The XL7 is Suzuki’s new flag ship in U.S.A. A V6 VVT(Variable Valve Timing) 3.6 liter engine has been up suited with twin turbo charger, which is now producing 1007ps and 102kg-m. To get a grip on the road, aerodynamics has been refined and now it has increased the downforce of more than 35% compare to 2006 model. Falken has once again made the tyres for this machine. Everything is ready for to break the record.
Nobuhiro Tajima, the president of Susuki Sport won the 85th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in ten minutes and one seconds, breaking the record previously held by Rod Milen for thirteen years.
Nobuhiro Tajima ran the first section to Picnic Ground in the elapsed time of 1’42″197, the second section to Glen Cove in 4’29″191, the third section to 16mile point in 7’3″408, then the last section to the finish line in 10’1”408. His record will be written on the Guinness Book of Records.