2006 Suzuki DR-Z250

2006 Suzuki Dirt Bikes

May. 01, 2006 By ORC STAFF
Refinements and Replicas

There's a good reason middleweight off-road bikes are so popular. They offer abundant power combined with lightweight handling - and the DR- Z250 4-stroke off-road model offers performance and features suitable for a wide range of riders


  • Compact 249cc 4-stroke, DOHC, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with 4-valve TSCC® cylinder head for low-rpm torque and tractable power
  • SACS air/oil cooling system with high-capacity oil cooler for efficient engine cooling
  • Lightweight magnesium cylinder head cover
  • Electric start with back-up kickstart system and automatic decompression system
  • Mikuni TM 28mm flat-slide carburetor with accelerator pump for quick throttle response
  • Large-capacity 4-liter airbox, plus frame cover with quick-release fasteners for easy air filter maintenance
  • Durable SCEM-plated cylinder is lightweight with excellent heat transfer characteristics
  • Six-speed transmission with cable-operated clutch


  • Durable steel frame with aluminum swingarm and skid-plate
  • Long-travel conventional-style fork with 12-way compression and 17-way rebound damping adjustments
  • Remote-reservoir-type shock absorber with fully adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
  • Large hydraulic front disc brake with twin-piston caliper and single rear disc brake with caliper and disc guard
  • Lightweight off-road lighting system
  • Mechanical trip meter
  • Hand guards as standard equipment
2006 DR-Z250 Specifications
MSRP: $4,699.00
Engine: 249cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, DOHC 4-valve, air/oil-cooled,
Bore Stroke: 73.0 x 59.6mm
Compression Ratio: 10.4:1
Fuel System: MikuniTM TM28SS (CA model MikuniTM BSR32)
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: CDI
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain
Overall Length: 2150mm (84.6 in.)
Overall Width: 880mm (34.6 in.)
Overall Height: 1205mm (47.4 in.)
Seat Height: 890mm (35.0 in.)
Ground Clearance: 300mm (11.8 in.)
Wheelbase: 1455mm (57.3 in.)
Dry Weight: 115kg (253 lbs.)
Suspension Front: Telescopic, oil-damped, 12-way adjustable compression and 17-way rebound damping
Suspension Rear: Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully-adjustable compression/rebound damping and preload
Brakes Front: Single hydraulic disc
Brakes Rear: Single hydraulic disc
Tires Front: 80/100-21
Tires Rear: 100/100-18
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.5 liter (2.8 gal.)
Color: Yellow

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