Looking For A Starter Streetbike? Suzuki May Have It!

Tempting new riders into the world of performance motorcycles, Suzuki is introducing the GSX250R, promising a streetbike with performance and comfort features that will appeal to a broad base of enthusiasts.

Part of Suzuki’s committed to bringing new riders into the sport of motorcycling, the all-new GSX250R approachable street-sport bike features a proven, twin-cylinder, fuel-injected engine wrapped in stylish full-fairing bodywork. This latest model adds to Suzuki’s offering of small displacement models created specifically to appeal to the growing categories of young, entry level, and returning riders. From the new VanVan 200 introduced over the summer to the GW250, TU250X and now the GSX250R, Suzuki is certainly taking the lead by offering a variety of sensible, accessible models to choose from.

Delivering responsive yet easy-to-control performance, exceptional fuel efficiency, nimble handling as well as a comfortable and roomy riding position, Suzuki feels the GSX250R is equally at home on the daily commute as it is on extended outings.


The GSX250R draws its design and performance inspiration from the legendary line of Suzuki Katana sportbikes.  Resonating with Suzuki loyalists and motorcycle enthusiasts in general, Katana sportbikes stood for versatile real world performance, elegant design and practical ownership. In the marketing minds of Suzuki, the GSX250R will only carry on that winning combination and find its place alongside Suzuki’s sport and standard motorcycle line-ups.

Understanding the task of bringing new riders into the fold involves designing the most inviting ride possible, a low seat height, slim fuel tank and overall light weight makes the new GSX250R an exciting and unintimidating ride. Ten-spoke aluminum wheels and tuned KYB suspension keep the bike nimble and responsive for city streets as well as open roads.

The fuel-injected twin-cylinder engine delivers a responsive, broad power band with class-leading fuel economy of approximately 76 MPG. With a four-gallon fuel tank and highly efficient Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, parallel-twin engine, the GSX250R Katana has a riding range of well over 250 miles.


An important part of making any motorcycle accessible is building confidence in new riders through comfort both when moving as well as stopped. Promising roomy ergonomics for rider and passenger, GSX250R enjoys a slim fuel tank that helps the rider easily plant their feet on the ground when stopped.

Just because this is an entry-level motorcycle, doesn’t mean its short on looks or accessories. New style 10-spoke wheels, petal-type brake rotors, and quality KYB suspension components round out a chassis ready for any riding assignment.

The GSX250R features a reverse-lit LCD instrument panel, a bright halogen headlight, plus distinctive position lamps and taillight using new tech, surface-emitting LEDs.

Riding into showrooms by April 2017, the GSX250R will be available in Pearl Glacier Nebular White or Pearl Nebular Black colors. No price has been given at the time of writing. 


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