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2011 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Track Smackdown Photo Gallery
Besides the inconsistent braking performance we had little to complain about at the controls of the GSX-R1000.
Suzuki’s tried-and-true liter-bike battles on the racetrack learn how it performs in the
2011 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Track Comparison
2011 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Superbike Smackdown Dyno
2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Horse Power Dyno
2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Torque Dyno
Celebrity guest test rider Steve Rapp (left) and Road Test Editor Adam Waheed (right) display the hand timed results after Superpole.
The GSX-R1000 was one of the more sluggish handling bikes in this year’s shootout.
Test rider Frankie Garcia pounds out laps aboard the GSX-R1000.
The Suzuki GSX-R1000 performed much better on track compared to Ducati’s 1198.
The Suzuki’s chassis is a great baseline to race on.
In spite of its weight the data proves that the Suzuki is a agile motorcycle.
More consistent braking force is something we’d like to see improved.
Ken Hutchison puts in laps aboard the Suzuki GSX-R1000.
The GSX-R1000 feels like it carries its weight very low in the chassis.
The Suzuki’s powerband is strong with good spread of power everywhere.
2011 Suzuki GSX-R1000 retails for $13,599.
Each and every test rider immediately felt comfortable aboard the ’11 Suzuki GSX-R1000.
Like the RC8R the Suzuki has a very accommodating cockpit for taller riders.
There’s not much to dislike about the Suzuki GSX-R1000.
Waheed puts in laps aboard the ’11 GSX-R1000.
Celebrity guest test rider Steve Rapp (right) and MotorcycleUSA’s Adam Waheed (left) confer before going out for Superpole.
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