2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000
MSRP $11,399

The GSX-R1000 platform is arguably the most successful of all the open-class weapons in this bike review. With seven AMA Superbike championships, a World Superbike championship, numerous regional titles, and a cult following that borders on the edge of a religion for some members, the Gixxer is destined to be a success no matter what we write about it here. Yet Suzuki brings an all-new GSX-R1000 to the Smackdown skirmish for 2007.

2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 First Ride

2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 First Ride

Sir Neale teaches us the ABCs about the 2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 while gallivanting around Australia.

Engine TypeFour-cylinder 4-stroke DOHC
Engine Displacement999cc
Bore Stroke73.4 x 59mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.5:1
Fuel SystemElectronic fuel injection
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed, constant mesh
Final DriveChain
Rake TrailN/A /98mm
Seat Height31.9 in.
Wheelbase55.7 in.
Front SuspensionInverted telescopic, coil spring, fully adj. spring preload, high & low speed compression & rebound
Rear SuspensionLink-type, gas/oil-damped, fully adj. spring preload, high & low speed compression & rebound damping
Front BrakeDual Disc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire190/50-17
Fuel Capacity4.8 gal.
Dry Weight379 lbs.
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