Suzuki GT550: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki GT550
Manufacturer Suzuki
Production 72-77
Engine 550cc
Sparkplug B8ES '75-77
B7ES '72-74
Battery 12N11-3A-1 '72-74 , '75-77
Front Tire '72-74 , '75-77
Rear Tire 4.00-18 '72-74 , '75-77
Manuals Service Manual
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The Suzuki GT550 is a motorcycle produced by Suzuki from 1972 to 1977.

The Suzuki GT550 was also known as the Indy.

1972 GT550J

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1972 Suzuki GT550J
1972 Suzuki GT550J in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550J in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550J in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550J in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550J in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550J in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue
1972 Suzuki GT550 in Blue

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  • FRAME #: GT550-10001
  • ENGINE #: GT550-10001
  • ENGINE TYPE: 543cc Two-stroke Triple
  • MODEL CODE: 340
  • COLOR: Redondo Blue, Aztec Gold
  • Front drum brake
  • Headlight mounts and housing primary color

1973 GT550K

1973 Suzuki GT550K


  • FRAME #: GT550-21780
  • ENGINE #: GT550-23036
  • ENGINE TYPE: 543cc Two-stroke Triple
  • MODEL CODE: 340
  • COLOR: Lime Green, Hermosa Blue
  • Front disc brake
  • Headlight mounts and housing primary color

1974 GT550L

1974 Suzuki GT550L
1974 Suzuki GT550 in Green
1974 Suzuki GT550 in Green
1974 Suzuki GT550 in Green


  • FRAME #: GT550-36266
  • ENGINE #: GT550-37851
  • ENGINE TYPE: 543cc Two-stroke Triple
  • MODEL CODE: 341
  • COLOR: Hawaii Green, Laredo Red
  • Digital gear indicator
  • Chrome air cleaner covers
  • Chrome rear grab rail

1975 GT550M

1975 Suzuki GT550M
1975 Suzuki GT550 in Black
1975 Suzuki GT550 in Black
1975 Suzuki GT550 in Black
1975 Suzuki GT550 in Black
1975 Suzuki GT550 in Black
1975 Suzuki GT550 in Black


  • FRAME #: GT550-47119
  • ENGINE #: GT550-49302
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . . 543cc Two-stroke Triple
  • MODEL CODE: . . . 341
  • COLOR: Jet Black, Candy Orange
  • Digital gear indicator
  • Chrome air cleaner covers
  • Chrome headlight mounts and housing


1976 GT550A

1976 Suzuki GT550A


  • FRAME #• GT550-61315
  • ENGINE #: GT550-64464
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . . 543cc Two-stroke Triple
  • MODEL CODE: . . . 341
  • COLOR • Forest Green, Targa Red
  • Chrome chain guard
  • Front fender has lower support only
  • Digital gear indicator

1977 GT550B

1977 Suzuki GT550B


  • FRAME #: GT550-70364
  • ENGINE #: GT550-73451
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . . 543cc Two-stroke Triple
  • MODEL CODE: . . . 341
  • COLOR: Blue, Silver
  • Black headlight mounts and housing
  • Taillight flat on top
  • Digital gear indicator
Suzuki GT550
Manufacturer Suzuki
Also called GT 550, GT550J, GT 550 J
Production 1972 - 1978
Class Naked
Engine in-line three, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 61.0mm x 62.0mm
Compression ratio 6.8:1
Top speed 111 mph (178 km/h)
Horse Power 46.94 HP (35.0 KW) @ 7500RPM
Fuel system 3xMikuni Carburetors
Battery 6.8:1
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telehydraulic Fork
Rear: Dual Shocks Swinging Fork
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.25-19
Rear Tire 4.00-18
Wheelbase 57.72 inches (1466 mm)
Dimensions L 86.42 inches (2195 mm)
W 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight  (dry), 190.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
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The Suzuki GT550 was a in-line three, two-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1972 and 1978. It could reach a top speed of 111 mph (178 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 46.94 HP (35.0 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine

The engine was a air cooled in-line three, two-stroke. A 61.0mm bore x 62.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 543.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a port control.

Drive

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis

It came with a 3.25-19 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 front suspension was a Telehydraulic Fork while the rear was equipped with a Dual Shocks Swinging Fork. The GT550 was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 57.72 inches (1466 mm) long.

1972 - 1977 Suzuki GT 550

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The 1972 Suzuki GT 550 was the big version of Suzuki’s GT range of touring and commuting two-stroke triples. Unlikely to get you in trouble and most certain to get you home, Suzuki’s GT were the thinking person’s two strokes. Bore and stroke were an almost square 61mm x 62mm, giving a capacity of 544 cc. Compression ratio was 6.8:1 and claimed hp was 50 at 6,500 rpm. The five-speed transmission was operated via a multi-disc six-spring clutch.



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