Suzuki RV 125 Van Van
The Suzuki RV125 Van Van is a motorcycle series manufactured by Suzuki in the 1970s and reintroduced again in 2003.
1972 - 1981
The Suzuki RV125 had an air-cooled, 123cc single cylinder, 2-stroke engine producing 9.8hp @ 6000rpm. The RV range also consisted of 50cc, 75cc and 90cc variants.
The new RV125 VanVan has a four stroke, air cooled, single cylinder, SOHC engine with 125cc displacement producing 12hp @ 9500rpm.
It has a six speed gearbox and chain drive, with a dry mass of 117Kg and a seat height of 770mm. The Suzuki RV125 is a classed as a dual purpose bike, capable of cruising around 60mph on the highway or riding on trails, sandy or rough ground, although it is not designed for mud.
The 2007 model now has fuel injection instead of the carburettor featured on earlier models
It is often referred to as a 'sandbike'
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Overall length: 2140mm (84.3in)
Overall width: 860mm (33.9in)
Overall height: 1120mm (44.1in)
Wheelbase: 1385mm (54.5in)
Seat height: 770mm (30.3in)
Dry Mass: 118kg (260.1lbs)
Fuel capacity: 6.5litres (1.4gallons)
Engine capacity: 125cc
Engine: Four stroke, air-cooled, OHC
Bore: 57mm x 48.8mm
Compression ratio: 9.2 : 1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Electronic ignition (Transistorised)
Fuel system: Fuel injection
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Front suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear suspension: Swingarm type, coil spring, oil damped
Front brakes: Disc brake
Rear brakes: Drum brake
Front tyres: 130/80-18 M/C 66P tube type
Rear tyres: 180/80-14 M/C 78P tube type
- Suzukicycles.org Jarmo Haapamäkis' attempt to document all Suzuki Motorcycles ever built
- Suzuki GB 2007 model RV125 VanVan
Suzuki motorcycle timeline, 1990s–present
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|RV 125 Van Van|