Suzuki Canada Proudly Unveils GSX-8S and V-Strom 800DE at Toronto Motorcycle Show

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Image: Suzuki Canada Booth At Toronto Motorcycle Show

Guests at the Toronto Motorcycle Show get a great first look at Suzuki’s new model

Feb 17, 2023 – Toronto, ON: Members of the press and advance event attendees are the first to view the GSX-8S and the V-Strom 800DE up close and personal at the Toronto Motorcycle Show.

These two new and exciting models are the latest from Suzuki, and are the first models in the 800cc range that feature the advanced rider controls, electronics and features that riders want.

GSX-8S

EU spec shown.

GSX-8S offers infinite potential and limitless fun to riders of all abilities. It has confidence-inspiring controllability and optimal comfort and performance.

Highlight features:

  • Brand new parallel twin 776 cm³ DOHC engine featuring a Suzuki first: Suzuki Cross Balancer, which suppresses vibration for smoother operation and contributes to a lightweight powerplant that is more compact from front to rear
  • Suzuki Intelligent Ride System including:
    • Bi-directional Quick Shift
    • Suzuki Traction Control System
    • Ride-by-wire Electronic Throttle
    • ABS System
    • Suzuki Easy Start System
    • Low RPM Assist
  • Custom 5-inch colour TFT LCD Multifunction instrument panel
  • LED headlights, position lighting, rear combination lights and signals

V-Strom 800DE

EU spec shown.

V-Strom 800DE builds on the ground-breaking performance of Suzuki’s classic V-Strom lineup. It combines new features with the versatility and functionality riders have come to expect from V-Strom – in a new engine category.

Highlight features:

  • Brand new parallel twin 776cm³ DOHC 4-valve-per-cylinder engine
  • Longest amount of suspension travel and the most ground clearance of any V-Strom
  • Suzuki Intelligent Ride System including:
    • Bi-directional Quick Shift
    • Suzuki Traction Control System with Gravel Mode
    • Ride-by-wire Electronic Throttle
    • ABS System with rear ABS off mode
    • Suzuki Easy Start System
    • Low RPM Assist
  • Custom 5-inch colour TFT LCD Multifunction instrument panel
  • LED Headlights, position lighting, rear combination lights and signals

Riders interested in the GSX-8S or V-Strom 800DE can contact their local Suzuki dealer. Supplies of 2023 models is limited and is running out fast.