RGV500

Kevin Schwantz’s freshly restored RGV500

Kevin Schwantz RGV500Suzuki have successfully restored the 1989 RGV500 racer used by Kevin Schwantz. During the nine days of Motorcycle Live the Pepsi Suzuki was stripped, refreshed and rebuilt.
The v4 engine was dismantled, it got new bearings throughout and four new pistons.

Piece by piece it came back to life during the event.

Suzuki RGV500

1989 RGV500 racer

Kevin Schwantz’s freshly restored RGV500

Kevin Schwantz’s RGV500

Kevin Schwantz restored RGV500The finished article looks superb! With 2018 being the 25th anniversary of Kevin Schwantz’s solitary 500cc world championship, hopefully Kevin will get an opportunity to run it in.