Friday, November 28, 2008

Suzuki finally launches its superbikes in India.

Suzuki motorcycles India has launched 1,340 cc Suzuki Hayabusa and 1,783 cc V-twin Intruder M1800R in India, both priced at 12.5 lakh (ex-showroom) each, the Hayabusa and Intruder M1800R would initially be available in Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

Intruder M1800R

Introducing to the Indian market, a new level of excitement on the roads, INTRUDER M1800R is a style statement in itself. One look is all it takes to tell that INTRUDER M1800R is not an average cruiser. The most striking feature of this model is an all-new 1783cc, v-twin engine, liquid cooled with DOHC and digital fuel injection. Presenting to you the new classic look with an engine designed to produce a massive wave of tractable power and responsive torque starting just off idle and reaching to redline. The bike has an unmatched combination of the latest high-performance technology and a unique, exciting style.

The INTRUDER M1800R is simply the most powerful cruiser Suzuki has ever produced. It comes to you in a new look worth dying for and an ultimate appeal which would leave you drooling over; in Pearl nebular Black and candy Dark Cherry Red.


  • Overall Length - 2,485 mm
  • Overall Width - 940 mm
  • Overall Height - 1,180 mm
  • Wheelbase - 1,715 mm
  • Ground Clearance - 135 mm
  • Seat Height - 700 mm
  • Dry Mass - 2315 kg
  • Fuel Capacity - 19.0 litres
  • Engine;

  • Engine Type - 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 2-cylinder, 54 degree V-Twin
  • Bore x Stroke - 112.0 mm x 90.5mm
  • Piston Displacement - 1,783 cc
  • Compression Ratio - 10.5:1
  • Carburettor - Fuel injection 56 mm
  • Lubrication - Semi-dry sump
  • Electrical System

  • Ignition Type - Electronic ignition (transistorized)
  • Starter System - Electric
  • Transmisson;

  • Transmission - 5-speed, constant mesh
  • Chassis;

  • Front Suspension - Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
  • Rear Suspension - Link type, oil damped, coil spring, spring pre-load 7-way adjustable
  • Rake/Trail - 32 degrees/130mm
  • Front Brake - Radial mount, opposed 4-piston calipers
  • Rear Brake - Pin-slide 2-piston caliper, 275mm disc
  • Front Tyre - 130/70R18M/C 63V, tubeless
  • Rear Tyre - 240/40R18M/C 79V, tubeless


    The 2008 Hayabusa comes with a ram air equipped 1,340cc inline four engine that develops 190 bhp with the help of high tech features like twin swirl combustion chamber. The sleek aerodynamic design offers high speed stability and S-DMS (Suzuki Drive Mode Selector) .
    The bike sports the new advanced digital fuel injection system with three way selectable engine mapping to suit personal preferences. The bike also comes with a hydraulic slipper clutch (a standard thing in the litre class bikes) and radially mounted brakes for efficient braking.The Hayabusa will be available with 4 color options - Solid Black, Metallic Majestic Gold and Pearl Nebular Black, Metallic Phantom Gray

    The Hayabusa’s instrument cluster features a set of four analog gauges, including step-motor—driven tachometer and speedometer, fuel meter and coolant temperature meter. It comes with wind-cheating, wind-tunnel-developed aerodynamic shape, and the giant weights 220kg.


    Engine :
    Bore :
    Stroke :
    Displacement :
    Compression ratio :
    Air Cleaner :
    Starter :
    Lubrication :

    Fuelling :
    Overall length :
    Overall Width :
    Height :
    Wheel base :
    Ground clearance :
    Seat height :
    Dry weight :
    GMV :

    In-line 4 cylinder 4 stroke DOHC TSCC
    81.0 mm
    65.0 mm
    1340 cc
    12.5 : 1
    Non-woven fabric
    Wet sump
    Electronic Fuel Injection
    2190 mm
    735 mm
    1165 mm
    1480 mm
    120 mm
    805 mm
    220 kg
    449 kg

    Instrument Panel/Dashboard :

    Speed, Rev meter, Fuel, Engine Temp, Clock, Gear indicator, Power mode indicator, Odo meter, Trip meter, Neutral indicator, Rev limit indicator, left and right indicators.

    Security :

    SAIS - Suzuki Advanced Immobilizer System

    Suspension (front) :

    Inverted telescopic,
    coil sprung, oil damped,
    spring preload fully adjustable rebound damping force 10-way adjustable
    compression damping force 10-way adjustable

    Suspension (rear) :

    Link type, coil spring,
    gas/oil damped,
    spring preload fully adjustable force 22-way adjustable?,
    compression damping force 22-way adjustable?

    Caster :
    Trail :
    Steering angle :

    23* 25'
    93 mm (3.8 in)
    30* right to left

    Suspension Settings :


    Brakes / Tyres / Tyre Pressures:

    320mm Tokico - Front twin 6 piston caliper
    260mm Back single 4 piston caliper
    Recommended Pressures Front and Back: 42psi

    Front 120/70 ZR17 Bridgestone BT-015
    Front Wheels :
    17 M/C x MT3.50, cast aluminum alloy
    Rear 190/50 ZR17 Bridgestone BT-015
    Front Wheels : 17 M/C x MT6.00, cast aluminum alloy

    Fuel tank :
    Oil Capacity

    2008 : 21 litres Canadian : 20 litres

    Fuel consumption :

    Run-in period 6.1lts per 100kms

    Exhaust :

    4 into 2 into 1into 2 (standard)

    Colours :

    Model history

    Ignition type :
    Spark plug :
    Battery :
    Generator :
    Headlight :
    Headlight :
    Turn signal :
    Brake light tail light :
    License plate light :
    Dash lights all :

    G3 Phase
    12V 65w
    12V 55w
    12V 21W
    12V 5W

    Gearbox :

    6 speed constant mesh
    Wet multi-plate hydraulic clutch

    Drive chain RK GB50GSV Z4 114 Links

    Primary Reduction Ratio
    1st Gear
    2nd Gear
    3rd Gear
    4th Gear
    5th Gear
    6th Gear
    Final Reduction Ratio


    Power :

    A mode (Claimed) 197hp
    Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (S-DMS) - 3 Modes
    (Claimed) 146Kw @ 9800rpm
    (Claimed) 154Nm @ 10200rpm

    B Mode: 130Kw and 127Nm
    C Mode: 100Kw and 105Nm

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