The original Suzuki Marauder is a remarkable model, first produced in the year 1998. Its production continues till the present time, and many different versions appeared on the market. The standard one includes basic specification which abounds in good-quality characteristics. The price for such a vehicle is low for its specs, and any beginner will enjoy riding a simplified motorcycle. It is oriented for urban lifestyle, as it copes with overloaded city streets.
The motorcycle is equipped with a two valve four stroke engine, which is able to deliver 12bhp with 7ftlb of torque. The bike develops the maximum speed of 65mph. The light weight of the bike makes it easy to handle at high speed. Despite its modest parameters of the engine, the bike is quick enough for beginners. The displacement of the fuel tank is right-oriented, while the ignition is on the left side, The position of the exhaust pipes results in reduction of noise level, that is why some owners install a new exhaust system so as to fell the power of the engine.
The handling is easy to manage in town. The seating position is low (it is about 680mm). At cornering the bike has good clearance that is why the leaning is not felt by the pilot. At low speed the handling is easy to predict. It is also very balanced due to the upright position of the driver.
The basic equipment is functional, which results in easiness of bikes managing. The supply of space for luggage is also decent for such a cruiser. The dashboard is equipped with different indicators with chrome finishes. But weather conditions and different outward influence can easily damage the chrome indicators and side panels. That is why any owner should always check his motorcycle and do some amount of repairs. But the reliability of the main details has a very g=high level of application.
Despite its modest engine’s parameters, the bike is very durable and fits very well those who only learn how to ride a motorcycle. The bike rides well on city streets with heavy traffic.