Suzuki DR 125 begins its history since 1982 - it was at that time that the motorcycle was first introduced to the market under the name - Suzuki DR125S .
The model bills itself as a simple cheap beginner off-road bike, with a simple air engine, suspensions and chassis. In Russia, the old generations of the Suzuki DR 125 S are practically not represented, and only the models of the 90s '' Suzuki DR125SE are present, so in this review we will consider them. By the way, older versions of the motorcycle differ only in appearance, in terms of the technical part, it is practically the same motorcycle.
Main modifications of Suzuki DR 125:
- Suzuki DR 125 S - the version produced before 1994 is distinguished by the presence of a kick starter.
- Suzuki DR 125 SE - the version produced since 1994 differs in the presence of an electric starter. More popular in the Russian Federation.
The Suzuki DR 125 features an air-cooled, 1-cylinder, 4-stroke, 124 cc, 12 hp engine. power and almost 10 Nm of torque. The motor has 2 valves and 1 camshaft.
Other features of the motorcycle include simple suspensions (a conventional telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear), a 6-speed gearbox, a rear drum brake and a dry weight of 114 kg.
The Suzuki DR 125 SE model was produced until 2002, after which it was discontinued. In 2008, Suzuki decided to revive the model by launching a budget motard - Suzuki DR 125 SM, which has the same engine, but with an injection system instead of a carburetor.
The main competitors of Suzuki DR 125 in the class:
- Honda XR125L
- Kawasaki KLX 125
Technical characteristics of Suzuki DR 125:
|Model||Suzuki DR 125 SE|
|Engine type||1-cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC|
|Working volume||124 cc cm.|
|Bore / Stroke||57 x 48.8 mm|
|Compression ratio||9.5: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||2 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||carburetor, 1x MIKUNI BST31 CV|
|Ignition type||electronic (CDI)|
|Maximum power||12 hp at 9500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||10 Nm at 8600 rpm|
|Front suspension||telescopic fork 35 mm, travel 205 mm|
|Rear suspension||pendulum with monoshock, stroke - 200 mm|
|Front tire size||70 / 100-21 or 80 / 80-21|
|Rear tire size||90 / 90-18|
|Front brakes||1 disc, 230 mm, 1-piston caliper|
|Motorcycle length||2110 mm|
|Motorcycle width||805 mm|
|Motorcycle height||1170 mm|
|Saddle height||800 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||13 l (reserver - 2.5 l)|
|Maximum speed||110 km / h|
|Motorcycle weight||114 kg - dry|
127 kg - equipped
Suzuki Off-Road Motorcycles
|85-150 см³||RM85 · DR125 · RM125|
|200-250 см³||Djebel 200 · Djebel 250 · RM-Z250 · RM250|
|400-500 см³||DR-Z400 · RM-Z450 · RMX450|