Brea, CA (10/2/2008) -
At the 2009 Suzuki Dealer Meeting and New Product
Introduction in Las Vegas this week, American
Suzuki Motor Corporation announced numerous
new ATV products, plus a host of improvements
and special edition models.
Glenn Hansen, Communications Manager for
Suzuki, explained the reasoning behind these
decisions. "Suzuki is taking a very serious
approach to the marketplace of today and has
come up with serious solutions for dealers.
The new products and featured improvements
are specific for meeting today's needs."
The biggest news for 2009 is the introduction
of the KingQuad 500 AXi with electric power
steering. Based on the popular KingQuad 450AXi,
the new 493cc fuel injected KingQuad 500 features
a new cylinder and piston, plus the same award-winning
features of its little brother including fuel
injection, advanced engine braking and a QuadMatic
CVT-type automatic transmission. The 2009 KingQuad
500 will be available in white, limited black
brush and camouflage.
The 2009 KingQuad 750 AXi will have two versions
- the standard 4x4 and a power steering equipped
model. The KingQuad 750 AXi will be available
in the same colors as the 500 along with these
limited edition models: a Rockstar themed
edition (which comes with special Rockstar
graphics and winch) and a Black Brush Edition.
The KingQuad 400AS and FS will both be available
in special 25th Anniversary Editions commemorating
Suzuki's creation of the four-wheeled ATV
back in 1983. These units come with a Warn
winch as standard equipment, plus a special
"First on 4 Wheels" Anniversary
Suzuki Sport Quads for 2009 will also boast
upgrades and special editions. The 2009 QuadRacer
R450 has a new aluminum seat rail that reduces
weight, and is available in yellow plus two
special edition models. A black version sports
black wheels and a gold frame and a red model
also has black wheels but with a black frame.
The completely re-engineered fuel injected
QuadSport Z400 will be available in a limited
red/black schematic with black wheels.
In the youth line-up, the QuadSport Z50
and QuadSport Z90 ATVs will now be available
with pink seats and trim.
Suzuki Motor Corporation
will celebrate its Centennial Anniversary
in 2009, and Suzuki dealers nationwide will
carry a strong mix of targeted high quality
motorcycles, scooters and
About American Suzuki:
The Motorcycle/ATV Division of American Suzuki
Motor Corporation (ASMC), Brea, Calif., was
founded in 1963 by Suzuki Motor Corporation.
ASMC markets motorcycles and ATVs via an extensive
dealer network throughout 49 states. ASMC's
parent company, Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC),
based in Hamamatsu, Japan, is a diversified
worldwide manufacturer of motorcycles, ATVs,
scooters, automobiles and marine engines.
Founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1920,
it has 120 distributors in 191 countries.