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2015 Suzuki GSX-S750 First Look

2015 Suzuki GSX-S750

Suzuki’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:

  • Powerful 749cc four-cylinder fuel-injected engine delivers powerful torque and strong acceleration
  • 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.

2015 Suzuki GSX-S750 Specs:

  • Engine Type: 4-stroke, Inline 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
  • Engine Displacement: 749 cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 72.0 mm x 46.0 mm
  • Fuel System: Suzuki Fuel Injection
  • Compression Ratio: 12.3 : 1
  • Ignition Type: Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
  • Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
  • Overall Length: 2115 mm (83.3 in)
  • Overall Width: 785 mm (30.9 in)
  • Overall Height: 1060 mm (41.7 in)
  • Wheelbase: 1450 mm (57.1 in)
  • Ground Clearance: 145 mm (5.7 in)
  • Seat Height: 815 mm (32.1 in)
  • Curb mass: 210kg (463 lbs)
  • Suspension Front: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
  • Suspension Rear: Link type, coil spring, oil damped
  • Brakes Front: Disc, twin
  • Brakes Rear: Disc
  • Tires Front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless
  • Tires Rear: 180/55ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless
  • Fuel Tank: 17.5 L (4.6 US gal)
  • Color: GSX-S750Z, Metallic Triton Blue / Pearl Glacier White; GSX-S750, Metallic Matte Black

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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