Suzuki Recursion with turbocharging

Suzuki moves closer to turbocharging

Suzuki is moving closer to turbocharging with new patent drawings emerging. The Japanese manufacturer unveiled its Recursion turbo concept (pictured above) in 2013 with a single-overhead-cam parallel twin engine with turbocharging. In 2015, Suzuki unveiled a new turbo “XE7” engine with twin overhead cams and registered the Katana name and trademark Samurai sword. Now there are …

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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

Is this the next Suzuki Hayabusa?

If this is a photo of the next-generation Suzuki Hayabusa there is no indication of an expected turbocharger or supercharger. The photo comes from a Japanese magazine and reveals a host of styling changes: LED daytime running lights around the headlight; reshaped nose with two big air vents; indicators moved from the nose to the …

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Suzuki 650 V-Strom DL650 and scooters recalled

Suzuki six-day sale starts tomorrow

Suzuki Australia has announced their six-day sale which kicked off on March 11, 2017, will be extended another six days. It includes virtually all motorcycles and ATVs at participating stores. The bargains feature the V-Strom 650 (pictured above) full-powered and LAMS versions for $9990 ride away. That’s a substantial saving as the LAMS bike is normally $11,290 …

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Harley-Davidson leads parade at Cooly Rocks brand

Harley-Davidson world’s strongest bike brand

Harley-Davidson is still the world’s “strongest” motorcycle brand, although it has slipped 14 places in the annual list of automotive brands, according to Brand Finance. The global finance analysis company values the brands of thousands of the world’s biggest companies every year, including automotive companies. Brands are evaluated to determine their strength based on factors …

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2017 Suzuki Hayabusa in new colours

2017 Suzuki Hayabusa in new colours

New colours are the only change to the 2017 Suzuki Hayabusa, although it will have its second major update some time in the future. The 2017 models have arrived in Australian dealerships in Glass Sparkle Black and Pearl Blue/Glass Sparkle Black colour schemes at the same recommended retail price as last year’s model at $20,790 …

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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-R1000R at Moto Expo2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R at Moto Expo

Suzuki a no-show at Moto Expo

Suzuki Motorcycles will not be exhibiting at the Moto Expo in Melbourne, but has confirmed eight of nine new models unveiled recently will come to Australia. The missing model will be the V-Strom 250. Suzuki national marketing manager Lewis Croft says the V-Strom 250 is “still under market evaluation”. The baby adventure market is only …

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2017 Suzuki DR650SE with free adventure kit

Suzuki DR650SE adds free adventure kit

Suzuki now has stock of the 2017 DR650SE in black with flashes of “electric blue” at $8990 with a free Adventure Kit worth $450. The adventure kit consists of a Suzuki aluminium bashplate, rear luggage rack and Barkbuster VPS hand guards. There is no doubting best-value, indestructible adventure bikes on the market. The price has been …

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