25 Years of GSX-Rs | Acronyms R Us

Abbreviating 25 years of GSX-R technologies

By Tim Carrithers, Photography by Kevin Wing

Part engineering shorthand and part marketing genius, the acronyms used to mark the march of GSX-R technology over the past quarter-century have become part of our sporting lexicon. Some obvious, some excruciatingly obscure, they all add up to what just might be the most dominant sportbike of all time.

ANDF
Anti Nose-Dive Fork
DAIS
Digital Ignition Advance System
DOP
Dual Opposed Piston brake calipers
MR-ALBOX
Multi-Rib Aluminum Alloy Box-section frame
NEAS
New Electrically Activated Suspension anti-dive
PAIR
Pulsed-AIR injection system
PDF
Positive Damping Fork
PVD
Physical Vapor Deposition coating
SACS
Suzuki Advanced Cooling System
SAES
Suzuki Advanced Exhaust-valve System
SCAI
Suzuki Cool Air Induction
SCEM
Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material plating
SOL-AIR
Suzuki Oil-Cooler Airflow Control
SRAD
Suzuki Ram-Air Direct intake
TSCC
Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber
SDTV
Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve EFI
S-DMS
Suzuki Drive Mode Selector
SET
Suzuki Exhaust Tuning valve

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