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2016 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Commemorative Edition – First Look Review

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The original 1985 Suzuki GSX-R750 brought an unparalleled level of racing technology and performance to the street and helped create the modern sportbike category. In the three decades since, Suzuki has improved, expanded and refined the GSX-R concept and its sportbikes–available in 600cc, 750cc and 1,000cc displacements–have been favorites among road racers and enthusiasts alike. Suzuki says the 2016 Suzuki ...

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2016 Suzuki GSX-S1000/F ABS – First Ride Review

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Photography by Enrico Pavia Sportbikes fall into one of two categories. Track-focused sportbikes are engineered for all-out performance and make few concessions to rider comfort, with low clip-on handlebars and high, rearset pegs that make them ideal for strafing apexes but lousy for everyday riding. Street-oriented sportbikes, on the other hand, are easier to live with. Their engines are tuned ...

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Suzuki Celebrates 30 Years of GSX-R with Anniversary Events

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This year marks 30 years of performance heritage for the Suzuki GSX-R sportbike. To celebrate the brand and the owners who’ve helped make it so popular, Suzuki Motor of America is hosting “GSX-R 30 Years of Performance” events throughout the summer – 10 Anniversary events total – with the first event set for April 11-12 at the Circuit of the ...

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2015 Suzuki GSX-S750 – First Ride Review

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For years, sportbikes powered by 750cc in-line fours were considered the ideal compromise, with lightness approaching that of middleweights and power approaching that of liter bikes. But when racing regulations changed in 2003, 750s were abandoned by three of the four Japanese manufacturers. Suzuki has been the exception, continuing to build and refine its venerable GSX-R750 to the present day. ...

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Intermot First Look: 2015 Motorcycles from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Zero

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Held in Cologne, Germany, the International Motorcycle, Scooter and E-Bike Fair, known as Intermot, is the first big international motorcycle show of the fall season, giving many manufacturers a chance to unveil new models for the upcoming model year. The 2015 crop of new bikes was a big one, with all-new or significantly updated models from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, ...

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2013 Suzuki SFV650 – First Ride Review

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When it was introduced for 2009, the Suzuki Gladius was a sharp little handler powered by a 645cc, 90-degree V-twin engine. It was named for a sword said to have been used by the gladiators of ancient Rome, which was shorter and lighter than the one used by soldiers in battle. And in motorcycle terms, we found the Gladius to ...

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2013 Suzuki GW250 – First Ride Review

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After years of bigger-is-better expansion drove displacement, weight and price to new heights, we’re in the midst of a small bike renaissance. For 2014, there are at least 20 street-legal motorcycles available with engines displacing less than 500cc. Suzuki now offers five—its TU250X retro standard, three DR-Z dual-sport/supermoto models and the all-new GW250. Curiously, the GW250’s styling is based on ...

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2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Website Up

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As of a few days ago Suzuki Japan finalized the specs for the all-new 2014 V-Strom 1000 on the special website for the bike at suzuki-vstrom.com/en/index.html. An extensive photo gallery, feature details, interviews and specifications can all be found on the expansive website, though keep in mind that colors, specs and equipment for the U.S. won’t be finalized until the ...

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Suzuki Celebrating 50 Years in the USA at Indianapolis MotoGP

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Suzuki officially entered the American motorcycle market on August 16, 1963. Fifty years later, at the Red Bull Indianapolis MotoGP August 16-18, the company will commemorate this notable anniversary and celebrate the customers, dealers and vehicles that make Suzuki a major influence on the powersports market. Suzuki’s 50th Anniversary event will take place in the Suzuki Fan Paddock at Turn ...

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Suzuki Motor of America Inc. Introduced

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Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) has been announced as the sole distributor of Suzuki motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, marine outboard engines and automotive parts and service in the contiguous United States and Alaska. This announcement comes following the restructuring of American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC). “We are pleased to announce this new company,” said Suzuki’s Motorcycle/ATV Vice President, Larry Vandiver. ...

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