Following the Suzuki announcement in June of select 2023 sport, dual-sport, supermoto, and off-road motorcycles and its recent announcement of updated V-Strom 1050 models, the company has released information on more sport, street, and adventure bikes that are returning for 2023. Included in the lineup are the high-performance sport GSX-R series, the street-tested and agile GSX-S series, the SV650 standard, V-Strom 650 adventure bikes, and the Burgman 400 scooter.
Read Suzuki’s press release below for details and pricing.
2023 Suzuki GSX-R Series
GSX-R1000R – At the pinnacle of the GSX-R product line of high-performance motorcycles, the 2023 GSX-R1000R’s engine combines high-performance engineering with performance and tractability. Traction control, launch control, and a bi-directional quick shifter help deliver an unparalleled sport riding experience.
The GSX-R1000R offers Showa BFF and BFRC-Lite suspension components delivering a suspension feel that helps riders rule any track day or mountain pass. Up-front, stainless-steel brake lines, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc brake calipers grasp a pair of 320mm Brembo T-drive floating brake rotors for strong stopping power with outstanding braking response and lever feel.
The GSX-R1000R continues its reign as the best liter-class supersport offering excitement with a proven combination of stellar reliability, durability, usability, and overall high performance with excellent racing potential. All delivered in a striking package augmenting the GSX-R’s 35+ year legacy of championship-winning sportbike performance.
Key points of the 2023 Suzuki GSX-R1000R include:
- A compact inline four-cylinder engine produces an exciting powerband thanks to the Suzuki Variable Valve Timing (VVT) system.
- Advanced electronics, like Launch Control and the Bi-Directional Quick Shift System, augment riding performance.
- Twin-spar aluminum frame with adjustable swingarm pivot carrying Showa Balance Free Front Fork (BFF) and rear shock for confident high-performance handling.
- Stainless steel brake lines feed the ABS-equipped Brembo 4-piston front calipers for extraordinary stopping performance and lever feel.
- Superb wind protection and aerodynamics with an LED headlight and Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) ducts.
- Advance and distinctive LED position lights.
For 2023, the GSX-R1000R rules the street or track in three color options. A historic Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Mystic Silver paint scheme evocative of Suzuki’s MotoGP bikes, a stunning Metallic Matte Black and Glass Sparkle Black, or a Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Matte Stellar Blue paint scheme. MSRP is $18,199. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
GSX-R1000 – In 1985, Suzuki revolutionized the sportbike category with the introduction of the original GSX-R750, and then created another milestone in 2001 with the introduction of the GSX-R1000. The GSX-R1000 features the lightweight chassis of the GSX-R750 and a 988cc inline four-cylinder engine design.
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The 2023 Suzuki GSX-R1000’s inline 4-cylinder engine provides power delivered smoothly and controllably across a broad rpm range. Like the original GSX-R1000, the 2023’s compact, light, and strong chassis deliver precise high-performance handling and excellent suspension feel combined with stellar braking control. All combined to help riders conquer a racetrack or a country road with confidence. Advanced electronic rider aids such as Traction Control and a Bi-Directional Quick Shifter augment the riding experience while the distinctive, aerodynamic GSX-R bodywork offers styling that continues to turn heads.
Equipped with Showa’s Big-Piston Fork plus Brembo T-drive rotors and Monobloc brake calipers, the GSX-R1000 help deliver the sort of performance and confidence a sport rider’s favorite canyon road ride or local track day demand.
For 2023, the GSX-R1000 is available in Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Matte Stellar Blue or Metallic Matte Black No. 2 and Glass Sparkle Black liveries. MSRP is $16,149. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
GSX-R750 – On the road or on the track since 1985, the GSX-R750 features a pairing of 750cc performance with the lightweight, compact chassis of a 600cc Supersport, complemented by technologically advanced suspension front and rear. The 2023 GSX-R750 is the latest expression of the GSX-R’s original concept.
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Key features for the 2023 Suzuki GSX-R750 include:
- Iconic, GSX-R aerodynamic styling with three distinctive paint and graphics schemes.
- Fuel-injected, 750cc, 4-cylinder engine powers a balanced sportbike experience.
- Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) lets the rider adjust the power delivery.
- Twin-spar aluminum frame and Showa Big Piston Front Fork (BPF) deliver extraordinary handling.
- Twin Brembo Monobloc, radially mounted front brakes deliver robust stopping power.
The 2023 Suzuki GSX-R750 is available in Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Mystic Silver, Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Matte Stellar Blue or Glass Sparkle Black and Glass Matte Mechanical Gray. MSRP is $12,849. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
GSX-R600 – The 2023 GSX-R600 underscores the GSX-R’s tradition of blending championship-winning track performance with impeccable handling.
The GSX-R600’s compact, four-cylinder engine reacts with vigor when a rider demands it, while its supremely refined suspension and brakes provide precise, responsive confidence-inspiring handling. The superb ergonomics enhance rider control and comfort, and the iconic GSX-R bodywork delivers an agile look.
The GSX-R600’s race-ready look isn’t manufactured, it’s the byproduct of the GSX-R’s multiple decades of producing road racing dominance. The Suzuki GSX-R600 is designed for riders considering a mid-size supersport bike at home, on the track, or on the street.
Key features for the 2023 Suzuki GSX-R600 include:
- Iconic, GSX-R styling with three distinctive paint schemes.
- Fuel-injected, 599cc, 4-cylinder engine delivering championship-delivering power from idle to redline.
- Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) lets the rider adjust the power delivery.
- Twin-spar aluminum frame and Showa Big Piston Fork deliver exceptional handling.
- Twin Brembo Monobloc, radially mounted front brakes deliver strong stopping power.
Paint options include Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Matte Stellar Blue, Glass Sparkle Black and Glass Matte Mechanical Gray, and Suzuki’s historic Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Mystic Silver paint scheme. MSRP is $11,699. Click here for more details.
2023 Suzuki GSX-S
GSX-S1000 – The 2023 GSX-S1000 now aims to deliver greater controllability, agility, and power while complying with worldwide emissions standards. The GSX-S1000’s physique comes in a tight and striking package.
The GSX-S1000’s styling features include stacked LED headlights housed in a minimalistic cowling that resides between a pair of MotoGP-inspired winglets protruding from the angular radiator shrouds.
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Riders can keep that power of the GSX-R-based engine under control with the electronic Ride-by-Wire throttle bodies and the latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) that smooths shifting and engine braking.
There’s more GSX-R DNA in the chassis with its aluminum, twin-spar frame design, and superbike-braced swingarm. The suspension features a fully adjustable, inverted KYB fork and easy-to-adjust rear shock. Stopping performance is stellar via the dual, ABS-equipped, radial-mounted, four-piston Brembo front brake calipers and 310mm floating rotors. Wider than the prior generation model, the cast-aluminum handlebar provides a comfortable reach and the proper leverage to hustle the GSX-S1000 through the corners and maneuver in tight city streets and traffic.
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The 2023 GSX-S1000 has the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) in its corner. Make this bike your own using the three-mode Suzuki Drive Mode Selector and the five-mode (and OFF) Advanced Traction Control System. Give your clutch hand a rest with the Bi-Directional Quick Shift system. Suzuki’s popular Easy Start and Low RPM Assist systems get the fun started without any hassle.
The 2023 GSX-S1000 comes in Metallic Triton Blue and the new Glass Sparkle Black. MSRP is $11,499. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
2023 Suzuki SV650 and V-Strom 650 Adventure Series
SV650/SV650 ABS – Since the first SV650 launched in 1999, this iconic middleweight has seen continual improvements while still embodying the sporty ride, precise feel, and riding versatility and prowess only a provocative, mid-sized V-twin roadster delivers.
The 2023 SV650 and SV650 ABS use an entertaining and refined engine delivering torquey middleweight performance, low emissions, and outstanding fuel economy. This enjoyable V-twin mill is mounted in a trim and lightweight chassis delivering a keen and spirited riding experience.
For 2023, the SV650 is available in Glass Sparkle Black and Solid Iron Gray bodywork, while the SV650 ABS features Metallic Reflective Blue bodywork.
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Both SV650s’ great looks and sparkling performance deliver sportbike-like handling, exceedingly great value, and riding versatility that a broad range of riders continues to embrace, whether they are new to the sport, growing their riding skills or avid road racers; the confidence-inspiring Suzuki SV650 is their ideal ride.
Key features of the 2023 Suzuki SV650/ABS include:
- Liquid-cooled, 645cc, 4-stroke, DOHC, V-twin engine delivers inspired performance.
- Suzuki EFI system with Low RPM Assist makes takeoffs smooth and pleasant.
- Steel trellis-style frame blends low weight and strength for nimble handling.
- Slim bodywork is aesthetically pleasing while aiding comfort and maneuverability.
- Dual 4-piston front brake calipers and compact ABS** system (SV650 ABS) help provide great stopping performance.
V-Strom 650XT Adventure – Point the iconic Suzuki DR-BIG-inspired beak of the V-Strom at the horizon as the 37L quick-release aluminum panniers, rugged accessory bar, handlebar cross-brace, and mirror extensions are standard equipment. Finished with deep, Glass Sparkle Black paint, the 2023 V-Strom 650XT Adventure performs on tubeless-spoke wheels with blue-anodized rims conveying style, strength, and performance.
Loaded with intelligent features and ready for any adventure, the V-Strom 650XT Adventure continues the V-Strom legacy of offering a fun, agile, adventurous motorcycle providing unmatched versatility. The engine delivers stellar performance and great fuel economy while achieving worldwide emission standards. Suzuki’s proven engineering delivers a bike with low weight and a trim chassis, creating a V-Strom 650XT Adventure that does so many things so well, this bike could be called the Swiss Army Knife of motorcycles.
MSRP is $10,799. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
V-Strom 650XT – Riders love the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT for its unique merger of a lightweight chassis coupled with an exciting liquid-cooled, 90-degree, 650cc, V-twin engine. A merger that creates a perfectly balanced motorcycle capable of delivering excitement, comfort, and confidence on every ride.
V-Strom 650XT riders see it delivering on motorcycling adventure while bringing a big dose of intelligence and versatility. The 2023 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT comes in a Pearl Brilliant White livery and is complemented by hand guards, a lower engine cowl, as well as spoke-style gold-anodized wheels mounting tubeless radial dual-sport tires.
MSRP is $9,599. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
V-Strom 650 –The Suzuki V-Strom 650 is the perfect motorcycle for riders looking for versatility, real-world performance, and exceptional value. The 2023 V-Strom 650’s perfect blend of V-twin performance in a strong, yet lightweight chassis that delivers thrilling rides and cost-effective fun like no other adventure tourer on the scene today.
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The 2023 V-Strom 650 rocks Suzuki’s beautiful Pearl Vigor Blue and Metallic Matte Sword Silver paint complemented with black accents giving this model runway-level attractiveness. The beak-style fairing, with vertically stacked headlights, augments the V-Strom 650’s aerodynamic prowess while protecting the rider in style. Light and strong 10-spoke cast wheels shod with Adventure-spec Bridgestone Battlax 19-inch front and 17-inch rear tubeless radial tires are great for all-around performance.
MSRP is $9,104. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
2023 Suzuki Burgman 400 Scooter
Already the leader in its category, the 2023 Suzuki Burgman 400 continues with a host of styling, technical, and feature updates galvanizing its reputation as the Elegant Athlete of the scooter world. The Burgman 400’s slim and sharp styling features a new Solid Iron Gray paint scheme combined with blue wheels and seat stitching that pay classy homage to Suzuki’s on-road championship heritage.
The Burgman’s nose and tail blend sophisticated styling with full LED function, as the dual headlights have integrated position lights, while the rear combination taillight elegantly blends with the smooth bodywork. Functional design is brought to the well-thought-out instrument panel. Riding range and real-time fuel consumption indicators also may help the rider conserve fuel.
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The Burgman’s strong and responsive 400cc engine has a revised camshaft profile and a dual-spark technology ignition system achieving worldwide emissions standards while offering impressive fuel economy and highway riding power.
Similar to systems used on Suzuki’s V-Strom 650 adventure tourer and GSX-S750 street bikes, the Burgman features a rider-selectable Traction Control system offering the rider peace of mind and excellent road-holding ability in a variety of road conditions. Suzuki’s Easy Start System is a standard Burgman feature, so a simple, momentary press of the starter button starts the engine, while the fuel injection maintains a steady, smooth idle under all conditions.
The large-diameter 15-inch cast front wheel helps increase stability while enhancing the Burgman 400’s visual appearance and carries a pair of 260mm disc brake rotors. The 13-inch rear wheel has a 210mm hydraulic disc brake for reliable stopping control. The Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) monitors wheel speeds and hydraulic pressure hundreds of times per second to help provide stopping power that matches the available traction.
MSRP is $8,599. Visit the Suzuki website for more details.
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