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2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000
2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

– 2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000

To the team of Suzuki engineers responsible for the GSX-R1000, Own The Racetrack is not just a slogan, it is a way of life.


It is a life dedicated to making the most successful open-class motorcycle in the history of production-based racing even better. By applying the latest technology and the most recent hard-fought racing experience. And keeping the GSX-R1000 well ahead of the would-be competition.


The Key is the motorcycles’ ability to do precisely what the rider wants, when the rider wants, how the rider wants. Accelerate. Brake. Corner. Repeat. Make it easier for the rider, and the results will show. With better lap times on the racetrack, and more fun on the road.


It is called Total Performance. It is what makes the 2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000 the Top Performer. And it is why Suzuki riders Own The Racetrack.

 


FEATURES:

– 999cc 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine for increased power, torque and acceleration with forged aluminum alloy pistons, chrome-moly shotpeened connecting rods, hollow camshafts, and a secondary balancer shaft for reduced vibration

– Compact fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV) – with twelve smaller holes for maximum fuel delivery and steeper angle for secondary injectors

– Idle Speed Control (ISC) system for improved cold starting, consistent idle quality and reduced emissions

– High volume Suzuki Advanced Exhaust System (SAES) with equal length head pipes feeding a unique under engine chamber leading to two compact aluminum/titanium mufflers on each side

– The mid-pipe includes a Suzuki Exhaust Tuning (SET) system for maximum torque throughout the rpm range and an oxygen sensor used by the engine management system and combined with the under-engine catalyzer for reduced emissions

– 48mm ventilation holes between cylinders reduce pumping losses

– Self adjusting hydraulic clutch uses and minimzes changes in clutch feel over a long race

– Back-torque limiting clutch allows smooth downshifts, plus a rack and pinion operating system provides a positive clutch feel

– S-DMS (Suzuki-Drive Mode Selector) system allows the rider to choose from three engine settings to match track conditions with a handlebar mounted switch

– Radiator utilizes a trapezoidal shape seen on works race bikes. The oil pump is larger for increased capacity and performance.


Chassis Features


– Aluminum alloy twin-spar frame is built using five castings for lightweight, unmatched handling and performance, increased production precision, and reduced weight.

– Die-cast aluminum-alloy swingarm is more rigid and features an innovative new link system which pivots on the swingarm itself for increased traction and reduced side loads.

– DLC coated 43mm forks and rear shock feature high and low speed compression damping along with adjustable rebound and preload settings

– Forks feature larger 56mm outer tubes below the triple clamp for increased rigidity.

– Electronically controlled steering damper uses a solenoid valve to move a tapered needle reducing or increasing oil flow to adjust damping force.

– Adjustable rider footpegs can be moved into three different positions to suit rider preferences

– 310mm front brake discs are attached to the carrier with 10 floating mounts instead of 8 for improved heat transfer away from the disc

– Rear disc works with a single piston caliper and is mounted above the swingarm for reduced braking effect on the rear suspension

– Wind tunnel developed bodywork features an aggressive style, reduced frontal area and a tall windscreen for optimum aerodynamic performance

– Vertically stacked headlight features a compact projector bulb and when combined with the sleek bodywork and tailsection offer maximum rider mobility and unmatched styling

– An easy-to-read instrument cluster includes a step motor controlled analog tachometer, digital LCD speedometer, dual tripmeters, clock, convenient gear position sensor, rpm indicator light and a new
LCD S-DMS mode indicator displaying which performance setting has been selected by the rider

– Close-ratio six-speed transmission with an adjustable back torque limiter for smoother downshifts.

– Bridgestone radial tires mounted on cast aluminum wheels featuring thin spoke design with optimized wall thickness to reduce unsprung weight





US SPECIFICATIONS:
MSRP: $11,499

Specifications GSX-R1000
Model Number GSXR1000K8
Type Sportbike
Warranty 12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.
Suggested Retail $11499
SEP $550
Engine 999cc,4-stroke, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve, TSCC
Bore & Stroke 73.4 x 59.0mm
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Lubrication Wet Sump
Ignition Digital/transistorized
Starter Electric
Transmission 6-speed, constant mesh
Final Drive #530 chain
Overall Length 2045mm (80.5 in)
Overall Width 720mm (28.3 in.)
Overall Height 1130mm (44.5 in.)
Seat Height 810mm (31.9 in.)
Ground Clearance 130mm (5.1 in.)
Wheelbase 1415mm (55.7 in.)
Dry Weight 172 kg (379 lbs.) CAL 173 kg (381lbs.)
Suspension Front Inverted telescopic, coil spring, fully adjustable spring preload, high & low speed compression and rebound damping
Suspension Rear Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully adjustable spring preload, high & low speed compression and rebound damping
Brakes Front Dual hydraulic disc
Brakes Rear Single hydraulic disc
Tires Front 120/70-ZR-17
Tires Rear 190/50-ZR-17
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.5 liter (4.6 gal.)
Color Blue/White, Black/Gold, White/Silver

 

Canadian SPECIFICATIONS:
MSRP: $15,299

Engine Type 4 stroke, 4 cylinder, DOHC, 16 valve, liquid cooled, TSCC
Displacement 999 cc
Bore/Stroke 73.4 x 59.0 mm
Compression Ratio 12:5:1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Lubrication Wet sump
Ignition Digital/Transistorized
Starter Electric
Transmission 6 speed constant mesh
Final Drive #530 chain
Overall Length: 2,045mm (80.5 in)
Overall Width: 720mm (28.3 in.)
Overall Height: 1,130mm (44.5 in.)
Seat Height 810mm (31.9 in.)
Wheelbase 1,415mm (55.7 in.)
Ground Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
Dry Weight 172 kg (379 lbs.)
Front Suspension Inverted telescopic, coil spring, fully adjustable spring preload, high & low speed compression and rebound damping
Rear Suspension Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully adjustable spring preload, high & low speed compression and rebound damping
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Single hydraulic disc
Front Tire 120/70-ZR-17
Rear Tire 190/50-ZR-17
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L (3.96 imp gal)
Colour Blue/White, White/Silver, Black/Gold, Black

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