Category: Suzuki

Beautiful MaSheene: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Ex-Barry Sheene Race Bike for Sale

Beautiful MaSheene: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Ex-Barry Sheene Race Bike for Sale

Today’s Suzuki GS1000S was touched by the hand of a master, the late Barry Sheene. In an era of sullen, sanitized superstars, it’s easy to forget that there used to be some really charismatic...

All-Original GP Machine: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 Mk7 XR40 for Sale

All-Original GP Machine: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 Mk7 XR40 for Sale

Ridden by such luminaries as Barry Sheene and Randy Mamola, the two-stroke Suzuki RGB500 was eventually developed into the dominant machine you see here, but it went through a significant evolution following its introduction...

Unrestored Race-Replica: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for Sale

Unrestored Race-Replica: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for Sale

Originally designed for the European market, where handling and agility often trumped straight-line speed, the Suzuki GS1000S offered the best of both worlds, although the US received only a handful of these well-balanced machines:...

Vintage Grand Prix: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 for Sale

Vintage Grand Prix: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 for Sale

When Suzuki dipped their toe back into Grand Prix competition in the early 1970’s, it was with a production-based, water-cooled two-stroke twin from the T500. But while that bike did see some success, it...

Blue-and-White Bullet: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S  Wes Cooley Replica for Sale

Blue-and-White Bullet: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley Replica for Sale

Suzuki’s blue-and-white bullet, the GS1000S was, in spite of the hulking style, dual shocks, and bulbous fairing, really more of an all-rounder than its looks would suggest. It was originally intended to appeal to...

The Wes Cooley-ist: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S for Sale

The Wes Cooley-ist: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S for Sale

Today’s blue-and-white Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley Replica” is a throwback to another era of racing, an arms-race by Japan’s Big Four as they built bigger, better big fours. Twins and singles are generally limited...

The Turbo Kid: 1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo for Sale

The Turbo Kid: 1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo for Sale

Getting away from the race bike theme today, we’re headed back to the wild and wooly 1980’s with a nice Suzuki XN85 Turbo. Built for just one year in very limited quantities, with only...

Vintage Race Bargain: 1969 Suzuki Hustler T250 Road Racer

Vintage Race Bargain: 1969 Suzuki Hustler T250 Road Racer

Well, it’s the dead of winter, and good bikes have been a little thin on the ground of late. Interestingly, some nice vintage track bikes like this Suzuki “Hustler” T250 have been popping up....

Brawn and Brains: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley Replica”

Brawn and Brains: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley Replica”

Back when fast motorcycles were defined by two chief virtues: speed and stability, the Suzuki GS1000S was one of the speediest and stable-est of them all. A hulking motorcycle with four air-cooled cylinders, it...

Sunday Night Rotary Weirdness: 1975 Suzuki Re5

Sunday Night Rotary Weirdness: 1975 Suzuki Re5

Like the rash of turbocharged motorcycles in the 80’s, Felix Wankel’s rotary had its brief moment in the sun as motorcycle “fad of the moment.” And Suzuki went all-in, getting famous designer Giorgetto Giugiaro...