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2001 Suzuki DR650SE
2001 Suzuki DR650SE


– 2001 Suzuki DR650SE


In an age of specialization it’s nice to own a motorcycle that not only meets the basics, like daily transportation, but adds some fun to the equation as well. Enter the DualSport bike – street-legal lighting and instrumentation combined with the lightweight agility of pure off-road machinery.

Thousands of riders have either learned to ride or rediscovered the fun of off-road riding with Suzuki DualSport bikes. Largely based on off-road bikes, these hybrid machines come with lights, speedometers and turn signals so they are also street-legal. They’re versatile, inexpensive to own and maintain, and most of all, pure fun, thanks to their light weight, agility, and ability to go so many places.

Suzuki has done more to grow this market segment than any other manufacturer. How? By offering a complete line of street-legal dirt bikes. By loading up these bikes with advanced technology that was unimaginable 20 years ago, and by backing the Suzuki DualSport Riders Club, which hosts events and sponsors rides all over the country, promoting the safe, responsible use of off-road trails.


The DR650SE features a compact, lightweight SOHC four-stroke engine tuned for strong low-to-midrange power. Cooled by Suzuki’s proven SACS air-oil cooling system, the powerful motor breathes through a 40mm Mikuni “Slingshot” carburetor. Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plating on the cylinder wall minimizes weight and enhances durability.

New-generation conventional forks offer smooth, progressive action, while the fully-adjustable rear shock features a piggyback-type reservoir for optimum performance. A special suspension adjustment allows authorized Suzuki dealers to lower the seat height by a full 40mm for “vertically challenged” riders. For 2001 the DR650SE will come with new graphics.


Suggested Retail: $5,449*
Engine Type: Four-stroke, single-cylinder, air/oil cooled
Bore and Stroke: 100 mm x 82.0 mm
Front Brake: Single Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake: Single Hydraulic Disc
Wheelbase: 1490 mm (58.7 in.), low seat setting 1475mm (58.1 in.)
Dry Weight: 147kg. (324 lbs.)

*Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) shown do not include freight/ destination or other dealer charges.


Overall Length: 2,255 mm (88,8 in)
Overall Width: 865 mm (34,1 in)
Overall Height: 1,205 mm (47,4 in)
Seat Height: 885 mm (34.8 in.)
Ground Clearance: 265 mm (10,4 in)
Wheelbase: 1,490 mm (58.7 in.), low seat setting 1475mm (58.1 in.)
Dry Weight: 147kg. (324 lbs.)
Engine type: Air/oil-cooled 644 cc single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valves. 43 hp (32 kW)/ 6,400 rpm, 54 Nm/ 4.600 rpm.

Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

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