Suzuki RF600 (RF600R): review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1993-1997

Related: Suzuki GSX-R1100

Model
Suzuki RF600

1993-1997

(Europe, North America)

Suzuki RF600R

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1993 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki RF600R

Code: RF600RP

1994 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki RF600R

Code: RF600RR

1995 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki RF600R

Code: RF600RS

1996 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki RF600R

Code: RF600RT

1997 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki RF600R

Code: RF600RV

Specifications

Suzuki RF600R: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2110 mm / 83,1 in
Overall width 710 mm / 28,0 in
Overall height 1175 mm / 46,3 in
Seat height 790 mm / 31,1 in
Wheelbase 1430 mm / 56,3 in
Ground clearance 120 mm / 4,7 in
Dry weight 195 kg / 429 lbs

198 kg / 436 lbs – Suzuki RF600 (California)

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 41 mm (adjustable spring pre-load), 120 mm / 4,7 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load and rebound damping), 130 mm / 5,1 in
Front tire size 120/70ZR17 M/C
Rear tire size 160/60ZR17 M/C
Front brake Double disc, 290 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 17,0 l / 4,5 US gal

16,0 l / 4,2 US gal – Suzuki RF600 (California)

Trail 103 mm / 4,05 in
Fuel economy 5,88 l / 100 km (40 mpg)
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 65,0 x 45,2 mm
Displacement 599 cm³ (36,5 cu-in)
Compression ratio 12.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 100,0 hp (74,6 kW) / 11500 rpm
Max. torque 64,2 Nm (6,5 kgm) / 9500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 3,9 sec
Top speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetors, 4x Mikuni BDST36

Carburetors, 4x Mikuni BDST33 – Suzuki RF600 (California)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.744
Final reduction 3.071
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.142

2.058

1.650

1.428

1.260

1.120

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC
Battery capacity 12V-8Ah

Images

Suzuki RF600R: images, gallery.

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Videos

Suzuki RF600R: video.

Suzuki RF 600

Manuals

Suzuki RF600R: manuals, parts, microfiches.