The Suzuki GSX S1000 is a lot of things. It is Suzuki’s first litre-class naked. And one that isn’t just fashionably late to this naked party, it is late, period. And we say that because everyone from the Japanese to the Europeans to the Italians and even Aprilia already seems to have one. It has superbike championship winning DNA. And more importantly, it has sabre tooth and nicely filed ones at that. To us, however, the GSX S1000 is a motorcycle with minimal bodywork, lovely noise, and superhero performance; it’s one of those bikes that make you reach for your cheque book, only to realise that at Rs 14.5 lakh it’s also one of the most expensive in its segment.
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