Are you looking for a dirt bike that offers a remarkable amount of power and agility for riding trails and taking jumps? There are a few different models out there that have probably caught your eye, but the 2018 Suzuki DR tends to stand out among the rest. This impressive dirt bike offers a lot to its riders to help them take over the competition in Zanesville, Thornville, and Cambridge. Learn more about the 2018 Suzuki DR in our comprehensive review, and find out if it’s right for you.
The DR 2400S includes a 398cc 4-stroke single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that’s mated with a 5-speed constant mesh transmission. The bike also features the multi-plate, wet type, manual release clutch to help the rider gain momentum when approaching a considerable jump. As for the handling, the bike is fitted with a telescopic coil-spring and oil damped and adjustable front suspension. The link type coil spring and oil damped adjustable spring preload rear suspension to help absorb the jolt of landing after a major jump. In short, taking jumps is easier than ever before.
This bike also offers a sleek body that measures out to 90.9 inches long and about 34.4 inches wide. The wheelbase is at 58.5 inches, offering a ground clearance of 11.8 inches. Your seat rests at 36.8 inches high and the bike, with all of its fluids and components, weighs just 317 lbs.
Opt for the DR Z400SM, and you can enjoy some of the same engine components as the DR 2400S along with a few upgrades. One of the major differences with this bike is the front suspension, which includes an inverted telescopic coil spring. It includes larger tires, and its body is also noticeably different. The DR Z400SM is shorter than the 2400S at 87.6 inches in length and 47.2 inches in height, but it features a slightly wider body at 33.7 inches. Its seat height is shorter at 35 inches, but the bike itself weighs a bit more at 322 lbs.
This review of the 2018 Suzuki DR, with a focus on the DR 2400S and DR Z400SM gave you helpful insight, but the best way to learn about this incredible dirtbike is to experience it for yourself. When you’re ready, we invite you to stop by Treadway Honda Suzuki Polaris, and learn more from our experts. Our friendly team knows every inch of the new Suzuki DR and are happy to offer all the help and knowledge you need. You can even take the Suzuki DR out for a test drive to see what it can do with you at the helm.
Our mission is to help riders and racers in Zanesville, Thornville, and Cambridge learn more about their options, so they can choose the model that’s right for them. Contact us to learn more and schedule your test drive today!