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2009 Suzuki Gladius Comparison Photo Gallery

Check out the all-new 2009 Suzuki Gladius motorcycle. In this motorcycle comparison we measure it up against the Kawasaki ER-6n motorcycle. Check out the full story in our 2009 Kawasaki ER-6n vs Suzuki Gladius Comparison.

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2009 Kawasaki ER-6n vs. Suzuki Gladius dyno chart courtesy of Mickey Cohen Motorsports.
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2009 Suzuki Gladius Comparison
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The Suzuki Gladius ($6899) costs $500 more than the Kawasaki ER-6n.
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Like the Kawasaki the Suzuki uses an underslung muffler. It doesn’t look as cool and it’s quieter than the ER-6n.
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The Gladius’ ergonomics package is a good comprise between both short and tall riders alike.
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The Suzuki's 3.8 gallon fuel tank feels bigger dimensionally than the ER-6n.
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The Gladius employs an ultra-bright headlight.
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The Gladius uses perfect instrumentation that is very easy to read day or night.
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Without a doubt the Gladius is a very well balanced motorcycle and easy to wheelie.
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The Gladius simply lacks cornering ground clearance as compared to the ER-6n.
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The Gladius’ suspension feels a bit softer than the ER-6n.
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2009 Suzuki Gladius Comparison
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A liquid-cooled 645cc V-Twin engine powers the Gladius and it feels much more peppy than the Parallel-Twin in the Kawasaki.
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The Gladius comes with Dunlop Sportmax Qualifer tires and they are very sticky.
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2009 Suzuki Gladius Comparison