Suzuki GN250: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki GN250
Manufacturer
Production 1982 - 1988
Class Cruiser
Engine
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '82-83 , '88
Battery YUASA YB10L-A2 '82-83 , '88
Front Tire 3.00-18 '82-83 , '88
Rear Tire 4.60-16 '82-83 , '88
Weight
Oil Filter K&N KN-136
Related Suzuki GN250E
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki GN250 is a motorcycle produced by Suzuki from 1982 to 1988.

1982 GN250Z[edit]

1982 Suzuki GN250Z


  • V.I.N. #: JS1NJ41A C 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J403
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 383
  • COLOR: Blue, Black
  • Gold tank and side covers stripes


1983 GN250D[edit]

1983 Suzuki GN250D


  • V.I.N. #: JS1NJ41A D 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J403-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 383
  • COLOR: Red, Blue
  • Chrome foot rest bars


1985 GN250F[edit]

1985 Suzuki GN250F


  • V.I.N. #: JS1NJ41A F2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N403-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 383
  • COLOR: Black
  • Orange and gold tank and side covers stripes


1988 GN250J[edit]

1988 Suzuki GN250J


  • V.I.N. #: JS1NJ41A J2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: J403-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 249cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 383
  • COLOR: Red
  • Front disc brake
Suzuki GN250
Manufacturer
Also called GN250E, GN 250 E, GN 250
Production 1982 - 1997
Class Cruiser
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 72.0mm x 61.2mm
Compression ratio 8.9:1
Top Speed 76 mph (122 km/h)
Horsepower 16.63 HP (12.4 KW) @ 8200RPM
Torque 11.8 ft/lbs (16.0 Nm) @ 4000RPM
Fuel System 34mm Mikuni Carburetor
Spark Plug NGK D8EA
Battery YUASA YB10L-A2
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain: 520X100
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 41T
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork
Rear: Dual Shock
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 120/90-16
Wheelbase 53.11 inches (1349 mm)
Length 79.88 inches (2029 mm)
Width 33.11 inches (841 mm)
Seat Height 29.13 inches (740 mm)
Weight 286.6 pounds (130.0 Kg) (dry), 140.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 2.72 Gallon (10.30 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki GN250 was a single cylinder, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1982 and 1997. It could reach a top speed of 76 mph (122 km/h). Max torque was 11.8 ft/lbs (16.0 Nm) @ 4000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 16.63 HP (12.4 KW) @ 8200 RPM.

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 246.0 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 multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 120/90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic Fork while the rear was equipped with a Dual Shock. The GN250 was fitted with a 2.72 Gallon (10.30 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 286.6 pounds (130.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 53.11 inches (1349 mm) long.

1982 - 1995 Suzuki GN 250[edit]

1982 - 1995 Suzuki GN 250 1982 - 1995 Suzuki GN 250 1982 - 1995 Suzuki GN 250 1982 - 1995 Suzuki GN 250

Suzuki GN series started in 1982. After the first model (GN 250 E 1982) Suzuki change a lot about this legendary motorcycle. This two valve engine, gives a good account for itself with a machine weighing only 135 kg, variants of which are still in production at the time or writing this overview.



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