1989 Suzuki GSX-R1100

HIGH BID: $6,600

Reserve price has not been met.

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Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 1989 Suzuki GSX-R1100. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

While the GSX-R750 debuted in 1985 for most countries, the US first got it and the bigger brother 1100 in 1986. It was an instant classic – an aluminum box frame housed a 128 horsepower oil-cooled engine, and it looked the part thanks to the full bodywork. The dry weight was 433 pounds, an impressively low number for the time.

1988 brought the first big update, starting a generation that Suzuki fans like to call the Slingshot as the bikes used “slingshot” carbs. They were designed as a hybrid of flat-slide carbs and CV carbs, and the term referred to the shape of the slide. Plus, it’s just a great nickname! For 1989, Suzuki brought out an all-new air/oil cooled 1,127cc inline four engine that bumped up output to 143 horsepower and 81 lb-ft of torque.

This example is VIN: JS1GV73AXK2100590, Engine Number: V710-101194.

I bought the bike in Abbotsford, British Columbia approximately six years ago from the previous owner. He had it stashed away in a barn under a tarp with the tires and suspension both completely shot. Oddly, the rest of the bike seemed to be in great shape as it started right up and the bodywork seemed solid with little to no rust or damaged parts anywhere. I rode the bike to a friends house a few miles away, returned home to Oregon the next day and drove my truck back a month later to pick the bike up. I then imported the bike back to the United States, filling out all the necessary paperwork and had a bike titled in Oregon.” Since then, he’s covered roughly 10,000 kilometers. The odometer shows 62,558 kilometers (38,871 miles).

Modifications:
Yoshimura exhaust.

40mm non-USA carbs.

Fox Twin Clicker shock.

Yoshimura dogbones.

Billet Designs sprocket cover, 520 chain conversion kit.

Powdercoated front fairing stay.

Suzuki RF 900 wheels, 1991 GSX-R1100 front end, Galfer brake rotors front and rear with rebuilt and repainted brake calipers from Powerhouse UK.

Aftermarket adjustable brake lever.

HEL brake and clutch lines.

Fender eliminator kit.

Not pictured is a Barnett kevlar clutch.

Cosmetic Blemishes:

The sale includes the stock wheels, exhaust, front end, sprocket cover, and solo seat.

The seller states that there are no mechanical issues. “I had a complete tuneup done on it about 8,000 km ago including a new air filter, plugs, oil and oil filter. Shock was rebuilt two years ago and has no leaks, front forks were rebuilt two weeks ago using new seals and fork oil. All gauges, lights, and horn work. Bike is ready to ride as is to be your daily driver, commuter or weekend canyon rider.”

He’s selling it because he’s “a traveling nurse and as of last year I’ve been helping out in various COVID hotspots around the country including Brooklyn, New York during the height of the pandemic. My focus now is on career and higher education and the bike doesn’t get ridden or paid as much attention as it deserves. That being said, the bike is still in mint condition and runs and rides perfectly.” Currently located in Glendale, Arizona, this Suzuki is offered on a clean Oregon title.

Have any GSX-R1100 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the comments!

Additional Information

Location

Glendale, Arizona

Year

1989

Make

Suzuki

Model

GSX-R1100

Mileage

38,871

VIN

JS1GV73AXK2100590

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Oregon

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

CycleVIN

https://cyclevin.com/JS1GV73AXK2100590.pdf

Total Bids Placed: 33

Auction has ended.

Auction expired without reaching reserve price.

Highest bidder was: Jwittrig

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Jwittrig July 16, 2021 11:46 am $6,600 Auto
Robert3449 July 16, 2021 11:46 am $6,500
Jwittrig July 16, 2021 11:45 am $6,100 Auto
Robert3449 July 16, 2021 11:45 am $6,000
Jwittrig July 16, 2021 11:44 am $5,600 Auto
Robert3449 July 16, 2021 11:44 am $5,500
Jwittrig July 16, 2021 11:44 am $5,400
Robert3449 July 16, 2021 11:44 am $5,300 Auto
Robert3449 July 16, 2021 11:42 am $5,200
Jwittrig July 15, 2021 12:11 pm $5,100 Auto
jwk851 July 15, 2021 12:11 pm $5,001
Jwittrig July 15, 2021 1:15 am $4,901 Auto
jwk851 July 15, 2021 1:15 am $4,801
Jwittrig July 14, 2021 9:50 pm $4,701 Auto
jwk851 July 14, 2021 9:50 pm $4,601
Jwittrig July 14, 2021 9:46 pm $4,500 Auto
jwk851 July 14, 2021 9:46 pm $4,400
Jwittrig July 14, 2021 9:25 pm $4,300
jwk851 July 13, 2021 12:32 pm $4,200
Z06Racer July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $4,100
Jwittrig July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $4,000 Auto
Jwittrig July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $3,850 Auto
Z06Racer July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $3,750
Jwittrig July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $3,600 Auto
Z06Racer July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $3,500
Jwittrig July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $3,400 Auto
Z06Racer July 13, 2021 12:13 pm $3,300
Jwittrig July 12, 2021 9:09 am $3,200
TikiJoe July 12, 2021 8:20 am $3,100
Jwittrig July 12, 2021 8:20 am $3,000 Auto
Jwittrig July 11, 2021 9:02 am $2,100
DeluxeHd July 11, 2021 9:02 am $2,000 Auto
DeluxeHd July 10, 2021 10:36 am $1,000
Auction started July 9, 2021 12:00 pm
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