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2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000
2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Suzuki
Suzuki
Model Year
2022
2022
Model
GSX-S1000
GSX-S1000
Model Code
NA
NA
Color
Metallic Triton Blue
Metallic Triton Blue

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Brembo, 4-piston, twin disc, ABS-equipped

Rear - Nissin, 1-piston, single disc, ABS-equipped

Front - Brembo, 4-piston, twin disc, ABS-equipped

Rear - Nissin, 1-piston, single disc, ABS-equipped

Tires

Front - 120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W), tubeless

Rear - 190 / 50ZR17M / C (73W), tubeless

Front - 120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W), tubeless

Rear - 190 / 50ZR17M / C (73W), tubeless

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 83.3 in. (2,115 mm)
Overall - 83.3 in. (2,115 mm)
Height
Overall - 42.5 in. (1,080 mm)
Overall - 42.5 in. (1,080 mm)
Width
Overall - 31.9 in. (810 mm)
Overall - 31.9 in. (810 mm)
Weight
Curb - 472 lb. (214 kg)
Curb - 472 lb. (214 kg)
Ground Clearance
5.5 in. (140 mm)
5.5 in. (140 mm)
Wheelbase
57.5 in. (1,460 mm)
57.5 in. (1,460 mm)
Seat Height
31.9 in. (810 mm)
31.9 in. (810 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
6-speed constant mesh
6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive
Chain, O-ring style, 525 x 116 links
Chain, O-ring style, 525 x 116 links

Electrical

Lighting

Headlight - Stacked LED

Tail light - LED

Headlight - Stacked LED

Tail light - LED

Engine

Engine
4-stroke, DOHC
4-stroke, DOHC
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
4
4
Displacement
999 cc
999 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.890 x 2.323 in. (73.4 x 59.0 mm)
2.890 x 2.323 in. (73.4 x 59.0 mm)
Compression Ratio
12.2:1
12.2:1
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate SCAS type
Wet, multi-plate SCAS type
Fuel System
Fuel injection with Ride-by-Wire electronic throttle bodies
Fuel injection with Ride-by-Wire electronic throttle bodies
Ignition

Electronic (transistorized)

Spark plugs - NGK CR9EIA-9 or DENSO IU27D Iridium-style

Electronic (transistorized)

Spark plugs - NGK CR9EIA-9 or DENSO IU27D Iridium-style

Starting
Electric
Electric
Lubrication
Wet sump
Wet sump
Fuel Capacity
5 US gal. (19 l)
5 US gal. (19 l)

Operational

Front Suspension
Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear Suspension
Link type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped
Link type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped

Other

Additional Colors

Metallic Triton Blue

Metallic Matte Mechanical Gray

Glass Sparkle Black

Metallic Triton Blue

Metallic Matte Mechanical Gray

Glass Sparkle Black

Warranty
12-month unlimited mileage limited
12-month unlimited mileage limited

Features

Body & Styling Features

  • The GSX-S1000’s new fuel tank increases capacity up to 19 L (5.0 US Gal.) to reduce the frequency of gas stops while commuting or on long rides.
  • The body work displays a sense of athleticism and muscular strength.
  • Straight, sharp lines emphasize a modern motorcycle of high quality.
  • New model logos and textured surfaces
  • The new front seat is designed for comfortable sport riding that includes a foam shape change to provide great support at the back of the seat while offering excellent freedom of movement for the rider.
  • The styling is meant to convey an aggressive attitude.
  • The new GSX-S1000 rolls out with a trio of new body color choices
  • A new, custom-designed ignition key sporting the GSX-S logo on the hilt aims to instill pride of ownership.

Chassis Features

  • Suzuki’s proven, twin-spar aluminum frame helps to ensure nimble handling and great road holding ability. The main spars are straight from the steering head to the swingarm pivot, which is ideal for achieving high rigidity and light weight.
  • Connected to the swingarm is a link-type rear suspension, with a single shock absorber that features spring preload, and is seven-way adjustable with rebound damping force adjustment.
  • Unique to GSX-S1000 models, the TRP six-spoke, lightweight, cast aluminum wheels look great and contribute to the bike’s nimble handling and sporty performance.
  • These wheels and new tires work in harmony with revised front and rear suspension settings to help realize the great grip, stability and nimble handling demanded for sporty performance, while also contributing to a comfortable ride.
  • The front brakes are complemented by a 240mm rear disc brake with a Nissin single-piston caliper to help ensure controlled stops.
  • The new GSX-S1000 features an upright riding position for greater comfort and control. This reasonable sport riding position is the result of a carefully crafted relationship between the handlebar, footrests, and seat.
  • The sturdy aluminum-alloy swingarm comes straight from the GSX-R1000. It is ruggedly braced and helps to ensure great road holding ability, together with superbike looks.
  • The 43mm inverted KYB forks have adjustable compression and rebound damping, plus spring preload adjustment with a generous 120 mm (4.7 inches) of front wheel travel.
  • Dunlop’s new Roadsport 2 radial tires (120/70ZR17 at the front and a new, wider sized 190/50ZR17 at the rear) are custom-engineered to perform optimally on the GSX-S1000, providing great grip in dry or wet conditions, faster warm-up, and long tread life.
  • Dual front brakes with fully floating 310mm discs and Brembo Monobloc calipers with four 32mm opposed pistons provide strong and consistent stopping power.
  • Both the front and rear brakes can be modulated by a new, compact Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)** controller to match stopping force to the available traction. (**Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please ride carefully and do not overly rely on ABS.)
  • The black finish on the shifter, rear brake, and both hand levers matches the performance nature of the motorcycle.

Electrical & Lighting Features

  • The oil-cooled, three-phase charging system provides ample power for the GSX-S1000’s maintenance-free battery and ride-enhancing electronics.
  • The GSX-S1000’s Computer Area Network (CAN) style wire harness functions as an interconnected information network, rather than using a more complex and slower conventional wiring harness.
  • Using a high-visibility LCD display, the GSX-S1000’s brightness-adjustable instrument cluster, packs a wide range of useful information into a compact module positioned at the center of the large-diameter handlebars.
  • The LCD readouts include - Speedometer and tachometer, odometer with twin tripmeters, gear position, fuel gauge, clock, battery voltage and service reminder. Specialized information includes real-time fuel consumption, average fuel consumption, riding range, and lap timer functions. S.I.R.S. related information includes the Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) setting, Quick Shift (ON/OFF) and Traction Control mode.
  • The GSX-S1000 is equipped with Suzuki innovative multifunction handlebar switches that are laid out to maximize operating ease and efficiency.
  • Supplied by Koito®, the independent, polygon-shaped, high- and low-beam headlights feature a new Mono-focus LED technology that shines light directly through a convex lens to brightly illuminate the road.
  • Front LED turn signals in thin, arrow-shaped housings, extend outward from the steering mount and emphasize the extraordinary appearance of the vertically stacked headlights.
  • With lower electrical draw than conventional lighting, the new LED headlights, position light, turn signals and taillight complement the GSX-S1000’s sharp, angular styling while improving both visibility and durability.
  • Suzuki’s Easy Start System requires just a simple touch of the starter button to fire up the engine (without pulling the clutch lever if the transmission is in neutral).
  • A new 32-bit ECM provides state-of-the-art engine management that contributes to the operation and optimization of the GSX-S1000’s electrical and S.I.R.S. components.
  • The instrument’s exclusive graphics and blue backlighting create a high-quality appearance that will instill pride of ownership, and the fresh, new information format readouts are easy for the rider to recognize.
  • The main LCD panel is flanked by LED indicators for the turn signals, high beam, malfunction, traction control*, ABS**, plus coolant temperature and oil pressure alerts.
  • A perfect complement to the GSX-S1000’s razor-sharp styling, the new compact vertically stacked LED headlight assembly is trim, tight with the front fork.
  • The dual hexagonal shaped LED headlights are topped by a single LED position light that creates a clean new face that’s unlike any other motorcycle, making the GSX-S1000 clearly visible to pedestrians and other traffic. It’s a light, nimble look that emphasizes the new GSX-S1000’s aggressive stance and eagerness to perform.
  • The thin, arrow-like LED rear turn signals combine with a flat rear LED combination light to complement the stylish lines of the svelte tail section and match the bike’s unique advanced styling.

Engine Features

  • The GSX-S1000’s long-stroke GSX-R engine has been refined to produce a broad, smooth torque curve through the full rev-range with increased peak horsepower.
  • The cam chain tensioner and tension adjuster are updated to reduce friction and improve durability.
  • Aluminum pistons, engineered with use of Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis, are cast with optimal rigidity and weight.
  • Electronic throttle bodies are used on the GSX-S1000, so engine response is smooth and controlled, especially when the rider is applying the throttle to accelerate out of a corner.
  • Retaining the under-chassis design, sharp looks and exciting note of the prior generation’s system, the GSX-S1000’s new stainless steel, 4-2-1 exhaust system is completely redesigned and tuned.
  • The digital ignition fires iridium-type spark plugs that increase spark strength and combustion efficiency, contributing to higher power, more linear throttle response, easier engine start-up, and a more stable idle. These quality components also last longer than conventional spark plugs.
  • Additional heat is removed from the engine via the use of a lightweight and compact liquid-cooled oil cooler (like those used on certain GSX-R models).
  • Camshaft profiles decrease lift and valve overlap not only to improve emissions, but balance the engine’s performance and drivability, enhancing rider control.
  • Suzuki’s legendary Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber (TSCC) design is machined into the cylinder head that, with the flat-top pistons, achieves an optimal 12.2:1 compression ratio that helps deliver a broad spread of power throughout the entire rev range.
  • The engine finish is revised to present an even stronger image of quality while the design of the engine covers (clutch, stator, and drive sprocket) are updated with a new shape and finish.
  • The air cleaner has a new internal structure that contributes to the GSX-S1000’s increased engine performance while maintaining the exciting intake sound that the GSX-S1000 is renowned for.
  • A refined Suzuki Exhaust Tuning (SET) valve manages flow from the mid-chamber into the sculpted muffler that has a pleasing appearance that’s not common to under-chassis exhausts while creating an exciting, distinctive sound.
  • The restyled radiator shrouds efficiently guide cooling air to the high-capacity curved radiator.

Key Features

  • Lead by a new stacked LED headlight assembly and bold, angular styling that includes MotoGP inspired winglets, the GSX-S1000’s aggressive naked sportbike stance speaks of power and performance potential.
  • Upright streetfighter ergonomics, a twin-spar aluminum frame and fully adjustable KYB suspension deliver controlled handling while ABS-equipped** Brembo Monobloc brake calipers with dual, floating brake rotors provide controlled stopping power. (**Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please ride carefully and do not overly rely on ABS.)
  • Now supplied with the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) that includes the three-mode Suzuki Drive Mode Selector and the updated, five-mode Advanced Traction Control System* and the popular Easy Start and Low RPM Assist systems. (*The Traction Control System is not a substitute for the rider's throttle control. It cannot prevent loss of traction due to excessive speed when the rider enters a turn and/or applies the brakes. Neither can it prevent the front wheel from losing grip.)
  • The 999cc, GSX-R-based engine has more peak power with strong torque in the low- to mid-range that’s smoothly controlled by new, Ride-by-Wire electronic throttle bodies for stimulating sportbike experience.
  • The latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) smooths shifting and engine braking, or give your clutch hand a rest with the new Bi-directional Quick Shift system.
  • Select from Suzuki’s hero Metallic Triton Blue, new Metallic Matte Mechanical Gray, or the ever-popular Glass Sparkle Black paint scheme – each featuring new logos for the sport’s dominant naked sportbike.

Other Features

  • A variety of Genuine Suzuki Accessories are available, such as a solo seat cowl, meter visor (acts as a sport screen), billet clutch and brake levers, fuel tank and engine cover protectors, clip-on tank bags, plus a selection of GSX-S logo apparel.
  • 12-month unlimited mileage limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).* (*Subject to separate coverage for certain parts and the exclusions and limitations described in the New On-Road Motorcycle Limited Warranty.)

Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) Features

  • The Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) provides the rider a choice of three different engine power output modes. All three modes deliver maximum engine output but provide different throttle response and torque characteristics when accelerating.
  • The five-mode Suzuki Traction Control System (STCS) continuously monitors front- and rear- wheel speed, engine RPM, throttle position and gear position to adjust engine output to prevent undesired rear wheel spin, helping maintain traction and power delivery to the road.
  • The Suzuki Easy Start System lets the rider start the motorcycle with a simple press of the starter button. There is no need to pull in the clutch lever when the transmission is in neutral, and the starter motor automatically disengages, the instant the engine fires up.
  • The advanced Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle System leverages the capability of the GSX-S1000’s 32-bit ECM and CAN-style wire harness to precisely control engine output relative to throttle action.
  • The Bi-directional Quick Shift System (QS) allows the rider to shift up or down quickly and easily, without operating the clutch or throttle.
  • The Low RPM Assist System seamlessly increases engine speed to smooth the power delivery when launching from a standing start or riding at low speeds, which helps ensure better control and operation in stop-and-go traffic. The system also minimizes the possibility of the rider stalling the motorcycle during take-off.

Transmission Features

  • Like a GSX-R1000, the race-proven, six-speed, close-ratio transmission features vertically staggered shafts to reduce overall engine length.
  • The latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) clutch is fitted to the GSX-S1000. More than ever before, the SCAS clutch increases plate pressure under acceleration, yet acts as a slipper clutch to smooth the engine response during engine braking and corner entry.
  • The precise shift linkage helps the rider easily and quickly select the best gear for the riding conditions.
  • The strong, 525 drive chain uses O-rings to preserve internal lubrication, so power is transmitted smoothly and quietly.

Body & Styling Features

  • The GSX-S1000’s new fuel tank increases capacity up to 19 L (5.0 US Gal.) to reduce the frequency of gas stops while commuting or on long rides.
  • The body work displays a sense of athleticism and muscular strength.
  • Straight, sharp lines emphasize a modern motorcycle of high quality.
  • New model logos and textured surfaces
  • The new front seat is designed for comfortable sport riding that includes a foam shape change to provide great support at the back of the seat while offering excellent freedom of movement for the rider.
  • The styling is meant to convey an aggressive attitude.
  • The new GSX-S1000 rolls out with a trio of new body color choices
  • A new, custom-designed ignition key sporting the GSX-S logo on the hilt aims to instill pride of ownership.

Chassis Features

  • Suzuki’s proven, twin-spar aluminum frame helps to ensure nimble handling and great road holding ability. The main spars are straight from the steering head to the swingarm pivot, which is ideal for achieving high rigidity and light weight.
  • Connected to the swingarm is a link-type rear suspension, with a single shock absorber that features spring preload, and is seven-way adjustable with rebound damping force adjustment.
  • Unique to GSX-S1000 models, the TRP six-spoke, lightweight, cast aluminum wheels look great and contribute to the bike’s nimble handling and sporty performance.
  • These wheels and new tires work in harmony with revised front and rear suspension settings to help realize the great grip, stability and nimble handling demanded for sporty performance, while also contributing to a comfortable ride.
  • The front brakes are complemented by a 240mm rear disc brake with a Nissin single-piston caliper to help ensure controlled stops.
  • The new GSX-S1000 features an upright riding position for greater comfort and control. This reasonable sport riding position is the result of a carefully crafted relationship between the handlebar, footrests, and seat.
  • The sturdy aluminum-alloy swingarm comes straight from the GSX-R1000. It is ruggedly braced and helps to ensure great road holding ability, together with superbike looks.
  • The 43mm inverted KYB forks have adjustable compression and rebound damping, plus spring preload adjustment with a generous 120 mm (4.7 inches) of front wheel travel.
  • Dunlop’s new Roadsport 2 radial tires (120/70ZR17 at the front and a new, wider sized 190/50ZR17 at the rear) are custom-engineered to perform optimally on the GSX-S1000, providing great grip in dry or wet conditions, faster warm-up, and long tread life.
  • Dual front brakes with fully floating 310mm discs and Brembo Monobloc calipers with four 32mm opposed pistons provide strong and consistent stopping power.
  • Both the front and rear brakes can be modulated by a new, compact Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)** controller to match stopping force to the available traction. (**Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please ride carefully and do not overly rely on ABS.)
  • The black finish on the shifter, rear brake, and both hand levers matches the performance nature of the motorcycle.

Electrical & Lighting Features

  • The oil-cooled, three-phase charging system provides ample power for the GSX-S1000’s maintenance-free battery and ride-enhancing electronics.
  • The GSX-S1000’s Computer Area Network (CAN) style wire harness functions as an interconnected information network, rather than using a more complex and slower conventional wiring harness.
  • Using a high-visibility LCD display, the GSX-S1000’s brightness-adjustable instrument cluster, packs a wide range of useful information into a compact module positioned at the center of the large-diameter handlebars.
  • The LCD readouts include - Speedometer and tachometer, odometer with twin tripmeters, gear position, fuel gauge, clock, battery voltage and service reminder. Specialized information includes real-time fuel consumption, average fuel consumption, riding range, and lap timer functions. S.I.R.S. related information includes the Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) setting, Quick Shift (ON/OFF) and Traction Control mode.
  • The GSX-S1000 is equipped with Suzuki innovative multifunction handlebar switches that are laid out to maximize operating ease and efficiency.
  • Supplied by Koito®, the independent, polygon-shaped, high- and low-beam headlights feature a new Mono-focus LED technology that shines light directly through a convex lens to brightly illuminate the road.
  • Front LED turn signals in thin, arrow-shaped housings, extend outward from the steering mount and emphasize the extraordinary appearance of the vertically stacked headlights.
  • With lower electrical draw than conventional lighting, the new LED headlights, position light, turn signals and taillight complement the GSX-S1000’s sharp, angular styling while improving both visibility and durability.
  • Suzuki’s Easy Start System requires just a simple touch of the starter button to fire up the engine (without pulling the clutch lever if the transmission is in neutral).
  • A new 32-bit ECM provides state-of-the-art engine management that contributes to the operation and optimization of the GSX-S1000’s electrical and S.I.R.S. components.
  • The instrument’s exclusive graphics and blue backlighting create a high-quality appearance that will instill pride of ownership, and the fresh, new information format readouts are easy for the rider to recognize.
  • The main LCD panel is flanked by LED indicators for the turn signals, high beam, malfunction, traction control*, ABS**, plus coolant temperature and oil pressure alerts.
  • A perfect complement to the GSX-S1000’s razor-sharp styling, the new compact vertically stacked LED headlight assembly is trim, tight with the front fork.
  • The dual hexagonal shaped LED headlights are topped by a single LED position light that creates a clean new face that’s unlike any other motorcycle, making the GSX-S1000 clearly visible to pedestrians and other traffic. It’s a light, nimble look that emphasizes the new GSX-S1000’s aggressive stance and eagerness to perform.
  • The thin, arrow-like LED rear turn signals combine with a flat rear LED combination light to complement the stylish lines of the svelte tail section and match the bike’s unique advanced styling.

Engine Features

  • The GSX-S1000’s long-stroke GSX-R engine has been refined to produce a broad, smooth torque curve through the full rev-range with increased peak horsepower.
  • The cam chain tensioner and tension adjuster are updated to reduce friction and improve durability.
  • Aluminum pistons, engineered with use of Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis, are cast with optimal rigidity and weight.
  • Electronic throttle bodies are used on the GSX-S1000, so engine response is smooth and controlled, especially when the rider is applying the throttle to accelerate out of a corner.
  • Retaining the under-chassis design, sharp looks and exciting note of the prior generation’s system, the GSX-S1000’s new stainless steel, 4-2-1 exhaust system is completely redesigned and tuned.
  • The digital ignition fires iridium-type spark plugs that increase spark strength and combustion efficiency, contributing to higher power, more linear throttle response, easier engine start-up, and a more stable idle. These quality components also last longer than conventional spark plugs.
  • Additional heat is removed from the engine via the use of a lightweight and compact liquid-cooled oil cooler (like those used on certain GSX-R models).
  • Camshaft profiles decrease lift and valve overlap not only to improve emissions, but balance the engine’s performance and drivability, enhancing rider control.
  • Suzuki’s legendary Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber (TSCC) design is machined into the cylinder head that, with the flat-top pistons, achieves an optimal 12.2:1 compression ratio that helps deliver a broad spread of power throughout the entire rev range.
  • The engine finish is revised to present an even stronger image of quality while the design of the engine covers (clutch, stator, and drive sprocket) are updated with a new shape and finish.
  • The air cleaner has a new internal structure that contributes to the GSX-S1000’s increased engine performance while maintaining the exciting intake sound that the GSX-S1000 is renowned for.
  • A refined Suzuki Exhaust Tuning (SET) valve manages flow from the mid-chamber into the sculpted muffler that has a pleasing appearance that’s not common to under-chassis exhausts while creating an exciting, distinctive sound.
  • The restyled radiator shrouds efficiently guide cooling air to the high-capacity curved radiator.

Key Features

  • Lead by a new stacked LED headlight assembly and bold, angular styling that includes MotoGP inspired winglets, the GSX-S1000’s aggressive naked sportbike stance speaks of power and performance potential.
  • Upright streetfighter ergonomics, a twin-spar aluminum frame and fully adjustable KYB suspension deliver controlled handling while ABS-equipped** Brembo Monobloc brake calipers with dual, floating brake rotors provide controlled stopping power. (**Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please ride carefully and do not overly rely on ABS.)
  • Now supplied with the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) that includes the three-mode Suzuki Drive Mode Selector and the updated, five-mode Advanced Traction Control System* and the popular Easy Start and Low RPM Assist systems. (*The Traction Control System is not a substitute for the rider's throttle control. It cannot prevent loss of traction due to excessive speed when the rider enters a turn and/or applies the brakes. Neither can it prevent the front wheel from losing grip.)
  • The 999cc, GSX-R-based engine has more peak power with strong torque in the low- to mid-range that’s smoothly controlled by new, Ride-by-Wire electronic throttle bodies for stimulating sportbike experience.
  • The latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) smooths shifting and engine braking, or give your clutch hand a rest with the new Bi-directional Quick Shift system.
  • Select from Suzuki’s hero Metallic Triton Blue, new Metallic Matte Mechanical Gray, or the ever-popular Glass Sparkle Black paint scheme – each featuring new logos for the sport’s dominant naked sportbike.

Other Features

  • A variety of Genuine Suzuki Accessories are available, such as a solo seat cowl, meter visor (acts as a sport screen), billet clutch and brake levers, fuel tank and engine cover protectors, clip-on tank bags, plus a selection of GSX-S logo apparel.
  • 12-month unlimited mileage limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).* (*Subject to separate coverage for certain parts and the exclusions and limitations described in the New On-Road Motorcycle Limited Warranty.)

Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) Features

  • The Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) provides the rider a choice of three different engine power output modes. All three modes deliver maximum engine output but provide different throttle response and torque characteristics when accelerating.
  • The five-mode Suzuki Traction Control System (STCS) continuously monitors front- and rear- wheel speed, engine RPM, throttle position and gear position to adjust engine output to prevent undesired rear wheel spin, helping maintain traction and power delivery to the road.
  • The Suzuki Easy Start System lets the rider start the motorcycle with a simple press of the starter button. There is no need to pull in the clutch lever when the transmission is in neutral, and the starter motor automatically disengages, the instant the engine fires up.
  • The advanced Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle System leverages the capability of the GSX-S1000’s 32-bit ECM and CAN-style wire harness to precisely control engine output relative to throttle action.
  • The Bi-directional Quick Shift System (QS) allows the rider to shift up or down quickly and easily, without operating the clutch or throttle.
  • The Low RPM Assist System seamlessly increases engine speed to smooth the power delivery when launching from a standing start or riding at low speeds, which helps ensure better control and operation in stop-and-go traffic. The system also minimizes the possibility of the rider stalling the motorcycle during take-off.

Transmission Features

  • Like a GSX-R1000, the race-proven, six-speed, close-ratio transmission features vertically staggered shafts to reduce overall engine length.
  • The latest version of the Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) clutch is fitted to the GSX-S1000. More than ever before, the SCAS clutch increases plate pressure under acceleration, yet acts as a slipper clutch to smooth the engine response during engine braking and corner entry.
  • The precise shift linkage helps the rider easily and quickly select the best gear for the riding conditions.
  • The strong, 525 drive chain uses O-rings to preserve internal lubrication, so power is transmitted smoothly and quietly.