Suzuki to Kick-Off IMS Tour with North American Debut of the KATANA

SUZUKI 2020 Katana

The Icon Returns at Long Beach along with Suzuki’s Full 2019 Model Lineup

BREA, CA – November 15, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  As one of the original exhibiting partners of the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS), Suzuki Motor of America (SMAI) is excited to return for all seven stops of the show’s 30th consecutive year, beginning with an exciting North American debut of its stunning KATANA in Long Beach this weekend. Reflecting its ongoing commitment to fine craftsmanship and performance, the icon will return embracing its strong company heritage and rich Japanese culture. Join the eruption with Suzuki at the Long Beach Convention Center on Friday, November 16th at 5:30 p.m., and experience the KATANA legacy, unfold.

SUZUKI 2020 Katana

Consumers and industry enthusiasts will have the first opportunity to get a close look at the 2020 KATANA and the rest of the Suzuki’s 2019 lineup of Motorcycles, ATVs, and Scooters every day during the Long Beach show and the entire IMS tour. Other display standouts include MotoGP racer Alex Rins’ Team Suzuki ECSTAR GSX-RR and its street-going cousins, the GSX-R1000R and GSX-R1000X. Learn how the “King of Sportbikes” continues to own the racetrack and the street by taking a technical look at the detailed GSX-R1000 engine cutout.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a quick survey at the booth regarding market consideration for the GSX-R150, which will be on display along with a race-kitted version. The GSX-R150 is the smallest displacement version of the legendary line of GSX-R sport bikes. As a reward, survey participants will receive a $250 discount coupon to use when purchasing any 2015–2018 200cc+ Suzuki motorcycle or ATV.

Suzuki will also have the new café’ racer SV650X, the adventure and tour-ready V-Strom’s, the new kid-friendly DR-Z50, and many other models on display for the entire Long Beach show and through the rest of the IMS show tour. Use promo code “SUZ19” to get $3 off 1-day tickets purchased online.

Consumers can learn more about Suzuki’s full 2019 Motorcycle, ATV, and Scooter lineup by visiting Suzuki’s Full Line website. The Press can learn more about Suzuki products and media support by contacting a Suzuki PR representative.

About Suzuki:

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) distributes Motorcycles, ATVs, Scooters, Outboard Motors and Automotive Parts and Accessories via an extensive dealer network throughout 49 states. Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC), based in Hamamatsu, Japan, is a diversified worldwide manufacturer of Motorcycles, ATVs, Scooters, Automobiles, Outboard Motors and related products. Founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1920, SMC has business relations with 201 countries/regions. For more information, visit

Source: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

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