- Bike Checks
|Engine Type||Four-Stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC|
|Bore x Stroke|
|Fuel System||Suzuki fuel injection|
|Ignition||Electronic ignition (CDI)|
|Transmission||5-speed constant mesh|
|Final Drive||Chain, DID520DMA4, 114 links|
|Suspension Front||Telescopic inverted, coil spring, oil damped|
|Suspension Rear||Swingarm, link type, coil spring, oil damped|
|Brakes Front||Disc brake|
|Brakes Rear||Disc brake|
|Tires Front||80/100-21 51M, tube type|
|Tires Rear||100/90-19 57M, tube type|
|Overall Length||2170 mm (85.4 in)|
|Overall Width||830 mm (32.7 in)|
|Seat Height||955 mm (37.6 in)|
|Wheelbase||1475 mm (58.1 in)|
|Ground Clearance||345 mm (13.6 in)|
|Fuel Capacity||6.5 L (1.7 US gallons)|
|Curb Weight||104.5 kg (230 lbs)|
New graphics complete the 2011 package. In addition, the number plates have a black background to conform to rules for competition numbers.
The RM-Z is powered by a compact and lightweight 249cc, fuel-injected, DOHC, titanium four-valve, semi-dry-sump, four-stroke engine. Its advanced, battery-less fuel-injection (FI) system, features a 44mm throttle body with progressive throttle linkage and a 16-bit computer.
The engine's aluminum cylinder is treated with Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) coating. The cylinder is built for durability, is light weight and the coating allows for efficient heat transfer.
A 5-speed transmission provides extra flexibility, offering gear ratios suited for various terrains and conditions.
Inverted twin chamber Showa 47mm forks and Showa piggyback shock designed with emphasis on smooth shock absorption and ample bottoming resistance. Tuned to offer superb handling for a wide range of riders, the suspension delivers excellent traction without sacrificing quick-turning ability.