Suzuki Motor USA has announced its first group of 2024 motorcycles: the Suzuki GSX-R750 sportbike, the DR650S and DR-Z400S dual-sports, and the DR-Z400SM supermoto.
These bikes return for 2024 offering the same specs and features riders have come to appreciate over the years, but the GXS-R750, DR-Z400S, and DR-Z400SM have been refreshed with new colors or graphics.
2024 Suzuki GXS-R750
The 2024 Suzuki GSX-R750 is the latest version of the legendary bike that was launched in 1985 and went on to win multiple roadracing championships, including becoming a dominant force in MotoAmerica Supersport racing over the past two seasons. Suzuki says it wants to continue this trend and that the 2024 GSX-R750 “aims to thrill riders with laser-like handling and exhilarating acceleration.”
The GSX-R750 has a fuel-injected 4-cylinder 750cc engine mated to a 6-speed transmission. Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) lets the rider adjust the power delivery.
The twin-spar aluminum frame contributes to a 419-lb wet weight and combines with an inverted Showa Big Piston Front Fork (BPF) for agile handling, while twin Brembo monoblock, radial mounted 4-piston calipers in the front and a Nissin single-piston caliper in the rear provide stopping power.
For 2024, the GSX-R750 revisits Suzuki’s classic blue and white livery with Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Triton Blue. It is also offered in Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Matte Stellar Blue or classy Metallic Matte Black No. 2 and Glass Sparkle Black. The GSX-R750 starts at $12,999.
2024 Suzuki DR650S
Offering high performance for a low price tag, the 2024 Suzuki DR650S dual-sport bike returns with its air/oil-cooled, 4-stroke 644cc single-cylinder engine with push-button electric starting and mounted in a steel semi-double cradle frame.
The DR650S rides on aluminum spoked wheels shod with tube-type tires, a 90/90-21 tire in front and a 120/90-17 in the rear. The bike has a 366-lb wet weight, 10.4 inches of ground clearance, and 10.2 inches of suspension travel. The front fork is height-adjustable, and the seat height can be lowered from 34.8 inches to 33.2 with an optional Low Side Stand Kit.
The 2024 Suzuki DR650S returns with Solid Black and Iron Gray paint and contrasting black and orange graphics or bright Solid Special White #2 bodywork with blue and black graphics starting at $7,099.
2024 Suzuki DRZ400S and DRZ400SM
The Suzuki DR-Z400 line celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2024.
Both the DRZ400S and DRZ400SM are street-legal and have a 4-stroke, liquid-cooled DOHC 398cc single-cylinder engine with push-button electric starting and mated to a 5-speed constant mesh transmission with a wet multi-plate clutch.
The DRZ400S rides on black aluminum Excel rims (21 inches in front, 18 in the rear) laced with bright stainless-steel spokes that are set up to accept rim locks if the rider chooses to mount more focused dual-sport rubber. Stock tires are 80/100-21 up front and 120/90-18 in the rear. The DRZ400SM has wider spoked 17-inch wheels, 120/70 up front and 140/70 in the rear.
Other key differences between the DR-Z400S and DR-Z400SM come in the area of handling and stopping power, including an inverted front fork and 300mm floating front brake disc on the DR-Z400SM. Suspension is fully adjustable on both bikes.
The SM also comes in a little heavier, with a 322-lb wet weight (317 lb on the S), as well as a lower seat height (35.0 inches vs. 36.8 inches) and ground clearance (10.2 inches vs. 11.8 inches).
The 2024 DR-Z400S is available in Champion Yellow bodywork enhanced with new blue and silver graphics or Solid Black bodywork with gray and silver graphics starting at $7,199.
The 2024 DR-Z400SM is available in Grand Blue and Solid Black or the Solid Black bodywork with angular graphics complement the motorcycle’s styling starting at $7,899.
For more information, visit the Suzuki website.