New MCN March 4: Suzuki GSX-R1000 K9 world first test

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In this week’s edition of Motorcycle News we bring you the World’s first test of the much-anticipated Suzuki GSX-R1000 K9.

The GSX-R1000 has always had a bit of a reputation as a bit of a hooligan and the 2009 model is lighter and more powerful than the previous incarnation.

Read Michael Neeves’ first impressions here

Also, we reveal the Lotus electric motorcycle that will race in the all-new TTXGP at the Isle of Man

Also in this edition:

The greatest Rossi-replica Yamaha R1 yet

Honda increases bike prices by 10%

The new Yamaha V-Max goes up against its rivals on the drag strip

All the reaction from the opening round of WSB


Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer