At the 2022 Vintage Motorcycle Days event held in Ohio, USA, the AMA Heritage Foundation exhibited a Suzuki GSX-R1000R of the year 2018, created and painted by suzuki as a tribute to his iconic Pepsi design from the 1980s. The icing on the cake was put by the legend Kevin Schwantz.
The Texan presided over the event, took this unit for a spin and, finally, stamped his precious signature on the tank. A year later AMA raffled off the bike. Now, its owner is putting it up for sale and as a curiosity, the advertisement specifies that it only has 33 miles. The number 34, emblem of war Schwantz, is about to be marked. Quite a detail, yes sir.
Without a doubt, the most unique thing about this bike is the impressive paint job and the signature of Schwantz. At first glance, the only noticeable modification compared to the series model is an exhaust signed by the specialist. Yoshimura.
What happened to the Suzuki GSX-R1000R?
Regarding this suzukiat the end of 2022 those from Hamamatsu announced their final goodbye to the Suzuki GSX-R 1000R in Europe. The motorcycle did not comply with Euro5 regulations and was no longer on sale in December 2002. It cost €22,229.
Even so, we remind you of some basic details of this legendary sports car. As it could not be otherwise, the GSX-R1000R It embodies the essence of elite sports motorcycles. Equipped with a 999 cc inline four-cylinder engine and an impressive power of approximately 202 hp, this super sports car offered exceptional performance on road and track. With a 13.2:1 compression ratio and a quick-shifting 6-speed transmission, the GSX-R1000R It offers rocket acceleration, as well as smooth and precise gear changes.
This dynamic Japanese features an aluminum double-spar chassis, suspension Showa BFF at the front and monoshock Showa BFRC at the rear and of course brakes Brembo High quality with ABS.
The Suzuki GSX-R1000R It also features advanced technology, such as traction control, selectable driving modes, and a digital instrument panel. Its aerodynamic and aggressive design was inspired by that of contemporary competition motorcycles, providing a very attractive appearance and exceptional performance. Without a doubt, a beautiful motorcycle, and even more so with this legendary decoration.
Well yes, from now on, you can find this tribute motorcycle from suzuki for sale in Houston, Texas, with a starting bid of $14,000 (€13,000) that has not yet been met, or a buy-now (BIN) option of $20,000 (€18,525) on eBay. As you prefer.