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The veil has finally been removed for the relaunching of Suter’s two-stroke grand prix track bike, now named the Suter MMX 500. As expected, the machine gets a modest makeover visually, and appears to remain largely unchanged mechanically.

Officially making 195hp at 13,000 rpm, the Suter MMX 500 weighs a paltry 280 pounds (127kg). For that kind of power-to-weight ratio, you are going to have to spend some serious coin, 120,000 CHF ($123,360 in today’s money). Only 99 examples of this machine will be built – all to customer-spec, of course.

That price tag gets you a 576cc two-stroke V4 engine, that has a 56 x 58.5mm bore and stroke, double counter-rotating crankshafts, and electronic fuel injection. Suter says that power plant is good to get the MMX 500 up to a true 195 mph (310 km/h).

Suter hopes that interested buyers will field their machine in the GP Bike Legends series, which pits two-stroke era racers back on their smokey machines. We’re not so sure about that, but the Suter MMX 500 is easily the ultimate track day queen.

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Technical Specifications of the Suter MMX 500 GP Bike:

Engine Technical Specifications
ENGINE TYPE 4 Cylinder V4 two stroke with
double counter rotating crankshaft
DISPLACEMENT 576 ccm
BORE X STROKE 56 x 58,5
MAX. REVS 13’000
MAX POWER 195 hp
ASPIRATION Electronic fuel injection
four port throttle body
four carbon reed valves
EXHAUST VALVE Double flap
electronic controlled
EXHAUST Akrapovic four single resonance
Titanium chambers
GEARBOX SRT six speed cassette gearbox
CLUTCH TYPE SuterClutch multi disc dry
IGNITION Mectronic ECU
Chassis Technical Specifications
FRAME CNC machined Aluminium twin spar with multi adjustable
steering/wheelbase/riding position/height
SWINGARM Aluminium swingarm, CNC machined, adjustable
SUSPENSION Öhlins upside down front fork & rear shock; all adjustable for pre-load,
compression & rebound damping. Different rear links available
WHEELS OZ (Magnesium or Aluminium)
17x 3.75 Front
17x 6.0 Rear
TYRES 125/75 R 17 Front
205/75 R 17 Rear
BRAKES Brembo
Two 320mm steel front disc with 4 piston calipers
One 218 mm steel rear disc with 2 piston caliper
FUEL TANK Carbon Fibre / Inbuilt fuel pump
BODYWORK Carbon Fibre
DATA RECORDING 2D (optional)

Source: Suter