Kenny Noyes Press Release: American Kenny Noyes, after four years riding 600cc Moto2 machines, returned to the Spanish 1000cc Extreme Stock class and took a strong fourth place in his first ride on the Speed Racing Suzuki GSX-R. Kenny started from the second row and scrapped briefly with eventual winner Ivan Silva (BMW) but had [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Years sold: 2005-2006 MSRP new: $10,849 (2005) to $10,999 (2006) Blue Book retail value: $5480 (2005) to $6400 (2006) Basic specs: A dohc, 999cc, inline-Four with a fuel-injection system that features dual throttle valves and two injectors per cylinder. This engine propels one of the most potent sportbikes of its generation, with track-worthy suspension, brakes [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Special Edition – First Look (Video) Suzuki will build only 100 of these factory-customized Open-class GSX-Rs, and 50 of them are coming to the U.S.
Suzuki chose the Indianapolis Grand Prix as the place to celebrate its first 50 years in the U.S. market and to reveal there a special-edition GSX-R1000. One hundred GSX-R1000SEs will be produced worldwide, each of which will be distinguished by a brilliantly polished and chromed chassis, unique “candy apple” blue wheel spokes (rims are machined [...]Read Full Post | Comments(6)
Suzuki Motors Press Release: The Suzuki GSX-R1000 has always been an accessible sportbike; whether your desire is to win superbike races or to carve up your favorite road, the GSX-R1000 SE has been ready for all enthusiasts who desire its class-leading performance. In honor of its 50th Anniversary in America, Suzuki introduces the exclusive, limited-production [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
2015 Suzuki GSX-R1000? Suzuki’s upcoming MotoGP bike, powered by an inline-Four, may play a big role in a future GSX-R1000.
Photographer : Photo-illustration by CG Design
Is this photo-illustration what a street version of Suzuki’s new MotoGP bike would look like? When we first saw images of Suzuki’s inline-Four MotoGP mule being tested in preparation for a return to the series in 2015, we wondered if the Hamamatsu-based company was also planning to make a limited-production repli-racer. Here, Technical Editor Kevin [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
American Suzuki showed its hand in Las Vegas over the November 10-11 weekend, revealing to the press its entire motorcycle lineup for the coming year. Although much of Suzuki’s 2013 street and off-road product line had been announced over the past few months (much of which has remained unchanged aside from color/graphics and pricing), the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(5)
We have two upsets for the price of one this month. Aprilia vanquishes the bleeding-edge Ducati for top honors among the Exotics while the apparent overdog Workhorse, the BMW S1000RR, returns to Munich to lick its wounds inflicted by, of all things, a Honda! A Honda without traction control or an unabashedly in-your-eardrums engine note [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2012 Superbike Shootout Nine bikes, two tracks, Workhorses and Exotics, we search for the ultimate roadlegal track weapon in two price ranges.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Located near the southern shore of Utah’s Great Salt Lake, Miller Motorsports Park is one of America’s premier roadrace venues. MMP offers multiple course configurations ranging from a lengthy, 4.5-mile Full Course to a 3.08-mile Perimeter Course or, when spit in half, comprises two distinctly different 2.2-mile circuits, aptly named the East Course and West [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2012 Superbike Shootout: Workhorses The most affordable high-performance machines in the world face off.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Budgets are tight these days, right? But that doesn’t mean you have to give up any of life’s necessities like big horsepower, awesome handling or incredible brakes. These machines prove this point. Our group of five Workhorses in this less-costly class range from the $13,799 Suzuki GSX-R1000 to the $16,490 BMW S1000RR. Three have traction [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)