Suzuki GSX-R1000, Bandit launched

Suzuki GSX-R1000, Bandit launched

15th Jun 2010 7:00 am

Suzuki has launched its latest superbikes, the GSX-R1000 and Bandit 1250S, in India.

Suzuki has launched its latest superbikes, the GSX-R1000 and Bandit 1250S, in India. With the launch of two new superbikes, Suzuki extends its ‘big bikes’ range in India and continue the momentum that had begun with the launch of Hayabusa and intruder a year ago.

The latest GSX-R1000 gets an all-new chassis that has a shorter wheelbase, further improving the riding dynamics. It also comes with a longer swingarm which delivers greater traction. A slipper clutch provides smoother downshift and greater stability when approaching bends. The ride quality is improved thanks to bigger piston forks, the first 1000cc production bike to be fitted with them. Three separate performance settings provide instant control over the power delivery to suit the specific road types and conditions, while monoblock front brake calipers increase overall stopping power. Priced at Rs 12,75,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi), the GSX-R1000 is available in two colours combinations, white-blue and black-silver.

Next is the GSF1250S – also known as the Bandit 1250S. All the iconic character and attitude of the original Bandit is fitted into this new bike along with a 1255cc high-tech liquid cooled engine that produces greater torque from lower down, achieving greater performance. The liquid cooled engine sits at the heart of the Bandit, providing smooth power and acceleration. It also gets an adjustable seat height maximizes rider comfort.

The GSF1250S is powered by a fuel injected double overhead camshaft (DOHC) power-plant. The gearbox with six gear ratios takes full advantage of the available torque resulting in smoother acceleration and better power delivery. The Bandit 1250S is available in two colours - Metallic Gleam Gray & Pearl Nebular Black and is priced at Rs. 8, 50,000.00 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Currently, the bikes have been launched today in 11 cities – Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Bhubaneshwar, Raipur and Cochin.

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