Suzuki DR650S: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki DR650
Manufacturer
Also called DR650RS, DR650R Dakar, DR650S
Production 1990 - 2019
Class Enduro
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 100.0mm x 82.0mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Top Speed 99 mph (160 km/h)
Horsepower 43.99 HP (32.8 KW) @ 6400RPM
Torque 39.83 ft/lbs (54.0 Nm) @ 4600RPM
Fuel System carburetor. mikuni bst40
Ignition electronic
Spark Plug NGK DP9EA-9 '90-95
NGK CR10E [1]
Battery YUASA YB5L-B '90-91
YUASA YT4L-BS '92-95
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Clutch: wet multiplate
Final Drive Chain: 520x'90-95 Chain: 525x110 '97-12 [1]
Suspension Front: telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear: link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front: single disc. floating rotor
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 120/90-17
Wheelbase 58.66 inches (1490 mm)
Length 88.78 inches (2255 mm)
Width 34.06 inches (865 mm)
Height 47.05 inches (1195 mm)
Seat Height 33.27 inches (845 mm)
Weight 324.08 pounds (147.0 Kg) (dry), 166.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-137
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.20 liters/100 km (23.8 km/l or 56.00 mpg)
Competition Aprilia Pegaso 650ie, BMW F650, Honda XR650L, Kawasaki KL650A
Manuals File:Suzuki DR650SE 1996-2001 Service Manual.pdf



The Suzuki DR650S was a single cylinder, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1990 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 99 mph (160 km/h). Max torque was 39.83 ft/lbs (54.0 Nm) @ 4600 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 43.99 HP (32.8 KW) @ 6400 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 100.0mm bore x 82.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 644.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multiplate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 120/90-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. floating rotor in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic, coil spring, oil damped while the rear was equipped with a link type, coil spring, oil damped. The DR650S was fitted with a 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 324.08 pounds (147.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.66 inches (1490 mm) long.


1990 DR650SL[edit]

1990 Suzuki DR650SL


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP41A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P403-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 640cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 14A
  • COLOR: White & Blue
  • Blue frame
  • Rear rack
  • White lower forks protectors

1991 Suzuki DR 650 RS[edit]

1991 Suzuki DR 650 RS 1991 Suzuki DR 650 RS

Suzuki had always been ahead of the Enduro competition since the introduction of the DR 650 RS in 1990. The bike comes with a 644 cc, 4 stroke, air cooled, single cylinder, OHC engine which transfers its power to the rear wheel through a wide-ratio 5-speed transmission. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and breathes through a large MIKUNI 40 mm (1.6 in) carburetor.

1991 DR650SM[edit]

1991 Suzuki DR650SM
1991 Suzuki DR650S in White/Blue


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP41A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P403-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 640cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 14A
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • DR650S tank decal with blue, green gradation stripe
  • Blue, green gradation side panel decal

1992 DR650SN[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP44A N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P407-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 640cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 12E
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Tank cover with blue stripe
  • Purple, pink, DR tank decal
  • Purple, pink 650 side panel decal
  • White handlebar lever cover


1993 DR650SP[edit]

1993 Suzuki DR650SP


  • V.I.N. #. JS1SP44A P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P407-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 640cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 12E
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Purple, pink, black DR tank decal
  • Purple, pink, black 650 side panel decal
  • Blue handlebar lever cover

1994 DR650SER[edit]

1994 Suzuki DR650SER


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP45A R2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P407-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 640cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 12E
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Electric start system
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Pink, blue DR tank decal
  • Pink, blue side panel decal

1995 DR650SES[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP45A S2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P407-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 640cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 12E
  • COLOR: White/Blue
  • Electric start system
  • Blue frame and seat
  • Blue DR tank decal with orange/red stripe
  • Blue 650 side panel decal with orange/red stripe


1996 DR650SET[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP46A T2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P409-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 644cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 32E
  • COLOR: White/Purple
  • Stainless steel muffler
  • Purple frame and purple/yellow seat
  • Black/red/yellow DR tank decal with purple stripes
  • "650 Electric Start" side panel decal with purple stripe

1997 DR650SEV[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP46A V2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P409-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 644cc, Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 32E
  • COLOR: White/Purple
  • Stainless steel muffler
  • Purple frame and purple/yellow seat
  • Black/red/yellow DR tank decal with purple stripes
  • "650 Electric Start" side panel decal with purple stripe

1998 DR650SEW[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP46A V2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P409-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 644cc, Four-stroke, Single
  • MODEL CODE: 32E
  • COLOR: White/Purple
  • Stainless steel muffler
  • Purple frame and purple/yellow seat
  • Purple tank decal with DR in yellow
  • "Dual Sport" decal on side cover outlined in yellow

1999 DR650SEX[edit]

1999 Suzuki DR650SEX


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP46A X2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P409-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 644cc, Four-stroke, Single
  • MODEL CODE: 32E
  • COLOR: White/Blue - L9W
  • Stainless steel muffler
  • Tank decal with DR in yellow/black
  • Yellow "650" decal on side cover outlined in black



2000 Suzuki DR650SEY[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP46A Y2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P409-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 644cc, Four-stroke, Single
  • MODEL CODE: 32E
  • COLOR: White/Blue - N9J
  • Stainless steel muffler
  • Charcoal frame and blue/gray seat
  • Blue fuel tank with white fenders, headlamp cover and frame covers

The 2000 Suzuki DR 650 SE is a powerful off-road machine from the House of Hamatsu, and is sure to appeal to the adrenaline junkies among off-road fans. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 644cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 43 horsepower and 54 Nm of torque.

Standard features include a telescopic fork, front and rear disc brakes, a link-type, fully-adjustable monoshock, laced wheels with off-road tires mounted on them, a high-mounted exhaust, a digital instrumentation panel, a dual seat with passenger grab rails, and a blacked-out frame.

2001 DR650SEK1[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1SP46A 12100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: P409-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 644cc, Four-stroke, Single
  • MODEL CODE: 32E
  • COLOR: White/Blue - N9J
  • Stainless steel muffler
  • Charcoal frame and blue/black seat
  • Blue fuel tank with white fenders, headlamp cover and frame covers


The 2001 MY DR650SE stands tall in the elite of do-it-all, dual-purpose motorcycles. It is a great commuter, urban machine, thanks to its spirited engine, slender profile and commanding riding stance, but it will also provide the rider with a trustworthy partner once the last patch of asphalt is left behind.

Derived from nimble off-road machinery, the DR650SE is a compact bike powered by a 43 hp 4-stroke single with air and oil cooling, with strong wire spoked rims and adjustable piggyback suspension in the rear and whose seat can be lowered by the dealers by a no-nonsense 40mm helping shorter riders feel more in control.



2002 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

A generously-powered thumper which can tackle both forest trails and the urban jungle, the 2002 MY DR650SE is a real, full-fledged dual-purpose machine which packs versatility with all-rounder comfort and economical commuter character. Agile in the urban clutter and providing excellent suspensions for rougher roads as well, the DR5650SE is a well-mannered street-legal dirt bike ready for almost anything.

Its adjustable suspensions are easy to set up for various conditions, and dealers can also lower the seat by a no-nonsense 40mm if needed, allowing shorted riders to have DR650 fun, as well.


2003 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

2003 Suzuki DR650SE 2003 Suzuki DR650SE

A 650cc-class dirt bike with all the needed grunt and still street legal? Such a combination is of course possible, and if you drop by a Suzuki dealer you'll get to see the 2003 MY DR650SE and throw a leg over it... but get ready to be amazed. The DR650SE is a full-fledged dirt machine which sports a torquey engine and long-travel suspensions which can tackle any obstacles.

Still, the DR650SE feels at home in the city or on the highway as well, as it can be an extremely fun commuter. With optional accessories, riders can load a generous amount of luggage on the DR650 SE and turn in into a nice enduro-touring bike.


2004 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

2004 Suzuki DR650SE 2004 Suzuki DR650SE 2004 Suzuki DR650SE

The 2004 MY DR650SE is a member of the dual-sport elite. Suzuki mixed the best of the two worlds, delivering a machine which can tackle rough terrain with the same ease it navigates the urban jungle. On and off the road, the DR650SE offers great traction thanks to its compliant, long-travel suspensions, while its fairly lightweight build and nimble single-cylinder engine will make twisties and highways a fun business, too.

The bike's aggressiveness can be easily tamed by a skilled rider, and we might say that the DR650SE is also a forgiving road partner. And the most fun thing about it is that the adventure doesn't end where the asphalt does.


2005 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

The 2005 MY DR650SE is Suzuki's offer for those in search of a middleweight dual-sport machine which can be used in pretty much any scenario. Urban commuting? Check. Highway rides? Check. Trail adventures? Check. A two-wheeler for vacations? Check. The DR650 SE is simply built to deliver everything.

Powerful yet manageable, this bike feels at home on both road and gravel, as it dual-purpose tires and versatile suspensions offer excellent grip on almost any surface including mud. Add the very good ground clearance and the loading capacity when provided with an accessory luggage system and get ready to roll.


2006 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

You love it when you can afford to ignore the type of surface you're riding on, but the DR200SE is just underpowered for what you have in mind? No need to worry, because the 2006 MY DR650 SE has exactly what you need. You're getting quite a lot of bike for your money, as the liquid-cooled single delivers solid grunt for off-road explorations and just the right amount of nerve for asphalt riding.

City slicing, commuting, vacations, hardcore off-roading, hauling stuff and more... the DR650SE will take on anything, while delivering excellent maneuverability and the proverbial forgiving nature the dual-sport bikes are famous for.


2007 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

Aboard the DR650SE fun never ends, and what's more important, it doesn't matter whether you're riding on asphalt, on gravel or in the mud. Equipped with dual sport tires, having long-travel suspensions and a generous ground clearance, the DR650SE can tackle tough trails and the urban jungle with the same ease, while being agile and suitable for both commuting and longer hauls.

The compact engine is punchy and comes with minimal maintenance, thanks to the air and oil cooling system. For daily rides, weekend explorations in the wilderness or even trips across continents, the 2007 MY Suzuki DR650SE has pretty much all that's needed.


2007 Suzuki DR 650 SE[edit]

2007 Suzuki DR 650 SE

The 2006 MY Suzuki DR 650 E has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 644cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 43 horsepower and 54 Nm of torque. In addition, it comes standard with a telescopic fork, an adjustable monoshock as a rear suspension, front and rear disc brakes, laced wheels with knobby tires mounted on them, a high-mounted exhaust, and a digital instrumentation panel.


2011 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

The Suzuki DR650SE remains unchanged for 2011 so you're putting your money on one of the best all-rounders money can buy. A strong-pulling off road machine which got street-legal amenities, the DR650SE combines trail agility with smooth street character and switching from one to the other will be seamless and fun. No matter whether you are slicing the city on your way to work, running various errands or heading for your favorite spot in the wilderness, the DR650SE will deliver.


The 644cc single is mated to a 5-speed gearbox for a wide power and torque delivery across the whole rev range, making sure the DR650SE provides a rewarding experience each time you ride it.


2012 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

The DR650SE is one of the ultimate real adventure bikes, simply because it packs the best of both worlds. That is, it is in the sweet spot which incorporates moderate weight, plenty of punch, reliability and effortless swapping between tarmac and dirt. Its adjustable suspensions can do both highway and trail, and the dual-sport tires are the perfect match for this, too.


Built like a tank, the 2012 MY DR650 spells versatility wherever you might plan to take it. for summer vacations, daily commuting or weekend rides.


2013 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

The long life of the DR650SE model is a great testimony for the worthiness of the bike. If you are looking for a real dual-sport machine, the DR650SE is definitely one of the top choices if real off-road capabilities is what you're after. With great handling on the street and an even better feel on the trail, the DR650SE has no problem switching between the two. DS tires are great all-round, but loading some knobbies will reveal the true potential of the bike in off-road environments.


Light and built with comfort in mind, the 2013 MY DR650SE is also a motorized mule as it can carry a lot of gear with third-party luggage accessories. This also makes it a worthy partner for longer adventures. If you're fine with its somewhat spartan seat, the DR650SE will provide you with a lot of memorable miles.


2014 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

2014 Suzuki DR650SE 2014 Suzuki DR650SE

With yet another model year, the DR650SE establishes what could be referred to as a dynasty of dual-sport, all-purpose motorcycles. However, unlike family fun off-road machines, the 2014 MY DR650SE is an all-out beast engineered for riders who want to push their limits a bit. It can do city and trail with the same ease, and it is also a wonderful, commuter.

With additional luggage systems it can also be used for daily city errands, and for longer trips, as adventure is embedded in the bike's DNA. Fairly lightweight, easy to handle and maintain, the DR650SE is a great choice for those in search of all-round fun and solid practicality.


2015 Suzuki DR650SE[edit]

2015 Suzuki DR650SE

After all these years, the DR650SE remains a benchmark in the true dual-sport segment. This bike can tackle city and trail with the same ease, as it is equipped with a generous 21" front wheel which makes obstacles and bad asphalt much easier to deal with. Engineered with off-road in mind, this machine is a great travel bike as well, as it can carry a lot of gear in remote places when equipped with a luggage system.


The engine is the same trusted 645cc air-cooled, carbureted single mated to a smooth but precise 5-speed transmission which delivers both low-end torque usable on rough trails and high-revving power for fast hauls. Comfortable enough to be usable for traveling, the 2015 MY DR650SE is the real "go-anywhere" bike for riders who don't like the boundaries road or off-road bikes come with.


2017 Suzuki DR650S[edit]

2017 Suzuki DR650S 2017 Suzuki DR650S

The 2017 Suzuki DR650S is quite possible the best, all-around dual purpose motorcycle available today. Every DR650S is quality-built by Suzuki and features a reliable 644cc oil-cooled four-stroke single carried in a strong, steel semi-double cradle frame. The cartridge-style fork and link-style rear suspension can tackle tough trails or urban roads. So a variety of riders can enjoy this motorcycle, the seat height can be significantly reduced. Strong aluminum, spoke-style rims carrying tires that can handle the street or dirt are fitted so riders can tackle pavement or soil with ease. With new black bodywork and distinctive graphics, the DR650S will look good on any surface it’s ridden on.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.