It’s been eight long years since Suzuki last updated its GSX-R1000, and the time they spent creating the new one has been well worth it. Everything from the engine to the frame to the electronics and suspension has been given a ground-up redo, creating the best Gixxer Thou ever. Now boasting as much power as BMW’s ferocious S1000RR, Suzuki is ready to take the fight to the top rivals in the class.
Full details of my impressions can be found in the link above, but now we’ve got some moving pictures for you to peruse in this video. And also some audio of the GSX-R howling down the front straight at the majestic Phillip Island circuit, which demonstrates that even a muffler as large as a trash bin can’t suppress nearly 200 horsepower of inline-Four shrieking at 14,500 rpm!
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