2015 Suzuki GSX-S750Suzuki’s wants a larger presence in the popular streetfighter class. And to accomplish this feat, Suzuki has released the new GSX-S series.
The lineup includes the GSX-S1000, which will arrive as an early 2016 release, and the bargain-priced 2015 GSX-S750 and GSX-S750Z, the “Z” signifying updated color choices. These motorcycles were unveiled during the Suzuki Dealer Meeting held this week in Las Vegas.The upright naked GSX-S750 sport bike is powered by the potent 749cc inline-four featured Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve fuel injection. The engine was transplanted from the GSX-R750 sportbike.The GSX-S’ powerplant was returned for optimal street power, receiving revised cam profiles and intake and exhaust tracts to boost low- and mid-range torque. Suzuki says the redesign provides “unmatched throttle response and intense acceleration.”The GSX-S750 arrives with a combined tubular and twin-spar frame, 310mm front brakes and matte-silver painted handlebars. The bike’s instrument cluster uses an analog tach and a large digital LCD speedo. It’s packed with other informative readouts, and is adjustable for brightness.Unlike the larger GSX-S1000, the GSX-S750 does not arrive with fancy electronics or ABS, which helps keep the price point around $8,000 – a bargain for a modern mid-weight streetfighter.The 2015 Suzuki GSX-S750 is available in Metallic Matte Black, and GSX-S750Z in Metallic Triton Blue and Pearl Glacier White bodywork. This special “Z” package also includes gold-anodized outer fork tubes, red anodized fork adjuster bolts, a red shock spring and blue chain.The GSX-S750 will be offered for $7,999, and the special GSX-S750Z for $8,149. Following are the main features and specs of the 2015 GSX-S750.2015 Suzuki GSX-S750 Features:
Throttle bodies feature the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) system for combustion efficiency, and better throttle response and torque at the low to mid rpm range
Iridium type spark plugs provide a more condensed and hotter spark yet last longer
Frame design combines the advantages of a compact tubular streetbike frame and a twin-spar sportbike frame
Dual front brakes with floating 310mm discs and dual-piston calipers. 240mm rear disc brake with single-piston caliper
Carefully sculpted bodywork with highlights including a vented front fender, molded mirrors, chiseled fuel tank, textured tank side panels and an angular tail section with integrated LED taillight
Distinctive triangle-shaped muffler with a form-fitting brushed stainless steel heat shield
Brightness-controllable instrument cluster, featuring a prominent analog tachometer and a large, digital LCD speedometer readout. The LCD display also includes a gear-position indicator, coolant temperature gauge, fuel gauge, selectable odometer/dual-tripmeter/fuel consumption meter and a clock
The GSX-S750Z features special color scheme of Mettalic Triton Blue / Pearl Glacier White, plus gold-anodized outer fork tubes, red anodized fork adjuster bolts, a red shock spring and blue drive chain.
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