Suzuki scores on sales – but looking to set more records

  ​One of two best sales months by Suzuki SA Average more than 1000 units a month …and two more models are on the way JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki SA has made May 2019  one of its best sales months yet. André Venter, divisional sales and marketing boss at Suzuki SA, reported  “…we sold…

Suzuki upgrades GLX Baleno / Ignis entertainment units

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Two popular Suzuki models, Baleno hatchback and Ignis urban SUV, are now available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The touch-screen audio system in each model has the latest Smartphone Linkage Display Audio system which allows integration of either source and will be available as standard equipment on the GLX specification level,…

Suzuki to show new Katana, classics, at London bike show

Ancient and modern: Best of Suzies for London show Return of the Katana – a new take on the 1980’s Scooters and trail bikes on the stand, too LONDON, England – Suzuki’s 2019 Katana will top the upcoming London Motorcycle Show (Feb 15-17 2019 – the new bikes to be shown alongside the original 1981 machine….

Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

LONDON, England – Suzuki ‘s big little guy, the 2019 Jimny, has made it to the semi-finals of three categories in the 2019 World Car awards. It’s sister, the Suzuki Ignis,, had successes for the Ignis in 2017 and the Swift in 2018 in the World Urban Car category. The Jimny has so far made…

Suzuki soars in wide UK customer satisfaction survey

Suzuki makes best-yet 15th from 2018 44th 45 000 customers surveyed across Britain ‘Barometer of sentiment across the UK’ LONDON, England – Suzuki Britain has been ranked as the best car brand in the Institute of Customer Service’s UK Customer Satisfaction Index for January 2019. A national measure of sentiment across the country, asked 45…

Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

TOKYO, Japan – Spaniard Marc Marquez made 2018 a hat-trick season here on Sunday by winning the MotoGP championship with another top-podium from the Japanese MotoGP race. It couldn’t have been closer, with title rival Andrea Dovizioso falling on the penultimate lap while trying to squeeze past the about-to-be champion. Reuters reports Honda’s Hamilton, now…

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…