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2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000
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2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000



2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Review

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 on Totalmotorcycle.com

Engineered Dream Bike...

The 2014 Suzuki GSX-R will once again prove itself to be legendary motorcycle with amazing throttle response, power, and acceleration at mid range engine speeds – all with great fuel economy. Engineering your dream bike to go fast is not the only priority at Suzuki. The ability to stop as you please, to turn as you command, is just as important to Suzuki as it is to you. The GSX-R line delivers outstanding braking capabilities with its Brembo calipers and heat-resistant stainless steel brake discs. The bike maneuvers like a dream with a solid chassis design and responsive suspension.

Simply put, the GSX-R1000 offers outstanding engine performance from idle to redline, smooth suspension performance, responsive handling, and superior braking to Own The Racetrack.

 


2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Built to own the racetrack and let loose on the streets. Since 1985, the GSX-R has been continuously refined to deliver new levels of performance and agility. In 2013, this legacy of innovation continues with over 1 million legends made.

 



 

 

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine Features


A 999cc four-cylinder powerplant, with Bore x Stroke of 74.5mm x 57.3mm brings enhanced throttle response across the entire rpm range and high potential for racetrack performance.


Lightweight, durable forged pistons are designed with the Finite Element Method (FEM) and fatigue analysis technology and optimized camshaft profiles was developed using proven MotoGP racing technology.


Optimally shaped combustion chambers and a compression ratio of 12.9:1 promote low-range and mid-range performance and help realize a broad torque curve. 12-hole fuel injectors produce a fine fuel mist for more complete combustion, reducing fuel consumption and exhaust emissions.


Pentagonal shaped ventilation holes in the side of each cylinder bore reduce pumping losses, further improving throttle response. The shape of the ventilation holes - wider at the top, narrower at the bottom - matches the actual flow of the trapped air, reducing pumping losses due to internal crankcase air-pressure resistance to downward piston movement.


The 4-2-1 exhaust system, carrying a Suzuki Exhaust Tuning (SET) valve maximizing torque and improving throttle response, especially in the low-to-mid rpm range


Large, efficient radiator with a trapezoidal shape developed on factory team racebikes and a trapezoidal engine oil cooler both help reduce drag.


Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plated cylinders integrated into the upper crankcase helps reduce friction, improve heat transfer, increase durability and provide better ring seal.


Suzuki Ram Air-Direct (SRAD) air intakes are positioned close to the centerline of the fairing to provide optimum intake efficiency. The intake-duct openings feature a louvered design that heightens intake efficiency, while also contributing to weight reduction.


Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) system uses two butterfly valves (primary and secondary) in each throttle body barrel. As the rider opens and closes the primary valve, the ECM reads the throttle position, engine speed, and gear position and incrementally adjusts the secondary valve to maximize the intake-charge velocity. The result is a system that realizes the benefits of near-linear throttle response and torque output across the entire rpm range.


Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) system allows the rider to select one of three fuel injection and ignition system maps, adjusting power delivery to suit personal preference. The mode selection switch is mounted on the left handlebar and its two buttons can be easily operated by the thumb and index finger.

Transmission Features


A six-speed close-ratio transmission


Race-proven back-torque-limiting clutch contributes to smoother downshifting and corner entry.

Chassis Features

A lightweight and compact twin-spar frame is made of five cast sections. It is mated with an arched swingarm made of three castings and one-piece die-cast rear subframe.

The compact engine allows a longer swingarm and shorter overall wheelbase for improved racetrack performance.


Lightweight, fully adjustable 43mm Showa Big Piston Front forks (BPF) with an endurance-race-proven design deliver superb feedback and responsive, stable operation, and are lightweight.


Rear shock absorber features adjustable rebound damping, spring preload, and both high-speed and low-speed compression damping allowing adjustability for a wide range of conditions.


Electronically controlled steering damper contributes to handling stability and a more alert and agile feel by increasing the damping force at higher speeds and reducing it at lower speeds.


The front disc brakes are equipped with the top-of-the–line radial-mount Brembo monobloc calipers.


The rear disc brake works with a single piston Nissin caliper mounted above the swingarm. The caliper's compact design contributes to a reduction of unsprung weight.


The front and rear tires tread patterns and lighter weight contribute to lower unsprung weight and sharper handling

Additional Features


Instruments include a silver-ringed analog tachometer with LCD speedometer. LCD readouts include odometer, dual trip meters, reserve trip meter, clock, coolant temperature/oil pressure warning indicator, gear position indicator, lap timer/stopwatch, S-DMS setting indicator and bar-graph indicating the instrument lighting level, or brightness.


The footpegs can be adjusted to any of three positions in a 14mm horizontal and vertical range. The rear brake pedal and master cylinder move with the right footpeg assembly, and the shift-lever linkage can be adjusted to accommodate changes in the position of the left footpeg.


A high-grip leather seat features outstanding holding properties, providing the rider with a greater sense of stability when accelerating.

 


 

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 - Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $13899 USD

Engine:

Engine 999 cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore x Stroke 74.5 mm x 57.3 mm (2.9 in x 2.3 in)
Compression Ratio 12.9 : 1
Fuel System Suzuki Fuel Injection
Starter Electric
Lubrication Wet sump


Drive Train:

Transmission 6-speed, constant mesh
Final Drive Chain, DID50VAZ, 114 links


Chassis:

Suspension Front Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Brembo, Disc, Twin
Brakes Rear Disc
Tires Front 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W), tubeless
Tires Rear 190/50ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless
Fuel Tank Capacity 4.6 US
Color Metallic Triton Blue / Pearl Glacier White, Glass Sparkle Black / Metallic Mat Fibroin Gray


Electrical:

Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)


Dimensions and Curb Weight:

Overall Length 2045 mm (80.5 in)
Overall Width 705 mm (27.8 in)
Ground Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
Seat Height 810 mm (31.9 in)


Curb Weight 203 kg (448 lbs)


Warranty:

Warranty
12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.

 


 

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 - Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Canadian MSRP Price: $14999 CDN

ENGINE
Type 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Displacement 999cm3
Bore x Stroke 74.5 mm x 57.3 mm (2.9 in x 2.3 in)
Compression Ratio 12.9 : 1
Fuel System Suzuki Fuel Injection with Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS)
Fuel Consumption 48.6 MPG (5.8 L/100km)
Starter Electric
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication Wet sump
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission 6-speed, constant mesh
Clutch Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain
CHASSIS
Frame Aluminum-alloy Twin-Spar frame
Suspension Front Showa Inverted telescopic Big Piston front Forks (BPF) , coil spring, oil damped, adjustable commpression & rebound damping and spring preload
Suspension Rear Showa Link type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable commpression & rebound damping and spring preload
Brakes Front Twin 310mm discs, radial-mount 4-piston BREMBO monobloc callipers
Brakes Rear Single 220mm disc, single-piston NISSIN calliper
Wheel Travel Front 120 mm (4.7 in)
Wheel Travel Rear 130 mm (5.1 in)
Steering angle (Left/Right) 27°/ 27°
Turning Radius 3.4 mm (11.2 ft)
Tires Front Bridgestone BT-015, 120/70ZR17 M/C 58
Tires Rear Bridgestone BT-015, 190/50ZR17M/C 73W
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHTS / CAPACITIES
Overall Length 2,045 mm (80.5 in)
Overall Width 705 mm (27.8 in)
Overall Height 1,130 mm (44.5 in)
Wheelbase 1,405 mm (55.3 in)
Ground Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
Seat Height 810 mm (31.9 in)
Curb Weight 203 kg (448 lbs)
GVWR N/A
Payload N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.5 L (4.6 US gal)
Oil Capacity (overhaul) 3.6L (3.8 US qt)
WARRANTY
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty

 

Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. All information correct as of posted date.


 

 

 

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