MCN News Reporter Laura Kennerley is at the official launch of the Suzuki Gladius in Paris and she's just sent these camera phone image back to the office.
The Gladius used the 650cc v-twin from the successful Suzuki SV650. Details on the new bike are thin on the ground at the moment, but the Gladius is supposedly aimed specifically at female riders.
What do you think ladies? Does the idea of a Gladius appeal to you? What qualities would you like to see in this new lady-friendly bike? Let us know by commenting on this story below.
We'll update you with more information as it becomes available.