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Jan 10, 2001

Suzuki GSX-R1000 vs. Yamaha YZF-R1 On The Dyno

Run on the White Brothers Dynojet Model 200 dyno within 20-minutes of each other, a 2001 Suzuki GSX-R1000 made almost 20 more horsepower than a 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1.

Roadracing World's 2001 Suzuki GSX-R1000 made peak corrected power of 143 bhp with 75.8 lbs.-ft. of torque. Roadracing World's 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1 made peak corrected power of 124.6 bhp with 71.1 lbs.-ft. of torque.

A full report on the two machines, including dyno charts, street and racetrack tests, will appear in the March issue of Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology, on sale February 2. The report will be posted on this site sometime later in February.