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Suzuki GSX-R1000

Suzuki GSX-R1000 is a bike with the last known price range of Rs. 19,02,012 - Rs. 19,84,732 in India. It had 2 variants and 2 colours. It had a user reported mileage of 35 kmpl. It came with anti-locking braking system and both front and rear disc brakes.

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Key specs
  • Displacement999.8 cc
  • Mileage - Owner Reported35 kmpl
  • Transmission6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight200 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 19,84,732

Suzuki GSX-R1000 is now discontinued in India.

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Suzuki GSX-R1000 Summary

GSX-R1000 key highlights

Engine Capacity 999.8 cc
Mileage Owner Reported Mileage: BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. 35 kmpl
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 200 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 16 litres
Seat Height 825 mm

About GSX-R1000

The GSX-R1000 is Suzuki’s offering in the super sport segment. For the 2017 model Suzuki has worked on the chassis, engine and electronics of the GSX-R1000.

The GSX-R1000 is a fully faired motorcycle which is sleeker to improve handling and performance. The aerodynamics on the GSX-R1000 are inspired by Suzuki’s MotoGP motorcycle. Up front the GSX-R1000 gets a full LED headlamp and ram air intake ducts.

The GSX-R1000 gets a new all-aluminum frame and a reworked engine. An addition to the GSX-R1000’s engine is the Suzuki Racing Variable Valve Timing (SR-VVT) technology. The GSX-R1000 is powered by a 1000cc inline four liquid-cooled engine. The GSX-R1000 produces 196bhp at 13,200rpm and 118Nm of torque at 10,800rpm. Apart from the engine update other changes include bigger Showa big piston forks and Brembo monobloc brake calipers in the front and Bridgestone RS10 radial tyres.

To aid the rider, the GSX-R1000 is also equipped with 10-level traction control and a motion tracking braking system. Suzuki also offers a ‘R1000R’ variant of the motorcycle, with additional features such as a bi-directional quick shifter, Showa balance-free suspension, cornering ABS, LED position lamps and launch control.

Suzuki paints the GSX-R1000 in blue, black and red while the GSX-R1000R is available in black and blue only.

The Suzuki GSX-R1000 competes with The Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Yamaha YZF-R1 and BMW S1000 RR.
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Suzuki GSX-R1000 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • The 1000cc engine is high on performance
    • It is loaded with features
    • Offers great handling
  • Could be Better

    • Service reach is limited
    • Has a large turning radius

BikeWale's Take

The GSX-R1000 is a feature-laden supersport. It is packed with top-spec electronics and hardware and a potent inline-four cylinder motor. It is also easy to ride in the city although it could do better with a wider service network.

Suzuki GSX-R1000 Review

The GSX-R series is what truly defines Suzuki. The first – a 750cc – rolled out over three decades ago. It was followed by an 1100 and then in the year 2001 came the 1000cc.


The GSX-R series is what truly defines Suzuki. The first – a 750cc – rolled out over three decades ago. It was followed by an 1100 and then in the year 2001 came the 1000cc.

The engine capacities, the styling, and the technology might have changed over the years, but the focus for the brand has remained constant: Any motorcycle that carries the GSX-R nomenclature must be track-focused. It might not be savage or mad or be the epitome of technological breakthroughs, but a GSX-R must handle; it must brake; and it must feel completely at home on a racetrack.

No surprise then that we are at Kari Motor Speedway to ride the latest generation GSX-R in both the standard R1000 and R1000R forms. You can read about the pricing and specs of these bikes by clicking on their names. And we expect the world from these GSXRs for it has taken Suzuki nearly a decade to come out with this 6th generation model. What’s more, it’s now claimed to be the most powerful, hardest accelerating and cleanest running GSX-R ever built.

There’s clearly a lot these bikes must live up to.

Power talk

On the engine front, besides a slight increase in capacity, the new GSX-R1000 features variable valve timing (VVT), stacked intake funnels and ride-by-wire. It also has a trick exhaust and all of this is part of Suzuki’s Broad Power System. These upgrades along with friction busting techniques and a higher compression ratio have landed the new R1000 with over 200bhp of power.

But, the idea was also to make the new GSX-R easier to ride and live with on the streets. So the VVT – which kicks in at a pre-defined rpm – allows for a fatter torque in the mid range as well as more power at the top. It’s the same with the stacked intake funnels or Dual Stage Intake, as Suzuki likes to call it.

Applied only to the first and fourth cylinders, these act like a pseudo variable intake. At lower revs most of the air enters through the longer funnel aiding torque. But, at higher revs, the airflow is concentrated at the base of the longer funnel and it flows straight into the lower, shorter funnel, helping with top end power.

The trick exhaust, says Suzuki, has been designed with the exact same purpose. Called the Suzuki Advanced Exhaust System (S-AES), it uses butterfly valves in the exhaust header balance tubes that connect both the 1st and 4th cylinder and the 2nd and 3rd cylinder. A balance tube that connects the headers of different cylinders helps reduce the backpressure, thus helping top-end performance. With S-AES, these servo-operated butterfly valves are closed in the low and mid rpm range, thereby boosting the torque characteristics.

Dynamic story

There’s also a new chassis at play here. Thanks to the change in the engine’s orientation, the distance between the front wheel and the swingarm pivot has reduced. This should make the bike feel more compact than it is. The new swingarm, however, is longer to add straight-line stability. In fact, the new R sits on a longer wheelbase than the bike it replaces. The new frame is also lighter and narrower which again should make the bike nimbler than before.

The changes don’t end there. As is the norm among litre-class bikes, the new R gets a full suite of electronics too. So, there’s a quickshifter, three riding modes and 10 levels of traction control. And of course, there’s the ABS. The functioning of these are ruled upon by the ECU which makes its calls based on feedback from seven different sensors. One of those is the IMU. It’s a six-axis system that reads pitch, roll and yaw. So, it’s very precise.

The racier twin, the GSXR1000R meanwhile, also gets a quickshifter for downshifts. And it features Launch Control. The latter is designed for club racers or drag fans to get the perfect launch. The R manages this by limiting the engine rpm and managing the throttle body opening as well as the ignition timing. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the time to try it out…

Ride out

We did however ride the bike on the track for a bit. But, it wasn’t long enough for us to be able give you a complete low down on its real world performance. Plus, the surface at Kari isn't in the best of shape, and that meant we had to proceed with double caution.  

But, the one thing that shone through in those few laps was the friendly nature of the new GSX-R1000. We had the riding mode set to A and the traction control turned down to 4. But even then, the ease with which it turned into corners and then hooked up at corner exits on power just made the GSX-R feel like a much smaller and lighter bike than it is. 

And if you have ever ridden at Kari you'd know it is a track peppered with tight corners and short chicanes. It's not the ideal hunting ground for a litre-class bike, but the R1000 with its feedback rich front end, great direction changing ability and of course a completely non-intrusive TC, never felt big or awkward or intimidating either.

Surprisingly, neither did its 200+ bhp motor. Sure, we never fully turned on the taps – there just wasn't enough room. But then we didn't need to. All that talk about Suzuki’s new Broad Power System does actually work. The GSX-R has a tremendous mid range, which allows you to use it as an automatic in 3rd gear if you choose to. I know I did. At a racetrack, no less.

So, it might not give you fire-breathing performance exiting bends or a manic 200kmph at the end of the straight, but you'd never be short on drive. This bike should work brilliantly on the road.

Ride it like a sports bike ought to be ridden, however, and the front end will stay light on you all the time that the throttle is pinned. And when you suddenly find yourself hanging on to the bars for dear life, you know the VVT has kicked in. Yes, the step-up in performance is that obvious.

And lest we forget, the new GSX-R1000 also sounds fantastic. That high rpm howl just makes you go weak in the knees and has you grinning from ear-to-ear involuntarily. 

Like we said, we can’t give you a complete lowdown on the new GSX-R1000’s potential in the real world based on this short ride. But, we will have a full-fledged review for you soon. So stay tuned.

Photography by Aditya Bedre and Eshan Shetty

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Suzuki GSX-R1000 mileage

As reported by GSX-R1000 owners, the real mileage of Suzuki GSX-R1000 is 35 kmpl.

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GSX-R1000 Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 196 bhp @ 13,200 rpm

    Max Torque 117.54 Nm @ 10,800 rpm

    Cooling System Liquid Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard Emission standards indicate the output from the exhaust that is permissible in a country. BS-IV

    Displacement 999.8 cc

    Cylinders 4

    Bore 76 mm

    Stroke 55 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio --

    Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)

    Spark Plugs --

    Gear Shifting Pattern Gear Shifting Pattern --

    Clutch Wet Multiplate

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 16 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity These are estimated figures --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge 560 Km

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. 35 kmpl

    Top Speed These are estimated figures --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Dual Channel ABS

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 320 mm

    Rear Tyre Size 190/55ZR17M/C

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 220 mm

    Calliper Type Front-4-Piston , Rear-Single Piston Calliper

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size 120/70ZR17M/C

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Front Suspension SHOWA BPF, Inverted Telescopic

    Rear Suspension SHOWA Rear Shock, Link Type

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 200 kg

    Overall Length 2,075 mm

    Overall Width 705 mm

    Wheelbase 1,409 mm

    Ground Clearance 130 mm

    Seat Height 825 mm

    Overall Height 1,145 mm

    Chassis Type Aluminium twin spar

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    Standard Warranty (Year) --

    Standard Warranty (Kilometers) Standard Warranty (Kilometers) --


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

GPS & Navigation --

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes



BatteryMaintenance Free

Headlight TypeLED Head Lamp

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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Suzuki GSX-R1000 User Reviews

4.7 17 ratings 7 reviews
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  •  5Riding experience 2 years ago by Yash, Mumbai

    Yeah its price is high but it worth much more than that....Its amazing using the beast..I assure you that you will not regret after the purchase..And yeah its mileage is vary with speed but it is affordable..If you are bike lover and want a beast for long roots or for s

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      35 kmpl

  •  4Special bike 3 years ago by Santosh, Hyderabad

    Best bike for the price... Nice sporty ride..Gear shifting is very soft.... Nice pickup... This bike is tall riders...because short persons should bend for the handle bar...It will be difficult for long rides...And service cost is reasonable and this bike is best for my

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    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      30 kmpl

  •  3A big mistake 4 years ago by Meet Kanwat, New Delhi

    It is a very awesome bike but not value of money,after using 1 year.I think i have done a very big mistake, i can also go for ducati panigale but unfortunately i go for this and i realised my mistake but if you look awesome(good for college student)but it has a very goo

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    • Used it for

      Leisure Rides

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      8 kmpl

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  •  5Experience of beast 4 years ago by Aditya, Nagpur

    It is good bike for overall view not a superb bike . Ask i tends to heat up in traffic. The service cost is about 10 to 12 k. The only con is that the seating position may get you cramps in your leg some time and other wise this is a great bike . Looks are good and the

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    • Used it for


    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      15 kmpl

  •  5Excellent bike in 1000cc 4 years ago by Pratik Choudhury, Malda

    I never thought that Suzuki made that powerful machine....i brought this bike 3 months ago...its looks is very nice... performance is absolutely fine..its have so many is very comfort and the seating posture is very good...pros is so many features nice

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    • Used it for

      Occasional Commute

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      17 kmpl

  •  5Born to ride 4 years ago by Krishnamurti, Bangalore

    It is very good bike .... I have been take it for long rides ...Awesome performance.. Really like it .... Suggested to buy who is looking bikes like this. Actually this type of bike give sport like it is very useful to race also ....And one more thing i really love the

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    • Used it for


    • Owned for

      Never owned

    • Got mileage of

      25 kmpl

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