Suzuki GS750L Review from Australia

1976 Suzuki GS750L

Model year1976
Year of manufacture1976
First year of ownership1985
Most recent year of ownership2000
Acceleration marks 8 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 5 / 10
Handling marks 5 / 10
Braking marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.6 / 10
Distance when acquired97000 miles
Most recent distance107000 miles
Previous motorcycleYamaha DT175

Summary:

Wish I had kept it

Faults:

Front fork seals (forks from a GT 500).

Rear shock absorbers.

Clutch cable.

Throttle cables.

Seat base rusted upholstery torn.

General Comments:

Ultra reliable.

Bullet proof gearbox and clutch.

Quality construction.

Indestructible engine with good high end power.

Braking and handling poor by today's standards.

Very heavy.

Heavy fuel consumption.

Great looks.

New age Japanese power plant in 60's style frame.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th December, 2008

Average review marks: 6.6 / 10, based on 1 review