Suzuki PH expands GSX lineup

Adds 8R, S1000GX to local roster

Suzuki PH expands GSX lineup
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MANILASuzuki Philippines (SPH) has widened its GSX lineup by adding the GSX-8R and the GSX-S1000GX.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How much is the Suzuki GSX-8R?

    The Suzuki GSX-8R is priced at P679,000.
  • What is the Suzuki GSX-S1000GX's retail price?

    The Suzuki GSX-S1000GX can be had for P969,000.
  • Per SPH, the two new motorcycle offerings (unveiled at the recently-concluded Makina Motoshow 2024) serve as testament to the brand’s “unwavering commitment to push the limits and the culmination of relentless engineering, meticulous design and a passion to exceed expectations.”

    “With the launch of the GSX-8R and GSX-S1000GX, a new era for Big Bikes in the Philippines begins. An era where performance reigns supreme together with the rider as he becomes one with the machine, the company said.

    GSX-8R

    The middleweight sportbike is 2,155 millimeters (mm) long; 770 mm wide, and 1,135 mm tall, with 1,465 mm wheelbase.

    Engineered for speed and precision handling, the Suzuki GSX-8R ‘s design is inspired from the badge’s 35-year history. It boasts a sharp, clean profile of the front face and fairing that matches the rear section’s slim profile. Its mass-forward aggressive stance and well-balanced proportions reflects that it is designed to perform.

    GSX8R

    Powering the model is a 776-cubic centimeter (cc) parallel twin, four-stroke, two-cylinder, liquid-cooled double overhead cam (DOHC) engine mated to a six-speed constant mesh transmission.

    Based on World Motorcycle Test Cycle (WMTC) standards, the motorcycle can do 23.8 kilometers per liter (kpl).

    Other notable features include a full LCD instrument panel, LED headlamps and position light and disc brakes at the front and rear.

    Available in Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Matte Black, the Suzuki GSX-8R has a suggested retail price of P679,000.

    GSX-S1000GX

    Created to offer a “grand crossover riding experience”, the Suzuki GSX-S1000GX blends sport, adventure, and touring.

    The big bike offering’s dimensions measure 2,150 mm long; 925 mm wide; and 1,350 mm tall. It has a 1,470 mm-wheelbase, 155mm-ground clearance, and seat height of 845 mm.

    GSX-S1000GX

    In between the rider’s legs is the same 999cc, inline-four, liquid-cooled DOHC powerplant paired with a six-speed constant mesh transmission found in its GSX- R1000 brethren.

    Providing the stopping power are the disc brakes for the front and rear while absorbing the ruts on the road are the Suzuki Advanced Electronic Suspension system.

    Using WMTC standards, the motorcycle can do 16.1 kpl.

    Offered in two body color options namely, Metallic Triton Blue and Glass Sparkle Black, the Suzuki GSX-S1000GX is priced at P969,000.

    Photos from Suzuki Philippines

    Also read:

    2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 features sports-tuned 999cc engine, advanced ride system

    Similarities and differences of Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT

    Battle of the naked bikes: Suzuki GSX 8S vs. Yamaha MT09

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