SUZUKI GT 550 - 1972-1978

The GT 550 had much less success than her sister the GT 380, and yet it did not miss a charm; perhaps because of its bastard cubic capacity. It should be specified that it had a hard competition with the Kawasaki 500 H1 or the Honda 500 Four.


 Engine type : 2-stroke, in line 3-cylinder, piston reed valve, air-cooled " Ram-Air-System".
 Capacity :  543 cm3
 Bore x Stroke :  61 x 62 mm
 Max power/rpm :  50 HP at 6500 rpm
 Max torque :  6.1 m.kg at 5000 rpm
 Compression ratio :  6.8 : 1
 Fuel system :  3 Mikuni carburettors - Type : VM 28 SC
 Ignition :  battery - 12 V
 Gear box :  5 speed
 Tyres :  Front : 3.25 X 19" Rear : 4.00 X 18"
 Weight (full) :  215 kg
 Max speed :  175 km/h