Slingshot Gixxer: 1989 Suzuki GSX-R750 for Sale

When it was introduced in 1985, Suzuki’s original GSX-R750 set the standard for production sportbikes that’s lasted through the modern era. Interestingly, the first GSX-R’s eschewed water-cooling to simplify the engine in a bid to save weight at the expense of overall power. The aluminum beam frame and monoshock rear suspension and fully-enclosed bodywork with…

Mile-Eater: 1986 Suzuki GSX-R1100 for Sale

In 1986, one year after it was introduced, the GSX-R750 got a delinquent bigger brother, a misfit bike with race track looks that wasn’t eligible for any race track longer than a quarter mile or one with corners… As in the original Gixxer, the 137hp, 1074cc inline four-cylinder that powered the GSX-R1100 eschewed liquid-cooling to…

Slab-Sided Survivor: 1987 Suzuki GSX-R 750 for Sale

Today’s bike, a very nice GSX-R 750 definitely falls into the “rare in this condition” rather than “genuinely exotic”: Suzuki sold boatloads of these when they were new. And it’s no surprise the original Gixxer sold like hotcakes: the GSX-R 750 was the very first mass-produced race-replica of the modern era, a truly affordable bike…