Big Disappointment For Suzuki Hayabusa Fans — No New Model For 2018

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The Suzuki Hayabusa has a massive fan following around the world. The once-fastest motorcycle has almost remained unchanged for ten years and will remain so in its eleventh year as well.

The current filings with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) show that the emission levels of the Suzuki Hayabusa are the same as last year. This means that the engine will be the same and no new model is on offer for 2018.

Big Disappointment For The Suzuki Hayabusa Fans — No New Model For 2018

Previous reports suggested that Suzuki could update the Hayabusa with a forced-induction power plant after Kawasaki raised the performance standards higher with the H2 and the H2R. As it turns out, no such thing is on offer, at least for next year.

Big Disappointment For The Suzuki Hayabusa Fans — No New Model For 2018

The Suzuki Hayabusa comes with a 1340cc, liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine that develops 197bhp and 155Nm of torque. The engine is paired to a 6-speed gearbox. Unlike some of the motorcycles in this category that boast some top-of-the-line electronics, the Hayabusa comes with a choice of three rider modes and ABS.

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    The fan following for the Hayabusa is huge in India too. Limited electronic intervention and straight-out performance have made the Hayabusa a massive success in India. Since the ‘Busa' is assembled in India, Suzuki has managed to keep the pricing competitive, making the Suzuki GSX1300R a good overall package for the money.

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