No Reserve – 2002 Suzuki TL1000R

SOLD FOR: $6,260

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on July 30, 2021

Winner: e*********v

Winning Bid: $5,850
Buyer Fee: $410
Total: $6,260

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Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 2002 Suzuki TL1000R. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

Following the success of Ducati’s V-Twin-powered racers in the World Superbike Championship, other major manufacturers followed suit by developing their own race-bred V-Twins. Suzuki’s first attempt at a performance-driven V-Twin model came in the form of the TL1000S in 1997, though the next year the Japanese marque would follow up the half-faired 1000S with the even racier TL1000R. “The concept behind the TL1000R is simple: Build a V-Twin with the potential to win Superbike races,” explained Hiroshi Moritake, who led the TL-R project.

While the 1000S and 1000R models both shared the same engine, the R-spec was far more than just a full-faired version of its predecessor. The 1000R featured a beefy aluminum twin-spar frame based on the GSX-R750. The frame was complemented by a new braced swingarm, a standard steering damper, and a revised version of the 1000S’s notoriously finicky rotary damper spring unit with new linkages.

The V-Twin motor was also updated for the TLR, getting a revised ram-air-box, Mikuni electronic dual-injector throttle bodies, upgraded cams, forged pistons, beefier connecting rods, improved ignition timing, and a 1,000 rpm higher redline. The changes to the liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 996cc, 8V, DOHC, 90-degree V-Twin ultimately afforded the TLR a cool 135hp at 9,500 rpm and 78 ft-lbs of torque at 7,500 rpm. And despite the bump in performance, the V-Twin retained its reputation for bullet-proof reliability. The Gixxer-derived chassis was paired with a set of 43mm inverted forks and a Progressive link shock, both adjustable for spring preload, rebound, and compression damping. Slowing the twin-cylinder superbike was a pair of 320mm front discs bit by six-piston calipers and a single 220mm disc with a dual-piston caliper in the rear — all provided by Tokico.

Weighing around 430 lbs dry, the TL1000R sported wind-tunnel-developed bodywork including a distinctive “shark nose” fairing, which helped the 135 hp V-Twin cut through the air and reach speeds of up to 170 mph. Suzuki also offered a myriad of trick factory race kit parts for the TLR, including upgraded internals, and a wide array of chassis adjustability such as swing-arm pivot position, ride height, and steering stem rake.

This example is VIN: JS1VT52A922100776.

The odometer shows 17,978 miles.

Modifications:
Yoshimura exhaust.

Zero Gravity windscreen.

Aftermarket front turn signals.

Cosmetic Blemishes:






The tires are from 2020.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Suzuki is offered on a clean Illinois title. Have any TL1000R stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the comments!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

2002

Make

Suzuki

Model

TL1000R

Mileage

17,978

VIN

JS1VT52A922100776

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Illinois

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

VIN Report

https://cyclevin.com/JS1VT52A922100776.pdf

Total Bids Placed: 22

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: e*********v

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
e*********v July 30, 2021 11:59 am PDT $5,850 Auto
d*****t July 30, 2021 11:59 am PDT $5,750
e*********v July 30, 2021 11:54 am PDT $5,650
d*****t July 30, 2021 11:53 am PDT $5,550
e*********v July 30, 2021 11:53 am PDT $5,500 Auto
e*********v July 30, 2021 11:52 am PDT $5,400 Auto
d*****t July 30, 2021 11:52 am PDT $5,300
e*********v July 30, 2021 11:52 am PDT $5,050 Auto
d*****t July 30, 2021 11:52 am PDT $4,950
e*********v July 29, 2021 2:17 pm PDT $4,750
d*****t July 27, 2021 8:32 am PDT $4,650
c*******2 July 25, 2021 6:58 am PDT $4,550 Auto
p*****o July 25, 2021 6:58 am PDT $4,500
c*******2 July 24, 2021 10:11 am PDT $4,100
e*********v July 24, 2021 10:11 am PDT $4,000 Auto
e*********v July 24, 2021 6:34 am PDT $3,733 Auto
r************o July 24, 2021 6:34 am PDT $3,633
e*********v July 23, 2021 4:47 pm PDT $3,250
c*******2 July 23, 2021 4:47 pm PDT $3,150 Auto
c*******2 July 23, 2021 4:46 pm PDT $3,100 Auto
e*********v July 23, 2021 4:46 pm PDT $3,000
c*******2 July 23, 2021 1:19 pm PDT $1,000 Reserve
Auction started July 23, 2021 12:00 pm PDT
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