Drag site icon to your taskbar to pin site. Learn More

2013 Suzuki GSX-R600 Supersport Shootout Photo Gallery

Suzuki has a long race-winning history with its GSX-R600. Find out how it ranks against the competition in the 2013 Suzuki GSX-R600 Supersport Comparison.

Slideshow
6350701227522532912013_SS_Shootout_hp.jpg
Supersport Shootout X – Horsepower Comparison Chart.
6350714563594033332013_SS_Shootout_tor.jpg
Supersport Shootout X - Torque comparison chart.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-1.jpg
The GSX-R600’s suspension is balanced but lacks the sharp feel of the Ohlins-equipped Triumph or Yamaha R6.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-2.jpg
The Suzuki GSX-R600 has a smooth and steady stream of power however it lacks the outright acceleration of the R6.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-3.jpg
The Suzuki GSX-R600 handles well but it’s missing the sharpness of the R6 or the agility of the CBR.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-4.jpg
Both Suzukis transmissions were more sticky-feeling and were harder to upshift under throttle load.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-5.jpg
The Suzuki’s suspension offered good balance and damping but is missing the road feel of the Triumph and Yamaha.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-6.jpg
The monobloc calipers from Brembo have good power and are easy to modulate only problem is that they fade slightly and don’t offer 100% consistent lever feel like the other set-ups.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-7.jpg
The Suzuki’s ergonomics were rated the best and were the most versatile of the group.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-8.jpg
Middle of the road scores in many categories hurt the Suzuki on the scorecard. While it does many things well there’s nothing that had us thinking ‘wow’.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-10.jpg
2013 Suzuki GSX-R600.
13-suzuki-gsxr600-11.jpg
The GSX-R600 is the second-lightest bike in this contest weighing just two pounds more than the CBR.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-1.jpg
The GSX-R600 has one of the most comfortable cockpits in this test. It’s versatile and fits both taller and shorter riders alike.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-2.jpg
The GSX-R600’s monobloc Brembo brakes are easy to modulate while trail braking.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-3.jpg
The Suzuki 600 is the second-lightest bike in this test. It’s an agile and surefooted handling was well received by all of our testers.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-4.jpg
The Suzuki’s suspension provides an ideal balance between sport and comfort on the street.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-5.jpg
The Suzuki’s throttle response is excellent which make it easy to apply full throttle off turns.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-6.jpg
The GSX-R600 offers the ability to adjust the height of the rider’s footpegs. It’s a clever touch and can makes the Suzuki more comfortable for a wider range of rider sizes.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-7.jpg
The Suzuki’s chassis offers a high-level of balance making it easy to command through turns.
2013-Suzuki-GSX-R600-Street-8.jpg
Despite not generating substantial peak torque numbers the GSX-R’s powerband is peppy for a 600. The engine also has a fair amount of character emitting an ear-pleasing intake roar during acceleration.