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Overview

 

 The All-New 2019 Suzuki RM-Z250

 

REDESIGNED FOR 2019 AND READY FOR BATTLE, THE RM-Z250 MARRIES THE SLEEK, RACE-READY APPEARANCE OF THE RM-Z450 WITH AN UPGRADED ENGINE AND A LIST OF CHASSIS CHANGES TO ACHIEVE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE. USING SUZUKI’S “RUN, TURN AND STOP” PHILOSOPHY, FACTORY ENGINEERS HAVE MADE THE 2019 RM-Z250 AN EVEN MORE FORMIDABLE COMPETITOR.

THE RM-Z250 HAS ALWAYS SET THE STANDARD AS THE BEST-HANDLING 250 ON THE TRACK. NOW, THE 2019 EDITION HAS MORE POWER, THANKS TO A HOST OF CHANGES THAT INCLUDE A NEW CYLINDER HEAD AND DUAL INJECTOR EFI, TO BOOST PERFORMANCE THROUGH THE ENTIRE REV RANGE. THE FRAME AND SWINGARM ARE NEW, AS IS THE KYB-SUPPLIED SUSPENSION THAT INCLUDES A NEW COIL SPRING FORK. STRONG BRAKES AND ERGONOMICALLY SHAPED BODYWORK THAT HELP KEEP THE RIDER IN CONTROL AS THE RM-Z250 CARVES UP THE RACETRACK.

BACK IN THE PITS, TUNING THE NEW EFI SYSTEM FOR MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE IS EASY, THANKS TO SUZUKI’S PROVEN FUEL-COUPLER SYSTEM. SUZUKI’S WINNING BALANCE IS AGAIN ON DISPLAY WITH THE 2019 RM-Z250, AS IT AGAIN RAISES ITS OWN HIGH STANDARD FOR CORNERING PERFORMANCE.

 

 

 

 

 

Features

 

 The All-New 2019 Suzuki RM-Z250

 

Suzuki has further evolved the fundamental performance elements of ‘RUN’, ‘TURN’ and ‘STOP’ to instill the 2019 RM-Z250 with the winning balance that will make it a highly successful racer in the years to come.

 Achieving a yet higher level of balance between the race-proven performance of its engine and chassis, the 2019 RM-Z250 is ready to dominate the competition. Particular attention focused on advancing its ‘TURN’ capabilities.

 

 

Key New Advancements

// Increased Engine Performance

New cylinder head increases output and throttle response

New dual fuel injector system increases high rpm power

Evolved traction management system helps the bike hook up

Updated Suzuki Holeshot Assist Control (S-HAC) gets you out front // Greater Cornering Performance

New frame and swingarm balances lightness with strength

Engine placement and mounting aid chassis’ nimble handling

Coil spring KYB fork provides superb performance and easy tuning

New KYB rear shock and linkage deliver remarkable control

Race-ready, high-grip Dunlop MX33 tires 

Improved Braking Performance

Larger front brake increases stopping power and feel

New, compact rear master cylinder is designed to prevent mud from collecting on it and from catching on the rider’s boots

Functional Styling

Aggressive new styling from the championship caliber RM-Z450

Narrow cockpit lets rider move with ease for maximum racing performance

Rider-friendly Tuning

Fuel couplers are included for quick and easy EFI tuning

 

 Engine Design

Fitted with a new cylinder head and other improvements for 2019, the fuelinjected, 249cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, four-valve, DOHC engine remains proven and reliable.

The engine improvements result in greater power output with improved throttle response through the entire rev range.

The cylinder head features a new intake port shape and finish that fine-tunes the fuel/air charge into the combustion chamber to increase engine output.

A 30 percent larger air cleaner opening is combined with a more direct air cleaner outlet tube path into the throttle body for increased air flow.

The updated fuel injection system has extra-smooth power delivery, high fuel efficiency, superb reliability, and easy tuning capability. 

For the first time on a Suzuki MX model, twin fuel injectors are used. The fuel/ air mix created by both injectors improves charging efficiency and increases high rpm power.

The primary fuel injector is at the bottom of the throttle body and sprays fuel at the butterfly valve to improve fuel and air atomization. The secondary injector is positioned in the air cleaner inlet duct so the fuel and air have more time to mix and cool before entering the engine.

To feed the new twin-injector system and mix the fuel and air charge to improve throttle response, the new, high-capacity fuel pump has 17 percent more output pressure.

The new throttle body eliminates complex control linkage, so the rider feels a more direct connection to the engine. 

The intake camshaft profile is new, with more valve lift, increasing power at all engine speeds.

The cam chain tension adjuster and guide have been redesigned to reduce friction and mechanical loss.

The compact aluminum cylinder is finished with Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) coating for durability, light weight, and efficient heat transfer. 

To increase reliability, the machining process at the piston pin holes is changed to reduce stress at the piston crown.

Engine starting remains simple, due to a proven kickstarter and automatic decompression system that works precisely and efficiently (eliminating the need for a heavy and costly electric start system).

The new, high-flow exhaust system has a longer head-pipe, tapered midsection, and multi-layer silencer that has better flow through the entire rev range, with an emphasis on low-rpm performance.

The new exhaust silencer is a four-layer design that enhances performance and maintains compliance with AMA sound regulations. 

New resin engine protectors help guard the coolant pump (on the right) and the stator cover (on the left) from debris and stones.

 

 Chassis design 

The 2019 RM-Z250 features a new frame and swingarm design that continues Suzuki’s reputation for creating the best-handling motocross motorcycles.

The new aluminum alloy twin-spar frame combines cast and extruded sections to achieve superior front-and-rear weight distribution, while balancing strength and weight. 

The new frame is 370 grams (0.8 pounds) lighter but has a 10 percent increase in torsional rigidity.

The position of the engine in the new frame is changed so the crankshaft sits higher in the chassis to further the bike’s nimble handling characteristics. 

The design of the rear, upper engine mounts has been updated to a pair of mounts that are outboard of the cylinder head to increase rigidity and allow a direct intake path to the engine. 

The engine mount material is changed to aluminum from steel to reduce weight.

The new swingarm is shaped using an innovative hydroforming process that maintains strength but reduces weight by 0.6 pounds (270 grams).

The new hydroforming process enabled engineers to create tapered swingarm beams that increased rigidity, while reducing heavier assembly welding.

New hexagonal aluminum rails are used on the sub-frame for lighter weight, a slimmer appearance, and easier air filter access. 

The sub-frame rails are moved inward to slim the bodywork but are also raised to provide additional space for the larger air cleaner.

Not only is the new sub-frame narrow, but all of the body work is slim, so the rider can move freely in the cockpit, especially during spirited riding.

The new, KYB-supplied shock absorber has a thin-wire spring, spring guide, cushion rubber guide, and lower link that weigh less and have better movement reaction. The new spring and link weigh a pound (447.5 grams) less than the prior parts. 

This KYB shock has new damping force circuits and a different rear lever ratio to improve the suspension’s traction characteristics.

The damping force adjusters have a wider tuning range, so the settings can better match the conditions and the rider’s style. 

A new, high-performance KYB coil spring front fork replaces the PSF2 Pneumatic Spring Fork previously used on the 2018 RM-Z250. 

Both fork legs have the same springs and damping force components, so front suspension tuning and maintenance is balanced and easy: a great benefit during frequent riding. 

This new fork uses a free-piston design that separates air and oil to optimize the damping characteristics. Other internal changes help control the damping cartridge’s pressure and spring recoil, so the fork action remains supple and precise.

The new Renthal aluminum tapered handlebar has a straighter bend (less pull-back) than prior models to help aid the rider during aggressive maneuvering.

A new, lighter upper fork bracket is used to complement the new front suspension and handlebars.

 To improve stopping performance and feel, a new, larger 270mm, wavestyle front brake rotor and a Nissin two-piston brake caliper are used. 

The brake pad material is also changed to improve performance, plus the new front brake lever is a push rod type that more effectively transmits the squeezing force that the rider applies to the master cylinder 

A new design rear brake master cylinder hugs the frame beam to reduce dirt contamination and the chance of the rider’s boot touching it during riding. 

The wheels feature black anodized D.I.D DirtStar rims with a new cross-section design that maintains strength while reducing un-sprung weight. 

To match the handling potential of the 2019 RM-Z250, the wheels are fitted with race-developed Dunlop Geomax MX33 tires. Additionally, the rear tire is nearly a half-pound (160 kg) lighter than the tire used on the prior RM-Z250. 

Suzuki beak-inspired styling has sharp front fender and radiator shroud shapes that blend into the frame’s side covers and an upswept tail, to promote the impression of speed while reducing weight and easing service. 

The functional styling and the motorcycle’s trim chassis permits a variety of rider positions that facilitate control and comfort. 

In addition to the ergonomic improvements from the new bodywork, the rider’s foot pegs are moved 0.12 inches (3.3 mm) forward and 0.2 inches (5.2 mm) upward, while the handlebar grip position is moved 0.3 inches (7.4 mm) forward and 0.15 inches (3.8 mm) downward, to create a high level of rider-control during competition.

The new plastic fuel tank weighs a half-pound less than the prior model’s aluminum tank. Fuel capacity is 1.6 US gallons.

The seat base, inner fenders, and side covers were developed to reduce moisture and dirt from reaching the air cleaner. This helps prevent debris from contaminating the air filter. 

The new, slimmer seat has revised foam density to aid the rider’s control of the motorcycle. The seat weighs a half-pound less than the prior model’s and has a large gripper panel that runs nose-to-tail on the cover. 

The Suzuki Championship Yellow bodywork is enhanced with distinctive striping and modern logo graphics

     

 

Specs
Engine
Engine 249cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore Stroke 77.0mm (3.0 in) x 53.6mm (2.1 in)
Compression Ratio 13.75:1
Fuel System Fuel injection
Starter Primary kick
Lubrication Semi-dry sump
Ignition Electric Ignition (CDI)
Oil Capacity 1.0L (0.24 US gallons)
Chassis
Overall Length TBA
Overall Width TBA
Overall Height TBA
Wheelbase TBA
Ground Clearance TBA
Seat Height TBA
Curb Weight TBA
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain
Suspension Front Inverted telescopic, air spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Tires Front 80/100-21 51M, tube type
Tires Rear 110/90-19 57M, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 6.5 L (1.7 US gallons)
Warranty
Warranty N/A
Suzuki Advantages
Special Offers
SUZUKI ROLL INTO SPRING SALES EVENT - MOTORCYCLE

 

CASH REBATE$ ON SELECT MODELS

SUZUKI DOLLAR$ available on select new and unregistered Suzuki Motorcycles purchased at a participating Canadian Dealer between  April 2, 2019 and July 2, 2019. Cash Rebate$ are direct-to-dealer incentives deducted from the MSRP. The retail incentives vary from $0 to $$2000. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions may apply; please see your participating Canadian dealer for complete details.

5-Year Warranty

SUZUKI PROTECTION PLAN (SPP) warranty listed includes 12 month factory limited warranty (*excluding all off-road models) plus additional warranty coverage of up to 48 months to total the listed SPP coverage. Warranty and SPP warranty offered has no dollar value and cannot be exchanged or resold for any monetary value. Offer cannot be combined with any other special offers, promotions or financing incentives unless specified. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions may apply; please see your participating Canadian dealer for complete details.

 

 

Rebates Table

 

 

Rebates Table

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 *TD Finance rates as low as 1.99% on terms from 36 to 72 months

**Up to $2000 in Cash Rebates on 2018 and 2019 Suzuki Models

*** Up to 48-Month Extension of Standard Warranty on select 2018 and 2019 Suzuki Road Bikes

****No Charge Adventure Kit Option for 2018 DL1000’s

*****$500 charge for Adventure Kit for 2018 DL650’s

*Purchase finance for 1.99%/2.99%/3.99%/4.99% for 36/48/60/72 months on select 2018 models. Purchase finance for 5.99% for 36/48/60/72 months on select 2019 models. See charts for all finance options. Finance offer cannot be combined with any other special offers, promotions or financing incentives unless specified.  Amount to be Financed cannot exceed 130% of the MSRP.  The Effective Rate of borrowing will vary depending on the model and amount financed. Representative Example of 2018 SV650: 72 monthly payments of $126.30 at 4.99% based on the MSRP of $7,799.00. With $0 down payment. Effective rate of borrowing is 9.04% over 72 months. Cost of borrowing is $1,295 for a total obligation of $9,094 (does not include PDI charges, freight charges, taxes, license, insurance, applicable fees and taxes.  In the Province of Quebec, Registering Agent Fee $6.50 and RPMRR Registration Fee $39.00 is included ). Financing provided through TD Auto Finance for qualified applicants, subject to credit approval. Financing promotions void where prohibited.

**Up to $2000 cash incentive applicable on select 2018 and 2019 Suzuki models. Cash retail incentives range from 0$ to $2,000. See chart below for all available cash incentives. Cash incentive will be deducted from the negotiated price before taxes and will take place at time of purchase. Cash incentive combined with up to 60-month SPP Warranty Coverage on select models.

***Up to 60-month Suzuki Protection Plan (SPP) Warranty Coverage applies to new and unregistered 2018 and 2019 Suzuki Road Bikes and may not be combined with advertised Finance incentive.  The listed SPP Coverage includes 12 months Suzuki Factory Warranty plus an additional warranty extension period up to 48 months.  The SPP warranty extension on top of the 12 month Factory Warranty is a supplemental coverage plan underwritten by Suzuki Canada Inc. that begins immediately after your Suzuki ATV Warranty expires.”           

****V-STROM Adventure Kit available for only 2018 DL1000’s and DL650’s. Consumer can choose option of the 2018 DL1000 Adventure Kit (MSRP $2,636.84) at no charge. Consumer can choose option of the 2018 DL650 Adventure Kit (MSRP $2,909.74) for $500 charge. Adventure Kit option may require installation and additional charges, see dealer for details.  Both the DL1000 and DL650 kits have no cash value.

All promotions are available between April 2, 2019 and July 2, 2019 and cannot be combined with any other special offers, promotions or financing incentives unless specified. SEE YOUR PARTICIPATING AUTHORIZED SUZUKI DEALER FOR AVAILABILITY AND COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL OFFERS. Suzuki Way of Life!

 


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