Suzuki GSX1250FA – A Bit More Than Aesthetic UpgradeSuzuki | December 28, 2011
The lustrous black body gores of newly-fangled Suzuki GSX1250FA might get your attention, but it’s underneath those panels that count. And in case of GSX1250FA we’re disappointed to see that the glossy body impanels of the bike conceals the underpitchings of Suzuki’s 2009 Bandit 1250, which initially was launched in model year 2007. That bike, sequentially, was the 3rd variant of the archetype 1995 Suzuki Bandit 1200. At the moment, is seems that the El Bandito has made a comeback to the market, but this time around with a brand new look aimed at sport-touring band.
The Suzuki GSX1250FA gets power from a 4-cylinder engine, which for this model year has been placed after an entire-fairing, fabricated to deliver better protection during the extended road trips. Several new styling rudiments, for example the hoarded headlights and instrumentation, have been continued from Suzuki’s GSX-R. But apart from the new blue and black metal flake paint, the motorbike actually is the good-old Bandit.
The Suzuki GSX1250FA is a comfy long and low cruising machine, with its soft seat, high handlebar and rubber-covered foot pegs, are all positioned in a way that the rider sits on the bike with a smooth erect place with a smooth bend in legs and arms. The mirrors on the bike are widely-space and deliver a bird’s eye view for your flanks, though the small windscreen also does an excellent job by continue the wind away from your chest, but not from your skull Suzuki offer up the GSX with an accessory high windscreen in addition to top and side for the people who desire to equip the motorbike for long-detachment adventures.
One of the highlights for the Suzuki GSX1250FA is the stretched, relaxed rides that it delivers to the rider. But in addition to this also the engine of the GSX is incredibly mild creature, which generates ample amount of bland torque straight off idle. The highway cruising in 6th gear detects the engine of the bike turning a tad lofty idle, with plenty of power on a tap for passing a range of vehicles at an instant’s observe. There also is a secondary winding counterpoise shaft, which takes off the worst oscillation at the cove, though tad high-incidence lively creeps in over 7000-rpm.
We’d place the Suzuki GSX1250FA close to the touring bike segment rather than sporting bike. The GSX weighs promised 567-lbs, and that bulk is infuriatingly obvious as you direct the bike down a winding road. The GSX gets ABS as its standard feature, while it was optional equipment on the Bandit. The feel of the brake is pretty beneficial, but the forking of the bike breaks down the moment you contact the brake lever for front brakes.
So finally we’d say that with a tad in excess of an artistic update for the model year 2011, the Suzuki GSX1250FA basically is the like bike that we saw in model year 2007. Be that as it may, the good thing here is that it doesn’t lag after other bikes of its class such as Sprint GT from Triumph and FJR1300 from Yamaha, and at the same time it is priced a tad less.
- Price: $11,599
- Engine type: l-c inline-four
- Fuel capacity: 4.9 gal.
- Claimed curb weight: 567 lbs.
- Displacement: 1255cc
- Transmission: 6-speed
- Wheelbase: 58.5 in.
- Max Horsepower : 98 bhp at rated 7500 rpm
- Valve train: DOHC, 16v
- Max Torque: 79 lb.-ft @ 3700 rpm
- Frame: Tubular-steel border having aluminum swingarm
- Front suspension: Showa 43mm fork having modifiable spring preload
- Rear suspension: Showa shock with modifiable rebound damping and spring preload
- Front brake: Dual Tokico 4-piston calipers, 310-millimeter discs having ABS
- Rear brake: Tokico 1-piston caliper, 240-millimeter disc having ABS
- Front tire: 120/70ZR-17 Bridgestone BT021
- Rear tire: 180/55ZR-17 Bridgestone BT021
- Seat height: 31.7/32.5 in.