Suzuki SV650X unveiled

Suzuki appear to have taken the year off after their flurry of activity for 2017 new models. Heading into 2018 the only new model is this attractive, but hardly ground-breaking, new SV650X. Touted as a café racer, it’s fundamentally identical to the current SV650 roadster, with the exception of a couple of styling tweaks that see it receive a slotted headlamp cowl which flows in to the new side panels that in turn flow back to the tank carried over from the roadster. The tail unit remains unchanged, while the…

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Suzuki SV650X to be unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show

Suzuki will unveil the new SV650X at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show – which takes place October 27 to November 5 – a year after the bike was first unveiled as the SV650 Rally concept. The original concept bike was based on the styling of 1970s tarmac rally cars and featured large front lights reminiscent of the spotlights used on rally cars for night racing. The original concept also featured a shotgun-style Yoshimura exhaust, clip-on handlebars, new side panels, and a metal grill on the headlight. The Rally concept was…

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