1971 Suzuki T125 Stinger

1971 Suzuki T125 Stinger

( T125R )

I purchased this 1971 T125 Stinger from the 2nd owner on March 18, 1986. It was in excellent condition when purchased and it remains that way today. It is in original condition and has not been restored.

An interesting 125cc twin-cylinder machine with near-horizontal cylinders and an unusual frame, only a limited number of T125 models were sold. A fortunate purchase as few early Japanese two-stroke machines have survived in original condition such as this example. I purchased the Stinger with the intent of preserving it as an example of the unique machine that it really is.

The Stinger is pictured above in Red Rocks Park near Morrison, Colorado. Total mileage is 1427 (2283 km) and it was last ridden June 1986 on a 50+ mile ride through the foothills west of Denver, Colorado at which time it performed perfectly.

The 1971 models were the last T125s offered for sale in the U.S.

For an entertaining story about a voyage aboard a T125, click Pilgrimage to the Kiwi Rally here or on the Links page.

Do you have a T125? Are you looking for parts? Visit my Q&A Page before sending a message. This page has lots of links and ideas for finding parts.

As with other machines in the collection, the 1971 Suzuki T125 Stinger is not offered for sale at the present time. Looking for a Suzuki T125 Stinger for sale? Be sure and check online auction sites from time to time.


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