Suzuki announce release date for 6th-generation GSX-R1000

2018 Suzuki GSX-R1000R.

It has been three decades and more than a million sold since the GSX-R line was born. A decade and a half since the first GSX-R1000 (K1) changed the open sportsbike class forever. Now, the 6th-generation GSX-R1000 is redefining the definition of “Superbike”.

The top-spec GSX-R1000R is equipped with the latest SHOWA BFF?(Balance Free Front) forks and SHOWA BFRC? lite (Balance Free Rear Cushion lite) rear shock, bi-directional quick shifter, racing launch control, LED position lights, lightweight battery and a unique black LCD instrument panel display letting you know you’re sitting aboard something truly special.

7th September marks the official release date for Australian customers. With the first shipment of stock is nearly sold-out, customers are encouraged to pre-order via their local authorised Suzuki motorcycle dealer to secure their bike.

The GSX-R1000R will be available in two colour schemes – Metallic Triton Blue and Glass Sparkle Black for a recommended retail price of $25,490 + ORC (MSRP $27,490 Ride Away).

Additionally, the GSX-R1000 ABS is also available in three striking colour schemes –Metallic Triton Blue, Metallic Matte Black No. 2 and Pearl Mira Red with a recommended retail price of $21,990 + ORC (MSRP $23,990 Ride Away).

For further information on the Suzuki GSX-R1000R, interested customers should visit their local Suzuki dealer, who can be found through the Dealer Locator on suzukimotorcycles.com.au