Chuch of MO: 2008 Suzuki B-King

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By John Burns

And so it was written, I’ll B-King when dogs get wings. This rare Suzuki sounds like a great used naked bike if you’re in the market, and nearly new at ten years old.


2008 Suzuki B-King Review

No cartoon character

By Mark Gardiner Sep. 16, 2008
Photos by Alfonse “Fonzie” Palaima
My neighbor took one look at it and said, “They should have used that in the new Batman movie.”

That sums up the first impression the Suzuki B-King made on me, too. It looks like something out of a comic book. Frankly, I expected it to ride that way, too. Big, heavy; all form, no function. Still, it was a bike, and it’s not as though I really get to pick which ones I test, so after the most rudimentary of formalities, I traded Motorcycle.com‘s GSX-R600 in for the baddest naked bike around. (Well, it was the baddest when I picked it up, just before Yamaha launched the new V-Max. Until we ride them together we won’t know for sure.)

The Suzuki B-King melds striking styling and brutish power with surprising sophistication.The Suzuki B-King melds striking styling and brutish power with surprising sophistication.
It's good to be king!It’s good to be king!
<img title="That cylinder is not the Bat-zooka, Robin; it's the carbon canister – part of the emissions control. Even though the bike's ‘naked,' the new 1340cc Hayabusa-sourced motor is still concealed by all that plumbing and two stout frame spars. " src="http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/163507-3/2008_Suzuki_BKing_GM5V1471.jpg?g2_GALLERYSID=TMP_SESSION_ID_DI_NOISSES_PMT" alt="That cylinder is not the Bat-zooka, Robin; it's the carbon canister – part of the emissions control. Even …read more

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