Suzuki’s company in 1909, a citizen of the Land of the Rising Sun Michiko Suzuki in the small village of Hamamatsu, located on the coast of Japan. The main activity of the company was the development and production of weaving mills, which would be convenient for work. She succeeded, and throughout the entire process of thirty years Michiko concentrated a group of talented engineers around him. They were significantly ahead of the English and Dutch models popular at that time.
Despite significant success, Meech Suzuki believes that his company should develop in several directions. So when the market for weaving mills slumped, the decision was made for an inexpensive means of transport for the middle class – a motorized bicycle called “Power Free”. This unit had a 36 cm3 two-stroke engine and an innovative two-sprocket transmission for that time. That is, the cyclist could ride, turning only the pedals, help them to work with the engine, or move only with the help of the motor.
The idea was rational rationality that the Japanese government provided financial assistance to Suzuki to continue further research and create a full-fledged motorcycle. Soon, the motorized bike was equipped with a two-speed gearbox, and the cylinder volume was increased to 60 cm3. By early 1954, the company was already producing 6,000 motorcycles monthly and was renamed Suzuki Motor Co, Ltd.
So from small groups of design engineers creating weaving machines, a huge corporation was born, numbering 25 thousand people, which is known all over the world today. At the moment, Suzuki Motorcycles Co, Ltd produces 1 million 600 thousand cars a year and the same number of motorcycles.
Throughout its history, the company has released many models, and in different directions.
The classic – Suzuki A100 – was born and debuted in 1967. It was modernized and named AX100. The redesign added strength and a rigid frame. The next generation was the K125, made in retro style and many others after it: the GS125ES bike is an economic model, the TU125XT Volty has an old design, the Bandit series are very popular classic models today. And also GN125 / 250 and GZ125 / 250 Marauder made for “Americans” and differ only in the frame.
Suzuki Vitara – is a compact crossover produced since 1988 by Suzuki. From 1998 to 2014, the car was produced as the Suzuki Grand Vitara; in the Japanese market, the model was named Suzuki Escudo.
A variety of cruisers such as VL125 / 250 Intruder LC, which are equipped with improved motors, spoked wheels and saddles. VZ800 Marauder made like a “dragster”.
Suzuki’s enduro series, which includes the TS125ER and TS185ER. These models are in high demand in coastal countries. Over time, improved DR-Z400S models appeared. This is already a sports bike with a strong motor and one seat.
Sportbikes TL1000S and its modification TL1000R and GSX1300R Hayabusa. Very fast and incredibly powerful models. Their volume is more than 1200 cm3, and the power is in the range of 120-130 horses.
There are also a range of motocross bikes. These are the JR50 for kids, DS80 for teens and RM80 and RM125 / 250 for adults.