2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 Review

2018 Suzuki VanVan 200
2018 Suzuki VanVan 200
2018 Suzuki VanVan 200
2018 Suzuki VanVan 200
2018 Suzuki VanVan 200
2018 Suzuki VanVan 200

 

GET INTO THE VANVAN SPIRIT.

Here’s the VanVan 200; motorcycling’s extraordinarily retro, funky machine that has formed a growing cadre of admirers. The VanVan is a machine that stands out from the crowd and one that certainly punches well above its weight and class. It has long been a traditional urban adventurer and has grown into an alternative bike that’s now taking enthusiasts on long-distance riding trips just for the fun of it. Its distinctive retro look gives the VanVan its traditional charm and unique character.

The VanVan’s wide and spacious seat provides plenty of room for your plus-one and delivers comfort to the max; throw a leg over it and you’ll see what we mean! With stress-free push-button starting and an advanced, compact electronic fuel injection (EFI) system, you’ll have those fat, over-sized tires rolling in no time. The Suzuki VanVan 200 is a proper motorcycle in every sense, and one that’s loaded with individuality and flair. Just like you.

Get a grip on a whole new standard. Striking looks. Comfort. Power. Versatility. Our standards deliver easy ergonomics, modern style, and metro muscle in dynamite packages. Whatever type of riding you prefer, our standards can handle it.

Get into the VanVan Spirit

The VanVan 200 has grown into a cult bike that’s now taking enthusiasts on long-distance riding trips just for the fun of it.

 

 

2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Traditional Charm and Unique Character

The VanVan is a machine that stands out from the crowd and one that certainly punches well above its weight and class. It has long been a traditional urban adventurer and has grown into a cult bike that’s now taking enthusiasts on long-distance riding trips just for the fun of it. Its distinctive retro look gives the VanVan its traditional charm and unique character.

 

Street-Friendly Power

•199cc, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled engine is built for brisk response.
•Fuel injection, intake/exhaust system layouts and transmission tuned for emphasis on low-to-mid range power and street-friendly power characteristics.
•Carefully selected gear ratios provide smooth acceleration from each gear.
•Air-cooled oil cooler stabilizes the engine performance.

 

Brakes

Front disc brake with two-piston calliper and rear drum brake provide strong stopping power.

 

Suspension

33mm-inner-tube telescopic front forks and single-shock absorber rear suspension with 136mm of wheel travel for supple handling performance.

 

Distinctive Styling

Compact round 60/55W headlight and bold, distinctively designed rear combination light. The wide 18-inch 130/80 front balloon tyre on an aluminium-rim wheel and extra-wide 14-inch 180/80 rear balloon tyre, enhance the VanVan’s classic retro look and add to it’s unique character.

 

 

2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Key Features
The VanVan’s 199cc, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled engine is built for excellent response

Easy, push-button electric starting

Advanced, compact fuel injection system and well-designed exhaust are tuned with an emphasis on low-to-mid range power delivery that’s street friendly

Carefully selected transmission gear ratios provide smooth acceleration through each gear

Air-cooled oil cooler helps stabilize the engine’s performance

Wide 18-inch front and extra-wide 14-inch balloon tires, boost the VanVan’s classic retro look and add to its unique character

Wide, pleated and plush seat has a low seat height great for both rider and passenger

Classic round headlight upfront and a bold, distinctively designed rear tail/stop light

Easy-to-read speedometer with black face and white numbers glow with color in the dark

 

 

Engine Features
Classic, air-cooled 199cc, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, engine is built for durability and excellent throttle response

Robust charging system supplies the battery so the VanVan’s electric start is push-button easy

Advanced, compact EFI system features an integrated fuel pump/ injector assembly for precise fuel delivery that results in outstanding performance and economy

Automatic idle speed control (ISC) means start up is easy with no choke and the idle speed is always right, not matter the condition

Air-cooled oil cooler (like those used on the DR650S) helps control engine temperature to stabilize performance

Catalyzer-equipped exhaust system helps control emissions while the bullet-shaped muffler produces a pleasant exhaust note

 

 

Engine Features
Precise manual clutch feeds a five speed transmission with gear ratios that provide brisk acceleration and smooth cruising

 

Chassis Features
Strong, steel diamond-style frame is the foundation for low-slung fun

Slim shaped 1.7 gal. (6.5L) fuel tank is low and out of the way when riding while providing great range

The wide 18-inch 130/80 front balloon tire on an aluminum rim wheel and extra-wide 14-inch 180/80 rear balloon tire, enhance the VanVan’s classic retro look and add to its unique character

Front disc brake with two-piston caliper and rear drum brake provide strong stopping power

Widely spaced, 33mm-inner-tube telescopic front fork and single-shock absorber rear suspension with 136mm of wheel travel for supple handling performance

Wide, spacious and generously cushioned seat has a low 30.3 inch (770 mm) seat height that delivers a comfortable experience for both the rider and passenger

Rubber-covered, large-sized footpegs add even more comfort to the ride

Well-spaced tubular handlebar and control levers make guiding the VanVan an easy task

Compact round 60/55W headlight, chrome body turn signals and bold, distinctively designed rear combination light bring classic functionality to the VanVan

Convenient one-piece grab bar with luggage hooks for cargo strap attachment points

Fender mounted pouch provides storage for the owner’s manual and hand tools

 

 

Additional Features
12-month limited warranty. Lengthen the protection time and add benefits through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)

Stylized Suzuki “S” 3-D emblems on the fuel tank and the fork upper bracket denotes the quality, sophistication and performance legacy of the brand

A variety of Genuine Suzuki Accessories for VanVan owners are available including a large selection of Suzuki logo apparel

 

 

2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4599  USD

Engine
Engine 199cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC
Bore x Stroke 66.0 x 58.2 mm (2.59 x 2.29 in.)
Compression Ratio 9.4: 1
Fuel System Fuel Injection, 26mm throttle body
Starter Electric starter
Lubrication Wet sump
Drive Train
Clutch Wet multi-plate, manual actuation
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain, DID 520DMA4, 112 links
Chassis
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, single coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake, single rotor
Brakes Rear Drum brake
Tires Front 130/80-18 M/C 66P, tube type
Tires Rear 180/80-14 M/C 78P, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 6.5 L (1.71 US gallons)
Color Pearl Mira Red -or- Solid Black
Electrical
Ignition Electronic ignition (transistorized)
Ignition NGK DR8EA or DENSO X24ESR-U
Headlight 12V 60/55W
Taillight 12V 21/5W
Dimensions and Curb Weight
Overall Length 2140 mm (84.3 in)
Overall Width 860 mm (33.8 in.)
Wheelbase 1385 mm (54.5 in)
Ground Clearance 215 mm (8.46 in.)
Seat Height 770 mm (30.3 in)
Curb Weight 128.0 kg (282.2 lbs)
Warranty
Warranty 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty*
Extensions *Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)

 

 

2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $  CDN

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2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

 

 

 

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