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Suzuki Announces 2022 Returning Models

Last year, Suzuki announced several new or significantly updated motorcycles, including the third-generation Hayabusa hyper-sportbike, the revamped GSX-S1000 naked bike, and the all-new GSX-S1000GT...

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa | Road Test Review

Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction. These days we’ve got three billionaires – Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk – trying to...

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT | First Look Review

We took a first look at Suzuki’s aggressively redesigned GSX-S1000 naked sportbike back in April, and rumors of a sport-touring variant have been amplifying...

Rider’s 2021 Motorcycle of the Year

Our first Motorcycle of the Year was awarded to the 1990 BMW K1, and for the past 31 years we’ve limited contenders to current...

2022 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2022 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes cruisers, sportbikes, retro-styled bikes, scooters, touring...

2021 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2021 motorcycle buyers guide includes new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes bikes in many categories, including adventure,...

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa | Video Review

We test the third-generation 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa, a 1,340cc, 188-horsepower sportbike received its first major update since 2008. Compared to the previous model, peak horsepower...

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa | First Ride Review

Rewind the clock to 1999. We were approaching the end of the millennium, and it felt like the science-fiction future was just around the...

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 | First Look Review

Just a few months after announcing the updated-for-2022 Suzuki Hayabusa, Suzuki has unveiled another updated sportbike. The 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is a naked sportbike...

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa | First Look Review

There are few motorcycles on the market that have such an immediate association with speed than the Suzuki Hayabusa. Built to win the top-speed...

Suzuki Releases Teaser Video Ahead of February 5 Reveal

Suzuki has released a teaser video ahead of what the company says will be a “a major announcement on February 5, 2021 via its...

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT | Tour Test Review

The venerable V-Strom hasn’t changed much in its nearly two-decade history, which is testament to the fact that Suzuki pretty much got it right...

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT Tech Video | Video Review

The 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT received a major update for model year 2020, and a big portion of that update is related to its...

2019 Honda CB1000R vs 2020 Kawasaki Z900RS vs 2020 Suzuki Katana | Comparison Test Review

Remember UJMs? If you were a motorcyclist in the ’70s, or have a soft spot for bikes from that era, then you remember them...

Retrospective: 1968 Suzuki TC305 Laredo

Nobody seems to remember the company hired by Suzuki to advertise the Laredo model, but it certainly pulled out all the stops. The town...

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT | First Ride Review

The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is an old lion of the adventure-touring world. When it debuted for 2002, there weren’t many liter-class adventure bikes to choose from,...

2019 Honda CB650R vs. Kawasaki W800 Cafe vs. Suzuki SV650X | Comparison Review

Three riders walk into a dealership.... (I know it sounds like the start of a bad joke but bear with me.) All three are...

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050, 1050XT and 1050XT Adventure | First Look Review

Suzuki has announced updates for its lineup of big V-Stroms, including a nomenclature change from 1000 to 1050. The 2020 V-Strom 1050, V-Strom 1050XT...

Suzuki Announces New and Returning 2020 Motorcycles

Suzuki has announced new and returning models for its 2020 motorcycle lineup. New models include the modern interpretation of the iconic Katana sportbike, which...

Retrospective: 1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo

It would be entertaining to find out how much this little turbo cost Suzuki, as in development and manufacturing expenses versus sales. Probably it was...

2020 Guide to New Street Motorcycles

This handy guide includes all new or significantly updated street-legal motorcycles for the 2020 model year (plus sneak peeks at a few 2021 models)....

Long-Term Ride Report: 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT

MSRP: $15,712 (as tested)Odometer: 4,253 mi. Last August we took delivery of a 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT ($13,299), with the XT identifying it as slightly...

2020 Suzuki Katana | Video Review

The 2020 Suzuki Katana is a modern interpretation of the Hans Muth-designed 1981 GSX1100S Katana, an icon of late 20th century motorcycle aesthetics. The...

Long-Term Ride Report: 2018 Suzuki Burgman 400

Odometer: 619 milesMSRP (as tested): $8,099 OK, you long-time Suzuki Burgman owners are probably thinking that 619 miles isn’t much for a long-term report, but...

2020 Suzuki Katana | First Ride Review

Among the many memorable motorcycles created by German industrial stylist Hans Muth, two became icons of the late 20th century. They’re iconic not only...

The Best Bikes for Smaller Riders (and Budgets): 2019 Edition!

Bigger doesn’t always mean better, and fortunately for those of us looking for a fun, affordable motorcycle there are more choices than ever. Nearly...

Re-Cycling: 2002-2012 Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom 1000

While their rugged, round-the-world styling and expedition-ready features suggest otherwise, some adventure bikes work better on the road--much better--than they do off pavement. As...

Retrospective: 1973-1975 Suzuki GT250 Hustler

Back in the early '70s Suzuki was looking into the inevitable future and concentrating on getting into the four-stroke market, while still making good...

2018 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT vs V-Strom 1000XT | Comparison Review

How does one decide on an adventure-touring bike? All of the choices out there can turn your mind into Play-Doh. One way to narrow...

2019 Suzuki Street Model Lineup: Cafe Racer SV650X, V-Strom 1000XT Adventure, Plus 2020 Katana

Suzuki has unveiled its complete 2019 street lineup, featuring a new SV650X cafe racer and adventure- and tour-ready V-Strom XT models, at the Intermot...

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