MV Agusta F4 /F4RR
Engine L-C 16V 998 Inline-Four | Seat Height 32.7 in. | Wheelbase 56.3 in.
MV Agustas flagship model, the F4, receives special treatment for the second year running and now runs forged aluminum wheels in addition to a revised front fairing. The up-spec RR is similarly retooled and benefits from Öhlins electronic suspension as well as an Öhlins electronic steering damper. The well-equipped RR will also run a set of Brembo M50 monobloc brake calipers.
MV Agusta F3
Engine L-C 12V 675 Inline-Triple | Seat Height 32.0 in. | Wheelbase 54.2 in.
The middleweight class was re-energized in 2012 with the addition of MV Agustas F3, which returns unchanged for 2013 but still packs an impressive punch. Four engine maps remain, and combine with an eight-level traction control system, electronic quick shift and adjustable engine braking program to provide notable performance.
MV Agusta Brutale 1090 /1090 RR
Engine L-C 16V 1078 inline-Four | Seat Height 32.5 in./ 32.7 in. | Wheelbase 56.6 in.
Two Brutale 1090 models will be available in 2013, the base-model 1090 and the up-spec 1090 RR, which runs a more highly adjustable rear shock, Brembo monobloc calipers that clamp on larger brake discs and 158 horsepower versus 144 horsepower. Shared changes for 2013 include styling updates, new split-spoke wheels and a reworked exhaust system.
MV Agusta Brutale 800
Engine L-C 12V 798 Inline-Triple | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 54.3 in.
The 2013 Brutale lineup grows with the addition of the Brutale 800, which runs an engine based heavily around MVs 675cc models. Compared to its smaller displacement siblings, the Brutale 800 offers 10 more horsepower, traction control, a fully adjustable shock and Brembo front calipers. An EAS (electronically assisted shift) model is available for an extra $500.
MV Agusta Brutale 675
Engine L-C 12V 675 Inline-Triple | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 54.3 in.
The Brutale 675 benefits from many of the technological advancements introduced on MV Agustas F3, including a counter rotating crankshaft for less gyroscopic effect and an MVICS ride-by-wire throttle thats allowed MV to make use of separate engine maps and an eight-level traction control system. A quick-shift equipped model retails for $11,498.
MV Agusta Rivale 800
Engine L-C 12V 798 Inline-Triple | Seat Height N/A | Wheelbase N/A
No drivers license looks to be safe with the introduction of the hooligan-designed MV Agusta Rivale 800, which like its Brutale siblings, is based around MVs 675cc inline-triple engine but with added displacement. Multiple engine maps are standard, and the Rivale 800 will come equipped with fully adjustable suspension courtesy of Marzocchi and Sachs.
Engine L-C 16V 1679 V-four | Seat Height 30.5 in. | Wheelbase 66.9 in.
The VMax is the ultimate fusion of brawn and brains, says Star of its power cruiser, as it combines its incredibly powerful 1679cc V-4 engine with Yamahas YCC-I and YCC-T intake trickery. Perhaps the name of the color option for 13 provides more insight into what the VMax is all about, and Stars sense of humor: Nebulous Purple.
Suzuki Hayabusa /Limited Edition
Engine L-C 16V 1340 Inline-four | Seat Height 31.7 in. | Wheelbase 58.3 in.
Suzuki has updated its Hayabusa for 2013, although changes ironically place greater emphasis on deceleration rather than acceleration. Sole revisions include Brembo monobloc brakes and a new ABS. The recognizable liter-plus bike will also be offered in a Limited Edition model, comes in a Marble Daytona Yellow/ Glass Sparkle Black color.
Suzuki GSX-R1000 /1 Million Commemorative Edition
Engine L-C 16V 999 Inline-Four | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 55.3 in.
Last years updates were enough to keep the GSX-R1000 at or near the front of the literbike class claims Suzuki, whose 1000cc package returns unchanged for 2013. The Brembo- and Showa BPF-equipped GSX-R will be offered in a new commemorative edition however, which celebrates the one million GSX-R1000s that have been built to date and costs just $200 more.
Engine L-C 16V 750 Inline-Four | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 54.7 in.
The GSX-R750s playground has been vaguely encroached upon by Kawasakis new, larger displacement ZX-6R and Triumphs 675cc triple, but Suzukis middleweight continues to offer more ccs and for not much more money. The bike returns for 2013 with an identical $12,199 price tag and is unchanged aside from color options.
Engine L-C 16V 599 Inline-Four | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 54.5 in.
Suzuki dominated the AMA Pro Road Racing series in 2012 with its GSX-R600, which handily won the Daytona SportBike, SuperSport West and SuperSport East championship and returns untouched for 2013. Color options for the new model year include a Metallic Triton Blue/ Pearl Glacier White color typical of Suzuki and a new Pearl Mira Red/ Pearl Glacier White option.
Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS
Engine L-C 8V 645 V-twin | Seat Height 32.9 in | Wheelbase 61.4 in.
Versatility is the name of the game when it comes to the V-Strom 650 ABS, which focuses on more than comfort and has excellent fuel economy for daily commuting and weekend touring, claims Suzuki. An Adventure model remains an option for 2013 and will come equipped with aluminum side cases, an adjustable windscreen and an engine bar.
Engine L-C 8V 645 V-twin | Seat Height 30.9 in. | Wheelbase 56.9 in.
Dont call it a Gladius; Suzukis new SFV650 is nearly identical to the aforementioned 645cc twin however, and features identical chassis geometry and engine measurements. For 2013, the SFV650 is available in a Metallic Mat Black/ Glass Sparkle Black color option and is claimed to provide superb midrange power good for enjoyable around-town jaunts and the occasional extended ride.
Engine L-C 8V 248 inline-twin | Seat Height 30.7 in | Wheelbase 56.3 in.
The 250 class is now one bike stronger thanks to the introduction of Suzukis GW250, a twin-cylinder lightweight thats reminiscent of the manufacturers no-longer-available B-King. Hardparts include a 37mm KYB front fork, KYB shock and chassis that provides ample support for a variety of riding styles, claims Suzuki.