Suzuki GXS R1000 models recalled for gearbox fault

LONDON, England – Suzuki UK has confirmed a recall for more than 600 of its GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R motorcycles to correct a potential fault with upshifts from first to second gear The recall will replace the ECU of affected machines. The Corner is awaiting comment from Suzuki SA to find out if the recall affects…

Suzuki restoration: 30 years on and Schwantz racer reborn

Three decades on – Schwantz’s Suzi racer rebuilt Show thousands watch rebuild expert at work Does the old look as good as the new? LONDON, England – Suzuki’s restoration of racer Kevin Schwantz’s 1989 RGV500, on the brand’s stand during the 2017 Motorcycle Live (November 18-26) in Birmingham, central England, has been voted best manufacturer feature of…

Suzuki is South Africans’ favourite brand. Yet again!

Double score for Suzuki from cars.co.za COTY Vitara is Compact Family Car of the Year Suzuki Ignis wins Budget Car category JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Japanese compact-car specialist Suzuki is, at least according to the cars.co.za consumer awards, South Africa’s Brand of the Year. It’s also been listed as the first brand in the (fairly recent)…

Suzuki UK releasing 2018 MotoGP race replicas

Ride the same motorcycle as MotoGp aces New colour schemes for global track series …and more than just paint job changing! SUZUKA, Japan – Suzuki has unveiled its new MotoGP livery for the 2018 racing season and with it a new replica paint scheme for its award-winning GSX-R1000R and GSX-R1000. The machines were unveiled at…

Suzuki GSX-S Phantom to materialise early 2018

Touch of stealth for Suzuki’s GSX Iconic engine for low revs power 112kW and a slipper clutch standard already CAPE TOWN, Western Cape – Suzuki has announced a GSX-S1000 FZ Phantom for 2018, an all-matte black machine that will join the popular GSX-S1000 and GSX-S750 Phantoms in showrooms. “The stealthy black livery,” Suzuki says, “is offset…

Suzuki SV650X café racer revealed at EICMA

Café racer-inspired V-twin middleweight Same V-twin engine as the standard SV650 Rider-adjustable forks in the deal MILAN, Italy – Suzuki has revealed its 2018 SV650X, a café racer-inspired V-twin middleweight, at the EICMA extravaganza.. The bikemaker says the machine has taken design cues from the SV650 Rally Concept which the Japanese company showcased at the…

V-Strom 250: Fuel-frugal ‘adventurer’ from Suzuki

How does 3.2 litres/100km sound for commuting? Accessories include three-piece luggage set ‘Cross the city – or go continental’ LONDON, England – Suzuki UK has confirmed pricing for its V-Strom 250, the newest addition to the brand’s adventure range expected in October 2017 In the UK, it will be the equivalent of R78 000, including…

First images: 2018 Suzuki Swift for Frankfurt

SUZUKI Motor Corporation will officially reveal its 2018 Swift Sport at the 67th Frankfurt auto show on September 12 but has, meanwhile, released some teaser images – and a video. The automaker also made available a brief teaser video of the new model together with some history of the Sport model since 2005. “Embodying the brand’s…

Suzuki touring made easier with V-Strom travel pack

You CAN take it with you on a new Suzuki V-Strom Top-end top box designed for cruising holidays Kit comes with engine / fuel tank protection LONDON, England – Suzuki Europe has launched a Tourer accessory pack for the 2017 V-Strom 1000 and V-Strom 1000XT to give riders, the bikemaker says, a chance to go…

Tired of the traffic? Here’s a great way to beat it

Weekend fun – or save big on commuting Three litres/100km fuel consumption possible Optimised engine, two-into-one exhaust LONDON, England – The new Suzuki GSX250R is now in UK showrooms – a 248cc parallel twin that boasts it can make around three litres/100km. How’s that for cutting your commuting costs! The 2017 GSX250R, Suzuki says, combines sharp…

Suzuki doubles comprehensive warranties to 200 000km

Coverage for twice as long as before AA membership and rescue services Security of five years of road cover JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Buy a new Suzuki in South Africa today, the automakers says, and you”ll see the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar come and go before…

7000km, five summits, two adventurers – and one Suzuki Jimny

Living in – and working for – Africa Modern-day trek for young couple Plucky little Suzuki Jimny key to adventure SOMEWHERE on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a tough little Suzuki Jimny nicknamed Badger is parked in the shadow of the Mountains of the Moon. This 2011 4×4 is…