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2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Comparo Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Comparo. 2007 Superbike Smackdown IV.

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Is the Gixxer on pace to capture the crown for the baddest literbike coming out of Japan this year?
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Suzuki has stretched out the swingarm 10mm and extended the wheelbase to 55.7 inches which ties it with the R1 for the longest among competitors in this year's Smackdown.
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The bodywork has been reshaped with a reduced frontal area and a taller windscreen for maximum penetration through wind drag.
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Roll on the throttle and watch the hills melt in the wake of the '07 GSX-R1000's powerful 999cc 4-stroke powerplant.
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With the addition of dual pipes, the weight on the Gixxer is up this year, topping the chart with a dry weight of 436.7 lbs.
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The Gixxer's front end gained 2mm of trail on the 2007 version.
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The close-ratio slick shifting six-speed transmission has an adjustable back torque limiter that makes for smoother downshifts.
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The new engine management system is four times more powerful than the old system and gives the rider the freedom to select from three power settings to match riding conditions.
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The swingarm on the '07 Gixxer is more rigid and features an innovative new link system which pivots on the swingarm to help give the bike better traction.
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Suzuki regained its crown in the horsepower department, sitting atop the dyno charts with 159.7 hp at 10,000 rpm.
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Lead, follow, or get the heck out of the GSX-R's way.
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Duke opens up on the straights at Buttonwillow with Hutch in hot pursuit.
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We bet the Lone Ranger would trade in Trigger to have a steed like the '07 GSX-R1000.
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Sunny day, winding road, full tank of gas and one of the baddest superbikes on the planet. It doesn't get much better than this.
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The back-torque limiting clutch allowed for smooth downshifts.
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The new aluminum alloy twin-spar frame gives the Gixxer great handling when the curves get tight.
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A new easy-to-read instrument cluster includes a step motor controlled analog tach, digital LCD speedo, dual tripmeters, clock, convenient gear position sensor, rpm indicator light and a new LCD engine mode.
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The '07 GSX-R1000 has a compact aluminum/titanium muffler on each side
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The new mid-pipe includes a Suzuki Exhaust Tuning (SET) system for maximum torque throughout the rpm range.
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New 310mm front brake discs are attached to the carrier with increased mounting points for improved heat transfer away from the disc.
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New engine management system allows the rider to choose from three engine settings to match riding conditions with a handlebar mounted switch.
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The sharp lines and signature blue and white color scheme of the 2007 GSX-R1000 are sure to be a hit in this year's Superbike market.
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The exhaust system has high volume equal length head pipes that feed into a unique under engine chamber leading to two compact aluminum/titanium mufflers.
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New front end styling cues include vertically stacked headlights with an updated shape and bright-burning compact projector bulb.
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Results from the dyno show torqe numbers to be down just a fraction but horsepower has gained by almost 6 ponies.
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We dyno tested the GSX-R1000 's performance on all three settings of its engine management system.
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A close-ratio slick-shifting six-speed tranny with an adjustable back torque limiter made for smoother downshifts during Hutch's ride.
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The results of Suzuki running the '07 Gixxer through wind tunnel testing resulted in redesigned bodywork features like an aggressive reduced frontal area and a taller windscreen.
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The GSX-R has a new high volume Suzuki Advanced Exhaust System with equal length head pipes feeding a unique under engine chamber leading to two compact aluminum /titanium mufflers on each side.
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The new GSX-R's fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV), with twelve smaller holes for improved fuel delivery and steeper angle for secondary injectors.
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Suzuki peels off the Gixxer's skin so you can see its new 999cc 4-stroke 4-cylinder engine and new twin-spar aluminum alloy frame.
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You call that a wheelie - let me show you something.
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I swear I barely touched those brakes.
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Stunt rider Brian Steeves does his best bull rider impersonation.
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With 159.7 hp at 12,300 rpm, the GSX-R1000 was the winner in the horsepower department among this year's contestants.
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New for '07 is the more compact fuel infection system featuring the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV), with 12 smaller holes for improved fuel delivery and steeper angle for secondary injectors.
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The 2007 Suzuki GSX-R is a strong contender for the title in this year's Superbike Smackdown.