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Motor Cycle - Suzuki RE5 Rotary, 1975 Object Reg. No: ST 033116

Summary:
The Museum purchased this example of the Suzuki RE5 from the Melbourne Motor Cycle Company Pty Ltd in South Melbourne in 1977, shortly after production ceased. It features the original 'space-age' circular 'Nippon Seiki' instrument cluster indicating it is a pre-1976 model which reverted to conventional round instruments. It has dual disc brakes on the front wheel and drum brakes on the rear wheel.
Description:
Motor cycle painted blue and silver with black leather seat pad.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 870 mm (Width), 2220 mm (Length)
Weight: 230 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: motor cycles
Themes this item is part of: Suzuki RE5 Rotary Motorcycle, Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Motor Cycle Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Cycles
Tertiary Classification: motor cycles
Inscriptions: Engine no. marked as 'RE 5- 13510' on right side
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor Co Ltd, Japan, 1975
Distributor: Melbourne Motor Cycle Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1977

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