A Suzuki GT550 in this condition is now quite rare. This is a UK model that generally works very well, just as it should do. The engine starts easily on all three cylinders and is a joy to ride. The bike is registered as historic with DVLA so there is no vehicle excise duty to pay and MOT tests are no longer needed. The bike also has an original owners manual and V5 registration document.
Key features of the Suzuki GT550 model:
Engine: The GT550 was powered by a two-stroke, air-cooled, three-cylinder engine. It had a displacement of approximately 543cc, producing a healthy amount of power for its time.
Performance: The GT550 was well-regarded for its performance, and it was often considered a powerful and fast bike of its era. It provided a good balance of power and handling, making it a popular choice for riders looking for a thrilling experience.
Design: The bike had a classic and stylish design, common to many motorcycles of the 1970s. Its angular lines and chrome accents were typical of the era’s aesthetic.
Transmission: The GT550 featured a 5-speed manual transmission, allowing riders to make the most of the engine’s powerband.
Remember that vintage motorcycles, especially two-strokes, may have different maintenance requirements compared to modern bikes. If you’re interested in owning one, it’s essential to do thorough research and be prepared for potential maintenance challenges.
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