Suzuki GSX-R1100: history, specs, pictures

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1986-Suzuki-GSX-R1100-Red-Blue-5281-1.jpg
Suzuki GSX-R1100
Manufacturer
Also called GSX-R 1100
Production 1986 - 1998
Class Sport Bike
Successor Suzuki GSX1300R, Suzuki GSX-R1000
Engine
1052cc oil-cooled '86-88
1127cc oil cooled '89-'92
1074cc water cooled '93-'98
Bore / Stroke 78.0mm x 59.0mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 144 mph (232 km/h)
Horsepower 151.67 HP (113.1 KW) @ 10000RPM
Torque 87.77 ft/lbs (119.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Fuel System 4 x Mikuni Flatslide CV Carburetors
Spark Plug NGK J9A '86-88
NGK JR9B '89-92
NGK CR9E '93-98
Battery YUASA YB14L-B2 '86-92
YUASA YTX12-BS '93-98
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Final Drive Chain: 532x
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork
Rear: Full-floater Monoshock
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/60-17
Rear Tire 180/55-17
Wheelbase 57.52 inches (1461 mm)
Length 83.19 inches (2113 mm)
Width 28.31 inches (719 mm)
Seat Height 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg) (dry), 253.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[1]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters)
Competition Kawasaki ZX1100C
Kawasaki ZX1100D
Honda CBR1100XX
Manuals File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1986-1988 Service Manual.pdf

File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1989-1992 Service Manual.pdf

File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1993-1998 Service Manual.pdf
More Manuals


The Suzuki GSX-R 1100 was a in-line four, four-stroke Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1986 and 1997. It could reach a top speed of 144 mph (232 km/h). Max torque was 87.77 ft/lbs (119.0 Nm) @ 9000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 151.67 HP (113.1 KW) @ 10000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 78.0mm bore x 59.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1074.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/60-17 front tire and a 180/55-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic Fork while the rear was equipped with a Full-floater Monoshock. The GSX-R 1100 W was fitted with a 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.52 inches (1461 mm) long.


First Generation[edit]

1986-Suzuki-GSX-R1100-Red-Blue-5281-1.jpg
Suzuki GSX-R1100
Manufacturer
Also called GSX-R 1100
Production 1986 - 1998
Class Sport Bike
Successor Suzuki GSX1300R, Suzuki GSX-R1000
Engine
1052cc oil-cooled '86-88
1127cc oil cooled '89-'92
1074cc water cooled '93-'98
Bore / Stroke 78.0mm x 59.0mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 144 mph (232 km/h)
Horsepower 151.67 HP (113.1 KW) @ 10000RPM
Torque 87.77 ft/lbs (119.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Fuel System 4 x Mikuni Flatslide CV Carburetors
Spark Plug NGK J9A '86-88
NGK JR9B '89-92
NGK CR9E '93-98
Battery YUASA YB14L-B2 '86-92
YUASA YTX12-BS '93-98
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Final Drive Chain: 532x
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork
Rear: Full-floater Monoshock
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/60-17
Rear Tire 180/55-17
Wheelbase 57.52 inches (1461 mm)
Length 83.19 inches (2113 mm)
Width 28.31 inches (719 mm)
Seat Height 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg) (dry), 253.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[1]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters)
Competition Kawasaki ZX1100C
Kawasaki ZX1100D
Honda CBR1100XX
Manuals File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1986-1988 Service Manual.pdf

File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1989-1992 Service Manual.pdf

File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1993-1998 Service Manual.pdf
More Manuals

1986 GSX-R1100G[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU74A G2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U703-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1052cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 06B
  • COLOR: Red & Blue, Blue & White
  • 4 into 1 exhaust
  • Full floater decal on tail piece
  • S.A.C.S. decal on side panel

1987 GSX-R1100H[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1 GU74A 1-12100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U703-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1052cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 06B
  • COLOR: Red & Black, Blue & White
  • Full floater decal on side panel
  • S.A.C.S. decal on lower fairing
  • New racing type front fender

1988 GSX-R1100J[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU74A J2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U703-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1052cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 06B
  • COLOR: Red & Black, Blue & White
  • 3 spoke mag wheels
  • GSXR decal on tail piece
  • 1100 decal on side panels

Second Generation[edit]

1991-Suzuki-GSX-R1100-Other-0.jpg
Suzuki GSX-R1100
Manufacturer
Also called GSX-R 1100
Production 1989 - 1992
Class Sport Bike
Successor Suzuki GSX1300R, Suzuki GSX-R1000
Engine
1052cc oil-cooled '86-88
1127cc oil cooled '89-'92
1074cc water cooled '93-'98
Bore / Stroke 78.0mm x 59.0mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 144 mph (232 km/h)
Horsepower 151.67 HP (113.1 KW) @ 10000RPM
Torque 87.77 ft/lbs (119.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Fuel System 4 x Mikuni Flatslide CV Carburetors
Spark Plug NGK JR9B '89-92
Battery YUASA YB14L-B2 '86-92
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive Chain: 532x
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork
Rear: Full-floater Monoshock
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-17 '89
130/60-17 '90
120/70-17 '91-92
Rear Tire 160/60-17 '89
180/55-17 '90-92
Wheelbase 57.52 inches (1461 mm)
Length 83.19 inches (2113 mm)
Width 28.31 inches (719 mm)
Seat Height 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg) (dry), 253.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[1]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters)
Competition Kawasaki ZX1100C
Kawasaki ZX1100D
Honda CBR1100XX
Manuals File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1989-1992 Service Manual.pdf
More Manuals

1989 GSX-R1100K[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GV73A K2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX#: V710-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1127cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 400
  • COLOR: Blue & White, Black & Silver
  • Stainless steel 4 into 2 exhaust
  • Adjustable front brake lever position
  • Grooved type front brake rotors

1990 GSX-R1100L[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GV73A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: V710-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1127cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 40C
  • COLOR: White & Blue, Black & Silver
  • Suzuki tank decals
  • Hyper Sports decals on lower fairing

1991 GSX-R1100M[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GV73A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: V710-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1127cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 41C
  • COLOR: White/Blue, Black/Red/Silver
  • Inverted forks
  • Shim adjustable valve train
  • 1100 above GSX-R side panel decal
  • GSX fairing decal replaces Hyper Sports
  • Small running light above headlight


1992 GSX-R1100N[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GV73A N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: V710-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1127cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 41C
  • COLOR: White/Blue, Black/Red/Silver
  • R1100 side panel decal

Third Generation[edit]

1995 GSX R1100 01.jpg
Suzuki GSX-R1100
Manufacturer
Also called GSX-R 1100
Production 1993 - 1998
Class Sport Bike
Successor Suzuki GSX1300R, Suzuki GSX-R1000
Engine
1052cc oil-cooled '86-88
1127cc oil cooled '89-'92
1074cc water cooled '93-'98
Bore / Stroke 78.0mm x 59.0mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 144 mph (232 km/h)
Horsepower 151.67 HP (113.1 KW) @ 10000RPM
Torque 87.77 ft/lbs (119.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Fuel System 4 x Mikuni Flatslide CV Carburetors
Spark Plug NGK CR9E '93-98
Battery YUASA YTX12-BS '93-98
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive Chain: 532x
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork
Rear: Full-floater Monoshock
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-17
Rear Tire 180/55-17
Wheelbase 57.52 inches (1461 mm)
Length 83.19 inches (2113 mm)
Width 28.31 inches (719 mm)
Seat Height 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg) (dry), 253.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[1]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters)
Competition Kawasaki ZX1100C
Kawasaki ZX1100D
Honda CBR1100XX
Manuals File:Suzuki GSX-R1100 1993-1998 Service Manual.pdf
More Manuals

1993 GSX-R1100WP[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU75A P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX : U707-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1074cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 46E
  • COLOR: Blue/White, Silver//Black
  • Liquid cooling
  • Frame/airbox side cover
  • 1100 fairing decal
  • Swingarm curved on right side

1994 GSX-R1100WR[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU75A R2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U707-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1074cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 46E
  • COLOR: White/Blue, Black
  • White/Blue has black seat, blue passenger seat
  • Black has blue wheels

1995 GSX-R1100WS[edit]


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU75A S2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U707-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1074cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 46E
  • COLOR: White/Blue, Black
  • Bridged swingarm
  • Bolt-on aluminum mufflers
  • Drilled brake rotors
  • Single lens headlights
  • Cylinder head frame braces

1996 GSX-R1100WT[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU75A T2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U707-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1074cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 46E
  • COLOR: White/Blue, Gray/Purple
  • White/blue has orange 1100 & GSX-R emblems
  • Gray/purple has yellow 1100 & GSX-R emblems

1997 GSX-R1100WV[edit]

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GU75A V2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U707-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1074cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 46E
  • COLOR: Blue/White
  • Red 1100 & GSX-R emblems

1998 GSX-R1100WW[edit]

  • V.I.N.#: JS1GU75A W2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: U707-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 1074cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 46E
  • COLOR: Blue/White
  • White SUZUKI emblem on fuel tank
  • Red and carbon - fiber - look "1100" and "GSX-R" emblems

1987 Suzuki GSX-R 1100[edit]

1987 Suzuki GSX-R 1100

Enter the GSX-R1100, in late 1985 for the 1986 model year, boasting an alloy frame, endurance racer styling, around 130 hp and a wet weight of just 225 kg (496 lb-ft). That resulted in a standing-quarter best time of 10.65 seconds at 209 km/h (130 mph) and a top speed of 260 km/h (161.55 mph).


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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.