The Suzuki Hayabusa (Hayabusa is Japanese for peregrine falcon) is a superbike motorcycle made by Suzuki since 1999 so this ‘Busa is indeed a true survivor being one of the earliest examples having been first registered mid-1999.

It immediately won acclaim as the world’s fastest production motorcycle, with a top speed of 188 to 194 mph. When first shown to the press in 1999, the first Hayabusas made a profound impression no previous motorcycle has broken the production model top speed record by such a margin,

Initially designed to create a strong initial impact the mission was to create a total new styling that would not be out of date within few years.

This shot has been taken for the 2019 Superbike calendar, produced in Marsh Barton – Exeter by Turner Locker Barnfield client Calendar Club.