Suzuki V-Strom 1000 design video with Styling Designer Tomoya Murakami

Just three weeks after the launch of the new V-Strom 1000 website, designed to provide information on Suzuki’s new big adventure bike, the second video interview is already online, which discusses the design of the new bike with Styling Designer Tomoya Murakami.

Suzuki V-Strom 1000Murakami-san, who has worked in the Motorcycle Styling Department with Suzuki since 2003, has previously worked on the ATV side of the business, designed a number of Suzuki’s off-road motorcycles, and more recently has worked on the GSX-R and GSR series.

As the main designer for the new project, Murakami-san created all of the concept model’s sketches after surveys and research trips to Europe, and also helped create the clay model of the new V-Strom 1000. The new video discusses the new bike’s design, from concept and inspiration, the fit and finish of the final model, and how the final product was pieced together.