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2023 Suzuki Hayabusa
2023 Suzuki Hayabusa

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Suzuki
Suzuki
Model Year
2023
2023
Model
Hayabusa
Hayabusa
Model Code
GSX1300RRM3
GSX1300RRM3
Color
Metallic Thunder Gray / Candy Daring Red
Metallic Thunder Gray / Candy Daring Red

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Brembo Stylema, 4-piston, twin disc, ABS-equipped

Rear - Nissin, 1-piston, single disc, ABS-equipped

Front - Brembo Stylema, 4-piston, twin disc, ABS-equipped

Rear - Nissin, 1-piston, single disc, ABS-equipped

Tires

Front - 120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W), tubeless

Rear - 190 / 50ZR17M / C (73W), tubeless

Front - 120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W), tubeless

Rear - 190 / 50ZR17M / C (73W), tubeless

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 85.8 in. (2,180 mm)
Overall - 85.8 in. (2,180 mm)
Height
Overall - 45.9 in. (1,165 mm)
Overall - 45.9 in. (1,165 mm)
Width
Overall - 28.9 in. (735 mm)
Overall - 28.9 in. (735 mm)
Weight
Curb - 582 lb. (264 kg)
Curb - 582 lb. (264 kg)
Ground Clearance
4.9 in. (125 mm)
4.9 in. (125 mm)
Wheelbase
58.3 in. (1,480 mm)
58.3 in. (1,480 mm)
Seat Height
31.5 in. (800 mm)
31.5 in. (800 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
6-speed constant mesh
6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive
Drive chain, RK GB50GSVZ5, 114L
Drive chain, RK GB50GSVZ5, 114L

Electrical

Lighting

Headlight - Multi-plane and projector LED

Tail Light - LED

Headlight - Multi-plane and projector LED

Tail Light - LED

Engine

Engine
4-stroke, DOHC
4-stroke, DOHC
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
4
4
Displacement
1,340 cc
1,340 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 x 2.56 in. (81 x 65 mm)
3.19 x 2.56 in. (81 x 65 mm)
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate type, SCAS-equipped
Wet, multi-plate type, SCAS-equipped
Fuel System
Fuel injection with Ride-by-Wire throttle bodies
Fuel injection with Ride-by-Wire throttle bodies
Ignition

Electronic (transistorized)

Spark Plugs - NGK CR9EIA-9 (or DENSO IU27D)

Electronic (transistorized)

Spark Plugs - NGK CR9EIA-9 (or DENSO IU27D)

Starting
Electric
Electric
Lubrication
Wet sump
Wet sump
Fuel Capacity
Tank - 5.3 US gal. (20.0 l)
Tank - 5.3 US gal. (20.0 l)

Operational

Front Suspension
Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear Suspension
Link type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped
Link type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped

Other

Additional Colors

Metallic Matte Black No. 2 / Glass Sparkle Black

Pearl Vigor Blue / Pearl Brilliant White

Metallic Thunder Gray / Candy Daring Red

Metallic Matte Black No. 2 / Glass Sparkle Black

Pearl Vigor Blue / Pearl Brilliant White

Metallic Thunder Gray / Candy Daring Red

Warranty
12-month limited
12-month limited

Features

Body & Styling Features

  • The styling of the bodywork intentionally conveys a modern image of advanced performance and effective features, while faithfully inheriting the wind-cutting silhouette and overall look for which the Hayabusa is famous.
  • From every angle and in every detail, the Hayabusa’s body has straighter, sharper lines that create a firm impression of modern appeal that is sure to turn heads.
  • Beyond art, the bodywork was also developed by practical shaping during extensive wind tunnel developmental sessions so the Hayabusa’s advanced aerodynamics offer superb wind protection both for normal and completely tucked-in seating positions.
  • The 2023 Hayabusa is offered in a trio of two-tone body color schemes: Pear Vigor Blue & Pearl Brilliant White form a visually stunning white motorcycle with deep blue accents in key locations that emphasize the Hayabusa’ sculpted form. Metallic Matte Black & Glass Sparkle Black uses the offset between flat and glossy black paint to create a dark image of strength. Metallic Thunder Gray & Candy Darning Red occupies a space between the bright white and dark black of the other schemes. The gray base color provides definition to the Hayabusa’s body with red accents placed in the various intake and exhaust vents in the bodywork.
  • The Hayabusa kanji and name logos have been styled to align with the bodywork’s modern look. Both logos adopt highly stylized strokes and the name logo features a long cross stroke on the “H” that emphasizes a sense of speed.
  • Small, tasteful versions of the Hayabusa’s Japanese logo are incorporated on the ignition key fob, within the LED headlight housing, at the front of the accessory seat cowl, and is visible as part of the start-up animation on the instrument cluster’s TFT display.

Chassis Features

  • The Hayabusa’s twin-spar aluminum frame and swingarm incorporate aluminum castings along with extruded aluminum sections that provide the right amount of suppleness and strength to its overall rigid alloy frame structure.
  • Weighing 1.5 pounds (700 grams) less than the prior generation’s part, the redesigned sub-frame is made of longer rectangular steel tubing for ample weight-carrying capacity.
  • The KYB® inverted cartridge fork has a specific internal structure to provide more compliance, further improving the suspension’s ability to absorb shocks from the road helping to ensure a smoother, more stable ride with optimum grip.
  • The fork has spring preload plus rebound and compression damping force adjusters so the rider can tune the suspension response to their preference.
  • The fork’s 43mm inner tubes feature Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) coating to reduce friction and improve reaction to small road surface irregularities.
  • Like the fork, the internal structure of the KYB® rear shock absorber was designed to help optimize comfort and straight-line stability.
  • The shock absorber has threaded spring preload adjustment collars plus rebound and compression damping force adjusters.
  • A steering damper attached to the frame and the lower fork bracket provide damping force to suppress unwanted vibration and steering forces, but are tuned to provide a light steering feel at lower speeds.
  • Seven-spoke cast aluminum alloy wheels are used to help improve grip and feel to the rider while matching the Hayabusa’s exciting styling.
  • Co-developed by Suzuki and Bridgestone®, the Hayabusa is shod with Battlax Hypersport S22 tires in120/70ZR17M/C (58W) front and 190/50ZR17M/C (73W) rear sizes.
  • These Bridgestone® tires use a compound and construction to help improve grip on dry roads, performance in wet conditions, and help provide greater all-round agility. The S22 tires also provide excellent straight-line stability and braking grip, providing the rider a more exciting and confidence-building experience.
  • The Hayabusa provides the rider extraordinary control of braking with the Combined Brake System, and the Motion Track Antilock Brake System (MT-ABS)**. (**Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please ride carefully and do not overly rely on ABS.)
  • The Hayabusa is equipped with the innovative Brembo® Stylema® front brake calipers. Featuring a light, compact and carefully sculpted design that is intended for use on high-performance motorcycles, these calipers increase airflow around the brake pads to cool more quickly and deliver immediate response.
  • The Stylema® front brake calipers are paired with a pair of 320mm diameter stainless-steel full-floating discs with a hole pattern that further helps optimize cooling efficiency.
  • The solo rear 260mm brake rotor is grabbed by a single-piston brake caliper.
  • The floating handlebar mount helps minimize vibration, while the upper clamp incorporates a distinctive Hayabusa logo.
  • As compared to the prior generation Hayabusa, the handlebars are mounted 12mm closer to the rider vastly improving comfort and reduce fatigue when touring while enhancing control.
  • The rider footrests have damped mounting hardware to reduce vibration and are set in a sporty, yet comfortable relationship to the handlebars and seat. The heel guards incorporate replaceable plastic inserts that can be changed to renew their appearance.
  • Both the shift and rear brake levers are easily adjustable to the rider’s preference.
  • The Hayabusa’s black-anodized, adjustable clutch and front brake lever have carefully crafted shapes to aid rider control and feature slots at the ends to reduce the chance of wind pressure pushing the levers inward.
  • The bodywork and sub frame were designed to bring the Hayabusa’s seat height down to 31.5 inches.
  • The rear seat is set higher than the front seat so the passenger can enjoy a forward view over the rider’s shoulder.
  • Visually matching the Hayabusa’s styling, the grab rail is reshaped and set in proximity to the rear seat so it is easy for the passenger to grasp.
  • The passenger seat and grab rail can be replaced by an optional, color matched single seat cowl that acts as a lumbar stop for the rider during solo rides while adding to the Hayabusa’s performance-related style.

Driveline Features

  • The Hayabusa’s six-speed, close-ratio, and constant-mesh transmission can be shifted conventionally or with the bi-directional quick shift system allowing the rider to select racing-style, conventional, or casual riding clutchless shifts.
  • The Hayabusa has the latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) clutch that delivers a lighter clutch lever pull than ever before. SCAS serves as a back-torque-limiting system for smooth downshifts while increasing plate tension during acceleration to ensure engine power is effectively transmitted to the rear wheel.
  • Hydraulic clutch activation further reduces the lever pull while providing the rider a good sense of the clutch’s friction zone.
  • The Hayabusa’s six-speed, close-ratio transmission was developed to match the engine’s performance while improving durability and simplifying service.
  • Oil jets in the crankcase spray lubricating oil on the fourth, fifth, and sixth gears to reduce friction, wear, and mechanical sounds during high-speed operation.
  • The longer countershaft accommodates the new-generation SCAS-style clutch and uses longer needle bearings to increase durability. The clutch pushrod length updated to match the countershaft change.
  • The gearshift cam, end plate and stopper design provide precise operation with the quick shift system while giving the rider a smooth and direct shift feel.
  • To simplify service, a unique transmission retainer system is used in the crankcase.
  • Developed for the Hayabusa, the unique and strong RK® GB50GSVZ4 drive chain has larger pins and rollers for reliable and quiet operation.

Electrical & Lighting Features

  • Riders adore the outstanding functionality and familiar layout of the Hayabusa’s instantly recognizable instrument cluster. Continuing the tradition of blending analog gauges with digital LCD displays and LED icons, the Hayabusa’s instrument cluster benefits from several carefully developed innovations and valuable features with styling to match the bike’s modern appearance.
  • A key feature of the instrument cluster is the TFT LCD panel centrally mounted between the speedometer and tachometer. By using two display methodologies, the TFT LCD panel can display a variety of information in formats that are easily recognizable and attractive.
  • An ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the instrument cluster’s brightness level based on surrounding conditions, but the rider can manually adjust the illumination to their preference.
  • The handlebar switches were designed to maximize operating ease and efficiency. The mode/set switch on the left handlebar controls various Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) settings and adjustments, including cruise control operation.
  • A powerful dual-core 32-bit ECM provides state-of-the-art engine management that contributes to the operation and optimization of the Hayabusa’s electrical and S.I.R.S. components.
  • The 400W charging system uses a durable, oil-cooled three-phase stator. A high-capacity, maintenance-free style battery and fuses are easily accessible under the rider’s seat.
  • Another component supporting S.I.R.S. and other Hayabusa technology is a six-direction, three-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) supplied by Bosch®.
  • The Hayabusa is equipped with the latest generation, compact Antilock Brake System (ABS) unit from Bosch®. Working in conjunction with the IMU, the ABS-unit realizes features such as the Motion Track Brake System, Slope Dependent Control System and Hill Hold Control System.
  • Befitting its premium sportbike status, the Hayabusa is equipped with highly functional and attractive lighting. The stacked headlight format that debuted with the original Hayabusa continues in this 2023 edition with advanced technology and modern styling.
  • Hayabusa’s front turn signals are incorporated in the position lights, a first for a Suzuki motorcycle.
  • The bold LED taillight and rear turn signal design creates a single wide, sharp accent running horizontally across the bottom of the Hayabusa’s tail section.

Engine Features

  • The powerful, 1,340cc, inline-four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine supplies a seamless surge of torque for effortless acceleration.
  • Using techniques developed for the GSX-R1000, the crankcases have lubrication passages that provide 54% more oil flow to the crankshaft than the prior generation engine to help increase durability.
  • Specialized crankcase assembly hardware and a modern tightening procedure is used to increase engine rigidity and durability.
  • U-shaped cutouts in cylinder’s bores allow crankcase pressure created by descending pistons to escape to adjacent cylinders to reduce internal pumping pressure and mechanical power losses.
  • Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) cylinder coating improves heat dissipation, durability, and ring seal. The three-ring, aluminum-alloy slipper pistons have been shaped and reduced in weight (weight of each piston was reduced by 26 grams). Conical machining at the piston pin bores improves strength and durability.
  • The chrome nitride Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) piston ring coating is harder and smoother than conventional chrome plating, reducing friction while improving sealing to the SCEM-coated cylinder.
  • Like the crankcase, the crankshaft has high flow oil passages to increase lubrication at several key areas.
  • The connecting rod design that reduces weight (by 3 grams each rod) from the prior generation part while also increasing rigidity.
  • With lower mass than the prior generation parts, the crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons reduce internal vibration, which in turn contributes to greater engine durability.
  • A gear-driven balancer shaft is timed to the crankshaft to help minimize vibration to the engine and the rider.
  • The design of the Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber (TSCC) in the cylinder head was updated in this generation engine to promote faster and more efficient burning of the fuel-air mixture. This update complements other valve train updates, increasing flow coefficient by 5% to improve combustion efficiency.
  • The exhaust camshaft’s valve list is higher than the prior generation engine and the timing for both camshafts has been tuned to reduce valve opening overlap, boosting low- to mid-range engine performance. Wide camshaft’s lobes improve valve train lubrication and durability.
  • Lightweight titanium valves with high-rate valve springs ideally match the camshafts to maintain accurate valve control.
  • The cam chain tensioner design minimizes chain runout and uses a Teflon coating on the slipper surface to reduce mechanical loss.
  • Fired by independent ignition coil-caps in each cylinder, iridium spark plugs produce more complete combustion and last longer than conventional plugs.
  • A curved radiator with a compact, dense-core design and two ECM-controlled electric fans keep the engine temperature stable.
  • The fairing design permits high air flow through the radiator, increasing cooling efficiency as compared to the prior generation Hayabusa. Air flow is increased by 8% when the Hayabusa is in motion and is approximately 7% better when the cooling fan is moving air during low- to mid-speed riding.
  • To allow the cooling fans to spin down when stopping in traffic, reducing warm air flow to the rider, the cooling fan blade pitch has been optimized and matched to a smaller fan shroud.
  • Positioned below the main radiator, a large-capacity air-cooled oil cooler reduces engine oil temperatures throughout the crankcase.
  • The Hayabusa is equipped with Suzuki’s Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle body system which provides light, natural response with linear control like that of a conventional throttle.
  • The electronic throttle bodies have tapered 43mm bores and are part of a high-flow intake system (intake pipe, throttle body and air cleaner funnel) that is 12mm longer than the prior generation Hayabusa to boost power at low-to mid-range engine speeds.
  • Because the ECM controls the action of the throttle bodies, other features can be precisely controlled, such as cruise control, launch and lift control, the bi-directional quick shift system, cold-start up and idle speed control, and simplified service procedures.
  • The throttle bodies use four primary fuel injectors that spray a fine mist of fuel directly into the intake pipes. Four additional Suzuki Side Feed Injectors (S-SFI) are set above the throttle body in the side of the intake funnels. These side injectors spray a fine mist of fuel on a reflecting plate at the top of the throttle body, resulting in a 2% increase in power and torque output in the low- to mid-range.
  • The new throttle bodies made it possible to increase the air cleaner assembly’s capacity from 10.3 liters to 11.5 liters, increasing the air supply to the engine. The air cleaner has a more rigid lid and simplified internal structure that also enhances the intake air sound quality.
  • The more compact throttle bodies made it possible to increase the air cleaner assembly’s capacity from 10.3 liters to 11.5 liters, increasing the air supply to the engine. The air cleaner has a rigid lid with a simplified internal structure that enhances the intake air sound quality.
  • The two Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) intake ducts in the upper fairing route high-pressure, fresh air to the air cleaner boosting performance in a linear fashion as the road speed increases.
  • The two Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) intake ducts in the upper fairing route high-pressure, fresh air to the air cleaner boosting performance in a linear fashion as the road speed increases.
  • Suzuki Pulsed Secondary Air Injection (PAIR) system introduces fresh air into the exhaust to ignite unburned hydrocarbons (HC) to reduce carbon monoxide (CO) emissions.
  • The exhaust system is 4.5 pounds (2,054 grams) lighter than the prior system with silencers styled to complement the Hayabusa’s overall look. The silencers also have more capacity for better performance and have been tuned to emit a more exciting sound off idle and at lower speeds.
  • The four-into-two-into-one-into-two exhaust system configuration uses connecting pipes from the #1 and #4 head pipes to help deliver more power and torque at low- to mid-range speeds. Like the prior generation exhaust, a connector pipe connects the #2 and #3 head pipes for similar benefits.
  • The new exhaust has high-flow catalyzers in the mid-pipe and within each silencer to further reduce HC, CO, and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. Dual O2 sensors provide instantaneous feedback to the ECM for smooth, clean EFI operation.
  • The body of the exhaust silencers (mufflers) will change in color and hue over time in response to the way the bike is ridden. This makes it possible for each rider to add a unique personal touch to his or her Hayabusa.

Key Features

  • The Hayabusa is instantly recognizable as its wind-cheating body preserves the cues that were inspired by the peregrine falcon – the world’s fastest animal. To bring a sophisticated appearance to the iconic Hayabusa, Suzuki’s design team incorporated distinct lines and shapes to achieve an expression of refinement and ultimate performance.
  • For 2023, riders may choose from three stunning color schemes: Metallic Matte Black & Glass Sparkle Black, Pearl Vigor Blue & Pearl Brilliant White, or Metallic Thunder Gray & Candy Darling Red. Each scheme features the iconic Hayabusa Kanji symbols and name logos.
  • The Hayabusa’s legendary 1340cc, four-cylinder, DOHC engine is fed by Ride-by-Wire electronic throttle bodies with dual fuel injectors feeding each cylinder, mixing with pressurized air from the Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) intakes in the nose of the aerodynamic fairing. The symmetrical twin silencer exhaust system is lighter with better flow and a stimulating exhaust note.
  • The Hayabusa’s superbike-caliber, twin-spar aluminum frame delivers a stable ride with nimble handling that can be personalized through the adjustable KYB-supplied suspension. Optimized aerodynamics and wind protection provide comfort while improved braking performance inspires rider confidence.
  • The Hayabusa employs an advanced version of the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.); a comprehensive collection of electronic rider aids like Cruise Control and Bi-directional Quick Shift systems that can optimize and personalize the motorcycle’s performance characteristics to match the conditions and desires of the rider. Only the Hayabusa offers this premium suite of aids that simultaneously boosts performance and comfort as riders enjoy the ultimate sportbike experience.

Other Features

  • 12-month limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).* (*Subject to separate coverage for certain parts and the exclusions and limitations described in the New On-Road Motorcycle Limited Warranty.)

Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) Features

  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE OUTPUT CHARACTERISTICS: The Suzuki Drive Mode Selector Alpha (SDMS-α) system provides the rider a choice of three factory preset and three rider (or user) defined and combined settings of the Power Mode Selector, Motion Track Traction Control, Anti-lift Control, Engine Brake Control and Bi-directional Quick Shift systems.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE OUTPUT CHARACTERISTICS: The Power Mode Selector (PW) permits selection between three different engine output characteristic modes to match the riding conditions or the rider’s preference.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Motion Track Traction Control System (TC) was designed to provide greater stability and help enable the rider to control the Hayabusa with confidence in varying riding conditions by limiting rear wheel spin.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Anti-lift Control System (LF) adds control reassurance to riders by helping prevent the front wheel from lifting off the ground when accelerating.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Launch Control System (LC) helps ensure efficient launch and acceleration from a standing start. Launch Control for the Hayabusa offers three modes from which the rider can choose to match his or her level of experience or confidence.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE DECELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Engine Brake Control System (EB) is a three mode (and OFF setting) system that provides control over the effective strength of engine braking to match the rider’s preference.
  • CONTROL OVER THE ENGINE AT STEADY SPEEDS: The Hayabusa’s Cruise Control System maintains the selected road speed without the rider having to hold the throttle open – a welcome feature for long-distance riding that can reduce rider fatigue.
  • CONTROL OVER THE ENGINE AT STEADY SPEEDS: Suzuki’s Active Speed Limiter is a first in the motorcycle industry, as this highly practical system allows the rider to set a speed limit the bike will not exceed, eliminating concerns about speeding or driving faster than intended.
  • CONTROL OVER ENGINE OPERATIONS: The dual mode Bi-directional Quick Shift System (QS) allows the rider to shift up or down quickly and easily, without operating the clutch or throttle. To ensure smooth upshifts QS adjust ignition timing when accelerating or riding at a steady speed. When decelerating, QS adjusts throttle settings, automatically blipping the throttle when downshifting.
  • CONTROL OVER ENGINE OPERATIONS: The Suzuki Easy Start System lets the rider start the motorcycle with a momentary press of the starter button. There is no need to pull in the clutch lever when the transmission is in neutral, and the starter motor automatically disengages the instant the engine fires up.
  • CONTROL OVER ENGINE OPERATIONS: The Low RPM Assist System seamlessly increases engine speed to smooth the power delivery when launching from a standing start or riding at low speeds to help ensure better control and operation in stop-and-go traffic. The system also minimizes the possibility of the rider stalling the motorcycle during take-off.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Combined Brake System provides stopping confidence to the Hayabusa rider as operating the front brake lever provides braking power to both the front and rear brakes.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Motion Track Anti-lock Brake System (MT-ABS) combines IMU-measured, spatial information of the Hayabusa’s posture in conjunction with front and rear wheel speeds. This allows the ABS** to not only activate in a straight line but also when the vehicle is leaning or turning.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Slope Dependent Control System prevents rear wheel lift when braking when travelling downhill. The ABS unit continually measures brake pressure while the IMU constantly monitors vehicle posture of the vehicle even as the Hayabusa is traveling downhill. When the rider operates a brake lever or pedal when riding downhill, the electronic control unit adjusts brake pressure to prevent rear wheel lift, providing more stable braking.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Hill Hold Control System helps hold the Hayabusa when it is stopped on an incline, providing confidence so riders can focus on smoother takeoffs up the hill.

Body & Styling Features

  • The styling of the bodywork intentionally conveys a modern image of advanced performance and effective features, while faithfully inheriting the wind-cutting silhouette and overall look for which the Hayabusa is famous.
  • From every angle and in every detail, the Hayabusa’s body has straighter, sharper lines that create a firm impression of modern appeal that is sure to turn heads.
  • Beyond art, the bodywork was also developed by practical shaping during extensive wind tunnel developmental sessions so the Hayabusa’s advanced aerodynamics offer superb wind protection both for normal and completely tucked-in seating positions.
  • The 2023 Hayabusa is offered in a trio of two-tone body color schemes: Pear Vigor Blue & Pearl Brilliant White form a visually stunning white motorcycle with deep blue accents in key locations that emphasize the Hayabusa’ sculpted form. Metallic Matte Black & Glass Sparkle Black uses the offset between flat and glossy black paint to create a dark image of strength. Metallic Thunder Gray & Candy Darning Red occupies a space between the bright white and dark black of the other schemes. The gray base color provides definition to the Hayabusa’s body with red accents placed in the various intake and exhaust vents in the bodywork.
  • The Hayabusa kanji and name logos have been styled to align with the bodywork’s modern look. Both logos adopt highly stylized strokes and the name logo features a long cross stroke on the “H” that emphasizes a sense of speed.
  • Small, tasteful versions of the Hayabusa’s Japanese logo are incorporated on the ignition key fob, within the LED headlight housing, at the front of the accessory seat cowl, and is visible as part of the start-up animation on the instrument cluster’s TFT display.

Chassis Features

  • The Hayabusa’s twin-spar aluminum frame and swingarm incorporate aluminum castings along with extruded aluminum sections that provide the right amount of suppleness and strength to its overall rigid alloy frame structure.
  • Weighing 1.5 pounds (700 grams) less than the prior generation’s part, the redesigned sub-frame is made of longer rectangular steel tubing for ample weight-carrying capacity.
  • The KYB® inverted cartridge fork has a specific internal structure to provide more compliance, further improving the suspension’s ability to absorb shocks from the road helping to ensure a smoother, more stable ride with optimum grip.
  • The fork has spring preload plus rebound and compression damping force adjusters so the rider can tune the suspension response to their preference.
  • The fork’s 43mm inner tubes feature Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) coating to reduce friction and improve reaction to small road surface irregularities.
  • Like the fork, the internal structure of the KYB® rear shock absorber was designed to help optimize comfort and straight-line stability.
  • The shock absorber has threaded spring preload adjustment collars plus rebound and compression damping force adjusters.
  • A steering damper attached to the frame and the lower fork bracket provide damping force to suppress unwanted vibration and steering forces, but are tuned to provide a light steering feel at lower speeds.
  • Seven-spoke cast aluminum alloy wheels are used to help improve grip and feel to the rider while matching the Hayabusa’s exciting styling.
  • Co-developed by Suzuki and Bridgestone®, the Hayabusa is shod with Battlax Hypersport S22 tires in120/70ZR17M/C (58W) front and 190/50ZR17M/C (73W) rear sizes.
  • These Bridgestone® tires use a compound and construction to help improve grip on dry roads, performance in wet conditions, and help provide greater all-round agility. The S22 tires also provide excellent straight-line stability and braking grip, providing the rider a more exciting and confidence-building experience.
  • The Hayabusa provides the rider extraordinary control of braking with the Combined Brake System, and the Motion Track Antilock Brake System (MT-ABS)**. (**Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please ride carefully and do not overly rely on ABS.)
  • The Hayabusa is equipped with the innovative Brembo® Stylema® front brake calipers. Featuring a light, compact and carefully sculpted design that is intended for use on high-performance motorcycles, these calipers increase airflow around the brake pads to cool more quickly and deliver immediate response.
  • The Stylema® front brake calipers are paired with a pair of 320mm diameter stainless-steel full-floating discs with a hole pattern that further helps optimize cooling efficiency.
  • The solo rear 260mm brake rotor is grabbed by a single-piston brake caliper.
  • The floating handlebar mount helps minimize vibration, while the upper clamp incorporates a distinctive Hayabusa logo.
  • As compared to the prior generation Hayabusa, the handlebars are mounted 12mm closer to the rider vastly improving comfort and reduce fatigue when touring while enhancing control.
  • The rider footrests have damped mounting hardware to reduce vibration and are set in a sporty, yet comfortable relationship to the handlebars and seat. The heel guards incorporate replaceable plastic inserts that can be changed to renew their appearance.
  • Both the shift and rear brake levers are easily adjustable to the rider’s preference.
  • The Hayabusa’s black-anodized, adjustable clutch and front brake lever have carefully crafted shapes to aid rider control and feature slots at the ends to reduce the chance of wind pressure pushing the levers inward.
  • The bodywork and sub frame were designed to bring the Hayabusa’s seat height down to 31.5 inches.
  • The rear seat is set higher than the front seat so the passenger can enjoy a forward view over the rider’s shoulder.
  • Visually matching the Hayabusa’s styling, the grab rail is reshaped and set in proximity to the rear seat so it is easy for the passenger to grasp.
  • The passenger seat and grab rail can be replaced by an optional, color matched single seat cowl that acts as a lumbar stop for the rider during solo rides while adding to the Hayabusa’s performance-related style.

Driveline Features

  • The Hayabusa’s six-speed, close-ratio, and constant-mesh transmission can be shifted conventionally or with the bi-directional quick shift system allowing the rider to select racing-style, conventional, or casual riding clutchless shifts.
  • The Hayabusa has the latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) clutch that delivers a lighter clutch lever pull than ever before. SCAS serves as a back-torque-limiting system for smooth downshifts while increasing plate tension during acceleration to ensure engine power is effectively transmitted to the rear wheel.
  • Hydraulic clutch activation further reduces the lever pull while providing the rider a good sense of the clutch’s friction zone.
  • The Hayabusa’s six-speed, close-ratio transmission was developed to match the engine’s performance while improving durability and simplifying service.
  • Oil jets in the crankcase spray lubricating oil on the fourth, fifth, and sixth gears to reduce friction, wear, and mechanical sounds during high-speed operation.
  • The longer countershaft accommodates the new-generation SCAS-style clutch and uses longer needle bearings to increase durability. The clutch pushrod length updated to match the countershaft change.
  • The gearshift cam, end plate and stopper design provide precise operation with the quick shift system while giving the rider a smooth and direct shift feel.
  • To simplify service, a unique transmission retainer system is used in the crankcase.
  • Developed for the Hayabusa, the unique and strong RK® GB50GSVZ4 drive chain has larger pins and rollers for reliable and quiet operation.

Electrical & Lighting Features

  • Riders adore the outstanding functionality and familiar layout of the Hayabusa’s instantly recognizable instrument cluster. Continuing the tradition of blending analog gauges with digital LCD displays and LED icons, the Hayabusa’s instrument cluster benefits from several carefully developed innovations and valuable features with styling to match the bike’s modern appearance.
  • A key feature of the instrument cluster is the TFT LCD panel centrally mounted between the speedometer and tachometer. By using two display methodologies, the TFT LCD panel can display a variety of information in formats that are easily recognizable and attractive.
  • An ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the instrument cluster’s brightness level based on surrounding conditions, but the rider can manually adjust the illumination to their preference.
  • The handlebar switches were designed to maximize operating ease and efficiency. The mode/set switch on the left handlebar controls various Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) settings and adjustments, including cruise control operation.
  • A powerful dual-core 32-bit ECM provides state-of-the-art engine management that contributes to the operation and optimization of the Hayabusa’s electrical and S.I.R.S. components.
  • The 400W charging system uses a durable, oil-cooled three-phase stator. A high-capacity, maintenance-free style battery and fuses are easily accessible under the rider’s seat.
  • Another component supporting S.I.R.S. and other Hayabusa technology is a six-direction, three-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) supplied by Bosch®.
  • The Hayabusa is equipped with the latest generation, compact Antilock Brake System (ABS) unit from Bosch®. Working in conjunction with the IMU, the ABS-unit realizes features such as the Motion Track Brake System, Slope Dependent Control System and Hill Hold Control System.
  • Befitting its premium sportbike status, the Hayabusa is equipped with highly functional and attractive lighting. The stacked headlight format that debuted with the original Hayabusa continues in this 2023 edition with advanced technology and modern styling.
  • Hayabusa’s front turn signals are incorporated in the position lights, a first for a Suzuki motorcycle.
  • The bold LED taillight and rear turn signal design creates a single wide, sharp accent running horizontally across the bottom of the Hayabusa’s tail section.

Engine Features

  • The powerful, 1,340cc, inline-four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine supplies a seamless surge of torque for effortless acceleration.
  • Using techniques developed for the GSX-R1000, the crankcases have lubrication passages that provide 54% more oil flow to the crankshaft than the prior generation engine to help increase durability.
  • Specialized crankcase assembly hardware and a modern tightening procedure is used to increase engine rigidity and durability.
  • U-shaped cutouts in cylinder’s bores allow crankcase pressure created by descending pistons to escape to adjacent cylinders to reduce internal pumping pressure and mechanical power losses.
  • Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) cylinder coating improves heat dissipation, durability, and ring seal. The three-ring, aluminum-alloy slipper pistons have been shaped and reduced in weight (weight of each piston was reduced by 26 grams). Conical machining at the piston pin bores improves strength and durability.
  • The chrome nitride Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) piston ring coating is harder and smoother than conventional chrome plating, reducing friction while improving sealing to the SCEM-coated cylinder.
  • Like the crankcase, the crankshaft has high flow oil passages to increase lubrication at several key areas.
  • The connecting rod design that reduces weight (by 3 grams each rod) from the prior generation part while also increasing rigidity.
  • With lower mass than the prior generation parts, the crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons reduce internal vibration, which in turn contributes to greater engine durability.
  • A gear-driven balancer shaft is timed to the crankshaft to help minimize vibration to the engine and the rider.
  • The design of the Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber (TSCC) in the cylinder head was updated in this generation engine to promote faster and more efficient burning of the fuel-air mixture. This update complements other valve train updates, increasing flow coefficient by 5% to improve combustion efficiency.
  • The exhaust camshaft’s valve list is higher than the prior generation engine and the timing for both camshafts has been tuned to reduce valve opening overlap, boosting low- to mid-range engine performance. Wide camshaft’s lobes improve valve train lubrication and durability.
  • Lightweight titanium valves with high-rate valve springs ideally match the camshafts to maintain accurate valve control.
  • The cam chain tensioner design minimizes chain runout and uses a Teflon coating on the slipper surface to reduce mechanical loss.
  • Fired by independent ignition coil-caps in each cylinder, iridium spark plugs produce more complete combustion and last longer than conventional plugs.
  • A curved radiator with a compact, dense-core design and two ECM-controlled electric fans keep the engine temperature stable.
  • The fairing design permits high air flow through the radiator, increasing cooling efficiency as compared to the prior generation Hayabusa. Air flow is increased by 8% when the Hayabusa is in motion and is approximately 7% better when the cooling fan is moving air during low- to mid-speed riding.
  • To allow the cooling fans to spin down when stopping in traffic, reducing warm air flow to the rider, the cooling fan blade pitch has been optimized and matched to a smaller fan shroud.
  • Positioned below the main radiator, a large-capacity air-cooled oil cooler reduces engine oil temperatures throughout the crankcase.
  • The Hayabusa is equipped with Suzuki’s Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle body system which provides light, natural response with linear control like that of a conventional throttle.
  • The electronic throttle bodies have tapered 43mm bores and are part of a high-flow intake system (intake pipe, throttle body and air cleaner funnel) that is 12mm longer than the prior generation Hayabusa to boost power at low-to mid-range engine speeds.
  • Because the ECM controls the action of the throttle bodies, other features can be precisely controlled, such as cruise control, launch and lift control, the bi-directional quick shift system, cold-start up and idle speed control, and simplified service procedures.
  • The throttle bodies use four primary fuel injectors that spray a fine mist of fuel directly into the intake pipes. Four additional Suzuki Side Feed Injectors (S-SFI) are set above the throttle body in the side of the intake funnels. These side injectors spray a fine mist of fuel on a reflecting plate at the top of the throttle body, resulting in a 2% increase in power and torque output in the low- to mid-range.
  • The new throttle bodies made it possible to increase the air cleaner assembly’s capacity from 10.3 liters to 11.5 liters, increasing the air supply to the engine. The air cleaner has a more rigid lid and simplified internal structure that also enhances the intake air sound quality.
  • The more compact throttle bodies made it possible to increase the air cleaner assembly’s capacity from 10.3 liters to 11.5 liters, increasing the air supply to the engine. The air cleaner has a rigid lid with a simplified internal structure that enhances the intake air sound quality.
  • The two Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) intake ducts in the upper fairing route high-pressure, fresh air to the air cleaner boosting performance in a linear fashion as the road speed increases.
  • The two Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) intake ducts in the upper fairing route high-pressure, fresh air to the air cleaner boosting performance in a linear fashion as the road speed increases.
  • Suzuki Pulsed Secondary Air Injection (PAIR) system introduces fresh air into the exhaust to ignite unburned hydrocarbons (HC) to reduce carbon monoxide (CO) emissions.
  • The exhaust system is 4.5 pounds (2,054 grams) lighter than the prior system with silencers styled to complement the Hayabusa’s overall look. The silencers also have more capacity for better performance and have been tuned to emit a more exciting sound off idle and at lower speeds.
  • The four-into-two-into-one-into-two exhaust system configuration uses connecting pipes from the #1 and #4 head pipes to help deliver more power and torque at low- to mid-range speeds. Like the prior generation exhaust, a connector pipe connects the #2 and #3 head pipes for similar benefits.
  • The new exhaust has high-flow catalyzers in the mid-pipe and within each silencer to further reduce HC, CO, and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. Dual O2 sensors provide instantaneous feedback to the ECM for smooth, clean EFI operation.
  • The body of the exhaust silencers (mufflers) will change in color and hue over time in response to the way the bike is ridden. This makes it possible for each rider to add a unique personal touch to his or her Hayabusa.

Key Features

  • The Hayabusa is instantly recognizable as its wind-cheating body preserves the cues that were inspired by the peregrine falcon – the world’s fastest animal. To bring a sophisticated appearance to the iconic Hayabusa, Suzuki’s design team incorporated distinct lines and shapes to achieve an expression of refinement and ultimate performance.
  • For 2023, riders may choose from three stunning color schemes: Metallic Matte Black & Glass Sparkle Black, Pearl Vigor Blue & Pearl Brilliant White, or Metallic Thunder Gray & Candy Darling Red. Each scheme features the iconic Hayabusa Kanji symbols and name logos.
  • The Hayabusa’s legendary 1340cc, four-cylinder, DOHC engine is fed by Ride-by-Wire electronic throttle bodies with dual fuel injectors feeding each cylinder, mixing with pressurized air from the Suzuki Ram Air Direct (SRAD) intakes in the nose of the aerodynamic fairing. The symmetrical twin silencer exhaust system is lighter with better flow and a stimulating exhaust note.
  • The Hayabusa’s superbike-caliber, twin-spar aluminum frame delivers a stable ride with nimble handling that can be personalized through the adjustable KYB-supplied suspension. Optimized aerodynamics and wind protection provide comfort while improved braking performance inspires rider confidence.
  • The Hayabusa employs an advanced version of the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.); a comprehensive collection of electronic rider aids like Cruise Control and Bi-directional Quick Shift systems that can optimize and personalize the motorcycle’s performance characteristics to match the conditions and desires of the rider. Only the Hayabusa offers this premium suite of aids that simultaneously boosts performance and comfort as riders enjoy the ultimate sportbike experience.

Other Features

  • 12-month limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).* (*Subject to separate coverage for certain parts and the exclusions and limitations described in the New On-Road Motorcycle Limited Warranty.)

Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) Features

  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE OUTPUT CHARACTERISTICS: The Suzuki Drive Mode Selector Alpha (SDMS-α) system provides the rider a choice of three factory preset and three rider (or user) defined and combined settings of the Power Mode Selector, Motion Track Traction Control, Anti-lift Control, Engine Brake Control and Bi-directional Quick Shift systems.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE OUTPUT CHARACTERISTICS: The Power Mode Selector (PW) permits selection between three different engine output characteristic modes to match the riding conditions or the rider’s preference.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Motion Track Traction Control System (TC) was designed to provide greater stability and help enable the rider to control the Hayabusa with confidence in varying riding conditions by limiting rear wheel spin.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Anti-lift Control System (LF) adds control reassurance to riders by helping prevent the front wheel from lifting off the ground when accelerating.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Launch Control System (LC) helps ensure efficient launch and acceleration from a standing start. Launch Control for the Hayabusa offers three modes from which the rider can choose to match his or her level of experience or confidence.
  • CONTROL OF THE ENGINE DECELERATION CHARACTERISTICS: The Engine Brake Control System (EB) is a three mode (and OFF setting) system that provides control over the effective strength of engine braking to match the rider’s preference.
  • CONTROL OVER THE ENGINE AT STEADY SPEEDS: The Hayabusa’s Cruise Control System maintains the selected road speed without the rider having to hold the throttle open – a welcome feature for long-distance riding that can reduce rider fatigue.
  • CONTROL OVER THE ENGINE AT STEADY SPEEDS: Suzuki’s Active Speed Limiter is a first in the motorcycle industry, as this highly practical system allows the rider to set a speed limit the bike will not exceed, eliminating concerns about speeding or driving faster than intended.
  • CONTROL OVER ENGINE OPERATIONS: The dual mode Bi-directional Quick Shift System (QS) allows the rider to shift up or down quickly and easily, without operating the clutch or throttle. To ensure smooth upshifts QS adjust ignition timing when accelerating or riding at a steady speed. When decelerating, QS adjusts throttle settings, automatically blipping the throttle when downshifting.
  • CONTROL OVER ENGINE OPERATIONS: The Suzuki Easy Start System lets the rider start the motorcycle with a momentary press of the starter button. There is no need to pull in the clutch lever when the transmission is in neutral, and the starter motor automatically disengages the instant the engine fires up.
  • CONTROL OVER ENGINE OPERATIONS: The Low RPM Assist System seamlessly increases engine speed to smooth the power delivery when launching from a standing start or riding at low speeds to help ensure better control and operation in stop-and-go traffic. The system also minimizes the possibility of the rider stalling the motorcycle during take-off.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Combined Brake System provides stopping confidence to the Hayabusa rider as operating the front brake lever provides braking power to both the front and rear brakes.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Motion Track Anti-lock Brake System (MT-ABS) combines IMU-measured, spatial information of the Hayabusa’s posture in conjunction with front and rear wheel speeds. This allows the ABS** to not only activate in a straight line but also when the vehicle is leaning or turning.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Slope Dependent Control System prevents rear wheel lift when braking when travelling downhill. The ABS unit continually measures brake pressure while the IMU constantly monitors vehicle posture of the vehicle even as the Hayabusa is traveling downhill. When the rider operates a brake lever or pedal when riding downhill, the electronic control unit adjusts brake pressure to prevent rear wheel lift, providing more stable braking.
  • CONTROL OVER BRAKING: The Hill Hold Control System helps hold the Hayabusa when it is stopped on an incline, providing confidence so riders can focus on smoother takeoffs up the hill.

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