Expert Review of Suzuki Hayabusa
A major chunk of name and fame earned by Suzuki is thanks to its massive sports bike, Hayabusa. This bike is and will remain the dream bike of riders worldwide, even in India is it tough still to find a bike enthusiast who won't like a Hayabusa. Owning a Hayabusa is no less than a dream-come-true. The mighty engine of 1300cc is very vigorous and still sound. The built of the bike is strong and the design it sports is just fabulous. Nobody can ignore this bike, its presence can be easily felt due to its robust sound. The amazingly and incredibly designed super bike has been a part of the world's fastest bikes list. The 1340cc, 4-cylinder engine generates the maximum power of 197BHP at 9500RPM making its pick-up a thrilling one. The beast can run at the maximum speed of 332kmph, it is a blazing metal that can beat any other runner of its segment. Hayabusa 1300 is the most famous name among the racers due to its mind-blowing power and eye-pleasing looks. It is astonishing that Hayabusa can turn to 100 is 3 or lesser seconds. With time the bike has come up with some changes which has made the top speed restricted to 299kmph. The newer version has lost some weight as well. It is a superbike that has no substitute as it is unmatchable.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
The rider does not seems to be concerned about fuel consumption while he is riding Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 as the bike is designed to achieve speed not mileage. The fuel consumption of the bike will not be more than 10kmpl. The tank of the this massive bike has the storage capacity of 21 liters of fuel. The vehicle can run 210 kilometers with the full tank.
This muscular machine has an amazing designing and the colors complementing the designed assigned to it are Pearl Glacier White and Glass Sparkle Black. The positive thing with this bike is it looks mesmerizing in both the colors. Seat and muffler of the machine comes in black color wherein muffler has a chrome end as well as starting. With white color, the alloy wheels of the bike comes in silver color while with black color, the alloy wheels also come in black color.
Acceleration and Pick up
The information of acceleration and pick-up is mind blowing, mind-boggling. The robust 1340cc, DOHC engine makes the bike powerful enough that it can perform surprising 0 to 100 kmph in less than 3 seconds. The peak power output of the engine is 197BHP attainable at the rev-up of 9500RPM with the peak torque value of 155Nm attainable at the rev-up of 7200RPM. The topmost speed is set at the mark of 299kmph while the bike could run above 300kmph with ease. Their is no way the bike can be defeated in terms of its power production.
The appearance of Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 is fascinating. The huge body is designed beautifully, the curves and edginess of the bike is built perfectly and it can easily hypnotize any one. One cannot forget its rectangular shaped headlight with indicators built under it on a huge front mask. The front fairing is large and bulky, which gives a proper aerodynamics to the bike so that it can run at the rapid speed without any interruption. The rear view mirrors are integrated on the cowl itself. From the side view, it is not less than a strong and heavy bull, it is long and the fairing done to it just spins the mind of the viewer. The brand name, Hayabusa, is written in Chinese on the fairing covering the engine. The windshield of the bike is very much tilted and helps in cutting through the air at high velocity. The muscular and sporty fuel tank is large and long making the rider bend to reach up to the handle of the bike. The bike has been equipped with two mufflers placed at both the sides of the bike, this gives a superb look to the bike. The tail light of the bike is the one which is never seen before. The look from the behind is just admirable. The muscularity of the bike is sustained till the rear part of the bike with a hump shaped structure including the tail light, LED indicators and covering the seat of the pillion rider. The big twin disc brake and the small disc brake equipped at the front and rear wheels, respectively enlightens the sportiness of the machine. The combination of analogue and digital instrument cluster includes step-motor-driven tachometer, speedometer in analogue and clock, gear position indicator, S-DMS map indicator, odometer, dual trip meters and engine RPM indicator is programmed to remind between 4000 and 11500RPM.
The gigantic two-wheeler has been equipped with an advanced instrument console displaying all the needful information to the rider that guides him about the position of the bike. The responsive braking system gives a safe ride with the speedy bike. Suzuki Clutch Assist System helps the rider to smoothly shift the gears without getting a back torque. The throttle body is gifted with two 12-hole fine-spray injectors to increase the fuel intake for enhanced combustion efficiency and this also results in increase in mileage. With the help of Suzuki Driver Mode Selector (S-DMS) biker the choose the engine power characteristics, it can be slow, medium and fast.
The dimensions of the bike are monstrous, the overall length, overall width and overall height of the bike is 2190mm, 735mm and 1165mm, respectively. The wheelbase and minimum ground clearance scored by the superbike is 1480 and 120mm, respectively. The heavy bike weighs about 260kg.
The heavenly body of the bike runs with the power of a 4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, Liquid-cooled, DOHC engine with the displacement of 1340cc. The mill of this gun-speed is mated with the six speed manual transmission system. There is a transistorized electronic ignition incorporated to the engine. The compression ratio of the engine is 12.5:1 and the bore x stroke measurement is 81.0 mm x 65.0 mm.
Suzuki Hayabusa 1300 has wider wheels giving the bike a great grasp on the road surface and decreases the chances of falling of the rider on the sharp turns. The front tyre measures 120/70 ZR17 inches and the rear one measures 190/50Z R17 inches, these are tubeless and presented with the alloy wheels. The brakes installed in the wheels are the 310mm dual floating disc brakes with efficient, race proven aluminum piston, radial mount brake calipers and 260mm single disc brake rear brake with single piston brake caliper.
The sportsbike has been equipped with the Inverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped suspension at the front and a Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped suspension at the back and both the shock absorbers are installed with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebounding damping.
Handling and Control
It will not be an easy task to ride this big beast, the rider should have an A-grade riding skills to drive a bike like this. The heavy bike is low seat position and handlebars are kept a bit distant which helps the rider to maintain his stability on the bike. The wider tyres equipped to the bike makes its balance strong making the rider safe from falling. The responsive braking system keeps the rider ready for oncoming hurdle and stops the ragging speed of this ride as soon as possible.
Mind-blowing appearance, captivating features, freaking power and torque value.
Expensive, Weight is too high.