Impressive Racer – 1986 Suzuki GSX-R750

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12-9-18 Update: Tim Huber noticed that this bike is still up for sale. Almost two years later it’s now got a $2,000 discount (down to $14k) – find it here on Craigslist, still in Costa Mesa, California.

Built by Moto Rosso Motorcycles, this lovely Suzuki started as a first-gen Gixxer and has evolved over the last 5 years into a stunningly modified example with a Slingshot motor and the styling from the iconic Limited Edition.

Zack Courts of Motorcyclist Magazine prepares to take this Suzuki for a spin.

The seller includes an excellent build thread here on his site, though the highlights include a 811cc Slingshot engine from a second gen GSX-R – it’s good for 113 horsepower at the rear wheel. The seller tried to utilize as many Suzuki and Yoshimura parts as possible. Ari Henning of Motorcyclist Magazine took it for a spin and lapped Auto Club Speedway in 1:41.

The bike, as originally sourced.

Find this 1st gen Gixxer for sale in Costa Mesa, California for $16,000 here at Moto Rosso.

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