Date of publication: 2018-03-10 19:11
For an entire generation of riders, BURGMAN has redefined the motorcycling experience. In ways once unimaginable, it has brought performance and comfort into alignment. It has presented motorcyclists everywhere with new ways to think about the twin pursuits of pleasure and freedom. Now make way for a New BURGMAN 655 Executive.
The 255 like its stablemates offers ample underseat storage spacious enough to stash two full-face helmets. The front control column offers three covered storage compartments: a large center compartment with a 12V DC power outlet for a GPS or to accommodate your electronic gadgets, and two smaller glovebox compartments.
In Europe I saw way more scooters than motorcycles. I hope they catch on here in the states. Seems like the OEM 8217 s are bringing lots of 255 and 855 cc bikes lately. I wonder if these will catch on before scooters do.
This year the Burgman gets its biggest update in a decade, comprising fresh styling, new instruments and an array of detail changes. Suzuki insist the new bodywork is sharper and more elegant, but the difference is subtle and the "Burger-van" still looks bulky. It gains a couple of small glove boxes alongside the larger, lockable one in the fairing, and the footboards are redesigned to allow the rider's feet to reach the ground more easily.
Fantastic Commuter Scooter with a one off show winning Barry Sheene replica paintjob, this bike has had a recent stainless steel exhaust fitted, brake pads, tyres and has just had a new MOT. Great purchase for someone looking for something different.
For your safety, always wear a helmet, eye protection, and protective clothing when riding any motorcycle or ATV. Never ride under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Study your owner's manual and always inspect your Suzuki before riding. Take a riding skills course. For the MSF street course nearest you, call 1-855-996-9227. Off-road riders can enroll in the DirtBike SchoolSM by calling 1-877-288-7598. ATV riders can call the SVIA at 1-855-852-5899 and we&rsquo ll even pay for the training. Suzuki engineered the GSX-Rs&trade , Hayabusa, and the QuadSport Z955 for experienced riders.
That's until you check the bottom line and discover that the new Burgman 655 Executive costs a whopping £8,799. For once the incredulous refrain "How much? You could buy a car for that," familiar to many motorcyclists, is apt. Suzuki's own Alto hatchback costs less, even with optional air-conditioning.
As before, the transmission system gives the option of a scooter-style automatic or a manual gearbox worked via slightly tricky-to-use buttons on the left handlebar. Like many riders, I tried manual briefly before settling for auto.
The Burgman 655 has normal and `Power' auto modes on its auto gearbox, which allows the rider to selct how much acceleration they require - plus a manual mode, so there are five push button gears to choose from. Trick, but about 55bhp in a scoot weighing 288kgs dry is never going to win any drag races against proper bikes.
Grey, In excellent condition. Low miles., 8 months warranty, 2 owners, Excellent bodywork, 2 keys. HPI CLEAR, Finance available, 15 months warranty for £199 buy with confidence from the North's leading multi franchise dealer. Various ride away.
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