American restoration specialist Rick Lance has brought a beautiful 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma back to life – and it could be yours if you’ve got twenty grand going spare.
The Suzuki RG500 Gamma is an iconic machine. Essentially, it’s the street version of the ever-dominant RGB500 which picked up seven consecutive constructors’ titles in the World Championship – and was traditionally powered by a 2-stroke, four-cylinder 498cc engine, which kicks out 95bhp, and weighs in at 154 kg.
Admittedly, the Gamma that’s going under the hammer it’s not exactly original – with Lance adding a multitude of parts to further improve the RG500’s performance. That includes an upgraded 555cc powerplant, a GSX-R radiator, a Maranello Engineering transmission kit, in addition to several parts manufactured by Lance himself, including a clutch, TriPod air kit, fiberglass fairing and custom paintwork.
And Lance even managed to get Randy Mamola, who raced the RG500 in ‘82 and ‘83 to sign the Gamma’s tank. Cool right?
It’s currently sitting on eBay at $20,000 – which works out at around £14,000 – and there’s only a couple of days left to go on the auction. To check out the listing in full, click HERE.