Monday, June 11, 2012

Suzuki Hayabusa: The Speed Damon

Suzuki Hayabusa The Speed Damon

Suzuki Hayabusa is the sports bike made by Japanese company Suzuki since 1999. It is also known as GSX1300R. It was known as the world's fastest production bike. The symbol for Hayabusa is (隼) which represents "peregrine falcon" which is world's fastest bird. The has the speed of 180 to 202 mph.
The choice of name was made because the peregrine falcon preys on blackbirds,[8] which reflected the intent of the original Hayabusa to unseat the Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird as the world's fastest production motorcycle. The European and Japanese came to an aggerement to limit the top speed in the Europe. The speed was limited up to 186 mph.

Suzuki Hayabusa Top Speed

The top speed of Suzuki Hayabusa is 188 to 194 mph i.e. 290 km/h to 325 km/h. It reaches 0 to 60 mph in just 2.47 seconds.

Suzuki Hayabusa Sales

Usually when a new sport bike is launched it is sold most when its new and as time passes its sales decreases. But in the case of Hayabusa this reality was reversed. The first model was launched in 1999 to 2007 100,000 units were sold.

Suzuki Hayabusa Price

The Price of Suzuki hayabusa in India is 12,50,000 Rs.

The Suzuki Hayabusa was also used as police pursuit vehicle in 2006 on Oklahoma highway.

Suzuki Hayabusa Test Drive

Suzuki Hayabusa Specification

  • Engine-1,299 cc (79.3 cu in), 4-stroke inline-four, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve, compression ratio 11:1, Keihin/Denso fuel Injection, wet sump
  • Stroke-81.0 × 63.0 mm
  • Power-Rear wheel 151.5–162.6 bhp (113–121 kW) bhp @ 9500–9750 rpm
  • Torque-93.4–99.6 lb·ft (126.6–135.0 N·m) @ 6750–7000 rpm
  • Transmission-6-speed, constant mesh
  • Suspension-Front Inverted telescopic fork, fully adjustable spring preload, 14-way adjustable rebound damping and 13-way adjustable compression damping
    Rear Link-type, gas/oil damped, fully adjustable spring preload, 22-way adjustable compression & rebound damping
  • Brakes-Front 6-pot Tokico calipers on 320 mm stainless steel discs Rear Single hydraulic disc
  • Dimensions
    L 2,140 mm (84.3 in)
    W 740 mm (29.1 in)
    H 1,155 mm (45.5 in)
  • Fuel Capacity-21 L

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