2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000
The team of Suzuki engineers responsible for the GSX-R1000, it is a life dedicated to making the most successful open-class motorcycle in the history of production-based racing even better.
The legacy of the most dominant motorcycle road racer America has ever known: 62 pole positions, 82 race wins and 7 AMA Superbike championships. We ride Mat Mladin's 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Superbike.
|Engine Type||Inline Four|
|Bore Stroke||74.5 mm x 57.3 mm|
|Compression Ratio||12.8 : 1|
|Fuel System||Fuel Injection|
|Transmission||6-speed, constant mesh|
|Seat Height||31.9 in.|
|Front Suspension||Inverted telescopic, fully adjustable|
|Rear Suspension||Link type, oil damped, fully adjustable|
|Front Brake||Radial mount, 4-piston calipers, 310 mm disc, twin|
|Rear Brake||1-piston caliper, 220 mm disc|
|Fuel Capacity||4.6 US gal|
|Dry Weight||448 lbs. (curb weight)|
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