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Get ready. The Suzuki GSX-S1000 GT is on its way to South Africa

Local Suzuki Motorcycle lovers are waiting in eager anticipation to see, touch and test ride the upgraded Suzuki GSX-S1000 GT

Excitement continues to grow around the world and more particularly in South Africa, after the worldwide launch of the new Suzuki GSX-S1000 GT which took place on the Suzuki SGMS on 22 September 2021.

Suzuki Motorcycles South Africa reports that the previous GSX-S1000 A and F models did quite well in the South African market; and further states that its customers loved the motorcycles’ power, smoothness and reliability. As endeared as the GSX-S1000A and F models were, the inbound Suzuki GSX-S1000 GT will be presented with aggressive new styling and an all-new comprehensive Electronics Package.

All new Electronics and Rider Mode Package

Before we get ahead of ourselves and have you dashing to your nearest Suzuki Motorcycles, we have to inform you, with deep regret, that the first stock arrival and official launch of the GSX-S1000 GT in South Africa will only be within the 2nd quarter of 2022.

However, we can share with you some of the new GSX-S1000 GT features and upgrades.  The first thing to know is that the new GSX S1000 GT is powered by a high-performance 999cm3 four-stroke DOHC liquid-cooled inline-four engine.

Other key highlights include:

  1. Suzuki Drive Mode Selector, (3 throttle response modes)
  2. Bi-Directional Quick Shift System
  3. Cruise Control System
  4. Suzuki Easy Start System
  5. Ride By Wire Electronic Throttle System
  6. Low RPM Assist
  7. Five Mode Suzuki Traction Control System
  8. Full LCD Instrument Panel
  9. LED Headlights and Position lights
  10. Led Taillight and Turn Signals

We will share pricing and launch details for the all-new GSX-S1000 GT as soon as they become available to us.  Watch this space!

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