Viewed alongside other machines from the period, the Suzuki is highly advanced, using design techniques developed in the groundbreaking 250 and 500 twins.
Power comes on strong and healthily from a shade over 3500 and for the next 1500 revs, this is the best place to be for pottering around and minding your own business.The bike has little to say for itself within this range and is happy to keep up this pretense all day long, let the revs rise however and a second wind is achieved, the engine takes off again on its way to the redline around 8000 rpm. Unlike its gearbox happy 250cc stablemate the 350 will stay in one gear right down into the lower reaches of the tacho and then back up again, gear shifts are few unless you really want to race something else.
ABOUT THIS BIKE
Chassis #: T35036224
Engine #: 36224
5 owners with 3 long term owners from new
In very nice original condition.
Aesthetically the T series is very pleasing to the eye, on its side stand the 350 is part and willing with a tail down and head up attitude. The overall design is simple and not in any way ostentatious, not bristling with chrome like many from the period but rather functional and business-like with everything in the right amount.
This doesn’t diminish once on the move and the twin is eager to go. For a little machine, the 350 Suzuki is a real mover, feeling like a 250 but going and pulling far stronger. The carburetion is complex, using instruments of a size previously unseen with this capacity of engine the potential for an over rich mixture, and with it bogging down low in the rev range, in use however the 32mm Mikunis are smooth and well controlled, creating a low down grunt not normally associated with piston-port, two-stroke engines.
TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
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