Suzuki GSX-R1000 For Sale

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Suzuki GSX-R1000
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Insurance Costs: 10 of 10
Current Prices: £4,200–£3,150

What Is It?

The Suzuki GSX-R1000 is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 998.6 cc inline four engine, producing 178 bhp at 11,000 rpm and maximum torque at 8,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310 mm discs up front with Tokico four piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 43 mm Kayaba upside down fork with 125 mm travel
  • Adjustable Kayaba rear shock with 130 mm travel
  • Steering damper
  • LED tail light
  • 4->2->1 Titanium exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the 2003-2004 model there's a new higher revving engine with Titanium valves, 14 bhp more power, larger front discs, a new silencer design, new more aerodynamic fairing, narrower tank, 10 mm lower seat, the indicators are now in the mirrors, there's a new slipper clutch, it's 40 mm shorter and 2 kg has been shaved off the weight.

A good 1.2 kg is saved from the new frame, with 500 grams off the wheels, 350 grams off the fuel tank and some more from new battery / generator.

The 3-spoke 17" wheels take a Bridgestone BT014 120/70 tyre at the front and a 190/50 at the rear.

Colours: Blue/white/black, black/grey, yellow/black, red/black

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Handling
  • Torque
  • Stylish
  • Power
  • Fast

Any Downsides?

  • Economy
  • Brakes
  • Finish

Specs

Launch RRP: £8,800

Capacity: 999 cc (high)

Power: 178 bhp / 133 kW (very high)

Red Line: 13,500 rpm (very high)

Top Speed: 185 mph / 298 km/h (very high)

Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)

Range: 140 miles / 225 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 18.0 litres / 4.0 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 166 kg / 366 pounds

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2005
£3,900
£3,150
£2,750
21,600
2006
£4,200
£3,350
£2,950
20,700
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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2005
733
795
1,528
81 / month
2006
602
595
1,197
100 / month

Source: DVLA