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Lovely pictures of the Suzuki MotoGP bike have been released by Suzuki.

The 2016 bike has a more chunky (read: stiffer) frame and revised air intakes on the fairing, the exhaust is longer and more upswept and there’s some subtle cosmetic tweaking with the bodywork.

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Other than that, the rest of the changes are largely interior including the seamless gearbox and some extra work for more midrange power. The gearbox works as a seamless, constant-feed item on upshifts only but Suzuki is working on the system to be both up and down-shift useable by the start of the season-ish.

Here’s the rest of the pictures of the bike, looks stunning doesn’t it? Just needs a Kenny Roberts Junior factory Suzuki plain swoosh paintjob from 2000 to be absolutely bang on. But that’s just out opinion…

 

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Technical Specifications of the 2016 Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP Race Bike:

Overall length x width x height: 2,096mm x 720mm x 1,140mm
Wheelbase: 1,457mm
Engine type: Water-cooled, four-stroke in-line four-cylinder, DOHC four-valve
Displacement: 1,000cc
Maximum output: Over 230bhp
Maximum speed: Over 330kmh
Gearbox: Six-speed (cassette type)
Frame type: Twin-spar Aluminum
Tyres (front/ rear): 17in/17in
Front suspension: Öhlins, inverted fork
Rear suspension: Öhlins.
Brakes (front/ rear): Carbon disk/ steel disk, Brembo