2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

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Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Suzuki has unveiled the 2017 GSX-R1000 superbike at the 2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show in Cologne, Germany.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

The new GSX-R 1000 will be available in two versions, the "basic" and the "R".

Both motorcycles are designed for the track and are homologated for road use.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

The look is the same as seen on the prototype last year, characterized by sleek and sinuous lines.

The front features a small head lamp on the normal GSX-R1000 while on the "R" version, two lateral strips of LED lights flank the headlamp.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

The GSX-R1000 is 2,075 mm long, 710 mm wide, and 1,150mm tall. The wheelbase is 1,410 mm long and the standard GSX-R1000 weighs in at 201 kilograms while the GSX-R1000R adds an extra kilo in weight.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

Both superbikes are powered by a four cylinder engine which has a stroke of 76mm and a stroke of 55.1mm and displaces 999.8cc.

The 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine pushes out 199.2bhp @ 13.200rpm and 117.6Nm of torque @ 10,800rpm. The engine sends it power to the rear wheel through a 6-speed gearbox.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

With regards to the suspension the GSX-R1000 features upside down Showa forks up front while at the rear, a Showa monoshock takes care of the rough stuff.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

Braking duties are carried out by dual 320mm brembo brake discs up front with four-piston calipers.

At the rear the braking duties are carried out by a single 220mm disc brake with a single piston caliper. The braking is assisted by ABS.

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

The GSX-R1000 twins sit on 6-spoke aluminium rims that are shod with RS10 Bridgestone tires: 120 / 70ZR-17 (front) and 190 / 55ZR-17 (rear).

2016 Intermot Motorcycle Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 Unveiled

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