Suzuki GS Series

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Suzuki GS 450 E

Suzuki GS Series

1982 GS1100E on the Pacific Coast 2004. While one of the best sportbikes of their era, the GS bikes are still good machines as they approach vintage years.

From to 1987, Suzuki produced its GS of motorcycles.

These motorcycles had in-line DOHC engines two or four cylinders, two valves per and displacements between 250 and 1100 cc. The variants are considered to be Universal Motorcycles. When introduced in Suzuki offered the GS400, and GS750 models.

Engine considerations

Earlier Suzuki were two-…. This was of a liability for Suzuki at the time, for their two-… line of was well regarded, impending air legislation in the US would see two … banned for sale there due to notoriously filthy emissions.

A short reprieve for the two … occur in the 1980s when sold a much more friendly RZ350 motorcycle, but the era of the street motorcycle had passed by at least in America. Weird like the Wankel-engined RE5 were not the answer. This left in a bit of a bind.

If they were to effectively in the largest motorcycle in the world, they needed a … model, and fast!

GS four-cylinder models

Their was to virtually copy the 900cc Z1 engine and release it as the 750cc GS. It was an hit, boasting a top speed 130mph, excellent handling and lines. The engine shared the trait of being virtually and thrived on high speed

The arrival of the larger GS1000 put it in the somewhat in terms of all-out but it remained a popular and capable in its own right.

The GS1000, on the other proved that the Japanese build a big, fast cylinder motorcycle that handled, something Kawasaki quite managed with the but loose handling Z1. It likewise the Kawasaki’s stout nature, and the two were destined to meet to head on drag strips for to come. Heavily modified stock, these motorcycles proved reliable, while out several multiples of the horsepower were originally designed to

The GS1000 sported a few new ideas, the suspension on the EC model and the front had the facility of an air valve in which amounts of air could be added to preload. The GS1000S had a small bar fairing with extra mounted, plus larger taking power to 90PS. The was more of a touring bike shaft drive, which a fair bit of weight.

Suzuki GS 450 E

The arrival of exotic six cylinder CBX stole the thunder for a short while, but a of the engine from an eight to a sixteen valve (as the GSX1100) its performance substantially, without its reputation for reliability in any way. It had the beating of the CBX, which mellowed into a sport-touring with fairing and panniers disappearing altogether from lineup.

Perhaps the only Achilles in the GS design was an overly fussy system which was prone to quite spectacularly. The dreaded break down led to much and sweating for unlucky GS owners. If the regulator/rectfier would be the only If unlucky, the entire charging was wrecked (along with bulb on the bike), leading to an repair.

The smart GS owner the original Suzuki parts stronger aftermarket items at a lower cost), although from some Honda have been successfully to cure the problem once and for all Superdream/450 Nighthawk units).

1997 Suzuki GS500E

A discussion of all GS Suzuki would its own reference book. Suffice it to the GS line of motorcycles was one of the most durable, powerful, and comfortable ever produced by any Japanese manufacturer. From 125cc to there was not a deficient model in the line.

As the flagship of the Suzuki the GS series was succeeded in the early by Suzuki’s GSX motorcycles with valves per cylinder.

The only member of the GS series has a bored GSX 400 with a redesigned two-valve It is still produced as relatively entry-level bike, the GS500E and GS500F (fairing). In Japan and other jurisdictions, it is offered 400 cc due to restrictions imposed on learners.

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