The all new RM-Z250 – fuel injection lands in mx2

Fuel injection lands in the MX2 motocross class later this year, with the introduction of the 2010 Suzuki RM-Z250.

Stealing a march in MX1 just two years ago with the launch of the fuel injected RM-Z450 (the first production motocross machine with injection), Suzuki leads the way once again, offering a similar system to MX2 riders for the very first time, with the all-new RM-Z250.

Derived from its larger capacity sibling, the new 250’s battery-less fuel system boasts a 43mm throttle-body, with a progressive throttle linkage and 16-bit computer, powered by a durable, lightweight magneto-generator. Combined with revised cam timing, uprated intake ports and a stronger connecting rod (boosting maximum engine speed to 13,500rpm), the new RM-Z offers even more power and torque than before.

And it’s not just the engine that’s seen significant updates either, as the RM-Z250’s twin-spar aluminium alloy frame has seen redesign, most notably with an increase in lower frame rail wall thickness (up from 2.5mm to 3mm), while the side rails are now shallower. Controlling the heightened power, is a new swingarm, increasing rigidity thanks to an improved centre brace that concentrates the mass for an enhanced suspension action, offering greater traction.

With a new, sharper look courtesy of revised plastics which offer a slimmer feel and race-ready black number boards as standard, the 2010 RM-Z250 offers a factory ride straight from the dealer.

The 2010 RM-Z250 is scheduled to be in authorised Suzuki off-road dealers during the autumn of this year, with a recommended retail price to be announced before its launch.

Key Points:

Fuel Injected (43mm throttle body)

More Power & Torque

Aluminium Fuel Tank

Revised Frame (increased wall thickness)

Revised Swingarm (for greater traction)

Black Number Boards

Revised Suspension (front spring & damping rate / rear linkage change)

New Footrests

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For further press information contact Luke Plummer or Helen Morgan at the Suzuki GB Press Office (Motorcycles), Tel: 01525 270600 or 07725 956783


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