1994 SUZUKI RF 900 R

Serial number GT73D100401
French car registration document

For a long time now, Suzuki's top-of-the-line was essentially super-sporty with the 1100 GSXR, but times are changing and the firm is becoming more and more interested in the GT-sports motorcycle niche. After the RF 600R, born in 1993, and the quieter GSX-F 750 and 1100 road bikes, 1994 saw the arrival of the RF 900R which, with a new displacement for Suzuki, is a direct competitor to the reference of the category, the Honda VFR 750F. Suzuki has reused proven techniques for both style and technology. The line, originally highlighted by the Ferrari Testa Rossa-style side fairing grilles, looks very similar to the one of the RF 600. So does the frame, which consists of two upper sheet-steel boxes, press-formed and then welded, tightly enclosing a compact, water-cooled four-cylinder engine directly derived from the one on the 1100 GSXR. The result is a motorcycle that is very compact for its displacement and that betrays its sporting origins through its rigorous handling. The suspensions are also very stiff and, as the fairing does not offer the greatest protection, the RF 900 is positioned more on the sporty side than the touring side. The equipment is a real highlight, with a few annoying shortcomings in touring, such as the lack of a central stand and suspension settings that are difficult to access. The two biggest assets of this RF 900 remain its price, which is very competitive, and its engine, whose torque and brio make you forget the legal 100 hp limit.
4 cylinders facing the road 4 t water cooled - 937 cm3 (73 x 56) - 100 hp/9,500 rpm 2 ACT chain driven and 16 valves _x000B_4 carbus Ø 36 mm - Transistorized electronic ignition - Wet sump - Electric starter - 5 speed gearbox - Chain transmission - Open frame with upper structure made of steel plate boxes and rear part. Telescopic front suspension, oscillating rear mono-shock with levers - _x000B_3 disc brakes, front Ø 310 mm, 4-piston calipers - 17" tyres, front 120/70, rear 170/60 - _x000B_203 kg - 240 km/h.
Sportier than the GT, the Suzuki RF 900F has been one of the benchmarks in its class since its introduction.

The Suzuki RF 900 R that we present for sale was registered on August 10, 1994. Today, it has 81,000 kilometers and is in good original condition despite a few defects of use. In 2019, an engine oil change including an oil filter change was performed. At the same time, lubrication and chain tension were checked. New brake pads were also installed, as well as two new tyres. This motorcycle is now ready to ride and produces a very nice sound at the exhaust.
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1994 SUZUKI RF 900 R

Estimate 1 000 - 1 500 EUR
Current bid  500 EUR *

* Not including buyer’s premium.
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