2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 — Motorcyclist magazine

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Suzuki GSX 1200

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say: “Own the racetrack.”

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GSX-R is with sportbike in America. 360,000 Gixxers have sold here since out-selling the competition by as much as 25 for the past 15 years. So when acted to unclog its constipated channel by withholding all its streetbikes—including the GSX-Rs—from the USA last year, the was acutely felt.

Now the reset button has been and the company is back to business, off with this substantially GSX-R600.

One figure, however, leaps off the page. Claimed weight is 412 pounds, 20 pounds than before. The familiar and similar specifications conceal the that the new GSX-R has been pared down, with component scrutinized to shave ounces.

Examples are almost New starter windings save 1 oz. A airbox shell is 1.2 oz. lighter before. Smaller-diameter axles another 1.6 oz.

Tedious, but this the extreme measures taken to cut the down to fighting weight.

Suzuki made no specific regarding power output, a comparative dyno chart during the tech briefing horsepower and torque peaks to the last generation, with midrange increases. Bore and remain unchanged, though a compression bump, milder cam that reduce valve and more efficient pentagonal vents are said to enhance torque. Titanium valves been re-angled for improved gas and secondary injectors now spray down Suzuki’s Dual Valve (SDTV), for quicker response.

Bodywork is all new, but aside the vertically stacked headlamp it almost indistinguishable from the generation. It’s time for more original or distinctive.

Suzuki GSX 1200
Suzuki GSX 1200

is all new, but aside from the stacked headlamp it looks indist

The new bike feels different than it looks. previous GSX-Rs the cockpit is with scant legroom and a reach to the bars. Even three-way-adjustable footrests and new clip-ons outward an extra degree, or big-footed riders still cramped.

A slimmer seat pan and fuel tank make the compact bike look and smaller than it is. Average-sized will find it easy to around at speed.

The GSX-R600 was introduced at Barber Park in Birmingham, Alabama, a demanding circuit that the quick directional changes featherweight machine excels at. the engine upward three allowed engineers to pull the back and decrease wheelbase changing the front-end geometry or length, so neutral steering and stability are maintained. Blitzing the chicane just past Corner the bike snaps like a proper racebike, and the line like a Samurai thanks to increased forward bias.

Barber’s multiple downhill entries demand a high of front-end feedback—another attribute of the new The Big Piston Fork’s oversized, pistons move more at a faster rate for improved and stability, especially apparent deep trail braking. The new dominated Barber’s famous Coaster,” where the fast runs over the curbing on

Even hitting the curb enough to lift the front off the ground, the BPF absorbed the input upsetting the chassis or glancing

Suzuki GSX 1200
Suzuki GSX 1200
Suzuki GSX 1200
Suzuki GSX 1200
Suzuki GSX 1200
Suzuki GSX 1200

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