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 “Superbike”. It embodies the life work and professional ambition of Suzuki engineers who are extremely passionate about the GSX-R brand and its place in motorcycle history. A team who love riding and racing, enthusiasts who were determined to restore the GSX-R1000 to its rightful place as top dog. Put simply -It is the most powerful, hardest-accelerating, cleanest-running GSX-R ever built. 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 unquie black LCD instrument panel display letting you know you're sitting aboard something truly special.