Wraps off new Suzuki motorcycles
An all-new V-Strom Concept has headlined Suzuki's new model announcements at the opening of the International Motorcycle Show (Intermot) in Cologne.
Click photo at left to view the new Suzuki models.
Suzuki confirmed the new 1000cc adventure concept along with news of the new Intruder C1500T, a heavily revised Burgman 650, an ABS equipped Hayabusa GSX1300R ABS and a special one millionth GSX-R1000 celebration model.
V-STROM 1000 CONCEPT
Inspired by the DR Big Dakar racer, the V-Strom 1000 Concept will be Suzuki's most advanced adventure style machine ever.
Featuring traction control and integrated luggage as standard, the new model will be powered by a 1000cc liquid cooled v-twin engine, providing ideal power for long distance rides, while its aluminium chassis provides agile handling.
The V-Strom 1000 will be part of Suzuki's 2014 line-up.
The Intruder C1500T is Suzuki's first distance cruiser. Offering integrated luggage, the C1500T is available in black, with black detailing carried throughout the model from forks to wheels, to exhausts to integrated panniers. The C1500T offers ample luggage capacity with an element-cheating windshield.
It will be powered by a 1500cc v-twin engine. The Intruder C1500T will be part of Suzuki's 2013 range.
BURGMAN 650/EXECUTIVE ABS
As the Burgman celebrates its 10th birthday this year, Suzuki has evolved the concept further for 2013 with the new 650.
Bringing greater comfort, enhanced ergonomics and better economy, it boasts a host of updates, all aimed at making it the most rider friendly luxury scooter available.
With improved fuel consumption, the Burgman 650 is now 15 per cent more efficient than before, which combined with a new ''Eco Drive Indicator'' puts frugality back into the hands of the rider.
Up to date ergonomics and styling mean that the Burgman 650 continues to impress, by offering standard equipment such as new lightweight ABS, a powered height adjustable screen, electrically retractable mirrors and a DC power socket. On top of this, the Executive model boasts heated grips and heated passenger and rider seats, as well as a passenger backrest.
The new Burgman 650 will be available in 2013.
HAYABUSA GSX1300R ABS
The Hayabusa's evolution for 2013 continues with concentrated development on braking power and efficiency.
Utilising what is widely regarded as the best braking componentry on the market, the 2013 GSX1300R Hayabusa now offers Brembo Monoblock calipers with new lightweight ABS as standard.
Offered in three new colour schemes, the revised Hayabusa will be available in 2013.
This year signals the one millionth GSX-R to roll off the production line at Suzuki's Hamamatsu factory in Japan.
To commemorate this important milestone Suzuki has announced the GSX-R1000 Commemorative Edition for 2013, boasting a host of detail aesthetic changes to celebrate one of motorcycling's most loved ranges.
Featuring a special paint scheme, the commemorative GSX-R1000 also has unique black Brembo Monoblock calipers with gold lettering, wheel stripes, gold forks, a celebratory tank graphic, numbered top yoke, red fork tops, a special key ring and a distinctive red coloured nose cone.