The trend of stripping sportbikes of their fairings and power to create a new product continues. Today, we have the GSX-S1000 from Suzuki. This bike is essentially a GSX-R1000 minus a bit of power and fairing. While you can have it with fairing too but not with similar power as the Gixxer. However, there is a market for such bikes too. After all, not every one wishes to zip past cars on a city road on a sport bike. Some like to also go on road trips, where bikes such as GSX-S1000 shine. So, here’s a lowdown on 2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 price in USA, specifications and features.
2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Price in USA
|MSRP for GSX-S1000 ABS||$10,499|
Yes, you can have the 2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 in three different variants. The GSX-S1000F is the GSX-S1000 with a fairing to reduce windblast on freeways. You can choose either bike, though the GSX-S1000 ABS is what you should really consider.
2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Specifications
|Engine displacement and type||999cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC, inline four-cylinder|
|Suspension (front)||43mm compression, rebound and pre-load adjustable KYB upside down fork|
|Suspension (rear)||Link-type fully-adjustable KYB monoshock|
|Brakes (front)||Dual 310mm discs with two Brembo monoblock 4-piston calipers|
|Brakes (rear)||Single disc wiith one Nissin single-piston caliper|
So, you see that 2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is no slouch. True, it is not as powerful as the GSX-R1000. However, for a bike that can be used daily, this motorcycle has enough power. It has adjustable suspension to help you tweak the ride and handling of the bike as per your needs.
2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Features
- ABS (optional)
- Traction control
- Riding modes
- Adjustable suspension
- Cast aluminium wheels
- LCD dashboard
In terms of features, the 2017 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is not as loaded as the GSX-R1000. However, barring ABS, every other feature is available on all variants. This makes this motorcycle a lucrative purchase proposition for you. The only question you need to ask yourself now is whether this will be your next bike or not.