2012 Suzuki GSX650F Review

2012 Suzuki GSX650F Review
Photo Credit To suzuki.co.uk

The Suzuki GSX650F is an all-rounder in the truest sense. It provides a blend of performance, practicality, fun and value for money that is almost unmatchable. With the perfect balance of sports-bike excitement to make any twisty road a pleasure, to the all-round versatility for even the most experienced rider to enjoy, the GSX650F stretches the standards that are expected of an all-season, middleweight bike.

With impressive features, smooth and powerful engine performance and room on-board for two to go touring; this is a machine that will turn any aspiring motorcyclist into a Suzuki owner. Taking styling inspiration from the GSX-R series, this is a well-thought out bike built with comfort, enjoyment, reliability and mileage in mind.

GSX650F Key Features

KYB Suspension:
Pre-load adjustable front and rear suspension designed to soak up the bumps but still provide sporty handling.

GSX-R Style Instruments:
Including analogue tachometer, a digital LCD speedometer, fuel gauge, gear position indicator and shift light indicator.

Low 790mm Seat Height:
Making it easier for the rider to touch the ground at standstill and offers improved mobility when parking. The one piece seat design also makes two-up riding more comfortable.

Adjustable Levers:
Span adjustable clutch and brake levers for all day comfort.

Cutting Edge Fuel Injection Technologies:
Suzuki’s Dual Throttle Valve and advanced digital fuel injection systems for instant throttle response, linear power, easy starting and economical running.

6-Speed Transmission With Hydraulic Clutch:
Optimised to make the best use of the power and torque for swift acceleration and comfortable cruising with an easier pull on the clutch lever.

Power and torque conversions to imperial units (in brackets) are approximate and included as a guide only.

Dimensions and Weights

Overall length: 2130mm (83.9in)
Overall width: 760mm (29.9in)
Overall height: 1235mm (48.6in)
Wheelbase: 1470mm (57.9in)
Seat height: 790mm (31.1in)
Kerb Mass: 241.0kg (531.3lbs)
Fuel capacity: 19.0litres (4.2 UK gallons)
Ground clearance: 125mm (4.9in)

Engine Specifications

Engine capacity: 656cc
Engine: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore: 65.5 mm x 48.7 mm
Compression ratio: 11.5 : 1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Electronic ignition (transistorised)
Fuel system: Fuel-injection
Starter: Electric
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Drive: Chain
Power: 62.35kW @ 10500rpm (84.00hp)
Torque: 61.50N.m @ 8900rpm (45.00lb.ft)

Chassis Specification

Front suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear suspension: Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Front brakes: Disc, twin
Rear brakes: Disc
Front tyres: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) tubeless
Rear tyres: 160/60ZR17M/C (69W) tubeless

Power and torque conversions to imperial units (in brackets) are approximate and included as a guide only.

Post source : suzuki.co.uk

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