Suzuki’s 2010 sportbike lineup gets a new member – the GSX1250FA. The new addition will sell in Europe and compared to the Bandit 1250, it only has an extra full fairing to brag about. Everything else, the engine and tranny as well as the chassis are all shared with the Bandit 1250S, while the fairing didn’t required much work or imagination either as it was simply inspired from now this bike’s smaller brother, the
The fact is that Suzuki plans to sell the all-new GSX1250FA as a cheap (price is yet to be announced though) and versatile sport-touring motorcycle. For that reason, they offer genuine accessories such as windshield, top case and side cases among others.
Colors available for the 2010 model year are Candy Indy Blue, Metallic Oort Gray and Pearl Nebular Black. We hope this bike makes it to the United States in a couple of years from now because we truly like it. Read the provisory specs and features after the break.
2010 Suzuki GSX1250FA
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore x Stroke: 79.0 mm x 64.0 mm
Engine Displacement: 1255 cm3 (1255cc)
Compression Ratio: 10.5 : 1
Carburetion: Fuel injection
Oil Capacity (overhaul): 3.7L (3.9 US qt.)
Ignition: Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Starter System: Electric
Lubrication System: Wet sump
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Primary Drive Ratio: 1.537 (83 / 54)
Final Drive Ratio: 2.388 (43 / 18) Chassis and Dimensions
Rake/Trail: 25.2 degrees / 104 mm (4.1 in.)
Front Suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear Suspension: Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Front Brake: Disc, twin
Rear Brake: Disc
Front Tire: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless
Rear Tire: 180/55ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless
Fuel Tank: 19.0 L (5.0 US gal.)
Overall Length: 2,130 mm (83.9 in.)
Overall Width: 790 mm (31.1 in.)
Overall Height: 1,235 mm (48.6 in.)
Wheelbase: 1,485 mm (58.5 in.)
Seat Height: 805 / 825 mm (31.7 / 32.5 in.)
Curb Mass: 257kg (567 lbs.)
2010 Suzuki GSX1250FA 1255cm3engine tailored to deliver extra-smooth acceleration and broad power, generating peak torque at a low rpm range.
Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) fuel injection brings superb response feel, smooth power delivery, improved mileage and reduced emissions.
Long-wearing, tough SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) cylinder-bore plating.
Chrome-nitride piston-ring coating contributes to reduction of friction and tighter cylinder sealing.
Secondary balancer shaft enhances the engine’s smooth operation.
Automatic Idle Speed Control (ISC) helps improve cold starting, reduce cold-start emissions and stabilize engine idle under varying conditions.
Liquid-cooled oil cooler helps keep the engine running cool.
Effective engine management and emissions control systems together allow the GSX1250FA to meet the latest emission regulations and standards.
Functional full fairing, housing vertically stacked headlights and shaped for a neatly integrated impression with the tank and the tailsection.
Classic tube-frame chassis, with rake and trail chosen for an excellent balance between sporty handling and highway cruising comfort.
43mm-stanchion-tube front fork and single rear shock, both spring-preload-adjustable.
Fully floating 310mm-disc dual front brakes with 4-piston calipers. 240mm-disc rear brake with single-piston caliper.
Digital Antilock Brake System (ABS)* monitors wheel speed and matches stopping power to available traction.
Comfort-contoured seat. Seat height can be adjusted up or down 20mm by flipping over mounting spacers between the seat and the frame seat rails.
A convenient centerstand is standard equipment.
Functionally arranged instrument cluster with a comprehensive set of gauges, including a convenient gear-position indicator and a shift light.
Available Suzuki Genuine Accessories for the GSX1250FA include top and side cases, windshield and many more.