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Suzuki RG50/GT50/ZR50/X1 brochures
 
I have put some Suzuki RG 50 (also called GT 50, ZR 50 and X-1) sales brochure scans on this page. I would be grateful of any contributions — sales brochures, magazine ads, magazine articles, pictures, specs, facts, corrections etc. Please scan the material in JPEG format (large enough that all the details are visible) and send them to me. Please tell me the source and the publication date if possible. If you send me pictures of your own bike, please follow these instructions.

Suzuki 1977More Suzuki models from 1977
1977 Suzuki year code: B
Suzuki RG50

1977 RG50 sales brochure from Japan. Click to enlarge.
I found this on some Japanese website. I'm not sure about the year, I'd guess it is from 1977. Wire wheels and a single passenger seat. Mechanical disc brake at the front. The RG50E with cast alloy wheels was not presented until 1979.


1977—1978 RG50 specifications (Japan)

Overall Length: 1 815 mm (71.5 in)
Overall Width: 685 mm (27.0 in)
Overall Height: 955 mm (37.6 in)
Wheelbase: 1 170 mm (46.0 in)
Dry Weight: 76 kg (167 lbs)
Engine type: Air-cooled 49 cc 2-stroke, reed valve.
Bore x stroke: 41,0 x 37.8 mm
Compression ratio: 7,2:1
Maximum power output: 6,3 hp/ 8.500 rpm
Maximum torque: 0,53kg-m/ 8.000 rpm
Starter system: Kick starter
Clutch type: Wet multi-plate
Transmission type: 5-speed constant mesh
Primary drive: chain
Frame type: steel pipe
Front suspension: Telescopic, oil dampened
Rear suspension: Swinging arm, oil dampened
Front Tyre: 2.50-17
Rear Tyre: 2.75-17
Wheel type: pressed steel, wire
Retail price, Japan 1978: 119,000 Yen



Suzuki 1979More Suzuki models from 1979
1979 Suzuki year code: N
Suzuki GT50Suzuki GT50P

1979 GT50P sales brochure from Holland (two pages). Click to enlarge.
This brochure scan was sent to me by Johan, courtesy of Suzuki Bromfietsen.
This Dutch model with wire wheels and single passenger seat looks is the same bike as the Japanese RG50 but with adifferent name. Also known as the ZR50.


Suzuki GT50Suzuki GT50P Special

1979 GT50P Special sales brochure from Holland (two pages). Click to enlarge.
This brochure scan was sent to me by Johan, courtesy of Suzuki Bromfietsen.
The ”special” model of the Dutch GT50 is the same bike as RG50E, ZR50 or X1 with alloy cast wheels and a twin passenger seat.



1979 RG50E specifications (Japan)

Overall Length: 1 815 mm (71.5 in)
Overall Width: 685 mm (27.0 in)
Overall Height: 955 mm (37.6 in)
Wheelbase: 1 170 mm (46.0 in)
Dry Weight: 72 kg (159 lbs)
Engine type: Air-cooled 49 cc 2-stroke, reed valve.
Bore x stroke: 41,0 x 37.8 mm
Compression ratio: 7,2:1
Maximum power output: 6,3 hp/ 8.500 rpm
Maximum torque: 0,53 kg-m/ 8.000 rpm
Starter system: Kick starter
Clutch type: Wet multi-plate
Transmission type: 5-speed constant mesh
Primary drive: chain
Frame type: steel pipe
Front suspension: Telescopic, oil dampened
Rear suspension: Swinging arm, oil dampened
Front Tyre: 2.50-17
Rear Tyre: 2.75-17
Wheel type: start type cast wheels
Retail price, Japan 1979: 133,000 Yen



1979 GT50P and GT50P Special specifications (the Netherlands)


Ground clearance: 175 mm (6.9 in)
Dry weight: 71 kg (156 lbs)
Engine type: Air-cooled two-stroke, single cylinder
Cylinder displacement: 49 cc
Bore x stroke: 41,0 x 37,8 mm (1.614 x 1.488 in)
Lubrication: separate oil injection
Carburetor: Mikuni VM12SH
Head light: 15 W
Rear light: 8 W
Stop light: 15W
Battery type: 6V 4Ah
Starter system: Kick starter
Clutch type: Wet multi-plate
Transmission type: 4-speed constant mesh
Primary drive: chain
Pedals!!!
Frame type: steel pipe
Front suspension: Telescopic, oil dampened
Rear suspension: Swinging arm, oil dampened
Front brake: Single disc, diameter 220 mm (7.7 in.)
Rear brake: Internal expanding drum brake, diameter 110 mm (4.3 in.)
Front Tyre: 2.50-17
Rear Tyre: 2.75-17
Fuel tank capacity: 8,5 liter
Reserve: 2,4 liter





More: Suzuki RG models

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Suzuki A50P and A50PD
Suzuki GT50P (RG50 in Japan)
Suzuki GT50P Special (RG50E in Japan)

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Suzuki TS50XK
Suzuki ZR50SLP


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Sources: MCDB, Suzuki Bromfietsen, RG50 History, Illustrator Motorcycle Legends: Suzuki

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