2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Revealed At World Premiere

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000
Image Source: Global Suzuki

Everybody used to admire fully-faired superbikes. However, in recent times the trend has changed a lot. Many bike manufacturers have launched naked streetfighters with a powerful engine recently. However, Suzuki already had the GSX-S1000 superbike that will now be available in an all-new avatar. The updated naked motorcycle now comes with major revisions to make it stay relevant to today’s condition.

Suzuki has also introduced the 2021 Hayabusa in India at Rs.16.40 Lakhs. So, is the Japanese bike manufacturer expected to launch the 2022 Suzuki GXS-S1000 in India? Well, there is no news regarding that. However, we have covered all the updates that bike enthusiasts want to know about the all-new bike.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Suzuki has revealed the 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 with major cosmetic updates.
  • It is now available with a 999cc four-cylinder engine that produces 152PS of power.
  • The all-new Suzuki GSX-S1000 comes with feature and cosmetic updates.

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000

In terms of design, the all-new Suzuki GSX-S1000 looks sharper and more aggressive when compared to the outgoing counterpart. For starters, it is now available with a reworked headlamp setup, sculpted fuel tank and a sharper rear end.

Just like the overall look, even the updated GSX-S1000 now comes with multiple new colour schemes on offer. To start with, there is Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Sparkle Black and Glass Mat Mechanical Gray available on the all-new bike. Ergonomically, the manufacturer has reworked the handle by making it wider and close to the rider by 20mm.

To make it compliant with the latest emission norms, Suzuki has introduced a new exhaust system as well. At the heart, the updated bike comes powered by a 999cc four-cylinder engine. Talking in numbers, it is tuned to produce 152PS of power @ 11,000 RPM and 106Nm of peak torque @ 9,250 RPM while being mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Apart from this, it is now available with Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) alongside a bi-directional quick shifter as standard.

According to the Japanese bike manufacturer, the naked motorcycle now weighs around 214kgs. Well this time, it comes with adjustable KYB inverted forks up front. Meanwhile, at the rear, Suzuki offers an adjustable coil spring monoshock setup. Braking duties on the front end is taken care of by dual discs. Whereas, a single disc is available at the back.

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Front
Image Source: Global Suzuki

Alternatives

Globally, the upcoming Suzuki GSX-S1000 will compete against the likes of BMW S 1000 R, Honda CB1000R and Yamaha MT-09. For now, take a look at the all-new BMW S 1000 R.

BMW S 1000 R

2021 BMW S1000R Side Profile
Image Source: Press BMW Group

BMW Motorrad revealed the updated BMW S 1000 R back in November 2020. The updated bike now comes with a 6.5-inch TFT instrument cluster, multiple ride modes, anti-wheelie and cornering ABS as well. The engine that powers the all-new BMW S 1000 R is a 999cc inline four-cylinder unit. Talking in numbers, it is truly capable of producing 165BHP of power and 115Nm of torque.

Specifications

BMW S 1000 R
Engine 999cc inline four-cylinder 
Power 165BHP @ 11,000 RPM
Torque 115Nm @ 9,250 RPM
Key Highlights
  • 6.5-inch TFT instrument console
  • ABS Pro
  • Multiple ride modes