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2008 Suzuki GSX-R 600

User Rating 38 of 58
2008 Sport


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2008 Suzuki GSX-R 600
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2008 Suzuki GSX-R 600 Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,399.00
Warranty  12
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  67 / 2.64
Stroke (mm/in)  42.5 / 1.67
Displacement (cc/ci)  599 / 36.6
Compression Ratio  12.8:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Bridgestone®
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/55 ZR17
Brake Brand Name  Tokico®
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Front Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Steering Damper  Yes
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.8 / 46
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.69
Width (in/mm)  28.1 / 715
Height (in/mm)  44.3 / 1125
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55.1 / 1400
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 130
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  8
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  359 / 163
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.67
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.9 / 810
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Seat Tail Cover  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  Yes
Chain Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Shift Light  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2004
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  29863
Parent Company  Suzuki
Display Name  GSX-R600
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
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