Suzuki RF 600 (RF600R)

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Suzuki RF 600

Suzuki RF 600 was first introduced in 1992 and was produced until 1998. Unlike the younger version RF400, the Suzuki RF600 was focused on foreign markets and was practically not found in Japan. The full model designation is Suzuki RF600R.

The model was based on the engine from the sports Suzuki GSX-R1100 which reduced the volume of the combustion chamber, the size of valves and carburetors. The result is a 599 cc engine producing 100 hp. power and more than 64 Nm of torque. The maximum performance of the motor is reached at 9500-11500 rpm.

By the way, on the basis of the engine Suzuki GSX-R1100, a model was also built - Suzuki RF 900.

Since the Suzuki RF 600 model was actively sold in Europe, in different countries it could have different technical characteristics, mainly related to engine power and exhaust system. For example, the German version produced 98 hp. (63 Nm), and the version for Switzerland - 79 hp.

The Suzuki RF 600 features a steel diagonal frame, a 6-speed gearbox, simple suspension in the form of a conventional fork and monoshock, 4-piston brakes, a 17-liter fuel tank and 195 kg of dry weight.

On the basis of the frame and chassis from the Suzuki RF 600, an internal Japanese version was built - Suzuki RF 400.

Suzuki RF Series Lineup:

The main competitors of Suzuki RF600 in the class:



Specifications Suzuki RF 600:

ModelSuzuki RF 600
Motorcycle typeSports tourist
Year of issue1992-1998
Engine type4-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line
Working volume599 cc cm.
Bore / Stroke65mm x 45.2mm
Compression ratio12.0: 1
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systemcarburetor, 4x Mikuni BDST36
Ignition typeelectronic
Maximum power100 hp at 11500 rpm
Torque64.2 Nm @ 9500 rpm
Drive typechain
Framesteel diagonal
Front tire size120 / 70-17
Rear tire size160 / 60-17
Front brakes2 discs, 290 mm, 4-piston caliper
Rear brakes1 disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Front suspension41mm telescopic fork (adjustable preload), 120mm travel
Rear suspensionpendulum with monoshock (adjustable preload and rebound damping), stroke - 125 mm
Acceleration 0-100 km / h3.9 sec
Maximum speed235 km / h
Seat height790 mm
Wheelbase1430 mm
Fuel tank capacity17 l
Motorcycle weight (dry)195 kg