Discussion in 'General Discussion / News / Information' started by thaicbr, Jan 26, 2011.
What is it?
Its a customised Sachs 800 with a suzuki engine
Engine, frame and wheels are Suzuki VX 800, the body work is different, nice looking aluminum, though.
The VX featured the bored-up engine of the Intruder 750, which later became the Marauder 800.
It was a nice-looking bike but too heavy (240kg wet) and under-powered (60 hp).
Then again some Harleys would be happy with those figures...
Well your ALMOST correct.. but no winner prize just yet. OHH KZ gets it.. well done.
PS. if any body wants to buy a lovely overweight VX i have one for sale....
Good machines very practical and sound reasonable performance too.
The VX 800 was a step in the right direction, but not extreme enough. Suzuki had more success when it came out with the SV650 a few years later. Brand new 90 degree twin, 180 kg wet, 70 hp. Weight and power is of course not everything but it says a lot about a bike. Haven't heard any complains when it comes to the SV650! Price was right, too.
Yes SV 850 and its big brother are excellent machines , brilliant engines , the chassis is budget but can easily be improved.