THANKS GSX-R750! The GSX-R was mod­elled di­rectly on a race bike – the world en­durance cham­pi­onship­win­ning al­loy-framed XR41 GS1000R of Herve Moineau.

What the pi­o­neer­ing 750 gave us...

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A TRUE ‘RACER REPLICA’

‘SACS’

Oil cool­ing or ‘Suzuki Ad­vanced Cool­ing Sys­tem’ de­buted on the GSX-R (among other acronyms).

KEVIN SCH­WANTZ

OK, the Texan would prob­a­bly have made it any­way, but his GSX-R rides at the 1987 Transat­lantic Tro­phy cer­tainly pro­pelled him to fame in the UK.

THE ‘GSX-R CUP’

Af­ter the first ‘Slab­bie’ the later ‘Sling­shot’ stayed in the prod­die racing spot­light thanks to the likes of Jamie Whitham and Ray Stringer in the GSX-R Cup.

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