What does the GSXR stand for?

Grand Sport eXperimental- Racing
Letter designations—CBX, GSXR, etc. Suzuki’s GSX-R supposedly stands for “Grand Sport eXperimental- Racing”, Honda’s CB stands for “City Bike”, and CBR is short for “City Bike Racer” (or “racing”) not for “cross beam racer”.

Is a GSX-R750 a Supersport?

Over three decades ago, Suzuki revolutionized sportbikes with the introduction of the GSX-R750. Its secret is an unequaled pairing of 750cc performance with the lightweight, compact chassis of a 600cc Supersport, complemented by technologically advanced suspension front and rear. …

Did Suzuki make a GSX-R750 in 1985?

Everyone has heard the story of the 1985 GSX-R750 and how its combination of a four-cylinder engine, full fairing and aluminium frame created the pattern that modern superbikes still stick to. But a year before that machine went on sale Suzuki was already flogging a GSX-R in Japan.

When did the Suzuki GSX-R1100 get a new frame?

The first big change to the GSX-R1100 since its 1986 introduction, the 1989 bike got a new frame, a bigger 1127cc engine and the same sort of rounded-edge styling that emerged on the GSX-R750 and 400 machines a year earlier.

Is the Suzuki GSX-R250 the perfect garage-mate of the first-Gen 1100?

Quite sought-after these days, usually as the perfect garage-mate of a first-gen slab-sided GSX-R750 or 1100. A year after launching the biggest GSX-R, Suzuki revealed the smallest four-cylinder GSX-R it would ever make – the jewel-like GSX-R250.

When did the Suzuki SraD come out?

But in 1996 Suzuki came back with a vengeance by introducing the bike that many think of as the SRAD. That was actually just its intake system – Suzuki Ram Air Direct – but the real key to the new machine was a GP-inspired alloy beam frame, wrapped around a new short-stroke, 128hp engine and clad in wind-tunnel-sculpted styling.