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Monday, 15 December 2014

Friday bike

One we're not likely to see.....
Suzuki TU250X

A fairly basic 250cc single with cool retro styling. Doubt I'll ever see one due to the UK's non-existent market for 250cc bikes.

Technical specs from Suzuki USA's website. $4300 = £2798 = 3536 Euros. 3.2 US gallons = 12 litres.

Engine249cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, OHC
Fuel SystemSuzuki fuel injection
Drive Train
Transmission5-speed constant mesh
Final DriveChain, DID520V, 108 links
Suspension FrontTelescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension RearSwing arm type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes FrontDisc brake
Brakes RearDrum brake
Tires Front90/90-18 M/C 51S, tube type
Tires Rear110/90-18 M/C 61S, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity3.2 US - Including Reserve
ColorMetallic Mystic Silver/Glass Sparkle Black
IgnitionElectronic ignition (transistorized)
Dimensions and Curb Weight
Overall Length2070 mm (81.5 in)
Overall Width750 mm (29.5 in)
Wheelbase1375 mm (54.1 in)
Ground Clearance165 mm (6.5 in)
Seat Height770 mm (30.3 in)
Curb Weight148 kg (326 lbs)
Warranty12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.


  1. I had a TU250x before stepping up to the Gladius. I still miss it some days. Was a great little bike.

  2. Lots use it here in US for a starter (learning) bike.

  3. @Trobairitz - I loved the original Gladius!