Suzuki Motorcycles has launched its flagship motorcycle the GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R in India. The GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R are priced at Rs 19 lakh and Rs 22 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Bookings have commenced for the new motorcycle at an amount of Rs 1-5 lakh depending upon the city. The bikes will be delivered to the customers by June 2017. The 2017 model is the sixth generation GSX-R1000.
It is a completely new motorcycle with revised styling and improved aerodynamics. The bike is powered by a 999.8cc liquid cooled DOHC in-line four engine which is deliver 202.1PS of power and 117.5Nm of torque. The power of the new bike is up by a massive 16.5PS over the 2016 version. The company has equipped the motorcycle with Suzuki Racing Variable Valve Timing derived from Suzuki’s MotoGP motorcycle. Additionally, the bike is also equipped with the new ten-mode Motion Track Traction Control System (MT-TCS) which, with IMU influence, fine-tunes the power delivery according to the track, thereby helping the rider push his/her boundaries while riding on the track.
The slightly more advanced GSX-R1000R gets launch control, bi-directional quick shifter, Showa balance free suspension, cornering ABS and LED position lights. The GSX-R1000 is offered in Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Matt Black, while the GSX-R1000R is available in Metallic Triton Blue and Glass Sparkle Black.