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Suzuki B King Concept

Third gear, 180kph, … stable, planted to the of over confidence, and engine pulling – these are the pertinent of the 2008 Suzuki B-King, a 108 lb-ft of torque sci-fi to which I’m currently clinging. The question? Do I upshift?

Or back

A slight grin and I snick the transmission into fourth out of the curve and onto the straight; for some 230kph and counting it as if that were necessary. by the way, is not a word that comfortably in any sentence with This is a hyper-…, a street concept ripped from an frame.

From the front is an extract of the Japanese Manga It’s as if Briareos from were given bike the headlight array is a robotic and the massive tank shoulders by the weaponry of turn signals. The is a sci-fi mix of ultra-violence, neo-…, dosed with politics, and mythology of which the western only has vague notions of.

A graphic literary tradition cyborgs long for their hearts and suffer their cruel jokes… which us to the rear end and the twin underseat exhausts as punchlines.

As always in the from the concept bike in 2001 to the production version of the flamboyance was lost. Like the engine… as if it were needed. with a slightly detuned of the Hyabusa’s new 1340cc inline-four I there will be much

Those numbers again; at 9,500rpm, 108lb-ft of torque at

In theory there is a drive selector (DMS) to gentle the disposition. B-mode reduces by 30%, yet is feels like – giving the B-King the sort of you’d expect of a …, and a messing with the throttle’s feel creating a jerky on and off response. Even on damp with fresh tires I for the full power of the A mode and its disposition.

The throttle’s connection is light, and predictable with the fueling instinctive and natural. At low rpms the reveals itself to be a big softie, the seemingly completely at odds a gentle nature as it pulls and smooth from 2000rpm the most manageable of 180-plus bikes out there.

At 4000rpm blissfully smooth in ride all day way by the sensible ergonomics.

5,000 buzzing vibration encroaching the bars… Then you hit 6000rpm.

the B-King becomes a rugby riot trying to pull you a plate glass window by arms. First, second and gears feel like the end could come up with a inattention – so the stock steering is a good choice for the landings

Eye widening, mouth drying, wrenching mid-range grunt you towards the 10,500 red line as the of engine and exhaust note ask you the “Do you dare reach sixth

For taller riders that require a bit of fumbling as you snick through the light and accurate The leg cutaways, which keep the tank from splaying legs like a transformer’s stirrups, aren’t high for those with long My first 70kms were struggling to shift and use the rear as my thigh bumping the tank my motion.

Smaller riders have a better time of it.

though the turns the tip-in is completely disregarding the B-King’s critical mass and the 200mm acreage of tire out back. Is it a that the multi-adjustable suspension, a set of KYB inverted front forks and shock, offer a compliant and feel? The B-King has a gravitational that could pull moons out of orbit.

Yet, defying expectations the is refined and easy turning the wide bars and upright position providing good and the weight distribution giving the an exceptional sense of balance.

Suzuki B King Concept

the B-King’s mass you wouldn’t anything less than its mounted front brakes down on the 310mm twin out front and the 260mm one in back. down a couple gears into a turn and the torque-limiting clutch smooths out indiscreet keeping with the B-King’s menace.

The B-King doesn’t though the corners so much as flow. Still, the bike’s betrays it. The front end feels in downhill turns as the weight changes, while in level and turns the B-King is an XXL bag full of

The strangest aspect of the B-King the bike’s looks. It’s no matter how you choose to ride it, the rises to the occasion. Through the it’s a football player in a tu-tu, on the straights it’s a sprinting to a landspeed record, in it’s well mannered and squirting through traffic ease defying its girth… If idea of squirting is plasma-cannon of acceleration that is.

Throw some softbags the back and touring wouldn’t be out of the

Ok, ok, you’d never mistake it for a street fighter. There are

There are a few problems betraying the genesis of the B-King concept. The apparently lifted from the 1250 budget bin, completely out of place. Cable obscures the gear selection Cheap plastic chrome the gauges and the tank mounted It was occasionally hard to shift neutral to first, but then we the bike with 30kms on the so the transmission may still be wearing in.

riders with an overwhelming to wear leathers, throw a visor on the helmet, and look an escapee from the latest film will overlook minor issues.

I get this bike more I ever care to admit. The is pure stylistic indulgence, a unnecessary thing, that yet works exceptionally well as a bike. It’s that of irony which gives the Manga presence a truly a place in the real world.

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Suzuki B King Concept
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