Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002, little change after birth
There was no need to make a significant improvement to an already powerful bike in its second year of birth. New new graphics and an exhaust pipe uncoated were the most important changes for the Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002.
In his second year on the market, the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002 continued to reign among the hi-sport. A bright and explosive engine and some were following cycle faultless keeping this 1000 Japanese as the benchmark in its category.
Suzuki put on the market for 2001 which would be his big bet on major sports segment, the “anti-hundred” Honda and Kawasaki was and which bear the brutal attack Yamaha R-1.
For 2002 the brand introduced Hamamatsu slight changes, mainly aesthetic, but nevertheless the Suzuki GSX-R was kept in the highest places. His great power and remarkable lightness combined to approach closely to the sensations experienced by pilots motorcycle racing large displacement, without renouncing a more versatile than it may appear to mount.
The main secret of the success of the Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002 lies in its heart, a propeller made on the basis of that used in the Suzuki GSX-R750. This is an inline four-cylinder-powered electronic injection in the case of 1000, located 998 cubic centimeters. The power in this case reaches 160 horsepower, but with an almost perfect delivery. It has the obvious low of a machine that wastes such horsepower, but in half the counter and at the top where it says Suzuki who he is.
The truth is that in normal use the Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002 can be smoothly. It is not sharp and any driver can develop comfortably in any situation due to the linearity and smoothness of its power delivery.
The chassis designed by Suzuki engineers can qualify almost excellent. The twin-spar aluminum, an impressive rigidity, makes this Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002 in a suitable bike for all, something similar to what happens with your drive, hence get along so well.
The suspensions of the Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002 are brand Kayaba and multirregulables. The front fork has a treatment of hard particles of titanium nitride to minimize friction.
Suzuki GSX-R1000 2002 Specifications
Pearl Suzuki Deep Blue / Pearl Still White (L99)
Candy Grand Blue / Pearl Novelty Black (FH9)
Metallic Saturn Black / Pearl Helios Red (M4L)
Dimensions and curb weight
Overall length: 2,045 mm (80.5 in)
Overall width: 715 mm (28.1 in)
Overall height: 1,135 mm (44.7 in)
Wheelbase: 1,410 mm (55.5 in)
Ground clearance: 130 mm (5.1 in)
Seat height: 8230 mm (32.7 in)
Empty weight: 170 Kg (374 lbs)
Engine Type: 4 stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC
Number of cylinders: 4 cylinders
Caliber: 73 mm (2.874 in)
Stroke: 59 mm (2.323 in)
Displacement: 988 cc (60.3 cu in.)
Compression ratio: 12.0: 1
Fuel System: Fuel delivery method
Air filter: Paper element
Starter system: Electric
Lubrication system: Wet Collector
Front suspension: Inverted telescopic, coil springs, adjustable preload, damping oil.
Rear suspension: articulated type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable preload fully adjustable shock compression and rebound.
Steering angle: 29º
Tilt the front axle: 24th
Filmed: 96 mm.
Turning radius 3.2 m.
Front brakes: Double disc brake
Rear brake: Single Disc
Front Tire Size: 120/70 ZR 17 (58 W), tubeless.
Rear Tire Size: 190/50 ZR 17 (73 W), tubeless.
Ignition Type: Electronic ignition (Transistorized).
Ignition timing: 8 BTDC at 1150 rpm
Spark plug: NGK or DENSO CR9E U27ESR-N
Battery: 12 V 36.0 kC (10 Ah) / 10 HR
Generator: Three-phase AC generator
Main fuse: 30A
Fuse: 15/15/15/15/10/10 A
Headlight: 12 V 55 + 55 / 55W (H7) + 12 V 60/55 W (H4) x 2
Flashing light 12 V 21 W
Brake light / license plate: 12 V 21/5 W x 2
Brake / rear: LED
Light: 12 V 5 W
Speedometer light: LED
Neutral indicator light: LED
Indicator light beam: LED
Indicator light turn signal: LED
Indicator light fuel level: LED
Light oil pressure warning: LED
Fuel tank, including reserve: 18 l.
oil change: 3,000 ml.
with filter change: 3.300 ml.
Repair: 3,600 ml.
Refrigerant: 2,400 ml.
Front Fork oil 517 ml.