The Suzuki Hayabusa 2021 is priced at Rs. 16.40 lakh (ex-showroom)
The third-generation Suzuki Hayabusa, launched as a 2021 model in India at ₹ 16.40 lakh (ex-showroom), may not be an entirely new motorcycle, but it is significantly updated to from the second generation “ Busa which it replaces. The new Hayabusa receives full updates for the first time in 13 years. The bike now features improved aerodynamics, as well as an updated electronics suite that offers multiple mode selections for each electronic control system to suit different riding conditions, ranging from city driving to tourism through the race tracks, and to also offer the preferences and skill levels of each driver.
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The big news on the 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa is the engine, which accelerates faster with less peak power. The new Suzuki Hayabusa is powered by a liquid-cooled 1340cc 4-stroke injection DOHC inline-four engine, which develops 187hp at 9700rpm and 150Nm of maximum torque at 7000rpm. The new Suzuki Hayabusa sees a drop in power of 10 hp and now develops 187 hp at 9,700 rpm, while maximum torque has also suffered a loss of 5 Nm at 150 Nm at 7,000 rpm. Top speed is still rated at 299 km / h, and curb weight sees a marginal drop from 2 kg to 264 kg.
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Although the exterior of the engine remains unchanged, almost all moving parts have been overhauled. The new cam timing reduces valve overlap and the exhaust valve lift is higher. The new valve springs are stiffer to handle the higher exhaust valve lift. New lighter pistons, stiffer and lighter connecting rods, new cam chain tensioner, new quickshifter and clutch with assist and slip functions. Refueling is now by cable, and there is a six-axis IMU with a long list of driver aids, as part of the ₹ SI.
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New electronic suite
The new Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (SIRS) features SDMS-a, which offers a choice of three factory presets (A: Active, B: Basic and C: Comfort), as well as three user-defined settings ( U1, U2, U3). Each of these selects mode settings as a group for power mode selector, motion track traction control, anti-lift control, engine brake control, and two-way Quick Shift systems. .
SIRS also comes with Active Speed Limiter, a motorcycle industry first that allows the rider to set a speed limit that the bike must not exceed, eliminating the hassle of speeding or riding faster than planned. The system can be temporarily overridden with a simple twist of the accelerator, making it easier to accelerate beyond the limit set to overtake other vehicles. It can be completely deactivated by pressing a button after releasing the accelerator.
Updated instrument console
The rider uses switches on the left handlebars to change modes and settings, and the current settings are displayed on the TFT LCD panel located in the center of the instrument panel, between the large analog speedometer and Hayabusa’s tachometer. New gear helps the driver control the various driver aids, and there’s also a new key.
The 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa also receives an updated body, with sharper lines, while retaining the classic Hayabusa shape. The new mirrors are supposed to improve the rider’s eyesight, and LEDs are introduced for the new headlight, parking lights and turn signals. Three new colors are also available: Glass Sparkle Black / Candy Burnt Gold, Metallic Matt Sword Silver / Candy Daring Red and Pearl Brilliant White / Metallic Matt Stellar Blue.
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