V-Strom 650XT (source: Intermot)

2016 Intermot: Suzuki launches five new models for overseas markets

Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched five new 2017 models for Europe, North America and other markets overseas, at the Intermot, an international motorcycle fair being held from October 4 to 9 in Cologne, Germany.

Suzuki will introduce its new GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R super sport bikes, the new GSX-R125 model which features the smallest displacement in the GSX series, and the GSX-S750, which highlights the second series of street sport bikes.

In addition, Suzuki launched its new V-Strom 1000, V-Strom 1000XT, V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 650XT. Along with these five models, Suzuki will introduce four more new models at the EICMA 2016 (Milan Motorcycle Show) to be held in November in Milan, Italy. These nine motorcycles are scheduled for release in 2017.

At a press conference, Suzuki’s President Toshihiro Suzuki said, “Suzuki’s motorcycle business is targeting a significantly important role in further enhancing the Suzuki brand. We will continue to enhance our lineup and be proactive in introducing original products that exceed customer expectations.”

(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)