Suzuki Katana 3.0 concept

Suzuki considers bringing back Katana

Suzuki looks set to return the venerable Katana model to its brand after registering the name, trademarking the Samurai sword symbol and unveiling a Katana concept. The Katana 3.0 concept is the work of Italian designer Rodolfo Frascoli. Rodolfo designed the Moto Guzzi Griso, Norge, Breva and Stelvio, and Triumph Speed Triple and Tiger 1050. …

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Suzuki GSX-S1000

Suzuki updates GSX-S1000 range

The 2018 Suzuki GSX-S1000 models have arrived in Australia with more power, torque and control, plus some cosmetic updates. The naked GSX-S1000 is available for $15,190 plus on-road costs ($16,690 ride away) and the faired GSX-S1000F sports tourer is $15,990 ($17,490). They are both derived from the championship-winning GSX-R1000, but tuned for street riding. For …

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2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000

Suzuki releases prices on GSX-R1000

Suzuki Australia has released the prices on its more powerful and lower weight 2017 GSX-R1000 and new GSX-R1000R models unveiled at the INTERMOT show in Cologne last year. The GSX-R1000 ABS will be available in Australian dealerships from late June in a choice of Metallic Triton Blue, Metallic Matte Black No. 2 and Pearl Mira Red at $21,990 plus on-road costs, or $23,990 ride …

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Suzuki Hayabusa sportsbike fuel economy

New Suzuki Hayabusa confirmed

The ageing Suzuki Hayabusa is finally up for its second major upgrade in its 17-year history as the world’s fastest production motorcycles of the last century. Suzuki president Toshihiro Suzuki recently confirmed that Suzuki engineers are working on the new bike, but didn’t say when it would be due. He says it will follow the …

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2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2017 Suzuki updates GSX-R1000, adds 125

Suzuki updates for 2017 include more power and less weight on its 2017 GSX-R1000, an added GSX-R125 model and the GSR750 replaced with the GSX-750. The 2017 models have been unveiled at the INTERMOT show in Cologne. The seventh-generation GSX-R1000 has a completely new Euro 4-compliant engine with 148.6kW (199.27hp) and 117.5Nm of torque,all-LED lighting, lean-angle sensitive …

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Suzuki GSX-R1000

Suzuki GSX-S1000, GSX-R1000 safety recall

Suzuki Australia has issued a safety recall of its GSX-S1000 and GSX-R1000 motorcycles over a fluid leak in the front brakes. The Australian Competition and Conusmer Commission notice says it concerns the models Suzuki GSX-S1000 A/FA L6 and GSX-R1000A L6 with various VIN numbers, so it’s advisable owners contact their dealer to see if their bike is …

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Suzuki GSX-R1000 concept

Suzuki GSX-R1000, VanVan and SV650

Suzuki has unveiled the GSX-R1000 Concept which will hit production late next year, the VanVan scrambler and the SV650 naked bike at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Although the sixth-generation GSX-R1000 is still some months away, the concept shows that Suzuki means to wrestle the superbike title back. “It is the most powerful, hardest-accelerating, cleanest-running …

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Suzuki Gixxer

New Suzuki GSX models at Intermot

Suzuki has unveiled their superbike with optional ABS, two GSX-R-powered litre bikes, an off-road small V-Strom and a styled up Bandit 1250 at the Intermot show in Cologne. The 2015 GSX-R1000L5 now comes with optional ABS, although Australia will only get the n on-ABS model in early November. Suzuki Australia spokesman Lewis Croft says they …

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Suzuki GSR1000

Suzuki naked GSR1000 tipped

Powerful naked bikes are roaring up the sales charts and Suzuki has been left behind … although that could change if Suzuki goes ahead with a GSR1000. The internet is buzzing with spy shots of the GSR1000 naked version of their GSX-R1000 while German magazine, Motorrad, has featured an artist’s impression of a possible production bike on its front …

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2014 Suzuki sports bikes arrive

Are we witnessing the passing of the sports bike era? The new Suzuki sports bikes have arrived, but rather than a dazzling fanfare of more power and less weight, they come with new graphics and colours. The GSX-R750 and GSX-R600 are unchanged from two years ago and the GSX-R1000 is unchanged from last year. Sports …

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