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2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Superbike Street Smackdown Photo Gallery

MotoUSA put the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 to the paces against the rest of this year’s superbikes. Read about it in the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Street Comparison review.

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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 is planted in the corners even though the front feel is slightly vague.
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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 has one of the smoothest power deliveries in the game.
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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000's handling is confidence inspiring.
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The Suzuki GSX-R1000 gets Brembo Monoblocs for 2012.
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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 is the least expensive superbike on the block.
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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 no revs more quickly thanks to redesigned pistons.
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2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Dyno Results
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2012 Superbike Smackdown IX Street Horsepower
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2012 Superbike Smackdown IX Street Torque
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Suzuki ditched the dual exhaust cans on the 2012 GSX-R1000 for a more traditional 4-2-1 exhaust.
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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 turns in easily.
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The ergonomics of the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 are roomy and comfortable.
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The 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 finished fourth in our Superbike Smackdown IX Street.
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The instruments on the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 are beginning to look dated.