2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 revealed at 2016 Intermot, the superbike comes with a new engine making it the most powerful GSX-R model ever.
Suzuki has revealed the new generation GSX-R1000 at the 2016 Intermot and the Japanese bike maker claims it to be the most compact, most aerodynamic and best handling GSX-R1000 ever. The new generation Suzuki flagship is also said to be the most powerful, hardest accelerating and cleanest running GSX-R ever made. The 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 has better combustion efficiency and smoother throttle response.
Powering the new GSX-R1000 is a new 999.8cc DOHC inline-four engine that churns out 199.27 BHP of maximum power with 118 Nm of peak torque making it more powerful than ever. The engine has gained 1000 RPM more and now it redlines at 14,500 RPM. The engine gets redesigned camshafts, new valve train and revised gearing to gain more RPMs over the previous model.
The ride-by-wire tech and butterfly exhaust valves have been redesigned along with a new air filter to get more top-end power without compromising the low and mid-range. The bike is loaded with tech such as Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), 10-level traction control system, Suzuki Drive Mode Selector, quick shifter, launch control, Suzuki Easy Start, Low-RPM Assist, etc.
The new LCD display has all the bike related information. The bike is 10 percent lighter having an all-new chassis. The GSX-R1000 gets Showa Big Piston forks suspension, while the GSX-R1000R limited edition gets Showa Balance Free forks. Braking performance comes from 320 mm discs and radial mount monobloc calipers up front. There is a 220 mm disc with Nissin single piston caliper at the rear.
2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000
– Suzuki claims it to be the most powerful GSX-R ever
– Comes with a new engine with 14,500 RPM redline
– Suzuki says it has better combustion efficiency & smoother throttle response
– Offers Inertial Measurement Unit, traction control, Drive Mode Selector, quick shifter