Suzuki to restore original GSX-R750 at NEC bike show

GSX-R750 slab-side to be stripped and rebuilt at Motorcycle Live

SUZUKI has announced that it is planning to strip down and rebuild an original 1985 GSX-R750 as a must-see attraction on its stand at the NEC bike show in November.

The bike, a classic model that still gets motorcycle nuts teary-eyed, will be restored and brought back to life with brand new parts over the course of Motorcycle Live, which will run from November 28 to December 6 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

Tim Davies, Suzuki GB's Aftersales Marketing Co-ordinator for parts, said: ‘I really don't think there's a bigger icon in motorcycling than the original GSX-R750. It's responsible for 30 years of sportsbikes as we know them today and also the popularity of the GSX-R brand. With plenty of celebrations planned around the anniversary at Motorcycle Live, we're really looking forward to the project and hope that everyone that comes to the show is just as excited as we are to see it come together.’

The Japanese manufacturer has said that it is also offering three lucky Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle owners the chance to display their bike on the Suzuki stand, in order to help mark the 30th anniversary of the Gixer range. 

You can find further details on Suzuki's plans for Motorcycle Live here.

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