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Suzuki GSX-R1100 restomod
Retro sportbikes have huge appeal. Despite the acres of plastic, some models have aged surprisingly well—such as the mighty Suzuki GSX-R1100.

Contemporary dyno tests showed around 110 hp at the back wheel. But there was also tons of usable torque from the 1,127 cc inline-four, and the big Suzy weighed a surprisingly reasonable 222 kg (489 lb.) dry. In its day, that was enough to sweep aside most other bikes on the road, and on to a top speed of around 155 mph.

Suzuki GSX-R1100 restomod
Early Gixxers have a strong fan base, and the founders of the Spanish garage TooHard are fully paid up members.

This brilliant 1990 GSX-R restomod is the latest work from Jose and Bea, and reflects their focus on restoring and customizing older machinery.…

Sonic 90: A Suzuki GSX-R1100 restomod from Spain

Suzuki GSX-R1100 restomod
Retro sportbikes have huge appeal. Despite the acres of plastic, some models have aged surprisingly well—such as the mighty Suzuki GSX-R1100.

Contemporary dyno tests showed around 110 hp at the back wheel. But there was also tons of usable torque from the 1,127 cc inline-four, and the big Suzy weighed a surprisingly reasonable 222 kg (489 lb.) dry. In its day, that was enough to sweep aside most other bikes on the road, and on to a top speed of around 155 mph.

Suzuki GSX-R1100 restomod
Early Gixxers have a strong fan base, and the founders of the Spanish garage TooHard are fully paid up members.

This brilliant 1990 GSX-R restomod is the latest work from Jose and Bea, and reflects their focus on restoring and customizing older machinery.…

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