Suzuki GSX-R600

Suzuki GSX-R600
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Manufacturer Suzuki
Also called Gixxer, GSXR
Class Sport bike
Related Suzuki GSX-R750
Suzuki GSX-R1000

The Suzuki GSX-R600 is a 600 cc class, or supersport, sport bike in Suzuki's GSX-R series of motorcycles.

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History

1992–1993

Launched with a water-cooled 599 cc (36.6 cu in) 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. It was not imported to UK.

1994–1996

Not produced.

1997–2000

Redesigned with the introduction of Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) 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. Total redesign of the fairings and fuel tank. Inverted forks with radial-mounted brakes. Titanium valves, 32-bit ECU were some of the changes on the engine side.

2006–2007

Suzuki introduced an all-new GSX-R600. Underslung exhaust and slipper clutch introduced. Engine is completely new, but with the same bore and stroke as before.

2008–2010

New subframe, bodywork, and fuel tank. Introduction of new Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS).

2011-2014

9 kg Lighter overall, Showa Big Piston Forks (BPF),[1] Brembo monobloc radial front brake calipers, re-designed lighter frame and swingarm, 15 mm shorter wheelbase. New gauge cluster similar to that used on the GSX-R1000. New cams, lighter pistons, higher compression and pentagonal ventilation holes on the block increases mid-range torque.

Specifications

1992–1993 1997–2000 [2] 2001–2003 2004–2005 2006 2007 2008 2009–2010 2011–2013 2014 2015–2017[3][4][5]
Engine 600 cc (37 cu in) 599 cc (36.6 cu in), 4-stroke, inline four, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve
Bore × stroke 65.0 mm × 45.2 mm (2.56 in × 1.78 in) 65.5 mm × 44.5 mm (2.58 in × 1.75 in) 67.0 mm × 42.5 mm (2.64 in × 1.67 in)
Compression ratio 12.0:1 12.5:1 12.8:1 12.9:1 12.8:1
Power
(rear wheel)
80 hp (60 kW) @ 12,000 rpm[6] 91.4–93.1 hp (68.2–69.4 kW)[7] 100.6 hp (75.0 kW)[7] 97.5 hp (72.7 kW)[8] 79.11 kW (106.09 bhp) @ 13,330 rpm[9] 109 hp (81 kW) @ 13,100 rpm.[10] 103 hp (77 kW) @ 13,550 rpm[11][12] 125 hp (93 kW) @ 13,500 rpm
Torque
(rear wheel)
38.7 lb⋅ft (52.5 N⋅m) @ 9,250 rpm[6] 59.13 N⋅m (43.61 lb⋅ft) @ 11,140 rpm[9] 63.3 N⋅m (46.7 lb⋅ft) @ 11,300 rpm[10] 60.5 N⋅m (44.6 lb⋅ft) @ 11,700 rpm[13] 67.7 N⋅m (49.9 lb⋅ft) @ 11,500 rpm
Fuel system Carburetor Fuel injection
Lubrication Wet sump
Ignition CDI Digital/transistorized
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Clutch Wet multi-plate type Slipper
Final drive 2.812 #525 chain, 2.685 (Ratio)
Length 2,065 mm (81.3 in) 2,055 mm (80.9 in) 2,040 mm (80 in) 2,030 mm (80 in)
Width 720 mm (28 in) 715 mm (28.1 in) 710 mm (28 in) 715 mm (28.1 in)
Height 1,135 mm (44.7 in) 1,150 mm (45 in) 1,135 mm (44.7 in) 1,125 mm (44.3 in) 1,135 mm (44.7 in)
Seat height 830 mm (33 in) 825 mm (32.5 in) 810 mm (32 in)
Ground clearance 130 mm (5.1 in) 135 mm (5.3 in) 130 mm (5.1 in)
Wheelbase 1,440 mm (57 in) 1,390 mm (55 in) 1,400 mm (55 in) 1,385 mm (54.5 in)
Dry weight 174 kg (384 lb) 350 lb (160 kg) 355 lb (161 kg)[14][15] 359 lb (163 kg)[16] 352 lb (160 kg)
Wet weight 518 lb (235 kg)[6] 440 lb (200 kg)[7] 423 lb (192 kg)[7] 424 lb (192 kg)[16] 412 lb (187 kg)[17]
Front suspension Telescopic Cartridge-type, coil spring, fully adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping Showa 41 mm Big Piston Forks
Rear suspension Cartridge-type Link-type, gas/oil damped, fully adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping. Hi & low speed adjustment
Front brakes Dual hydraulic disc 2 radial 310 mm (12 in) disc, 4-piston calipers Double 310 mm (12 in) disc. Brembo 4-piston
Rear brakes Single hydraulic disc 1-piston caliper, 220 mm (8.7 in) disc Single Nissin, 220 mm (8.7 in) 2-piston caliper disc
Front tires 120/70-ZR-17
Rear tires 180/55-ZR-17
Fuel tank capacity 20 L (5.3 US gal) 18 L (4.0 imp gal; 4.8 US gal) 17 L (3.7 imp gal; 4.5 US gal) 16.5 L (3.6 imp gal; 4.4 US gal) 17 L (3.7 imp gal; 4.5 US gal)
MSRP (U.S.) $9,399[18] $10,399[19][20] $11,599[21][22][23] $11,699[24] $11,199[25][26][27]
Performance
0 to 60 mph (0 to 97 km/h) 3.5 sec. 3.1 sec.[9]
0 to 14 mi (0.00 to 0.40 km) 10.75 sec. @ 208.27 km/h (129.41 mph) 11.1 sec.
Top speed 253 km/h (157 mph)[9] 253 km/h (157 mph)
Fuel economy 6.52 L/100 km; 43.4 mpg‑imp (36.1 mpg‑US)[9] 35.8 MPG 5.43 L/100 km; 52.0 mpg‑imp (43.3 mpg‑US)
Common Reference Name SRAD K1,K2,K3 K4,K5 K6 K7 K8 K9,L0 L1,L2,L3, L4 L5,L6,L7

References

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