Suzuki says Hi with the GSX-S1000 Team Suzuki
Suzuki reveals another special edition machine, this time based off the GSX-S platform. Say Hi to the GSX-S1000 Team Suzuki beast donning a matte black livery with savory red or blue accents
The GSX-S1000 seemed like a decent enough beast? How about we take a step on the slightly wilder side with the Team Suzuki version of this sweet machine? Suzuki France made a sleek move with yet another special edition Suzuki (we stopped counting years ago), and the new bike looks sizzling hot.
The GSX-S1000 Team will be delivered in a matte black livery with extra-cool red or blue accents that are sworn to turn heads. Formerly known as one of the most sought-after Hamamatsu bikes, the Team Suzuki GSX-S1000 is a neat two-wheeler that promises… and delivers.
To be honest, we expected Suzuki to show up with a bike that dons the MotoGP or World Endurance Championship livery, but it looks like their designers begged to differ. Well, it’s not exactly sad to see such a darkened speed steed arriving in dealerships at the end of June, as the color scheme is really impressive - sober, yet as menacing as it may be.
The special nature of this bike is proudly displayed on the fairing prongs that have already become a signature design mark of the naked and semi-naked Suzuki bikes. They can also be found on the tail piece and on the tank, alongside the “Hamamatsu Japan” badge on the tank pad. It’s that spot where we can see the serial number of the bike, because… these machines are numbered.
On the tech side, the GSX-S1000 Team Suzuki beast brings forth an Akrapovic titanium exhaust with a carbon fiber cap, engineered especially for its engine, shedding 1.2 kg (2.65 lb) from the stock figures, and an aluminium license plate holder.
While the sports silencer and the small CNC add-on would set customers back some €1,400 on the MSRP list, Suzuki only asks for a €800 premium, taking the price of the limited edition GSX-S1000 Team Suzuki to €13,599. The standard GSX-S1000 retails for €12,699, while the Evo version is a €13,799 affair, making the Team Suzuki an appealing choice for riders who want to stand out from the crowd with a 150 HP, 108 Nm machine.
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