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1988 RGV250Γ /SP


With the change from 2-cylinder in-line engine to 90° V-shaped 2-cylinder engine, the RGV250Γ acquired the "V" in its name. The RGV250Γ SP was released to commemorate Kevin Schwantz's victory in the Japanese Grand Prix. Although no changes were made to the engine specifications, in keeping with the "SP" suffix a few alterations were mad- for example, to the suspension and the single seat.

1987 NUDA


Concept model with an ultra-advanced mechanism of "fulltime 2-wheel drive" developed with the accumulated ideas of Suzuki engineering staff. The technologies for creating an excellent drivability were also incorporated boldly in the power steering and swing seat. And high rigidity and weight reduction were realized by the adoption of honeycomb mono-cock body made of carbon fiber.

1986 GSX-R1100


A monster machine that recorded a top speed of 265km/h - the highest speed of any stock motorcycle in the world at the time. Equipped with the unique oil-cooling Suzuki Advanced Cooling System (SACS), the engine generated astoundingly high power output of 130ps. The combination of the power and lightness, it was dubbed a "super lightweight", led it to be acclaimed as a racing machine that could run on the public road. With a power-to-weight ratio of 1.5kg/ps, the GSX-R1100 could cover 1/4 mile in 10.3 seconds.

1986 QuadRacer 500

QuadRacer 500

With the largest displacement of any ATV was debut in 1986, as Suzuki's flagship ATV. The QuadRacer 500, featured cutting-edge design, Suzuki's Automatic Exhaust Timing Control (AETC) system, independent front suspension and triple hydraulic disc brakes, would not seem out of place on the today's motocrosser. With its exceptional specifications, this sport ATV still retains its appeal to racing enthusiasts - even today.

1985 GSX-R750


The GSX-R750 weighed in at a mere 179kg. Mounted on an aluminum double-cradle frame dubbed the MR-ALBOX, the 4-cylinder DOHC engine used the Suzuki Advanced Cooling System (SACS), cooled by forcibly pumping in oil. With tuning by companies such as Yoshimura, the GSX-R750 turned in spectacular performances at both domestic and overseas circuits.

1985 RG500Γ


Suzuki's true replica, the RG500Γ naturally featured the same square 4-cylinder engine and displacement as the RG racing machines, the same bore x stroke and center distance. The crankcase was also based on the RG design, and each machine was equipped with a removable cassette-type transmission.

1985 Intruder750

Intruder 750

The unique OHC 4-valve 45° V-shape engine was mounted on a classical frame. The Intruder 750 was renowned for its lavish construction, typified by the cylinder-cooling fan, despite the fact that the engine was entirely liquid-cooled, which was expressly designed to appeal to the US consumers.

1985 QuadRacer 250

QuadRacer 250

The QuadRacer 250, the world's first 2-stroke-engine-equipped 4-wheel ATV, was a cutting-edge sport machine. Powered by the engine from the Suzuki's RM250 motocrosser, producing awesome power and torque. The QuadRacer 250 won great popularity from ATV enthusiasts as a sport ATV with outstanding high performance, which was way ahead of its time.



Concept model announced at the Tokyo Motor Show imaging a futuristic machine appearing 10 years later. The most advanced technologies 4-cycle square 4-cylinder 500cc engine, frameless body, front-and-rear swingarm suspension, center hub hydraulic power steering, chainless hydraulic drive and pop-up screen cowling were incorporated.

1983 RG250Γ


RG-Γ machines dominated the WGP (World championship Grand Prix) series in the early 1980s. In keeping with that spirit, Suzuki released the RG250Γ. This machine saw the adoption of the AL-BOX, square aluminum frame, 16-inch tire and Anti Nose Dive Forks (ANDF) at the front. With an output power of 45ps at 8,500rpm, the engine made the RG250Γ the most powerful machine in its class. Lavishly equipped with technology developed for the racetrack, the RG250Γ was the first ever full-blown racer replica.

1983 QuadRunner 125

QuadRunner 125

Released in 1982 as the first production 4-wheel ATV ever, it became a top seller, due to its user-friendly design, ease of operation and outstanding cost-performance ratio. The QuadRunner 125 clearly had a huge impact on the ATV industry, ushering in the 4-wheel revolution. The success of this ATV was soon followed by the release of a wide-ranging line-up featured various 4-wheel ATV technologies.

1982 RM250


The RM250 was fully redesigned in 1982 using various know-hows gained through winning the manufacturers' title in the 250cc World Motocross GP for 2 consecutive years (1980-1981). The liquid-cooled 2-stroke 246cc single-cylinder delivered 43ps which was the highest among the competitive production machines of the time. It featured Suzuki’s original full floater, link-type rear suspension.

1982 XN85


The engine of this machine was based on the GS650G and equipped with a turbocharger. The designation "85" denoted the power output of 85ps, and served to emphasize the fact that this was more than simply a turbo GS650. The XN85 was replete with original technology, including an electronic fuel injector, remote preload adjustment mechanism for the rear suspension and oil-jet forcible cooling system that sprayed oil on the back of the piston.

1981 GSX1100S KATANA


This innovative creation by the German designer Hans A. Muth garnered worldwide attention. Drawing on the sharp and combative image of the Japanese katana, samurai sword, the GSX1100S KATANA continues to be adored by its many fans even today, as the machine typifies Suzuki. Thanks to the tuning of its engine, it boasted a power output of 111ps at 8,500rpm - 6ps more than the GSX1100E, based on its model.

1980 GSX750E

GSX750E (Domestic spec. model)

With the adoption of Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber (TSCC) structure, along with a DOHC engine upgraded to 4 valves the GSX750E's dynamic performance, 69ps at 8,500rpm, was enough to overwhelm many of its rivals. Based on feedback obtained from grand prix racing machines, a new Anti Nose Dive Fork (ANDF) system was adopted for the front forks, boosting braking stability at high speed.