After much speculation, we have stumbled upon some concrete information about an entry-level performance motorcycle from the house of Suzuki. The upcoming motorcycle was revealed through patents filed in Australia. While there is no word about the displacement of the motorcycle, Suzuki is expected to reveal a quarter-litre motorcycle, unless the folks at Hamamatsu, Japan, decide that they have waited for too long and that they should introduce a 300cc model.
Design cues from the litre-class GSX-R1000 are clearly visible. Visually, as seen in the patent images, the motorcycle gets a sporty design with a full-fairing, clip-on handlebars and a split step-up seat. Upfront will be a conventional telescopic suspension which is also seen on most of the entry-level performance motorcycles from the Land of the Rising Sun. A monoshock performs the shock absorbing duties at the rear. Braking duties would be performed by petal disc brakes at both wheels.
The handlebar position seems high enough to offer city friendly ergonomics.
As aforementioned, the displacement and other mechanical details are still unknown. However, contrary to some rumours, will not be powered by the Suzuki GW250 Inazuma’s engine as the patent images reveal a slightly different crankcase cover. That being said, it would be safe to assume that this upcoming Suzuki will carry a twin-cylinder design.
We hope to hear some official details about this upcoming motorcycle from Suzuki in the coming days. Meanwhile, share your views about the motorcycle through the comments section below.
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