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Suzuki unveils GSX-S1000FZ Phantom edition

Matt black machine coming to market in 2018

Suzuki GSX-S1000FZ matt black

No word yet on Australian availability, however European and UK customers will be able to get their hands on this new Phantom edition of the Suzuki GSX-S1000FZ next year.

Joining the existing Phantom edition versions of the GSX-S1000 and GSX-S750, the new 1000cc Phantom bike has just been unveiled in the UK.

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Suzuki saying the stealthy black livery is offset by subtle red detailing, while the exhaust is also finished in black, further differing it from the standard GSX-S1000F.

The Japanese manufacturer also confirming that for 2018 the GSX-S1000F and GSX-S1000 will also get a three-stage traction control system plus Suzuki’s low rpm assist and easy-start system.

There’s also a power hike from the K5 engine – up to 110kW (up from 108kW), there’s also a new slipper clutch.

Meantime, Suzuki UK also confirmed that the GSX-S1000 super-naked is available in a new white paint scheme for 2018, with red and black graphics and red wheels (seen below).

While the GSX-S750 can now be had in an eye-catching red and black livery, alongside the classic blue and black option and all-black Phantom.

2018 suzuki gsx-s1000-whiteWe will keep you updated with Australian pricing, availability and specification details when confirmed by Suzuki Australia.

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