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2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 Track Shootout Photo Gallery

The 2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 would have won our Street Shootout if it wasn't a cheater so find out how would it stacks up on the track in the 2011 Supersport Track Shootout.

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The 2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 exposed: The new bike is a claimed 17 pounds lighter than the 2009 model.
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An updated Showa rear shock and linkage graces the rear end of the motorcycle.
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The ’11 GSX-R750 gets new instrumentation similar in design to the GSX-R1000.
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In addition to the updated frame and engine, the GSX-R750 uses a Showa big-piston fork and Brembo monobloc brake calipers (an industry first for a production Japanese motorcycle).
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An updated exhaust is four pounds lighter than its predecessor.
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For the first-time in the nine year history of Motorcycle USA’s Supersport Shootouts, Suzuki’s legendary GSX-R750 joins the fray.
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2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 Dyno Chart
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2011 Supersport Shootout Horse Power Dyno chart
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2011 Supersport Shootout Torque Dyno chart
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In terms of horsepower the 750 proves to be the absolute power king belting out 125.42 pones at 12,500 revs.
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2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 Track Shootout
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It’s no surprise that in our acceleration tests the heavyweight Gixxer posted the highest acceleration force away from Turn 10 (0.74g) and Turn 13 (0.66g).
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Road Test Editor Adam Waheed is in love with the 2011 Suzuki GSX-R750. It was his favorite bike on the street but to our surprise, it didn't blow us away on the race track.
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While we all loved the Suzuki’s new Brembo braking set-up as it offers a high-level of initial bite as well as feel due to its awkward set-up we never had the opportunity to really utilize the brakes to their full potential.
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Given its placement in road racing class hierarchy, many of us didn’t pick the GSX-R750 as a bike we’d want to campaign at the track due to the more limited classes available to compete in.
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Just like the GSX-R600 the six-speed transmission on the Gixxer 750 would hang up a little bit during up-shifts at high rpm making it necessary to let off the gas a split second longer than some of the other bikes.
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The 2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 features all the right stuff on paper. It has a powerful engine and lightweight chassis with great suspension components. Despite these facts it still didn't finish as well as we expected during our track test.
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We were big fans of the way the GSXR750 slipper clutch functioned with it performing on a similar level to that of the Gixxer-Six and R6.
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Through the slow slightly off-camber section of Turns 8/9/10 the Suzuki posted the slowest flick rate of 50.2 degrees/second which would make sense as it definitely felt like it took the most handlebar input to change directions, even compared to the sluggish-handling Ducati.
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The '11 GSX-R750 encountered set-up problems with the Dunlop D211 GP-A tires.
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Coming into the test we assumed the 750 was easily going to be the bike to beat.
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We all absolutely loved riding the Gixxer 750 and if we could have gotten it to handle better there’s little doubt that this would have been the bike to beat this year.