Suzuki unveils its 2017 GSX-R1000 at the EICMA motorcycle show in Italy.
Learn more in the 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Concept Preview article.
- Suzuki hasn’t released official technical specifications but they proudly tout a number of mechanical hardware changes including variable valve timing, and new valve actuation configuration.
- In current form, the GSX-R1000 certainly can’t be deemed heavy, however engineers focused on making it the lightest 1000 they’ve ever assembled. Run, turn, stop handling and “rider feel” were also primary design goals.
- Suzuki re-tools its flagship GSX-R1000 sportbike for the 2017 racing season. The new bike features a redesigned engine, chassis, and a sophisticated electronics package.