2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000


2006 GSX-R1000
In 2005 the GSX-R1000 re-wrote the rule book for liter class supersport bikes. For 2006 the flagship GSX-RTM is poised to blow away the competition. Boasting works inspired technology and class leading performance, the biggest GSX-R combines incredible acceleration with razor sharp handling.

The newest generation of GSX-R1000 features an engine that produces more horsepower and torque than ever, with quicker acceleration to match – both from a standing start and in roll-on blasts through the gears. It’s also been redesigned to shave precious pounds, making it a phenomenal 8.8 to 28.6 pounds lighter than its closest rivals. Its light weight along with completely refined suspension front and rear give the GSX-R1000 the edge needed to Own the Racetrack

Compact overall chassis dimensions including short reach from seat to handlebars, low footpegs, short/narrow fuel tank, low seat height – all designed for improved rider comfort and mobility

Wind-tunnel-developed bodywork with narrow vertical headlights and specially-placed ram-air ducts, plus turn signals integrated with mirrors and tail-section for minimal frontal area and low drag

Bright 55/65W headlight and LED taillight with clear external lens

Compact instrument cluster features an analog tach with rpm indicator, digital speedometer and new gear indicator – also includes LCD odometer-tripmeters, coolant temp., clock and EFI diagnostics

Lightweight aluminum frame with combination cast and extruded spar construction for precisely calculated rigidity – frame design concentrates engine mass more toward the center of the machine for improved handling

Braced aluminum swingarm is lightweight with high rigidity – right side arm is shaped to tuck in the exhaust for improved cornering clearance

Fully adjustable 43mm inverted fork features Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coated stanchion tubes to reduce friction and improve response – includes cross-mounted steering damper

Fully adjustable piggy-back shock absorber with linear rate linkage system for improved suspension response and feedback

Radial-mount four-piston front brake calipers with large 310mm rotors and radial-mount master cylinder for optimum lever feel and feedback

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

998.6cc 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine for increased power, torque and acceleration – includes several features to reduce friction and reciprocating mass

Electronic fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV) – maintains optimum air velocity in the intake tract for smooth low-to-mid rpm throttle response and high torque output – includes Auto Fast Idle System (AFIS)

Compact double-barrel throttle body design with large 52mm bores for improved power, plus narrow pitch between outer and inner bores – allows use of narrow airbox, fuel tank and bodywork to provide more room for rider’s knees/elbows

Twin injectors per throttle body for improved throttle response and acceleration – primary injector operates under all conditions while secondary injector operates under high rpm/heavy load conditions to further increase engine output

Compact cylinder head features large 30mm intake and 24mm exhaust ports, plus smaller combustion chamber and higher 12.5 :1 compression ratio for high power output

Titanium intake and exhaust valves with larger 4.5mm stems for increased strength

Light weight forged pistons featuring chrome-nitride coated upper compression and oil control rings to reduce friction and improve sealing

Reinforced crankshaft and chrome-moly connecting rods, plus recalibrated balancer shaft for dependable high rpm operation

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

Close-ratio transmission for strong acceleration, plus specially designed shift forks for smoother shifting
Large trapezoidal-shaped radiator provides high cooling capacity, plus compact cooling fan design further improves efficiency – system includes high-capacity radiator-type oil cooler

Suzuki Advanced Exhaust System (SAES) – all titanium system designed and positioned to keep mass low and close to the centerline of the machine, plus decrease drag and increase cornering bank angle

Suzuki Exhaust Tuning System (SET) regulates exhaust pressure waves to suit running conditions and maintain optimum engine torque

ECM-controlled PAIR (Pulsed-AIR) system – operation based on throttle position and engine rpm to reduce HC, CO and NOx emissions

New-design generator supplies power to a compact maintenance-free battery



MSRP:  $10,999.00
Engine:  998.6cc, 4-stroke, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve, TSCC
Warranty:  12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.
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:  2030mm (80.0 in.)
Overall Width: 710mm (28.0 in.)
Overall Height:  1130mm (44.5 in.)
Seat Height: 810mm (31.9 in.)
Ground Clearance:  130mm (5.1 in.)
Wheelbase: 1405mm (55.3 in.)
Dry Weight:  166 kg (365 lbs.)


FRONT: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, fully adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
REAR:  Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping


FRONT: Dual hydraulic disc
REAR:  Single hydraulic disc


FRONT: 120/70-ZR-17
REAR:  190/50-ZR-17

Fuel Tank Capacity:  18 liter (4.8 gal.)
Color: Blue/White, Silver/Gray, Red/Black

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