Suzuki GSX-R600

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Suzuki GSX-R600
2007TMS Suzuki GSX-R 600.jpg
ManufacturerSuzuki
Also called"Gixer" or "Gixxer"
Classsport bike
RelatedSuzuki GSX-R750
Suzuki GSX-R1000

The GSX-R600 is a sport bike in Suzuki's GSX-R series of motorcycles.

History

1992 - 1993

Launched with a water-cooled 599cc inline-4 engine. The first model had the same body specifications as the 1992 GSX-R750, with the smaller engine and carried over through to the 1993 model year with no changes.

1994 - 1996

Not produced.

1997 - 2000

Redesigned with the introduction of SRAD (Suzuki Ram Air Direct) and carried over through to the 2000 model year.

2001 - 2003

Redesigned with the introduction of fuel injection and carried over through to the 2003 model year with very few changes.

2004 - 2005

Redesigned which carried over through to the 2005 model year.

2006 - 2007

Suzuki introduced an all-new GSX-R600. Underslung exhaust and slipper clutch introduced.

2008 - 2009

Redesigned. Introduction of new Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS)

Specifications

2005 2006 2007 2008
Engine 599 cc (36.6 cu in), 4-stroke,four-cylinder, inline, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve
Bore/Stroke 67.0 mm (2.64 in) x 42.5 mm (1.67 in)
Compression Ratio 12.5:1 12.8:1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Lubrication Wet Sump
Ignition Digital/transistorized
Transmission 6-speed, constant mesh. Slipper Clutch 2006>
Final Drive #525 chain 2.685 (Ratio)
Overall Length 2,055 mm (80.9 in) 2,040 mm (80 in)
Overall Width 715 mm (28.1 in)
Overall Height 1,150 mm (45 in) 1,135 mm (44.7 in) 1,125 mm (44.3 in)
Seat Height 825 mm (32.5 in) 810 mm (32 in)
Ground Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in) 130 mm (5.1 in)
Wheelbase 1,400 mm (55 in)
Dry Weight 161 kg (350 lb) 407 lb (185 kg)[1] 407 lb (185 kg)[2] 397 lb (180 kg)[3]
Wet Weight 424 lb (192 kg)[3]
Suspension Front Cartridge-type, coil spring, fully adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping
Suspension Rear Link-type, gas/oil damped, fully adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping. Hi & Low speed adjustment 2006>
Brakes Front Dual hydraulic disc Radial mount, 4-piston calipers, 310 mm (12 in) disc, twin
Brakes Rear Single hydraulic disc 1-piston caliper, 220 mm (8.7 in) disc
Tires Front 120/70-ZR-17
Tires Rear 180/55-ZR-17
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 L (4.5 US gal) 16.5 L (4.4 US gal) 17 L (4.5 US gal)
Color Blue/White, Yellow, Black/Silver, Red/Black White/Blue, Red/Black, Black/Gray, Silver/White Blue/White, Red/White, Black/Matte Black, Blue/Black Pearl Blue / White, White / Silver, Black / Matt Black, (US: Silver/Yellow)

References

  1. Duke, Kevin (2006-05-15). "2006 Supersport Shootout IV - Street" (in English) (HTML). MotorcycleUSA.com. http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=3301. Retrieved on 2008-06-26. 
  2. Duke, Kevin (2007-03-24). "2007 Supersport Shootout V" (in English) (HTML). MotorcycleUSA.com. http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=4514. Retrieved on 2008-06-26. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hutchison, Ken (2008-05-09). "2008 Supersport Shootout VI" (in English) (HTML). MotorcycleUSA.com. http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=6413. Retrieved on 2008-06-26. 

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