The Suzuki (スズキ 株式会社) is a Japanese company, founded in 1909, which produces motorcycles, automobiles and marine engines based in Hamamatsu. Among the bikes, the flagship model of the range sports is the Suzuki GSX-R (Gixxer dubbed by fans) in various displacements: 600, 750 and 1000. Often, the year of manufacture is indicated by the nomenclature Kn, where n is the abbreviation for the year of production. The Suzuki was the first manufacturer of vehicles that began in the late eighties, to produce lighter vehicles mainly to save on shipping costs of the same.