Suzuki RG185: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki RG 185
Production 1979
Class Naked
Air Cooled, Two Stroke, Single Cylinder
Bore / Stroke 48.8mm x 48.8mm
Compression ratio 7.3:1
Horsepower 21.05 HP (15.7 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 14.75 ft/lbs (20.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System Carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 5-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Dual shocks
Brakes Front: Single disc
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 2.75-18
Rear Tire 3.00-18
Wheelbase 50.79 inches (1290 mm)
Length 74.61 inches (1895 mm)
Width 29.49 inches (749 mm)
Weight 129.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Manuals Service Manual

The Suzuki RG 185 was a Air Cooled, Two Stroke, Single Cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by Suzuki in 1979. Max torque was 14.75 ft/lbs (20.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 21.05 HP (15.7 KW) @ 7500 RPM.


A 48.8mm bore x 48.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 184.0 cubic centimeters.


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


It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 3.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single disc in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Dual shocks. The wheelbase was 50.79 inches (1290 mm) long.

1979 Suzuki RG 185[edit]

1979 Suzuki RG 185

Suzuki RG 185 relates to a popular class of motorcycles with a displacement of from 125cc to 250cc. Here you will get a flexible control, easy steering and light weight of the motorcycle. Therefore, these bikes are suitable for almost every beginner, regardless of its features.

Exceptions are motorcycles with two-stroke engines of classes of "sport" and "cross", as the stories of this class are more powerful and extremely sharp reaction to the throttle, which also does not make them obedient in management.