Suzuki RGV250 For Sale

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Suzuki RGV250
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Insurance Costs: 6 of 10
Current Prices: £7,400–£2,750

What Is It?

The Suzuki RGV250 is a dedicated super light sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 249 cc 90° V-Twin two stroke engine, producing 58 bhp at 11,000 rpm and maximum torque at 10,800 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 290 mm discs up front with Tokico four piston calipers
  • 210 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • 41 mm fork with 120 mm travel and 5-level pre-load adjustment
  • Rear shock with 140 mm travel and 7-level pre-load adjustment
  • 6 speed gearbox, kick starter only
  • 2->2 exhaust system

The replacement for the RG250 Gamma features much of the advanced tech behind Suzuki's race bikes, such as a curved radiator, Mikuni oval carburettors and advanced Aluminium frame. The 3-spoke 17" front wheel takes a 110/70 tyre and the rear 18" a 140/60.

  • 1987: White/blue
  • 1988: Blue/white
  • 1989: Blue/white, black/red, Pepsi
  • 1990: Blue/white
  • 1991-1993: Blue/white, black
  • 1994-1995: Blue/white, black/purple
  • 1996: Blue/white, red/white
  • 1997: Black/white/red

VJ21A

1987: It started off production with the rare RGV250H, making only 45 bhp, then the more widely available RGV250K / VJ21A.

1988: RGV250SP Special Production launched with dry clutch, close ratio gearbox and Pepsi paint scheme.

VJ22A

1989: RGV250N with 62 bhp, exhaust timing system, "banana" swingarm and upside down fork.

1990: RGV250M with new swingarm design (+10 kg) and new suspension. SP edition with Lucky Stripe paint scheme.

1994: UK production run of VJ22A ends.

VJ23A

1995: Japan only model with 70 bhp, new 70° V-Twin engine, electric starter, new frame and re-designed suspension / gearbox. Only 2,218 units were produced.

Did You Know?

RGV stands for Racing Gamma V-Twin.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Excellent brakes, light weight

Any Downsides?

  • All the power is really high up the range

Specs

Capacity: 249 cc (low)

Power: 58 bhp / 43 kW (average)

Red Line: 11,500 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 135 mph / 217 km/h (high)

Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)

Range: 130 miles / 209 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 17.0 litres / 3.7 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 755 mm / 29.7 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 146 kg / 322 pounds (light)

Dry Weight: 128 kg / 282 pounds

Power to Weight Ratio: 0.397 bhp/kg / 0.296 kW/kg

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  • 1989 Suzuki RGV 250 VJ21 Classic Two Stroke Sportsbike with 12 Month MOT
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    • £1250 Over Guide Price
    • 1989
    • Wolverhampton(Map)
    • Suzuki RGV 250 VJ21 Classic Two Stroke Sportsbike with 12 Month MOT
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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
1987 £3,400 £2,750 £2,400 27,300
1988 £4,000 £3,200 £2,800 27,600
1989 £4,550 £3,650 £3,200 27,900
1990 £5,100 £4,100 £3,600 28,100
1991 £5,700 £4,550 £4,000 28,200
1992 £6,250 £5,000 £4,400 28,300
1993 £6,850 £5,500 £4,800 28,300
1994 £7,400 £5,950 £5,200 28,300

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
1987 - - - Rarely
1988 1 1 2 Rarely
1989 - 1 1 8 / month
1990 2 1 3 25 / month
1991 - 3 3 Rarely
1992 - 2 2 13 / month
1993 - - - Rarely
1994 1 2 3 Rarely

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