Insiders tell us this is a prototype for Suzuki’s return to MotoGP in 2014. The project was, we are told, “hot for a while” and then cooled off. Now, with these photos from a test earlier this month at Sugo Circuit in Japan, it clearly has momentum again. What have we here? We see from [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Spied! 2014 Suzuki MotoGP Prototype! Will a GSX-R-style inline-Four replace the previous GP-only V-Four GSV-R?
The high watermark. The last of the pure superbikes. Unexpurgated. The pinnacle. All downhill from here… K5: Seldom has a consonant and number pairing had such significance in the motorcycle world as the one affixed to Suzuki’s 2005-06 GSX-R1000. Those outside Hamamatsu’s inner circle didn’t know it at the time, but after the two-year sales [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
Wholesale change doesn’t often come quickly on the heels of resounding success. Since its debut a decade ago, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 has amassed an impressive tally of 37 combined world and national roadrace titles. The mighty Gixxer has proven particularly dominant in AMA Superbike, stringing together seven back-to-back championships from 2002 to ’09, while the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)