Suzuki GSX-R250: review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1987-1989

Models
Suzuki GSX-R250

(GJ72A)

1987-1989

(Japan)

Suzuki GSX-R250SP

(GJ72A)

1988

(Japan)

Suzuki GSX-R250R

(GJ73A)

1989

(Japan)

Suzuki GSX-R250R SP

(GJ73A)

1989

(Japan)

Suzuki GSX-R250 (1987-1989)
Suzuki GSX-R250SP (1988)
Suzuki GSX-R250R (1989)
Suzuki GSX-R250R SP (1989)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1987 Japan Name: Suzuki GSX-R250

Code: GSX-R250H

1988 Japan Name: Suzuki GSX-R250 + SP

Code: GSX-R250J

1989 Japan Name: Suzuki GSX-R250; Suzuki GSX-R250R + SP

Code: GSX-R250K; GSX-R250RK

Specifications

Suzuki GSX-R250: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2000 mm / 78,7 in – GSX-R250 (1987-1988)

2020 mm / 79,5 in – GSX-R250 (1989)

1990 mm / 78,3 in – GSX-R250R (1989)

Overall width 700 mm / 27,5 in – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

695 mm / 27,4 in – GSX-R250R (1989)

Overall height 1105 mm / 43,5 in – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

1080 mm / 42,5 in – GSX-R250R (1989)

Seat height 730 mm / 28,7 in
Wheelbase 1370 mm / 53,9 in – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

1380 mm / 54,3 in – GSX-R250R (1989)

Ground clearance 125 mm / 4,9 in
Dry weight 138 kg / 304 lbs – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

143 kg / 315 lbs – GSX-R250R (1989)

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Double cradle (steel) – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

Diamond (aluminum) – GSX-R250R (1989)

Front suspension, travel 38 mm telescopic fork – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

41 mm telescopic fork – GSX-R250R (1989)

41 mm telescopic fork (adjustable rebound damping) – GSX-R250R SP (1989)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load, 7-way) – GSX-R250 (1987-1989), GSX-R250R

Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load, 7-way; rebound damping) – GSX-R250R SP (1989)

Front tire size 100/80-17 (52H) – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

110/70R-17 – GSX-R250R (1989)

Rear tire size 130/70-17 (62H) – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

140/60R-18 – GSX-R250R (1989)

Front brake Double disc, 300 mm, 2-piston calipers – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

Double disc, 290 mm, 4-piston calipers – GSX-R250R (1989)

Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 14,0 l / 3,1 US gal – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

13,0 l / 3,1 US gal – GSX-R250R (1989)

Trail 103 mm / 4,1 in
Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 49,0 x 33,0 mm
Displacement 248 cm³ (15,1 cu-in)
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 45,0 hp (33,1 kW) / 14500 rpm – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

45,0 hp (33,1 kW) / 15000 rpm – GSX-R250R (1989)

Max. torque 24,0 Nm (2,5 kgm) / 10500 rpm – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

25,0 Nm (2,6 kgm) / 10500 rpm – GSX-R250R (1989)

0 to 100 km/h 5,0 sec
Top speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Mikuni BSW27 – GSX-R250 (1987-1989)

Carburetor, 4x Mikuni 32 mm – GSX-R250R (1989)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.285
Final reduction 3.615
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.454 (3.083 - SP)

2.266 (2.200 - SP)

1.750 (1.722 - SP)

1.450

1.250

1.150

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator
Battery capacity 12V-9Ah

Images

Suzuki GSX-R250: images, gallery

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Videos

Suzuki GSX-R250: video.

Suzuki GSXR250 1987

Manuals

Suzuki GSX-R250: manuals, parts, microfiches.