In-Depth Details Of The Suzuki GSX-85 2023
After its debut at the EICMA Show 2022, the Suzuki GSX-8S has been talked about a lot. to the source And the real aim of the manufacturer in creating a new mid-class sports car.
For the Suzuki GSX-8S, it is based on the approach of a naked sports bike, semi-touring, with the position of the handlebars and the seat giving a sporty, agile driving feel, but with the Sub-Frame section. strong enough to carry the weight of luggage The manufacturer has revealed the purpose of the product, which was created to be a middle-class sports car that combines sporty driving, agility, light weight and comfort. on a single car The car will cover everything from everyday use. Traveling for both short and long trips Including the ability to drive on the track. As a result, the GSX-8S is a versatile vehicle that has it all.
The highlight that particularly attracts us is the power. Because the engine is the heart of this model. It is the latest engine. It was developed to replace the original V-Twin 650 cc engine of the camp. The new engine will be a 776 cc twin-cylinder engine, 4-stroke, DOHC, water-cooled. The manufacturer has provided information that The engine produces a maximum power of 82.9 hp (PS) with a maximum torque of 78 Nm, while the engine has a 270-degree crankshaft that simulates the performance of a V-Twin engine that provides excellent acceleration. Great since leaving
Additionally, the engine is equipped with a “Suzuki Cross Balancer” in which two balancers are positioned at 90 degrees to the crankshaft. reduces vibration and meanwhile The engine itself is also lighter and more compact than the previous V-Twin engine despite the larger displacement.
The structure set is a Highly Rigid Steel Backbone Frame that focuses on special forming. It is lightweight but resistant to torque. Connected to the upside-down front suspension set from the KYB brand, the rear suspension from KYB as well, which will be a Uni-Swing type that works with an aluminum swing arm.
As for the equipment on the car It comes with a LED lighting system around the car, a 5-inch TFT display screen that can display a variety of information in an easy-to-understand manner. It also displays the operation of electronic systems such as SDMS (Suzuki Drive Mode Selector), intelligent driving modes, traction control with three levels to choose from, and can be disabled by SIRS (Suzuki Intelligent Ride). System) that acts like a Quickshifter system to adjust gears up or down quickly without having to use the clutch.
Pricing for the Suzuki GSX-8S hasn't been revealed yet, but the manufacturer has revealed that European sales will begin in the first quarter of 2023 and will be available in three colors. It is available in Pearl Tech White, Pearl Cosmic Blue and Metallic Matte Black No. 2 / Glass Sparkle Black.
I don't know if it's a coincidence. or intentionally With the launch of Suzuki's new model this time, because the new platform will have many similarities with the new Honda platform that was launched at Intermot 2022 just a few weeks before EICMA. Both platforms will be powered by twin-cylinder engines of similar displacement, with Honda using a 755cc and Suzuki with a 776cc. Both models will pilot the new platform. Still on the same track, the Sport Naked has a Honda Hornet750 and Suzuki GSX-8S, while the Touring-Adventure has a Honda XL750 Transalp and a crash-hit Suzuki V-Strom 800DE.