Revised rigidity around the swingarm pivot and the rear engine mounts optimises front-rear rigidity balance. The engine is mounted with a steeper cylinder bank angle. Rotated around the output shaft. The result is improved turning performance and easier turn-in.
Engine and transmission
Displacement: 636.0 ccm (38.81 cubic inches)
Engine type: In-line four, four-stroke
Bore x stroke: 67.0 x 45.1 mm (2.6 x 1.8 inches)
Valves per cylinder: 4
Fuel system: Injection. DFI with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies and oval sub-throttles
Fuel control: Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
Cooling system: Liquid
final drive: Chain
Driveline: 520 series sealed chain
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type: Aluminum perimeter
Rake (fork angle): 23.5°
Trail: 102 mm (4.0 inches)
Front suspension: 41mm inverted Showa SFF-BP fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload / 4.7 in.
Rear suspension: Bottom-link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock, stepless compression and rebound damping adjustments, 25-way adjustable rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload / 5.3 in.
Front tire: 120/70-ZR17
Rear tire: 180/55-ZR17
Front brakes: Double disc. ABS. Four-piston calipers. Radially mounted.
Diameter: 310 mm (12.2 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc. ABS. Single-piston caliper.
Diameter: 220 mm (8.7 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 194.1 kg (427.8 pounds)
Seat height: 831 mm (32.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height: 1115 mm (43.9 inches)
Overall length: 2085 mm (82.1 inches)
Overall width: 706 mm (27.8 inches)
Wheelbase: 1394 mm (54.9 inches)
Fuel capacity: 17.03 liters (4.50 gallons)