front side view of a 2024 Suzuki GSX-8R and its driver on a race track

A new and exciting model, the Suzuki GSX-8R offers sporty performance, a dynamic design and maximum levels of comfort. Specially made to offer an exciting driving experience on your daily outings and your weekend adventures, this motorcycle is sure to please! Discover all that it has to offer with SM Sport; find it among our selection of new Suzuki motorcycles for sale.

Presenting the Suzuki GSX-8R

One year after a successful launch for the GSX-8S naked sports bike, Suzuki reveals its all-new creation, the GSX-8R. This road bike carries over several components found on previous models, while also adding a sportier drive and greater ergonomics, making it a sportier bike overall.

Proud heiress to 35 years of GSX-R history, this new model shares some features in common with other motorcycles of its lineage, although it definitely comes in a more modern design. It truly stands out with a sporty style; it is sure to seduce drivers with the amount of power, maneuverability, and high levels of comfort it offers.

No matter if you are looking for a motorcycle for your daily drives, your adventures far away from the city or laps around the racetrack with your friends, it is a true incarnation of versatility and fun.

Suzuki GSX-8R: Specs

Engine Performance

Propelled by a parallel twin-cylinder 4- stroke engine with 776 cm3, the Suzuki GSX-8R produces 83 horsepower. It offers an exceptional balance between versatility and maneuverability, while also providing you with impressive performance at high speeds.

Depending on the driving experience you are looking for and the road conditions, you can choose between one out of three Suzuki driving modes. With the A mode (Active), you will enjoy quick response and accelerations, for a maximum of an adrenaline rush.

In B mode (Basic), you will enjoy a smooth ride with a feeling of complete control, which is ideal for your daily drives. Finally, the C mode (Comfort) offers an even smoother ride and reassuring stability on slippery road surfaces.

side view of a 2024 Suzuki GSX-8R and its driver on a race track

Transmission and Powertrain

Equipped with a 6- speed transmission, the GSX-8R also optimises engine performance thanks to a 270- degree crankshaft that is specially designed to produce a higher torque and to maximise traction.

Driving performance is also made enjoyable through different advanced features, such as:

  • An acceleration system with power controller
  • A customizable anti-skid system
  • A bidirectional quickshifter system
  • Low speed assistance

At low and high speeds, in traffic or while cornering, this is a motorcycle you will love for your daily drives. Moreover, the two-level catalytic converter will allow you to maximise performance, while also reducing carbon emissions.

Suspension and Maneuverability

The rugged steel frame and light and agile chassis are the ideal support for the high-performance engine, offering the perfect balance between maneuverability, comfort and performance. The Suzuki GSX-8R was designed for remarkable performance while also ensuring a comfortable ride.

It is equipped with a Hitachi Astemo (SHOWA) SFF-BP inverted front fork to ensure flexibility and maximum control. Offering stability in straight lines, control during turns and equipped with sturdy shocks, the Suzuki bike will provide you with an unparalleled experience.

The swing arm is made from light aluminum and designed to maximise comfort and ensure a smooth ride, by working hand in hand with the ‘mono shock’ type rear suspension.

Technologies de pointe et équipements

Access precise and clear data thanks to a 5- inch ACL TFT multi-function dashboard. The system will provide you with a complete array of systems and motorcycle settings, and vital information is displayed in real time so that you can closely follow your performance.

Technologies and performance come together to provide you with a great connection between the rider and his or her bike! The “day” and “night” display modes make it easy for you to read the information on the screen.

dashboard view of a 2024 GSX-8R

Exterior Design

Exterior Features

The perfect blend of heritage and avant-garde stands out in the all-new Suzuki GSX-8R’s design. On top of a sophisticated style, the fairing and windshield have been meticulously designed to reduce the drag coefficient, improving stability levels and protecting you from the wind. Style and functionality are perfectly combined in the features the Suzuki bike offers.

The hexagonal LED headlights, the LED position lights and taillight combined blend seamlessly into the design while also providing you with optimal lighting during your nocturnal adventures.

Proportions and the aggressive posture are a testament to the levels of performance the bike offers, for an overall sporty look that stands out from the lot. Moreover, the aluminum rims and the tires add to the model’s elegance while also improving maneuverability, and offering optimal traction.

Colors and Finishes

This road bike comes in a variety of captivating colors, so that there is something for everyone’s taste:

  • Metallic Triton Blue
  • Pearl Ignite Yellow
  • Metallic Matte Sword Silver

Each of these hues has its own unique way of creating dynamic and stunning esthetics, further improved by bold graphics. The visible and painted mechanical components like the seat rails, also make the stunning mechanical design stand out.

If you want to keep it as beautiful as the day you drove it out of the dealership, take a look at our tips and tricks on how to do proper maintenance on your bike.

Ergonomics and Comfort

The driving posture, with your hips facing towards the front, allows you to adopt the ideal position. No matter if you are looking for a comfortable driving position or are trying to move your weight towards the front for maximum control while cornering, the motorcycle will allow you to take control easily thanks to optimal weight distribution.

The ergonomics have also been improved thanks to the meticulously placed commands that are efficient and easy to use while keeping your eyes on the road!

Finally, the Suzuki transversal wheel balancer is a mechanical component that maximises your comfort by suppressing vibrations, for a truly smooth ride. Comfort and ergonomics take center stage in this new Suzuki design.

Suzuki GSX-8R: Price and Specs

The Suzuki GSX-8R is offered at a base price of $ 13,320, and is available for you in the Quebec City area! Sporty, sophisticated and versatile, it will provide you with an exceptional driving experience on top of remarkable comfort.

Suzuki GSX-8R
Price $ 13,320
Engine 4- stroke, twin-cylinder
Displacement 776 cm3
Transmission 6- speed, full-time
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic, Coil Springs
Rear Suspension Swing Arm, Coil Springs
Empty Weight 452 lbs
front side view of a 2024 Suzuki GSX-8R and its driver on a country road