2007 Suzuki RM85

2007 Suzuki Dirtbikes

Sep. 01, 2006 By ORC STAFF
New Features and Refinements
2007 Suzuki RM85
Key Features

The machine of choice in the mini-class available in two wheel size versions.


Engine Features
  • High-revving 84.7cc, liquid-cooled, case-reed engine produces strong peak power and torque - includes aluminum exhaust valves for more stable exhaust flow and RM125-style exhaust valve governor and linkage for precise valve movement and strong throttle response.
  • SCEM-plated cylinder - lighter than a steel-sleeved cylinder with superior heat transfer capability.
  • KeihinT PE28 carburetor provides smooth throttle response and is designed for simplified maintenance.
  • Smooth shifting 6-speed transmission - shift drum detent plate and detent spring designed for positive shift feel, plus needle bearing mounted on the left side of the shift drum to reduce friction.
  • Knurl-finished gear shift lever tip for improved appearance and feel.
  • Large-capacity radiator for efficient engine cooling (same size as single RM125 radiator).
  • Magneto cover with styling similar to RM125/250.


Chassis Features
  • Frame designed for increased rigidity, durability and straight line performance; features large diameter tubing in key areas and large front reinforcement plate.
  • Aluminum swingarm with chain adjustment system similar to RM125 and 250.
  • Brake and shift pedals designed with thick cross-section for durability.
  • Showa 37mm inverted fork featuring cartridge damping system with fully-adjustable rebound damping and 20-way adjustable compression damping - Includes fork guards to protect inner fork tubes.
  • Showa rear shock absorber with large diameter shock body and valving designed to produce a plush feel and increase bottoming resistance.
  • Twin piston front brake caliper and large 220mm diameter front brake rotor, plus RM125 front master cylinder.
  • Lightweight rear brake system with large 200mm diameter rear brake rotor for positive brake feel.
  • Chrome-moly footpegs for increased durability and improved rider feel.
  • RM125-style clutch lever with long lever stroke for precise clutch operation and feel.
  • Two wheel size versions to fit a variety of young riders: RM85 - F: 70/100-17, R: 90/100-14, RM85L - F: 70/100-19, R: 90/100-16
  • Fuel tank, radiator shroud, seat and number plates with design and graphics similar to RM125/250.
MSRP $3,099.00
Engine Type 84.7cc, two-stroke, single cylinder, liquid-cooled, AETC, crankcase reed
Bore and Stroke 48 x 46.8mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 / 10.9:1
Fuel System KeihinT PE28
Lubrication Premix
Ignition CDI
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive #428 chain
Front Suspension Inverted, cartridge-type, 20-way adjustable compression & fully-adjustable rebound damping, 10.8 inches of travel
Rear Suspension Link-type, fully-adjustable spring preload, and 4-way compression and 16-way rebound damping, 10.9 inches of travel
Front Brake Single hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Single hydraulic disc
Front Tire 70/100-17 40M
Rear Tire 90/100-14 49M
Overall Length 1895 (74.6 in.)
Overall Width 735mm (28.9 in.)
Overall Height 1100mm (43.3 in.)
Seat Height 850mm (33.5 in.)
Ground Clearance 325mm (12.8 in.)
Wheelbase 1240mm (48.8 in.)
Dry Weight 65 kg (143 lbs.)
Fuel Capacity 5.0 liter (1.3 gal.)
Available Colors Yellow
Specifications and features are subject to change

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