2018 Suzuki VanVan 200

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Here’s the VanVan 200; motorcycling’s extraordinarily retro, funky machine that has formed a growing cadre of admirers. The VanVan is a machine that stands out from the crowd and one that certainly punches well above its weight and class. It has long been a traditional urban adventurer and has grown into an alternative bike that’s now taking enthusiasts on long-distance riding trips just for the fun of it. Its distinctive retro look gives the VanVan its traditional charm and unique character.

The VanVan’s wide and spacious seat provides plenty of room for your plus-one and delivers comfort to the max; throw a leg over it and you’ll see what we mean! With stress-free push-button starting and an advanced, compact electronic fuel injection (EFI) system, you’ll have those fat, over-sized tires rolling in no time. The Suzuki VanVan 200 is a proper motorcycle in every sense, and one that’s loaded with individuality and flair. Just like you.

Additional Features

  • 12-month limited warranty. Lengthen the protection time and add benefits through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)
  • Stylized Suzuki “S” 3-D emblems on the fuel tank and the fork upper bracket denotes the quality, sophistication and performance legacy of the brand

Chassis Features

  • Strong, steel diamond-style frame is the foundation for low-slung fun
  • Slim shaped 1.7 gal. (6.5 L) fuel tank is low and out of the way when riding while providing great range
  • The wide 18-in. 130 / 80 front balloon tire on an aluminum rim wheel and extra-wide 14 in. 180 / 80 rear balloon tire, enhance the VanVan’s classic retro look and add to its unique character
  • Front disc brake with 2-piston caliper and rear drum brake provide strong stopping power
  • Widely spaced, 33 mm-inner-tube telescopic front fork and single-shock absorber rear suspension with 136 mm of wheel travel for supple handling performance
  • Wide, spacious and generously cushioned seat has a low 30.3 in. (770 mm) seat height that delivers a comfortable experience for both the rider and passenger
  • Rubber-covered, large-sized footpegs add even more comfort to the ride
  • Well-spaced tubular handlebar and control levers make guiding the VanVan an easy task
  • Compact round 60 / 55W headlight, chrome body turn signals and bold, distinctively designed rear combination light bring classic functionality to the VanVan
  • Convenient one-piece grab bar with luggage hooks for cargo strap attachment points
  • Fender mounted pouch provides storage for the owner’s manual and hand tools

Engine Features

  • Classic, air-cooled 199 cc, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, engine is built for durability and excellent throttle response
  • Robust charging system supplies the battery so the VanVan’s electric start is push-button easy
  • Advanced, compact EFI system features an integrated fuel pump / injector assembly for precise fuel delivery that results in outstanding performance and economy
  • Automatic idle speed control (ISC) means start up is easy with no choke and the idle speed is always right, not matter the condition
  • Air-cooled oil cooler (like those used on the DR650S) helps control engine temperature to stabilize performance
  • Catalyzer-equipped exhaust system helps control emissions while the bullet-shaped muffler produces a pleasant exhaust note
  • Precise manual clutch feeds a five speed transmission with gear ratios that provide brisk acceleration and smooth cruising

Key Features

  • The VanVan’s 199 cc, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled engine is built for excellent response
  • Easy, push-button electric starting
  • Advanced, compact fuel injection system and well-designed exhaust are tuned with an emphasis on low-to-mid range power delivery that’s street friendly
  • Carefully selected transmission gear ratios provide smooth acceleration through each gear
  • Air-cooled oil cooler helps stabilize the engine’s performance
  • Wide 18 in. front and extra-wide 14 in. balloon tires, boost the VanVan’s classic retro look and add to its unique character
  • Wide, pleated and plush seat has a low seat height great for both rider and passenger
  • Classic round headlight upfront and a bold, distinctively designed rear tail / stop light
  • Easy-to-read speedometer with black face and white numbers glow with color in the dark

General Information

Manufacturer Suzuki
Model Year 2018
Model VanVan 200
Model Code RV200L8
Color Solid Black

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Disc, single rotor

Rear - Drum

Tires

Front - 130/80-18 M/C 66P, tube type

Rear - 180/80-14 M/C 78P, tube-type

Dimensions

Length Overall - 84.3 in. (2,140 mm)
Width Overall - 33.8 in. (860 mm)
Weight Curb - 282.2 lb. (128 kg)
Ground Clearance 8.46 in. (215 mm)
Wheelbase 54.5 in. (1,385 mm)
Seat Height 30.3 in. (770 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain, DID 520DMA4, 112 links

Electrical

Lighting

Headlight - 12V 60/55W

Tail light - 12V 21/5W

Engine

Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC
Displacement 199 cc
Bore x Stroke 2.59 x 2.29 in. (66.0 x 58.2 mm)
Compression Ratio 9.4:1
Carburetion Fuel injection, 26 mm throttle body
Fuel Capacity 1.7 gal. (6.5 l)
Ignition Electronic, transistorized
Clutch Wet multi-plate, manual actuation
Cooling Air
Lubrication Wet sump

Operational

Starting Electric
Suspension

Front - Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped

Rear - Link type, single coil spring, oil damped

Other

Additional Colors

Pearl Mira Red

Solid Black

Warranty 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited