Slight revisions for 2011 Suzuki RM-Z250 //
POSTED: 29 Jul 2010 | SECTION: Bikes | POSTED BY:Alex Gobert
Suzuki Australia has uncovered the 2011 model RM-Z250 motocross model.
Suzuki’s 2011 RM-Z250 motocrosser has been unveiled, ready to lead the pack and featuring exciting updates.
The 2011 Suzuki RM-Z250 packs a punch with a powerful 249cc, four-stroke engine, lightweight aluminium chassis, Showa suspension and Suzuki’s latest off-road competition technology.
Following in the footsteps of its big brother – the championship-winning RM-Z450 – the Suzuki RM-Z250 was the first, quarter-litre production motocross machine to feature Suzuki’s innovative fuel-injection technology.
The all-new, fuel injected Suzuki RM-Z250 had a perfect racing debut in 2009 with young Australian Matt Moss riding it to victory in the 2009 Super X Pro Lites Championship and achieving a perfect points result, with five wins out of the five rounds competed.
Suzuki’s original Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system incorporates a 43mm throttle body with progressive throttle linkage and a battery-less fuel pump, giving the RM-Z250 outstanding performance.
The 249cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid cooled DOHC engine is engineered to perform, delivering impressive high-end performance throughout a wide powerband, without compromising low-to-mid range power and torque.
Overall operation and feel of the RM-Z250 has been enhanced for 2011, with updated ECU settings for increased linear acceleration and improved over-rev and revised intake and exhaust timings for lower noise output.
The 2011 RM-Z250 meets stricter Motorcycling Australia’s noise limits of 94db, while maintaining smooth engine output.
An updated transmission improves durability, with the clutch featuring improved lubrication on the centre and counter shaft for enhanced feel and response.
The RM-Z250′s radiator hose routing has been changed for more efficient cooling and the kick starting arm has been revised for improved starts.
Developed in competition, a high-strength, twin-spar aluminium alloy frame gives riders agile handling, with the chassis and suspension system offering superior cornering and tighter line selection.
The RM-Z250 features updated wiring harness routing and a convenient fuel line cap, making regular maintenance a breeze.
The 2011 RM-Z250 will feature stunning new graphics accompanying the Champion Yellow / Black colour scheme.
Race ready, out of the crate, Suzuki’s 2011 RM-Z250 will be available in Australia from early August for an RP of $10,690*.
Motocross and supercross racers of the Suzuki RM-Z250 will continue to be eligible to register for Suzuki’s Support Rider program, offering generous contingency payments on selected national and state race series.
For further information on the 2011 Suzuki RM-Z250 and the Suzuki Support Rider program, interested customers should visit their local Suzuki dealer, who can be found through the Dealer Locator on www.suzuki.com.au.
* Recommended Price includes GST, excludes dealer delivery and government charges.