2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000
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.
Sir Neale teaches us the ABCs about the 2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 while gallivanting around Australia.
|Engine Type||Four-cylinder 4-stroke DOHC|
|Bore Stroke||73.4 x 59mm|
|Fuel System||Electronic fuel injection|
|Transmission||Six-speed, constant mesh|
|Rake Trail||N/A /98mm|
|Seat Height||31.9 in.|
|Front Suspension||Inverted telescopic, coil spring, fully adj. spring preload, high & low speed compression & rebound|
|Rear Suspension||Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully adj. spring preload, high & low speed compression & rebound damping|
|Front Brake||Dual Disc|
|Fuel Capacity||4.8 gal.|
|Dry Weight||379 lbs.|
After battling at the racetrack, Superbike Smackdown X moves to the street to see how the same six Superbikes perform on the open road.