Suzuki GSF 250 Bandit: review, history, specs


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Class: street

Related: Suzuki GSX-R250

Production: 1989-1997 (2000)

Models
Suzuki GSF250 Bandit

1989-1997

(Japan)

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit VC (variable valve control)

1995-1997 (2000)

(Japan, Australia)

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit
Suzuki GSF250 Bandit VC-engine

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1989 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit

Generation: GJ74A

Code: GSF250

1990 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit

Code: GSF250N

1991 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit Limited

Code: GSF250ZM

1992 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit

Code: GSF250P, GSF250NP

1993 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit

Code: GSF250R, GSF250NR, GSF250ZP

1995 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit; Suzuki GSF250 Bandit (VC-engine)

Generation: GJ77A

Code: GSF250S, GSF250VS

1996 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit; Suzuki GSF250 Bandit (VC-engine)

Code: GSF250S, GSF250VS

1997 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit; Suzuki GSF250 Bandit (VC-engine), Limited version

Code: GSF250V, GSF250V-V, GSF250VZ-V

2000 Australia Name: Suzuki GSF250 Bandit (VC-engine)

Code: GSF250VY

Specifications

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2050 mm / 80,7 in
Overall width 700 mm / 27,5 in – GJ74A

745 mm / 29,3 in – GJ74A (Pipe handle type)

730 mm / 28,7 in – GJ77A

Overall height 1060 mm / 41,7 in – GJ74A

1075 mm / 42,3 in – GJ74A (Pipe handle type)

1055 mm / 41,5 in – GJ77A

Seat height 750 mm / 29,5 in – GJ74A

745 mm / 29,3 in – GJ77A

Wheelbase 1435 mm / 56,5 in – GJ74A

1415 mm / 55,7 in – GJ77A

Ground clearance 155 mm / 6,1 in – GJ74A

140 mm / 5,5 in – GJ77A

Dry weight 146 kg / 321 lbs – GJ77A
Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 120 mm / 4,72 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load, 7-way), 131 mm / 5,1 in
Front tire size 110/70R-17M/C 54H
Rear tire size 150/70–17M/C 69H – GJ74A

150/60R-17M/C 66H – GJ77A

Front brake Single disc, 310 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 14,0 l / 3,7 Us gal – GJ74A

15,0 l / 4,0 Us gal – GJ77A

Trail 101 mm / 4,0 in – GJ74A

103 mm / 4,05 in – GJ77A

Fuel economy 2,44 l / 100 km (on 60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Water-cooled, 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 49,0 x 33,0 mm
Displacement 248 cm³ (15,13 cu in)
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder

GSF250V – VC-engine (variable valve control)

Max. power 45,0 hp (33,1 kW) /14500 rpm – GSF250 (1989-1992)

40,0 hp (29,4 kW) /13500 rpm – GSF250 (1993-2000)

Max. torque 25,0 Nm (2,6 kgf*m) / 10500 rpm – GSF250 (1989-1992)

26,0 Nm (2,7 kgf*m) / 10000 rpm – GSF250 (1993-2000)

0 to 100 km/h 7,0 sec
Top speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Mikuni BST29
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.285
Final reduction 3.615
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.083

2.200

1.722

1.450

1.285

1.150

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator
Battery capacity 12V-6Ah

Images

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit: images, gallery

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit
Suzuki GSF250 Bandit
Suzuki GSF250 Bandit

Videos

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit: video.

Suzuki Bandit GSF 250

Manuals

Suzuki GSF250 Bandit: manuals, parts, microfiches.