Suzuki has released its 2019 line-up for motocross, dual-sport, off-road, and youth models. The most news-worthy new models are the in the RM-Z and DR-Z families with the RM-Z250 motocrosser and all-new DR-Z50 youth model. Suzuki has said it focuses on the fundamental performance elements of run, turn, and stop when it comes to the RM-Z line and have been hyperfocused on advancing the 250’s turn capabilities while bringing over technology from the revamped 2018 RM-Z450 to create what Suzuki calls the Winning Balance. The all-new DR-Z50 adds a new youth motorcycle to the market that’s easy and convenient for youngsters to sink their teeth into.

Suzuki favorites such as the RM-Z450, DR-Z400SM, and RMX450Z among others have received bold new graphics with little to no mechanical changes through the rest of the line. We hope to be able to report on the 2019 Street model lineup soon.

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Suzuki Introduces 2019 Motocross, DualSport, Off-Road and Youth Models

All-new RM-Z250 and DR-Z50 top the list of updated and returning models

Brea, CA (July 17, 2018) – Led by the advance look at an all-new RM-Z250 motocross machine and the new DR-Z50 mini, Suzuki Motor of America (SMAI) is proud to announce the introduction of its 2019 Motocross, DualSport, Off-road and Youth models. The completely updated RM-Z250 features a long list of enhancements and performance improvements and now mirrors the cutting-edge styling of its big brother RM-Z450, introduced just last year. For young riders just starting out, Suzuki offers the new DR-Z50 mini. Featuring a host of convenience and safety features, the DR-Z50 is the perfect way to introduce youngsters to the thrill of dirt bike riding.

All-new from the ground up in 2018, the RM-Z450 returns with key updates to its suspension while Suzuki’s versatile DualSport and DR-Z400SM models continue to provide owners with class-leading performance whether riding on- or off-road. For those ready to take Suzuki’s renowned motocross bike handling to the trails, the RMX450Z returns for serious desert and woods riders. The DR-Z125L is everyone’s favorite trail bike and returns with RM-Z inspired graphics.

2019 Motocross Models

Suzuki’s tradition of building championship winning, high-performance motocross machines takes the next step forward with the pre-announcement of the all-new, 2019 RM-Z250. Designed to move it to the head of the 250 class, this all-new stunner features a long list of enhancements and performance improvements. Preliminary information on this new motorcycle is available now with full product details and specifications set to be announced in September.

Evolving the fundamental performance elements of ‘RUN’, ‘TURN’ and ‘STOP’ to a new level, Suzuki has infused the Winning Balance into the new 2019 RM-Z250.

Suzuki engineers have achieved an even greater level of balance between the race-proven performance of the RM-Z250’s engine and chassis. Particular attention was focused on advancing its ‘TURN’ capabilities to continue Suzuki’s tradition of producing the best handling motorcycles on the racetrack.

The styling of the RM-Z250 is all-new and unified with that of the RM-Z450.

NEW 2019 RM-Z250

Suzuki

New Aluminum Frame & Swingarm
More Power and Improved Throttle Response
Sleek New Bodywork & Ergonomics
New Coil-spring Fork & Shock/Linkage
Champion Yellow with Red/Blue Graphics
MSRP $TBA
Estimated arrival at dealers: February 2019
Click here to learn more about the RM-Z250
*Additional information will be available in September 2018

2019 RM-Z450

Suzuki

DOHC 4-valve, 449cc, 4-stroke Engine
Suzuki EFI with Tuning Coupler System
Twin-spar Aluminum Frame & Swingarm
New Rear Shock Spring
Updated Suspension Settings
Champion Yellow with Red/Blue Graphics
MSRP $8949
Estimated arrival at dealers: August 2018
Click here to learn more about the RM-Z450

With a decade’s worth of race win dominance, the 2019 RM-Z450 remains the champion’s choice. Fully-revised in 2018, the RM-Z450 returns with its sleek, race-ready appearance, strong engine and a nimble chassis that continues Suzuki’s tradition of having the best handling 450. To further improve the agile RM-Z450, a new spring has been fitted to the SHOWA BFRC shock with new damping force settings while the coil-spring fork has new damping-force settings as well. Continual improvement is why the RM-Z450 remains the class standard for cornering performance.

2019 RM85

Suzuki

The Choice of Future Champions
Strong & Reliable 84.7cc Two-stroke Engine
Six-speed Transmission & Manual Clutch
Fully Adjustable SHOWA Suspension
Champion Yellow with Red/Blue Graphics
MSRP $4199
Estimated arrival at dealers: November 2018
Click here to learn more about the RM85

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2019 Dual-sport Models

Suzuki offers the best all-around selection of DualSport models in the industry. As evident with the DR-Z400S, Suzuki DualSport models are fun, reliable and capable motorcycles available to anyone who’s ready to take a ride down an off-road trail or ribbon of asphalt. The versatile DR650S sports the ability to reduce its chassis and seat height for rider comfort and confidence while the DR200S is at home trail riding or commuting; delivering an impressive 88 MPG.

2019 DR650S

Suzuki

644cc, Air and Oil-cooled, Four-stroke Engine
Push-button Electric Start & Street-legal Lighting
Optional Adjustable Seat Height
Smooth-shifting 5-speed Transmission
Solid Black with Red Graphics
MSRP $6599
Estimated arrival at dealers: August 2018
Click here to learn more about the DR650S

2019 DR-Z400S

Suzuki

Liquid-cooled, 398cc DOHC Engine
Push-button Electric Start & Street-legal Lighting
Slim Chassis with Fully-adjustable Suspension
Spoke-style wheels, Aluminum 21” and 18” Rims
Solid White Bodywork with Blue/Black Graphics
MSRP $6749
Estimated arrival at dealers: November 2018
Click here to learn more about the DR-Z400S

2019 DR200S

Suzuki

199cc OHC, Four-stroke Engine
Low 33.3” Seat Height & 278 Ready-to-Ride Pounds
Push-button Electric Start & Street-legal Lighting
Over 8-inches of Front and Rear Suspension Travel,
Solid White Bodywork with Blue/Black Graphics
MSRP $4649
Estimated arrival at dealers: August 2018
Click here to learn more about the DR200S

2019 DR-Z400SM

Suzuki

Liquid-cooled, 398cc DOHC Engine
Push-button Electric Start & Street-legal Lighting
Inverted, Fully-adjustable RM-style Fork
Solid White Bodywork with Red/Black Graphics with Wide, Spoke-style Wheels with Gold-anodized Rims 120/70-17 & 140/70-17 Sportbike Tires
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Solid White Bodywork with Blue/Black Graphics with Wide, Spoke-style Wheels with Blue-anodized Rims
MSRP $7349
Estimated arrival at dealers: September 2018
Click here to learn about the DR-Z400SM

Suzuki’s DR-Z400SM combines a narrow, off-road capable chassis with street-legal components to produce a lightweight, Supermotard package that turns, accelerates, and stops better than many sportbikes. The DR-Z400SM has an inverted front fork, wide, spoke-style wheels sporting sportbike tires, and a 300mm floating front brake rotor. There are two color choices for the 2019 DR-Z400SM; Solid White bodywork with red/black graphics plus gold-anodized EXCEL rims on the wheels, or white bodywork with blue/black graphics and blue-anodized rims.

2019 Off-road Models

The new 2019 DR-Z50 is a high-quality, Suzuki-built mini-bike that brings ease and convenience to riders just getting started on two wheels. With an automatic clutch, 3-speed transmission, electric starting and a low 22-inch seat height, this RM-styled bike will help build confidence and riding ability for young, supervised riders. The 49cc engine delivers a smooth, controllable power-band plus adult supervisors can adjust the power level so young riders can learn at a proper pace.

Joining the DR-Z50 is the DR-Z125L that’s ideal for riders of intermediate stature and skill, and the RMX450Z that combines elements of the championship-caliber RM-Z450 with features needed for serious trail work.

2019 DR-Z50 NEW

Suzuki

Reliable 49cc, 4-stroke Engine
Smooth-shifting 3-speed Transmission & Auto-clutch
Push-button electric starting with back-up kick starter
Keyed Ignition & Power Limiter for Parental Control
Inverted Fork & Single Rear-shock
Champion Yellow with Red/Blue Graphics
MSRP $1749
Estimated arrival at dealers: September 2018
Click here to learn about the 2019 DR-Z50

2019 DR-Z125L

Suzuki

Compact & Reliable 124cc 4-stroke Single
Smooth-shifting Transmission, Easy-pull Manual Clutch
Strong Steel Frame & Beam-style Swingarm
Telescopic forks & Single, Link-type Rear Suspension
Champion Yellow Bodywork with RM-Z Style Graphics
MSRP $3299
Estimated arrival at dealers: August 2018
Click here to learn about the DR-Z125L

2019 RMX450Z

Suzuki

Enduro-ready Off-road Bike based on the RM-Z450
Electric-starting with Kick-start Back-up
Competition-ready Instruments and Lighting
Black-anodized Wheels with 18-inch Rear Rim
Fully-adjustable, SHOWA Fork & Rear Shock
Champion Yellow with Red/Blue Graphics
MSRP $8999
Estimated arrival at dealers: August 2018
Click here to learn about the 2019 RMX450Z

1The DR200S, DR650S, DR-Z400S, DR-Z400SM models are covered by Suzuki’s On-road, 12-month Limited Warranty. The DR-Z50, DR-Z125L and RMX450Z models are covered by Suzuki’s Off-road, 6-month Limited Warranty. The QuadSport Z50 and QuadSport Z90 models are covered by Suzuki’s ATV, 12-month Limited Warranty. The competition RM85, RM-Z250 and RM-Z450 models do not have warranty coverage.