Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR looks and performs like ultimate in the two-wheeled legend of motorbikes. It’s unique and different as it has a class of its own providing all its riders with unlimited excitement, wind-cheating aerodynamics, awesome acceleration and above all seamless comfort in long distance rides. It has thus rightly been termed with a new classification: Ultimate sports tourer. Therefore, Suzuki markets the Hayabusa 1300 GSXR bike as the ultimate sports machine. The name Hayabusa has been coined from Japanese Peregrine Falcon that travels with an amazing 300kmph speed. Hayabusa is also referred to Japanese very fast train. Maybe a look into this review about the bike you will know if it is rightfully named as Hayabusa.
Looks: Besides its strange name, Hayabusa appeals to people with its bulbous styling. The length of this motorcycle is 2195mm, width is 740mm and the overall height stands at 1170mm. Not a small one by any standards as the weight is gigantic 220kg. This Busa can be seen in many colors such as Solid Black/Metallic Majestic gold and Pearl Nebular Black/Metallic Phantom Gray.
With its advanced aerodynamic styling, new swing arm, vertical stacked head light, LED taillight and redesigned instrument cluster, all adds up to give a new look to the first generation Hayabusa to be relaunched in India. The look is further enhanced with detailed finishing such as passenger footpeg brackets and muffler hangers evoking Japanese form of feudal art.
Is it possible to handle a Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR under Indian conditions? The India roads are typically characterized by congestion, some narrow lanes and by lanes apart from highways. To slow down this machine in the busy traffic-congested roads, Suzuki improvised with a new feature that is the four pistons Dual Tokico calipers. This enhances capability and helps slowing down the speed of Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR, the mean machine. The steering movement has been further improved and quickened by reducing the brake disc size such that one can maneuver this iconic machine with some decent ease.
Furthermore, the ergonomics of Hayabusa 1300 have been made slimmer allowing increased free movement for the riders. The best feature for Indian condition is Suzuki drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) which allows the rider to choose from varied engine power according to riding conditions and individual preference. Top performance of Hayabusa 1300 GSXR can be enjoyed in a variety of riding conditions.
Performance: The new Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR is equipped with muscular four cylinders, liquid-cooled DOHC 1300cc engine with the latest version of engine capacity increased to 1340cc. The engine is so designed to provide with maximum acceleration with the least possible effort while controlling emission. The cylinder sealing is improved with PVD (chrome-nitride Physical Vapor Deposition) for reduced friction. The heat transfer and durability is further accentuated with SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) cylinder coating. The titanium valves placed on the single valve springs allows accurate valve control and also helps reducing reciprocating mass.
The fuel injection system is new and improved with SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve) that guarantees better mileage, reduced emission and definitely improved power delivery. One can ride Hayabusa 1300cc with slightly light clutch pull as it comes equipped with SCAS (Suzuki Clutch Assist System) that act more as a back torque, limiting the machine for smoother downshifts. The carbon-monoxide emission from this beastly machine is further reduced by Suzuki Pulsed-secondary Air Injection System (PAIR) to meet Euro-3 and TIER 2 emission regulation standards.
The instrument cluster of the new Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR comes with four analog gauges including speedometer and tachometer, odometer and a even gear position indicator. With fuel capacity of 21 litres and 6-speed constant mesh transmission Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR is certainly one of the world’s fastest bikes.
Price: The price range of this super bike Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR is Rs. 12.5 lacs certainly eliminating many bike lovers to lay their hands on the machine’s throttle.
Final Verdict: It isn’t bragging, but simple truth proved by mere tech specs and facts that the new Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR is obsessively engineered with technology and designed to appeal everyone as a masterpiece. The bike is dotted with incredible performance and great styling you will just have to see and ride once to believe it.
In the world of motorcycles, Hayabusa is a name that’s always reckoned with speed style and superiority over other bikes and the new Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 GSXR truly lives to the tagline of ultimate sports machine with sleek, long and low look.