1981 Suzuki RGV 500

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1981
  • Motorcycle type 
    Street
  • Lot number 
    217
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Colour  
    Other
  • Location

Description

In the 1970s, the Suzuki RG500 played a key role in bringing about two-stroke dominance in Moto GPOne of a very limited supply of these race-only bikesThe F1 (Moto GP-spec) bikes were onlysupplied to chosen teams/privateers with demonstrable funding/experience1982 was the first year Suzuki fittedfullyfloating mono-shock suspensionThis Mk7sports magnesium crankcases and carburettors,astepped square engine, and a dry clutchA lovely example of an F1 customer race bikeFull details to follow