Suzuki GSX-S1000 gets more power and slippery clutch

Technical updates for the Suzuki super-naked

Suzuki GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F (same bike, but with fairings and a higher windscreen) get 150 horsepower and a slippery clutch for 2017. 

The power and torque update is a minor one - until now these bikes were capable of 143 horsepower. So, more likely Suzuki engineers had a better fueling in their minds, not just a simple horsepower figure. 

There were some journalists complaining about the unrefined fueling and maybe Suzuki wanted to fix the issue. 

As for the slippery-clutch, it was a necessary feature for Suzuki GSX-S1000 to keep the pace with its competitors in the super naked market. 

There are minor visual updates also, such as new black levers and foot control, while the F version got a tinted windshield. 

Price:

Suzuki GSX-S1000 -  €12,495/ £9,699/ $10,499

Suzuki GSX-S1000F - €12,995/ £10,299/ $10,999

 

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