Suzuki put its new prototype race bike through its first test laps alongside other MotoGP racers in preparation for its impending return to racing in the 2015 season. Test rider Nobuatsu Aoki, who had been playing a key role in the racebike’s development, took the new Suzuki 1000cc Inline-Four prototype out for a few shakedown […]
Suzuki Unveils New 2015 DR200S
For 2015, Suzuki’s new 2015 DR200S features significant updates to make it a more stylish, more comfortable and more versatile dual sport motorcycle.
For 2015, this 199cc dual sport gets RM-Z-inspired styling, plus cool “Champion Yellow” bodywork. Taillight and indicators have been tweaked to better accommodate the updated styling. A new, rounder seat integrates naturally with the bike’s redesigned fuel tank. Riders will enjoy increased comfort for street rides, and better cornering control on the dirt. The ergonomics redesign also makes the DR200S a better fit to a wider range of riders. The DR sports a 3.4-gallon fuel tank and is estimated to attain 105 mpg, so riders can keep enjoying the bike instead of filling the gas tank.
The air-cooled four-stroke, 199cc single-cylinder engine is compact, helping keep the bike light and maneuverable, yet it makes ample torque to handle dirt trails, plus smooth top-end power that allows confident open-road riding. The cylinder is plated with Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) for increased reliability. Other features include disc brakes, pre-load adjustable rear suspension, and push-button electric start, for a dual-sport bike ready for a fun getaway.
At $4,499, the 2015 Suzuki DR200S – available in Yellow and in Black – is an affordable way to enjoy motorcycling on a wide variety of roads and trails.
Go to www.suzukicycles.com for more information.