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There’s been a lot of talk about how the GSX-R1000 was powered by the amazing K5 engine, which would often result in the front wheel of the bike lifting off the ground. This engine is of the most iconic and performance-oriented ones manufactured by Suzuki that offered lots of power and torque. The GSX-S1000 comes to the Indian market as a CBU in the naked sports bike segment. It comes with great ergonomics coupled to good handling, making it one among the best bikes to ride in the city.

Engine

Packed neatly within the frame is a 999cc, four-cylinder engine that produces 145bhp and 106Nm of torque. The motor is liquid-cooled and comes paired to a 6-speed manual transmission. The Suzuki GSX-S1000 is BSIV-compliant.

Specifications

The GSX-S1000 may look like just another motorcycle when parked amidst a bunch of regular motorcycles, but when viewed properly, you will notice its big-bike presence. The bike doesn’t look bulky and the engine components are all exposed. The stylish headlamp is positioned low and the muscular tank looks good. Adding to the aggressive look at the front are the golden forks. The chassis is exposed too, and the exhaust looks sleek and is well finished too. The tail section looks simple and sleek with an LED tail lamp. The fully digital instrument cluster is compact and displays the speedometer, gear indicator and tachometer. It also features traction control level, time, odometer, fuel gauge, distance range and engine temperature. Other indicators include ABS, turn indicators, high/low beam, traction control and check engine. The switchgear quality is decent. In terms of dimensions, the GSX-S1000 is 2115mm in length, 795mm in width and 1080mm in height. It employs an inline-four, four-stroke engine. The engine is from an older version of the GSX-R1000. The top-end is really impressive. Even low-end torque is good. Open the throttle, and the bike simply surges ahead. The bike is easy to ride in the city. It can manage a top speed of 242kph. This bike loves to cruise and the engine is super smooth and vibration-free. At 209kgs, the bike’s weight is manageable too. The ground clearance, on the other hand, is 140mm, while the bike has a wheelbase of 1460mm and a seat height of 810mm.

Mileage

The Suzuki GSX-S1000 has a fuel tank capacity of 17 litres. In terms of mileage, the bike is capable of returning 14kmpl by ARAI, in BSIV guise.

Mechanical Parts

Get on to the bike, and you’ll barely feel the weight of the motorcycle. The seat is nice and comfortable, and the seating posture for the rider is upright. It isn’t difficult to deal with in traffic. However, wind blast can be felt. The bike feels light and nimble around corners, thanks to the light aluminium chassis and frame. The bike feels stable even at high speeds. It changes directions effortlessly and the tyres provide good feedback. While the front suspension soak in the bumps well, the rear feels a bit stiff. Acceleration is a bit jerky, but the brakes perform very well. At the front, the bike rides on telescopic oil-damped suspension, while the rear gets a link type mono suspension. As far as the chassis is concerned, it is built around an aluminium twin-spar frame. The GSX-S1000 runs on 120/70 ZR-17 tyres at the front and 190/50 ZR-17 tyres at the rear. Retardation duties are taken care of by disc brakes at the front and at the rear.

Features

The bike comes loaded with a slew of features like a fully digital instrument cluster, LED tail lamp, pass light switch, alloy wheels, engine kill switch, clock, digital trip meter and ABS.

Colours

The Suzuki GSX-S1000 is available in two shades like Metallic Triton Blue and Glass Sparkle Black / Candy Daring Red. Metallic Triton Blue is certainly a colour that is bound to be a favourite among young riders.

Brochure

Feel free to step into a showroom or browse through the company’s website to know all the necessary details on the bike. It will help you with details that cover specifications, colours and accessory options.

Prices and Variants

The Suzuki GSX-S1000 is available in one variant: GSX-S1000 Standard for ₹ 12.25 (ex-showroom, Delhi). For further details and the on-road price of the bike, you can head to autoX.

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