what is a gsxr motorcycle
Street legal race bike (SuperSport)
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What does the X mean on a Suzuki GSXR?
Nice to know the X actually stands for the valves or whatever it was. GS – Gran Sport, used to indicate a road going Suzuki standard motorcycle, the only model that still uses this designation in the Suzuki line up is the GS500. XR – eXperimental Racing. Designation added to GS for Suzukis road legal race replica motorcycles thereby creating GSXR.
Is the Suzuki GSX-R750 a sport bike?
Nonetheless, the Suzuki GSX-R750 symbolizes the beginning of the modern sportbike. Based on Suzuki鈥檚 works endurance racer, the no-nonsense, purpose-built GSX-R was the first production race-replica from a Japanese OEM.
How much power does a Suzuki GSX-R have?
The Suzuki GSX-R鈥檚 combination of light weight (387 lbs. dry) and power (100 hp at 10,500 rpm) was a performance package unmatched by other sportbikes, while its aluminum frame, clip-on handlebars, rear-set footpegs and full-fairing with twin headlights completed the GSX-R鈥檚 distinctive, made-for-racing architecture.
What makes the Suzuki GSX-R1000R different from other motorcycles?
Uneven firing order engines used in other motorcycles vibrate more, while the GSX-R1000R makes good, smooth, and reliable power at all engine speeds while emitting a screamer exhaust note. The short-stroke engine has a 76.0mm bore versus a 55.1mm stroke yet is narrower than the prior generation GSX-R1000 thanks to effective design.