Kevin Schwantz Rides 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Video

Suzuki’s top ambassadors—1993 Grand Prix Champion Kevin Schwantz—was one of the first to test the tech-forward 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000.

Schwantz recently spent a day at Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Southern California, putting some laps on the new GSX-R that was built utilizing MotoGP technology.

The technology includes variable valve timing, the quick-shift (GSX-R1000R), ergonomics, new chassis design, Brembo radial mount brake calipers, Showa BFF forks, ride-by-wire and advanced electronics.

Ultimate Motorcycling President Arthur Coldwells is one of the most passionate GSX-R fans we know, and he’s looking forward to riding this new machine when its launched. For now, read our 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 In-Depth Preview.

Kevin Schwantz Rides 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000