2018 Suzuki DR-Z70


The time has come to get your little ones on the dirt! The Suzuki 2018 DR-Z70 brings ease and convenience to young riders getting started on two wheels. With an automatic clutch, 3-speed transmission, electric starting and a low 22-inch seat height, this race styled bike will help build confidence and riding ability for young supervised riders. The 67cc engine delivers a smooth, controllable powerband and adult supervisors can adjust its power level so young riders can learn at a proper pace.

This motorcycle can be in the family for years with its larger engine and 10-inch wheels; the Suzuki DR-Z70 was the first youth bike to combine such a potent engine with quality running gear. The 2018 DR-Z70 is the ideal way to get your whole family involved in motorcycling!

Chassis Features

  • Inverted front forks feature RM-Z inspired design to produce enjoyable riding on a variety of terrain surfaces with 3.8 inches of front wheel travel to absorb bumps
  • This motorcycle can be in the family for years with its larger engine and 10-inch wheels; the Suzuki DR-Z70 was the first youth bike to combine such a potent engine with quality running gear
  • Don’t be fooled by the DR-Z70’s light weight, as it has a durable, steel frame and swingarm designed to carry a wide range of riders and can easily tackle a variety of riding conditions
  • Adjustable front brake lever to fit various sized hands producing optimum control for young riders
  • Low 22-inch seat height for entry level riders with a slightly forward-leaning riding position for maximum rider mobility
  • Aggressive RM-Z inspired styling with bright yellow body work and matching graphics. Let’s the rider enjoy a big bike look and appeal
  • Strong braking performance provided by front and rear drum brakes

Engine Features

  • Powered by a reliable 67cc, 4-stroke engine that has plenty of torque to leave the competition with smaller engines in its dust. The DR-Z70’s engine provides impressive performance with a smooth, controllable powerband that only a larger displacement engine can provide
  • Starting the DR-Z70 requires a simple push of the electric start button. Riders can also kick start the DR-Z70 so a fun day of riding is always available
  • Adult supervision is essential so young riders get off to a safe and fun start to motorcycling, the DR-Z70 provides the security of a keyed ignition so the engine can’t run unless an adult has switched it on
  • The adjustable throttle limiter allows supervising adults to control engine output to suit the rider’s ability
  • Clean-burning four-stroke engine easily achieves California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions regulations
  • Spark-arrester equipped muffler is environmentally friendly, yet has a pleasant exhaust note

Safety Information

  • The DR-Z70 is designed for use by children and off road use only — do not use on public roads. Single rider only — weight limit 40 kg (88 lbs.)

Transmission Features

  • The easy-to-use automatic clutch smoothly transmits power through the three speed transmission so beginner riders learn key shifting techniques while building the joy of riding

General Information

Manufacturer Suzuki
Model Year 2018
Model DR-Z70
Model Code DR-Z70L8
Color Champion Yellow No. 2 / Solid Black


Brakes Drum
Tires 2.50-10 33J, tube type


Length Overall - 52 in. (1,320 mm)
Height Overall - 31.1 in. (790 mm)
Width Overall - 22.8 in. (580 mm)
Weight Curb - 121 lb. (55 kg)
Ground Clearance 5.3 in. (135 mm)
Wheelbase 36.8 in. (935 mm)
Seat Height 22 in. (560 mm)


Transmission 3-speed constant mesh, automatic clutch
Final Drive Chain, D.I.D. 428DS, 78 links


Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, OHC
Displacement 67 cc
Bore x Stroke 1.89 x 1.45 in. (48 x 37 mm)
Compression Ratio 9.5 : 1
Carburetion MIKUNI VM13, single carburetor
Fuel Capacity 0.8 gal. (3 l)
Ignition Electronic Ignition (CDI)
Cooling Air
Lubrication Wet sump


Starting Electric starter with back-up primary kick

Front - Inverted telescopic, coil spring

Rear - Swingarm type, coil spring, oil damped


Warranty 6 month unlimited mileage limited warranty