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FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000
FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000

Suzuki has been a trusted company of vehicles for several years. FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000 is one of the most popular bikes in recent times. Its several attractive features are the reasons behind its immense popularity.

What is SUZUKI GSX S1000

FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000
FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000

GSX-S 1000 sports a minimal bodywork bike which gives it a sleek and aggressive look. The muscular fuel tank is flanked on both sides by edgy air scoops, which seem to heavily be influenced by the Japanese manufacturer’s traditional design philosophy. The rear of the GSX-S 1000 features a clean and minimalist design while the 4 into 2 into 1 exhaust system gets a midship layout to improve the weight distribution and riding dynamics of the motorcycle.

The GSX-S 1000 is powered by a 999cc four-cylinder engine, which has been carried over from the previous generation GSX-R 1000. This engine has been tuned to smoothen out the throttle response and offer a more controlled acceleration to improve the GSX-S 1000’s everyday usability and practicality. The engine is rated at 145bhp of power and comes mated to a six-speed close-ratio transmission.

The GSX-S 1000 rides on fully adjustable 43mm KYB inverted front forks and a Showa rear monoshock. Braking hardware includes 310mm dual discs in the front and a single disc at the rear. The GSX-S 1000 comes with a three-mode traction control system, which can be adjusted according to the rider’s preference.

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The list below describes some of the characteristic features of the Suzuki GSX S1000.

FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000
FEATURES OF SUZUKI GSX S1000

Colours available and price in India

Before its discontinuation, the price of the Suzuki GSX S1000 in India was INR 12.25 lacks. The colours available were Candy daring Red, Glass Sparkle Black and Metallic Triton Blue.

Mileage and engine

The mileage of the Suzuki GSX S1000 is 10-15 kmpl approximately. The engine description includes the following components-

  • 999cc
  • Four-stroke
  • Liquid-cooled
  • DOHC
  • Inline-four

The maximum power of the engine is 144HP @ 10000rpm. And, the maximum torque of the engine is 105.75NM @ 9500 rpm. There are 4 cylinders present and the model involves transistorized electronic ignition.

Brakes and gears

The front brake includes Twin Disc and the rear brake includes a Disc. The front tyre is 120/70ZR17M/C(58W) and the rear tyre is 190/50ZR17M/C(73W). There are six gears present. The Primary Reduction Ratio is 1.553(73/47), the Final Reduction Ratio is 2.588(44/17).

Comfort Features, Suspension details and other

The comfort features include Electric Start, Step-up Seat, Split Seat and Pillion Footrest. The Rake is 25° with a hundred mm trail (3.9 inches).

The Front Suspension is inverted telescopic, coil spring and oil damped. The Rear Suspension is link type, coil spring and oil damped.

Dimensions

The overall length of the Suzuki GSX S1000 is 2115 mm, width is 795 mm, and height is 1080 mm. Its ground clearance is 140 mm, and seat height is 810 mm. The wheelbase is 1460mm. The net weight is 209 kg, with a fuel tank of seventeen liters. The oil capacity of the engine is 3.4 liters.

Current status and reason

The current status of the Suzuki GSX S1000 is discontinued. There are five other bikes whose status is discontinued. These bikes include- GSX-R1000, GSX-S750, GSX-SF1000, V-Strom 1000 and Hayabusa. It is because the company has not updated the bikes to meet the norms of BS6.

Overview

GSX-S1000 is an inline 4 street model including a 6-speed gearbox. The bike has a maximum power of 144 BHP at 10000 rpm. The model is 999cc which secures a speed of 241.4 kmph, weighs just 209 kg. Additionally, it incorporates several instrument console features. These include a speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, odometer, clock, and a fuel gauge. It provides a mileage of 12-15 kmpl approximately and two years/30000 km warranty.

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