Suzuki To Launch The GSX-S 1000F ABS And GSX-S 1000 In India Soon - Overdrive

Suzuki to launch the GSX-S 1000F ABS and GSX-S 1000 in India soon

11 May 2015 / 0

Suzuki is set to launch two new litre class motorcycles in India – the semi-faired GSX-S 1000F and the naked GSX-S 1000. Both the motorcycles have been teased on the company’s website. Suzuki had also officially announced the same during the launch of the new Gixxer SF last month.

Suzuki GSX-1000

Coming from the same GSX family, the S 1000F and S 1000 get the same engine as the R1000. There are minor tweaks made to suit the less aggressive nature of both the new machines. The Suzuki GSX-S 1000 is the naked streetfighter motorcycle that will compete with the Yamaha FZ1, Kawasaki Z1000, Ducati Monster 1200 and BMW S1000. The 999cc engine in the Suzuki GSX-S1000 makes close to 142PS of power and comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. While both the motorcycles look aggressive, the faired Suzuki GSX-S 1000F ABS feels more so. The naked motorcycle with its less committed riding position is more suited for touring while the fully faired motorcycle has a sportier stance.

Suzuki GSX-S1000F

In terms of equipment, both the motorcycles are quite generously kitted for their repective segments, with distance to empty real-time mileage indicators, all-digital instrument clusters, traction control, three riding modes and ABS. Expect these Suzuki motorcycles to be available in showrooms in a month’s time.


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