Suzuki Philippines didn't miss its opportunity to shine at the 11th Inside Racing Bike Festival by presenting its new models. To kick off its presentation, Suzuki executives flicked the switch to power up its sleek yet high tech exhibition space.
Rising up into the view of the crowd was its first bike to be presented, the “King of Sportsbikes,” the GSX-R 1000R. The alluring model is part of Suzuki's bid to win its King of sportsbikes crown back.
The bike is powered by a 999.8cc inline four with a higher compression ratio. It also includes the latest Suzuki Racing Variable Valve Timing (SR-VVT) technology. Other high tech programs include a 10-level (plus off) traction control system called Motion Track TCS, Low-RPM Assist system, Easy Start System, launch control, bi-directional quick shifter, and cornering ABS. Suspending it over bumps are Showa Balance Free Front fork and Balance Free Rear Cushion Lite shock. Finally, it also features LED headlights and LED daytime running, plus a full LCD instrument cluster.
Suzuki's second new big bike is the SV 650A. They describe it as “V-Twin Power for the Street” and the appropriately so as it is a middle weight, naked, sport twin. It's powered by a 645cc DOHC V-Twin with EFI and Low RPM Assist — this system seamlessly adjusts engine speed during take-off and low-speed running to smooth the power delivery. Its styling features a trellis frame and constructed with the FEM (Finite Element Method) analysis to achieve optimal rigidity and weight. It's suspended by a conventional front fork but has a 7-way adjustable rear shock. It's got a digital multifunction instrument cluster. And for convenience, features integrated cargo retention loops that can pull out from under the seat.
Matte Black Premium
Suzuki also updated their underbone line up by offering Matte Black Premium Editions for the Smash, Raider J 115 Fi and Raider R150. Suzuki has also refreshed the Address scooter, now available in nine colors: Yellow, Blue, Dark Grey, Orange, Green, Gold, Pink, Red, Red and Silver.