Suzuki GSX-8R

NEW BIKES: GSX-8R middleweight sportsbike

As you’ve probably gathered, Suzuki’s pulling the covers off new 2024 models at the EICMA show in Milan, one of which is the aggressively styled sports middleweight, the GSX-8R. Here’s what we’ve learned so far…

Suzuki GSX-8R

It’s on Suzuki’s new 776cc parallel twin platform, which features a DOHC and 270° crankshaft design and delivers punchy drive throughout the rev range. 

Suzuki GSX-8R
  • New Showa suspension provides more support and increased damping force over the GSX-8S to account for the increased from weight bias and delivers a controlled, sporty ride.
  • Lower handlebars also contribute to a sportier riding position, with more of the rider’s weight over the front end.
  • The package is wrapped in new, angular, GSX-R-inspired bodywork.
  • There are selectable power modes, traction control, and a bi-directional quickshifter as standard, with all information displayed on a 5” colour TFT dash.
  • 82bhp a5 8,500rpm
  • 78nm of torque at 6,800rpm
  • A claimed 67mpg
Suzuki GSX-8R

Looks like a bit of a weapon to us! We’ll bring you more information on this so keep tuned in…

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