It has been three decades and more than a million sold since the GSX-R line was born. A decade and a half since the first GSX-R1000 (K1) changed the open sportsbike class forever. Now, the 6th-generation GSX-R1000 is redefining the definition of GSX-R.

Check out our full test on the 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R here.

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R

The top-spec GSX-R1000R is equipped with the latest SHOWA BFF (Balance Free Front) forks and SHOWA BFRC lite (Balance Free Rear Cushion lite) rear shock, bi-directional quickshifter, racing launch control, LED position lights, lightweight battery and a unique black LCD instrument panel display letting you know you’re sitting aboard something truly special.

September 7 marks the official release date for Australian customers. With the first shipment of stock is nearly sold-out, customers are encouraged to pre-order via their local authorised Suzuki motorcycle dealer to secure their bike.

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R

The GSX-R1000R will be available in two colour schemes – Metallic Triton Blue and Glass Sparkle Black for a recommended retail price of $25,490 + ORC (MSRP $27,490 Ride Away).

Additionally the GSX-R1000 ABS is also available in three striking colour schemes –Metallic Triton Blue, Metallic Matte Black No. 2 and Pearl Mira Red with a recommended retail price of $21,990 + ORC (MSRP $23,990 Ride Away).

For further information on the Suzuki GSX-R1000R interested customers should visit their local Suzuki dealer, who can be found through the Dealer Locator on

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R

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