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2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

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Thanks to its racy DNA, the Suzuki GSX-R1000Z has always managed to stay ahead o the pack when it comes to high speed performances. This Japanese machine was created for the adrenaline-hungry riders, so it has all it needs to reward you with a thrilling riding experience every time you jump on its saddle.

The Suzuki GSX-R1000Z is propelled by a 999 cc, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC engine which is mated to a six speed constant mesh transmission with slipper clutch. In terms of power, the unit generates 136.10 kW (182.50 hp) at 12000 rpm and 116.70 Nm (86.00lb.Ft) of torque at 10000 rpm. For enhanced versatility, the motorcycle is also fitted with Suzuki’s drive mode selector which includes three separate performance settings that can suit different sections of the road or track.

The Suzuki GSX-R1000Z comes with a base price of €14.085.

Hit the jump for more information on the Suzuki GSX-R1000Z.

Overview

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

The GSX-R1000Z is not only the latest incarnation of Suzuki’s celebrated Supersports machine, but this Limited Edition GSX-R is a bit of Suzuki’s proud history, because it represents 1 million units of the famous sporting range to roll off the production line at the Toyokawa Plant in Japan. Sin Sin ce 1985 the GSX-R has shaped the standards by which other Sportsbikes are judged, from the original 750cc machine, through its evolution, including the 1100, 600 and today’s current 1000cc - which is the base of this Limited Edition version - the famous GSX-R logo has decorated one million motorcycles. This unprecedented achievement is due to a strong and continuous support from fans, racers and dealers all over the world and now you can own a piece of history with the commemorative GSX-R1000Z. Worldwide, only 1,985 of this celebratory edition will ever be manufactured!

With its nimble chassis, responsive suspension and enhanced braking performance, this is the best-ever GSX-R1000. It’s a light and agile machine, wrapped in razor-sharp looking bodywork which has won multiple national and world championships including the 2012 World Endurance Championship. The latest generation of the MotoGP inspired GSX-R1000, is a sharp-handling, alert and powerful machine that is a force to be reckoned with on race-tracks all over the world. This iconic race-bred bike is also at home on the roads; it’s comfortable and very stable – even when accelerating hard on bumpy roads – and gives riders a feedback and assurance that is totally inspiring. This is a Superbike at the sharp-end of technology, a performance driven machine that’s for the racer inside.

As part of the celebrations, the long-standing partner with Suzuki and the GSX-R range, Yoshimura Performance Parts and the Authorised Suzuki Dealer Network have also got involved with this limited edition model by adding the following high-performance extras – worth over £930 RRP.

You also get a GSX-R branded Indoor bike cover, branded tyre valve caps and a rear wheel paddock stand.

2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000Z Key Features:

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Millionth Edition Special Features:

The GSX-R1000Z features special graphics, a numbered serial plate, red anodized fork caps, gold coloured fork outers, black Brembo calipers with red lettering and a special key fob logo.

MotoGP Technology:

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Throttle response and mid-range engine output have been boosted through the use of lighter pistons, lighter tappets and more aggressive valve lift curves. Delivers greater drive and acceleration for faster lap times.

BREMBO Monoblock Radial Mount Calipers:

Top of the line Brembo calipers are lighter and more rigid to provide more powerful and consistent braking performance. Reduced unsprung weight provides even better suspension performance.

Showa Big Piston Forks (BPF):

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Quicker reacting with improved damping and more controlled compression under hard braking. Enhanced grip and rider feedback with more controlled weight transfer for a better turn-in.

Fully Adjustable Suspension:

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Allows the rider to tailor the suspension performance to their riding style and the roads and tracks they ride.

Race-proven Slipper Clutch:

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Improves rear tyre grip and stability when approaching bends by reducing the pressure on the clutch pack under hard deceleration.

Suzuki Drive Mode Selector:

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Three separate performance settings give instant control over the power delivery to suit different sections of the road or track.

3-Step Adjustable Footpegs:

Suzuki GSX-R1000Z

Allows you to ride in the position that suits you best, providing greater comfort, control and reduces fatigue.

Specifications

Engine:4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Displacement:999cc
Bore x Stroke:74.5mm x 57.3mm
Compression ratio:12.9:1
Lubrication:Wet sump
Ignition:Electronic ignition (Transisorised)
Fuel system:Fuel injection
Transmission:6-speed constant mesh
Drive:Chain
MPG:54.80
Power:136.10kW @ 12000rpm (182.50hp)
Torque:116.70N.m @ 10000rpm (86.00lb.ft)
Front suspension:Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear suspension:Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Front brakes:Disc, twin
Rear brakes:Disc
Front tyres:120/70R17M/C (58W), tubeless
Rear tyres:190/50ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless
Overall length:2045mm (80.5in)
Overall width:705mm (27.8in)
Overall height:1130mm (44.5in)
Wheelbase:1405mm (55.3in)
Seat height:810mm (31.9in)
Kerb Mass:203kg (447.5lbs)
Fuel capacity:17.5litres (3.8 UK gallons)
Price€14.085

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