Suzuki GSX-R600 developed from Suzuki is a premium sports-bike which is the youngest member of their GSX family. Let’s get into the detailing of this bike.
Specifications of Suzuki GSX-R600
Engine and Transmission
|Engine Type||599cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
|Max power||124 HP @13500 rpm
|Max Torque||69.6 Nm @ 11500 rpm
|No of cylinders||4|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Number of gears||6|
Chassis and Suspension
|Front Suspension||Inverted Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
|Rear Suspension||Link type, coil spring, oil damped|
Dimensions and Capacity
|Fuel Capacity||17 ltrs|
|Seat height||810 mm|
|Ground clearance||130 mm|
|Kerb weight||187 kg|
Battery and Electricals
|Turn Signal Lamp||LED|
|Battery Type||Maintenance Free|
Tyres and brakes
|Front Tyre||120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless
|Rear Tyre||180/55ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless|
|Front brake||Brembo, Disc, Twin|
|Rear Brake||Disc 220 mm|
Performance and mileage
|Top speed||253 kmph|
About Suzuki GSX-R600
Suzuki GSX-R600 is a middleweight racer. It weighs just 187 kg and performs very aggressively on the track. The bike uses Brembo disc brakes and USD front forks for better damping. It rivals the Honda CBR600RR, Kawasaki ZX-6R and Yamaha YZF-R6 in its segment. All four Japanese manufacturers are very focused on performance and brings at-least one product in the quarter litre, 600cc and liter class segment.
Review of Suzuki GSX-R600
Design and Style
In terms of appearance The bike truly belongs to other members of GSX family in. Its side fairing and dual color combination makes it look premium like GSX-R1000. The bike looks leaner than other sports bike and this characteristic differentiates it from others. The pointed face of this bike features its sharp front cowl and headlight. The rear view mirrors which come integrated with clear lens indicators are also mounted on this front cowl. The elongated transparent visor further enhances the visual charm of this bike. The racy decals and aerodynamic design of this fairing gives sporty character to this bike while its integrated under cowl adds visual bulk to this bike. The edgy front fender gets extended along its telescopic forks which complement the styling of its disc plates and alloy wheels. The white colored alloy wheel looks fantastic on this bike when seen from a distance. The design of its fuel tank is similar to its elder siblings and looks fancy. The tall positioned rear cowl and up-swept silencer looks really cool on this bike. The slim and sharp rear cowl of this bike features split seats on it while it also sports LED tail light at the back.
The bike shares its instrument console with elder sibling GSX-R1000. It has a combined analogue-digital instrument panel which features an analogue tachometer in a circular dial. The LCD for its digital speedometer, odometer, clock, 2-trip meter and fuel gauge sits right next to the circular dial. All essential LED indicators like gear position indicators, low oil indicator have been placed in this panel which provides information to the rider. This instrument cluster also comes with built-in lap timer and programmable engine RPM indicator.
Engine and Gearbox
This bike has been equipped with a 599cc, 4-stroke DOHC engine. This liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder engine pumps out a power output of 124 Bhp @ 13500 rpm. The maximum torque output of this engine is of 69 Nm which arrives at 11500 rpm. This engine works with a six-speed manual gearbox which has one gear down and five gears up-shift pattern.
Acceleration and Performance
Suzuki GSX-R600 is one of those rarest bikes which features 4-cylinder 600cc engine. It’s a super refined machine which has the potential to impress you with its power and performance. The bike does 0-100km/hr in less than 5 seconds. Thanks to its 4 cylinders this DOHC engine always feels quite relaxed and powerful. This engine is meant for high speed cruising and it does it in style. The bike reaches the speed of 150km/hr in no time and shows no signs of vibrations and harshness. The tall gear ratios help you to squeeze all the power out of this engine. The gearbox works without any effort and the gear ratios also feel matched. The dual throttle valve technology gives it instant throttle reaction and improves its acceleration in big gears. The bike is quite useful on highways and makes overtaking quite easy.
GSX-R600 may give you an overall fuel economy of around 15-18km/ltr.
Price of Suzuki GSX-R600
The starting price of Suzuki GSX-R600 in Nepal is NRs. 21,20,000.
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