Suzuki JR50: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki JR50
Manufacturer
Also called JR 50
Production 1978 - 2006
Class Minibike / 50cc
Engine
49cc air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder
Bore / Stroke 41.0mm x 37.8mm
Compression ratio 5.6:1
Fuel System Mikuni VM12 carburetor
Spark Plug NGK BPR4HS[1] '94-06
NGK BP4H '79-93
Transmission Gear box: Single-speed automatic (with hidden gear)[2]
Clutch: Automatic
Final Drive Chain: 420x78 [1]
Suspension Front: Telescopic, 2-way height adjustable
Rear: Twin shock, 2-way height adjustable
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 2.50-10-2pr
Rear Tire 2.50-10-2pr
Wheelbase 33.9 inches (861 mm)
Length 49.02 inches (1245 mm)
Width 23.39 inches (594 mm)
Height 28.74 inches (730 mm)
Seat Height 18.9 inches (480 mm)
Weight 83.78 pounds (38.0 Kg) (dry), 38.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity transmission: 450 mL
injection: 0.3L
Fuel Capacity 0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters)
Related Suzuki JR80
Kawasaki KDX50
Competition Yamaha PW50
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki JR50 was a air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder Minibike / 50cc motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1978 and 2006. It was an identical bike to the Kawasaki KDX50 as part of Suzuki and Kawasaki's model sharing agreement.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder. A 41.0mmbore x 37.8 mmstroke result in a displacement of just 49.0 cubic centimeters. It features an oil injector so you don't need to pre-mix your oil.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a Single-speed automatic transmission. Power was moderated via the Automatic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 2.50-10-2pr front tire and a 2.50-10-2pr rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic, 2-way height adjustable while the rear was equipped with a Twin shock, 2-way height adjustable. The JR50 was fitted with a 0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 83.78 pounds (38.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 33.9 inches (861 mm) long.



1978 JR50C[edit]

1978 Suzuki JR50C


  • FRAME #: ... JR50-100001
  • ENGINE #:.. JR50-100001
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: ....Yellow
  • Black tank decal

1979 JR50N[edit]

1979 Suzuki JR50N
1979 Suzuki JR50 in Yellow
1979 Suzuki JR50 in Yellow


  • FRAME # JR50-110285
  • ENGINE #: ..... JR50-110406
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 044
  • COLOR- Yellow
  • Tank decal yellow with black outline

1980 JR50T[edit]

1980 Suzuki JR50T


  • FRAME #: JR50-121204
  • ENGINE #: JR50-121238
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow JR50 on seat
  • Three tone blue stripes under Suzuki decal

1981 JR50X[edit]

1981 Suzuki JR50X


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA11A B 10000
  • ENGINE PREFIX: JR50-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Suzuki decal over three tone blue tank stripes
  • Yellow JR on seat

1982 JR50Z[edit]

1982 Suzuki JR50Z


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA11A C 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: JR50-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Diagonal three tone blue tank stripes
  • Diagonal yellow with black outline Suzuki decal

1983 JR50RD[edit]

1983 Suzuki JR50RD


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A D 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A110-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Plastic tank
  • Blue seat with yellow JR


1985 JR50F[edit]

1985 Suzuki JR50F


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A F1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue frame
  • Blue seat with yellow JR50

1986 JR50G[edit]

1986 Suzuki JR50G


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A G1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue seat with yellow Suzuki
  • Three tone blue tank stripes with JR decal


1987 JR50H[edit]

1987 Suzuki JR50H


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A H1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Two tone blue tank stripes with JR decal


1988 JR50J[edit]

1988 Suzuki JR50J


  • V.I.N #: LN1JA13A J1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue JR and yellow 50 tank decal


1989 JR50K[edit]

1989 Suzuki JR50K


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A K1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue JR50 tank decal

1990 JR50L[edit]

1990 Suzuki JR50L


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A L1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Two tone blue JR tank decals
  • Two tone blue inserts on side covers


1991 JR50M[edit]

1991 Suzuki JR50M


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A M1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Two-tone blue JR tank decals
  • Two-tone blue insert on side covers

1992 JR50N[edit]

1992 Suzuki JR50N


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A N1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue, green tank decal with purple JR
  • Blue, green, white side panel decal 50 on swingarm

1993 JR50P[edit]

1993 Suzuki JR50P


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A P1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow seat
  • White side panels
  • Black frame
  • Orange, purple, black JR tank decal

1994 JR50R[edit]

1994 Suzuki JR50R


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A R1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow seat
  • White side panels
  • Black frame
  • Red JR tank emblem with black/purple stripes
  • Red 50 number plate emblem with black/purple stripes

1995 JR50S[edit]

1995 Suzuki JR50S


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A S1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow seat
  • White side panels
  • Black frame
  • White JR tank emblem with red stripes
  • White 50 number plate emblem with red/black stripes


1996 JR50T[edit]

1996 Suzuki JR50T


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A T1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow seat
  • Yellow side panels with red & purple numbers Black frame
  • Red and purple JR tank emblem

1997 JR50V[edit]

1997 Suzuki JR50V


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A V1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow/White
  • Yellow seat
  • White side panels with red/black numbers
  • Black frame
  • Red and black JR tank emblem

1998 JR50W[edit]

1998 Suzuki JR50W


  • V.I.N.#: LN1JA13A W1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow seat
  • White side panels - no numbers
  • Black frame
  • Grey background JR tank emblem

1999 JR50X[edit]

1999 Suzuki JR50X


  • V.I.N. #: LN1JA13A X1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 044
  • COLOR: Yellow - 3AE
  • Black seat with yellow "Suzuki"
  • White side panels - no numbers
  • Black frame
  • Red "JR" tank emblem

2000 JR50Y[edit]

2000 Suzuki JR50Y
2000 Suzuki JR50 in Yellow
2000 Suzuki JR50 in Yellow


  • V.I.N. #: LM1JA143 Y1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 09A
  • COLOR: Yellow - 3AE
  • Two-tone black and gray seat
  • White side panels and tail section
  • RM style shrouds cover black fuel tank

2001 JR50K1[edit]

2001 Suzuki JR50K1


  • V.I.N. #: LM1JA143_11100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: A102-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 49cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 09A
  • COLOR: Yellow - YR1
  • Black seat cover with white lettering
  • Yellow bodywork
  • RM style shrouds with white "JR" emblem and red Suzuki "S"


2003 Suzuki JR50[edit]

2003 Suzuki JR50

The 2003 MY JR50 is an entry-point dirt bike which is a great educational platform for the first-time riders. Built with a bulletproof steel frame and rolling with equally resilient wire-spoked rims, the JR50 can take a lot of abuse and still run smooth.

The JR50 arrives with a chain final drive and a single-speed, automatic clutch transmission for easy operation. Riders will be able to focus more on steering, balance and tackling obstacles and will quickly build up confidence aboard the JR50.


2006 Suzuki JR50[edit]

2006 Suzuki JR50 2006 Suzuki JR50

Hey, kids wanna have fun, too, you know? If their parents are riding, why shouldn't they ride, too? Here's a nifty off-road mini bike which will not only put a big smile on the youngsters' faces, but will also allow them to start honing in their early skills and even surpass their teachers.

You're betting on a 49cc two-stroke machine with a throttle limiter, a single-speed auto-clutch transmission and sporting a livery inspired by the RM competition bikes. Tough as nails and light, the 2006 MY JR50 will be easy to pick from the dirt and still ride on like the wind.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006 Suzuki JR50 Owners Manual. Suzuki. 
  2. JR50 HIdden Gear.

In Movies[edit]