Suzuki released a new sports tourer GSX-S1000GT globally without warning, which is not only a derivative of the new GSX-S1000, but also a successor to the GSX-S1000F. GSX-S1000GT not only allows riders to feel the new design similar to GSX-S1000, but also equipped with various electronic control systems and smartphone connection functions!
From a super sports motorcycle to a touring sports motorcycle
Suzuki suddenly released a new model, the GSX-S1000GT, which is positioned as the successor to the GSX-S1000F, but it is also a newly designed sports tourer, not only changing the car name from "F" to "GT" , the avant-garde design concept, the higher front angle, etc., are reminiscent of the GT (Grand Tourer) incarnation that can improve the adaptability of long-distance travel.
The GSX-S1000F, which was redesigned in 2015, is a sports touring vehicle. It is equipped with a parallel four-cylinder engine of the 2005 model GSX-R1000, code-named K5, but the GSX-S1000F has a more comfortable driving posture and the ability to carry luggage. It is also stronger, so it is favored by consumers who are less concerned about extreme driving performance.
The front shape is different from any Suzuki model!
Although the design concept of GSX-S1000GT is quite similar to that of the new GSX-S1000, the rich lines of the whole car create a technological atmosphere and a sense of the future. On the whole, it is different from the muscular and sharp style of the current Suzuki models. great.
Not to mention the shape of the front of the car, the GSX-S1000GT uses quite aggressive V-shaped positioning lights on the front of the car, with LED monofocal lights (made by KOITO) designed on the left and right sides, only the left near lights, When the far lights are turned on, both sides will light up together. At the same time, aerodynamic kits such as windshield are standard on the front part of the car, which effectively reduces the accumulation of fatigue of the rider during high-speed cruising.
The driving posture, sitting posture and pedal position are the same as those of the GSX-S1000F, only the handle position is 14mm closer to the rider, and the width is increased by 23mm. These changes allow the rider to adopt a more comfortable straight-back riding posture for the upper body.
GSX-S1000GT includes handles that are convenient for rear seat passengers to grasp as standard equipment, and the seat cushion is also a two-piece design with a drop, which increases comfort regardless of shape and size, and the rider and passenger pedals are added with rubber pedals The perfect vibration dampening.
The GSX-S1000GT is equipped with a 999cc water-cooled four-stroke DOHC 4-valve parallel four-cylinder engine inherited from the GSX-S1000, with a maximum horsepower of 152ps/9,250rpm and a maximum torque of 106Nm/11,000rpm. It is also equipped with the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS, anti-lock clutch ), electronic throttle and two-way quick-release, etc., so that riders can enjoy driving more easily and stress-free.
The same as the GSX-S1000, the parallel four-cylinder engine improved from the GSX-R1000 code-named K5.
In order to be more in line with the GT's touring characteristics, Suzuki focused more on the full-speed response in the engine's power curve tuning, and the output speed of maximum horsepower and torque were earlier than those of the GSX-S1000F.
In terms of frame, like the GSX-S1000, it adopts a newly designed aluminum alloy frame with a detachable lightweight sub-frame. Since it is modified based on the frame of a super sports car, it can be used in high-speed driving and handling. There is a good balance in flexibility and comfort.
In the chassis system part, GSX-S1000GT adopts KYB-made 43mm fully adjustable inverted front fork with multi-link mid-mounted single-gun rear shock, and the braking system is front 310mm double floating disc + Brembo radiation pair four calipers with fixed disc The setting of disc + one-way one-piston caliper.
The most important thing is the electronic control system. The GSX-S1000GT is equipped with a 6.5-inch full-color TFT instrument panel. The rider can directly adjust the vehicle settings through the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (SIRS) from the instrument panel, such as Suzuki Drive Mode. Selector (SDMS, driving mode adjustable), Suzuki Traction Control System (STCS, tracking control), fast platoon, cruise control, etc., you can also use Bluetooth to connect with a smartphone, not only can you use the left handle switch to adjust the vehicle settings It can also set up navigation, answer calls, etc., and the functions are quite rich and complete.
The most important thing is the electronic control system. The GSX-S1000GT is equipped with a set of 6.5-inch full-color TFT instrument panels. The rider can directly adjust the vehicle settings through the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (SIRS) from the instrument panel, such as Suzuki Drive Mode. Selector (SDMS, driving mode adjustable), Suzuki Traction Control System (STCS, tracking control), fast platoon, cruise control, etc., you can also use Bluetooth to connect with a smartphone, not only can you use the left handle switch to adjust the vehicle settings It can also set up navigation, answer calls, etc., and the functions are quite rich and complete.
GSX-S1000GT has launched a total of three body paints, namely Metallic Triton Blue (metallic tri-color blue), Metallic Reflective Blue (metallic reflective blue) and Glass Sparkle Black (glossy glass black), etc., which are expected to be released in October 2021. It has been launched and sold in various countries around the world.
Metallic Triton Blue
Metallic Reflective Blue
Glass Sparkle Black
GSX-S1000GT main specifications
Overall length×overall width×overall height (mm): 2,140×825×1,215mm
Minimum ground clearance (mm): 140mm
Seat Height (mm): 810mm
Wheelbase (mm): 1,460mm
Engine form: Water-cooled four-stroke DOHC 4-valve parallel four-cylinder
Vehicle Weight (kg): 226kg
Fuel tank capacity: 19L
Maximum horsepower: 152ps/11,000rpm
Maximum torque: 10.81kg-m/9,250rpm