2018 Suzuki Hayabusa to get turbocharged engine

From March 2016, the company started the local production of the Hayabusa, this has brought down the price of the motorcycle by Rs 2.5 lakh.

By: | Updated: September 1, 2017 12:41 PM

Suzuki Hayabusa made in India

The Suzuki Hayabusa will get a turbocharged engine, according to a report on asphalt and rubber.com. The report suggests that the superbike will turn 20 years old in 2019 and till now its has not received any updates. It is expected that the turbocharged Hayabusa is expected to be launch by the mid of 2018 or 2019. In addition, the company might use 588cc Recursion engine or if they use one litre-engine with turbocharged, that will compete with the likes of Kawasaki Ninja H2. From March 2016, the company started the local production of the Hayabusa, this has brought down the price of the motorcycle by Rs 2.5 lakh. The motorcycle is imported as CKD (Completely Knocked Down ) kits and is assembled at the company's Gurgaon facility. The Hayabusa is powered by a 1,340cc, four-cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC engine, which produces 195hp of power and 154Nm of torque and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

Recently, Suzuki Motorcycle India launched new GSX-R1000 and the GSX-R1000R. The GSX-R1000 gets Suzuki Racing Variable Valve Timing and a Brembo Monobloc Brake Caliper. On the other hand, GSX-R1000R gets launch control, Showa Balance free suspension at the front and rear and bi-directional quick shifter. In addition, the motorcycles get electronic rider aids such as 6-direction Inertial measurement unit with 10 level Motion track traction control, motion track braking system and LED instrument console. The motorcycle gets an all new frame and lighter than the existing model. The kerb weight of the GSX-R1000 is 202 kg, while the GSX-R1000R is at 203 kgs.

Image source- Asphaltandrubber.com

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