FIRST LOOK! 2022 SUZUKI RM-Z450, RM-Z250 & RM85

FIRST LOOK! 2022 SUZUKI MOTOCROSS MODELS

The 2022 Suzuki motocross models have been revealed. The three Suzuki models (RM-Z450, RM-Z250, RM85) are from what we can tell from the information that Suzuki has provided that they are all identical to the 2021 models. Below of some highlights of the Suzuki bikes.

2022 SUZUKI RM-Z450

2022 SUZUKI RM-Z450The 2022 RM-Z450 offers a sleek, race-ready appearance, strong engine, and nimble chassis continuing the Suzuki tradition of extraordinarily precise handling. 

The RM-Z450 epitomizes Suzuki’s Winning Balance philosophy of “Run, Turn, and Stop” with strong brakes for controlled stopping power, a wide spread of engine muscle with high peak power, and a strong, light, and more nimble chassis that remains the class standard for cornering performance. 

Tuning the electronic fuel injection and ignition systems for maximum performance is easy thanks to Suzuki’s smartphone-based MX-Tuner or proven fuel-coupler system that is included with each 2022 RM-Z450. 

PRICE: $8999

RM-Z450 SPECS

2022 SUZUKI RM-Z450ENGINE
Engine: 449cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC
Bore x Stroke: 96.0 mm x 62.1 mm (3.78 in. x 2.40 in.)
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Fuel System: Fuel injection, 44mm throttle body
-Starter: Primary kickstarter with automatic decompressor
-Lubrication: Semi-dry sump

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch: Wet, multi-plate type
Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain, DID 520DMA2K, 114 links

CHASSIS
Suspension, Front: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable damping
Suspension, Rear: BFRC-link type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable spring preload, and damping force
Brake, Front: Disc brake, single rotor
Brake, Rear: Disc brake, single rotor
Tire, Front: 80/100-21 M/C 51M, tube type
Tire, Rear: 110/90-19 M/C 62M, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity: 6.3 L (1.7 US gal.)

ELECTRICAL
Ignition: Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark plugs: NGK DIMR8C10

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 2175 mm (85.6 in.)
Overall Width: 835 mm (32.9 in.)
Overall Height: 1260 mm (49.6 in.)
Wheelbase: 1480 mm (58.3 in.)
Ground Clearance: 330 mm (13.0 in.)
Seat Height: 960 mm (37.8 in.)
Curb Weight: 112 kg (247 lb.)

2022 SUZUKI RM-Z250

2022 SUZUKI RM-Z250 The agile RM-Z250 combines the sleek, race-ready appearance of the RM-Z450 with a versatile engine and responsive chassis to deliver superior performance. Using Suzuki’s “RUN, TURN, and STOP” philosophy, factory engineers have made the RM-Z250 a formidable competitor. 

The RM-Z250 is fed by a dual injector EFI system, a center-port cylinder head and an AMA-compliant exhaust, the RM-Z250’s engine delivers strong, usable power through the entire rev-range. 

The twin-spar aluminum frame and hydro-formed swingarm carry a KYB-supplied suspension that includes a coil spring fork and a shock with four-way damping force adjustment. Strong brakes and ergonomically shaped bodywork help keep the rider in control as the RM-Z250 carves up the racetrack. 

Tuning the fuel injection and ignition for maximum performance is easy thanks to Suzuki’s smartphone-based MX-Tuner and proven fuel-coupler system. Suzuki’s 

PRICE: $7899

RM-Z250 SPECS

2022 SUZUKI RM-250ENGINE
Engine: 249cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC
Bore x Stroke: 77.0 mm x 53.6 mm (3.0 in. x 2.1 in.)
Compression Ratio: 13.75:1
Fuel System: Fuel injection, dual-injector type
Starter: Primary kickstarter with automatic decompressor
Lubrication: Semi-dry sump

DRIVETRAIN
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate type
Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain, DID 520DMA4K, 114 links

CHASSIS
Suspension, Front: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable damping force
Suspension, Rear: Single unit, link type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable spring preload and damping force
Brake, Front: Disc brake, single rotor
Brake, Rear: Disc brake, single rotor
Tire, Front: 80/100-21 M/C 51M, tube type
Tire, Rear: 100/90-19 M/C 57M, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity: 6.3 L (1.7 US gal.)

ELECTRICAL
Ignition: Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark plugs: NGK CR8EIB-10

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 2185 mm (86.02 in.)
Overall Width: 835 mm (32.9 in.)
Overall Height: 1255 mm (49.4 in.)
Wheelbase: 1485 mm (58.46 in.)
Ground Clearance: 330 mm (13.0 in.)
Seat Height: 955 mm (37.5 in.)
Curb Weight: 106 kg (233 lb.)

2022 SUZUKI RM85

2022 SUZUKI RM85

The 2022 RM85 continues to carry on the powerful tradition of racing excellence in the Suzuki motocross family. The reliable two-stroke engine produces smooth power at any speed with an emphasis on low- to mid-range performance. Just like its larger RM-Z cousins, the RM85 delivers class-leading handling for both experienced racers and rookie riders alike. With its smooth power delivery and lightweight handling, the RM85 is the perfect motocross bike for anyone learning to race—and striving to win! 

RM85 SPECS

ENGINE
Engine: 84.7cc, 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 48.0 mm x 46.8 mm (1.88 in. x 1.84 in.)
Compression Ratio: 9.5/10.9:1
Fuel System: Keihin PE28, single carburetor
Starter: Primary kickstarter

DRIVETRAIN
Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain, DID 428DS, 118 links

CHASSIS

Suspension, Front: Telescopic, pneumatic/coil spring, oil damped
Suspension, Rear: Link type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable spring preload
Brake, Front: Disc brake, single rotor
Brake, Rear: Disc brake, single rotor
Tire, Front: 70/100-17 M/C 40M, tube type
Tire, Rear: 90/100-14 M/C 49M, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.0 L (1.3 US gal.)

ELECTRICAL

Ignition: Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark plugs: NGK BR10ES

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length: 1805 mm (71.1 in.)
Overall Width: 735 mm (28.9 in.)
Overall Height: 1100 mm (43.3 in.)
Wheelbase: 1240 mm (48.8 in.)
Ground Clearance: 325 mm (12.8 in.)
Seat Height: 850 mm (33.5 in.)
Curb Weight: 73 kg (161 lb.)

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