Suzuki DS80 Specsby John London
The DS80 is a motorcycle produced by Suzuki Motor Corporation based in Hamamatsu, Japan. The Suzuki DS80 has been produced since 1978 and is generally classified as an off-road dirt bike. As a mid-priced bike produced by one of the best motorcycle manufacturers in the world, the Suzuki DS80 is a good option for beginner as well as intermediate dirt bike riders.
The Suzuki DS80 has a 644 cc, single-cylinder four-stroke engine, with a 3.9-inch bore and an 3.2-inch stroke. The engine's compression ratio is 9.5:1. The motor is air- and oil-cooled. Fuel is supplied to the engine via a 40-millimeter Mikuni fuel pump. The Suzuki DS80 is equipped with a five-speed transmission and an electric starting system.
The wheelbase of the Suzuki DS80 measures 58.7 inches in length, and the seat is 34.8 inches high. The rake of the motorcycle, which is the angle of the steering neck and the vertical cord, is 28.3 degrees. The motorbike's trail, which is the distance of the vertical line from the axle to the ground, is 4.37 inches. The Suzuki DS80 weighs 324 pounds.
The front and rear suspension of the Suzuki DS80 measures 10.2 inches. The bike is equipped with front and rear disc brakes. The motorcycle rides on a 90/90-21 front tire and a 120/90-17 rear. The fuel tank of the Suzuki DS80 holds 3.4 gallons. As of October 2010, the manufacturer's suggested retail price is $5,099.