike has adjustable front and rear suspension, which allows the owner to tune the bike for dirt, trail, or street riding.


Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 72.0mm bore x 61.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 249.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.00-21 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The DR250S was fitted with a 2.51 Gallon (9.50 Liters) fuel tank.




1982 DR250Z[edit]

1982 Suzuki DR250Z


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ41A C 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J402-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 382
  • COLOR: White
  • Three tone blue tank and side covers stripes

1983 DR250D[edit]

1983 Suzuki DR250D


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ41A D 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J402-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 382
  • COLOR: White
  • Blue seat with white outlined DR
  • Gold rims


1985 DR250F[edit]

1985 Suzuki DR250F


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ41A F2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J402-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 382
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow lower forks
  • Front disc brake

1990[edit]

DR250L[edit]

1990 Suzuki DR250L


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ42A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White & Yellow
  • Yellow frame
  • Yellow fork boots
  • Blue and silver DR tank decals

DR250SL[edit]

1990 Suzuki DR250SL


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ44A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White & Blue
  • Blue frame
  • Dualsport decal on side covers
  • Locking gas cap

1991[edit]

DR250M[edit]

1991 Suzuki DR250M


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ42A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White/Yellow
  • Yellow frame and seat
  • White Suzuki on seat
  • DR 250 tank decal with yellow, pink gradation stripe
  • Yellow, pink gradation side panel decal

DR250SM[edit]

1991 Suzuki DR250SM


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ44A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Blue, green gradation tank decal
  • Blue, green gradation side panel decal
  • Blue, green gradation headlight cover decal

1992[edit]

DR250N[edit]

1992 Suzuki DR250N


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ42A N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White/Yellow
  • Yellow frame and seat
  • Pink, orange, blue DR tank decal
  • Pink, orange, blue 250 side panel decal

DR250SN[edit]

1992 Suzuki DR250SN


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ44A_N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Purple, pink 250 decal on side panel
  • Purple, pink DR tank decal with blue stripe

1993[edit]

DR250P[edit]

1993 Suzuki DR250P


  • V.I.N. #: JS1DJ42A_P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White
  • White frame, yellow seat
  • Pink, orange, black DR tank decal
  • Small pink, orange, black 250 side panel decal

DR250SEP[edit]

1993 Suzuki DR250SEP


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ44A P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Electric start system
  • Pink/purple/black DR tank decal
  • Pink/purple/black 250 side panel decal

1994 DR250SER[edit]

1994 Suzuki DR250SER


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ44A R2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J419-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE 15D
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Electric start system
  • Red/blue DR tank decal
  • Red/blue 250 side panel decal
  • "Electric Start" on side panel

1995 DR250SES[edit]

1995 Suzuki DR250SES


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ44A S2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J41 9-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 15D
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Electric start system
  • Blue DR tank decal with orange/red stripe
  • Blue 250 side panel decal with orange/red stripe
  • "Electric Start" on side panel






In Media[edit]