2021 Suzuki Hayabusa India launch Confirmed for April
Japanese automaker Suzuki is gearing up to launch the third-gen Hayabusa in India later this month. The new Hayabusa made its global debut in the month of February 2021. Last month, Suzuki had released a teaser video confirming its launch in India. The third generation Hayabusa is one of the few bikes that garnered the most attention across the world in recent times. The Suzuki Hayabusa is a bike that is known for its sheer speed. In 1999, it gained the title of the fastest production bike in the world with a top speed of 312 kmph.
Updated Design – Features Like SIRS, Cruise, and Many More
The next-gen Suzuki Hayabusa retains the overall bulbous shape of the original Hayabusa famous for its wind-cheating aerodynamics. However, the Japanese Peregrine Falcon is now more chiselled with sharp features and has also been put on a mild diet, shedding a total of 2.7 kgs of weight when compared to the predecessor. The front fascia, side fairing, and tail are completely new and the company has managed to incorporate an air diffuser cocooning the bike rider from the elements. Apart from the design and styling the 2021 Hayabusa also comes with an impressive electronics package, including new safety features, new colours LCD instruments, and more.
2021 Suzuki Hayabusa comes equipped with the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (SIRS), which includes features such as launch control system, Emergency Stop Signal, Slope Dependent Control System, cruise control with active speed limiter, Motion Track Brake System, Hill Hold Control System, cornering ABS, and six riding modes, three of which are user-defined. The bike also gets a part-digital part-analog panel with a TFT display.
The Hayabusa is powered by a 1340 cc, Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line four-cylinder engine that produces 187 BHP at 9700 rpm of power and 150 Nm at 7,000 rpm of torque. Abundant power and torque offer a more confident ride in any gear and at any speed. The engine gets lighter pistons, new connecting rods, new camshaft, new crankshaft, new cam chain tensioner, new crankcase, new magneto and fuel injectors among a host of other upgrades.
The bike generated a cult status after its appearance in the Bollywood movie Dhoom and has been popular ever since. The Suzuki Hayabusa was so popular in the India that Suzuki began importing the second-gen model via the CKD route. Expect prices to be around the Rs. 17 to 20 lakh.