All T-series engines used piston-ported, air-cooled, two-stroke , two-cylinder engines. Lubrication was provided via premix or automatic oil injection depending on the year and model. All models through the model year were of the premix type while all models from onwards used automatic oil injection. Most models had six-speed gearboxes, enabling the factory tuner to raise engine speed with the consequent narrowing of the power band. During the s, Suzuki showed that it was serious about staying at the forefront of the motorcycle business.
A minicar named Hustler? Japan's brand names raise eyebrows - Reuters
Plucking words from foreign dictionaries without checking how they might be received by native speakers appears to be a habit at Japanese companies, which have produced countless products with unintentionally unsavory names. The name Hustler was chosen to conjure the image of agility, as well as invite nostalgia from customers who remembered an off-road motorbike released in called the Hustler , said a Suzuki public relations officer. Foreign visitors might instead recall the sexually explicit magazine started by porn magnate Larry Flynt as competition to Playboy, or associate the word with obtaining money through illegal activities or vice industries. Japanese confectionery often yields a chuckle from foreign tourists, too. A tubular chocolate snack called Collon and an isotonic sports drink named Pocari Sweat, for example, bear unfortunate associations with bodily functions. But Japan is far from having a patent on unintentionally salacious brand names: websites like Engrish.
It was first manufactured in but introduced as a model and was produced until the end of the model year. Production peaked at more than units per month. It was superseded by an updated version which was designated the T
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