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New Suzuki GSV-R unveiled

New Suzuki GSV-R unveiled

New Suzuki GSV-R unveiled

Suzuki Racing have released the technical details and first pictures of the radical new 2004 version GSV-R machine they hope will breath life into their flagging MotoGP fortunes. After winning the World Championship in 2000 with Kenny Roberts, the Japanese factory picked up just 43 manufacturers' points last season with Roberts and John Hopkins on board. The two American riders will again be in the saddle this season and will be looking to turn the following specification into a race winning machine:

ENGINE TYPE – FOUR-STROKE, WATER-COOLED, V4
DISPLACEMENT - 990cc
MAX POWER - 220+ ps @ 14,500+ rpm
VALVE TYPE - DOHC FOUR-VALVE
CARBURATION TYPE - FUEL INJECTION
LUBRICATION SYSTEM - WET SUMP
CLUTCH - DRY MULTI PLATES (BACK TORQUE REDUCE TYPE)
TRANSMISSION – SIX-SPEED CONSTANT MESH
FINAL DRIVE - CHAIN
FRAME TYPE - TWIN SPAR ALUMINUM ALLOY FRAME
SUSPENSION FRONT - INVERTED TYPE TELESCOPIC
SUSPENSION REAR - LINK TYPE
TYRES - BRIDGESTONE
WHEEL FRONT - 16.5 inches
WHEEL REAR - 16.5 inches
BRAKE SYSTEM FRONT - DOUBLE CARBON DISC (CARBON)
BRAKE SYSTEM REAR - SINGLE DISC (STEEL)
OVERALL LENGTH - 2060mm
OVERALL WIDTH - 660mm
OVERALL HEIGHT - 1150mm
WHEELBASE - 1450mm
WEIGHT - 145kg
FUEL TANK - 24L

Tags:
MotoGP, 2003

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