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2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring
2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring
2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring
2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring
2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring


2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring Review

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring

Think of the 2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST / GSX1250FA SEA Touring as a kinetically charged invitation to enjoy the ride of your life. It has a fuel-injected powerplant with loads of torque and a wide powerband, which gives it awesome acceleration in every gear matched by heart-pounding top-end performance. It features advanced suspension front and rear, giving you the advantage when the road turns twisty.

With its fully faired design, the 2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST / GSX1250FA SEA Touring rewards you with a smooth and comfortable highway ride mile after mile after mile. It also has Suzuki's Digital Antilock Brake System (ABS) for optimum braking performance. The 2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST / GSX1250FA SEA Touring - with exciting performance and truly versatile capabilities, it's an all-around sportbike at an exceptional value.

For 2012, it's available in Metallic Alba Blue, Glass Splash White and Glass Sparkle Black.

 

A sports tourer made for turning any spot on the map into a precious memory.

Whether touring, commuting or just having some fun, the 2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST / GSX1250FA SEA Touring is never short on excitement, providing the rider with ample power and torque for a comfortable ride. This is the machine that defines a weekend, but can also be relied on every day of the week.

the fully faired 2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST / GSX1250FA SEA has a fuel injected double overhead camshaft (DOHC) powerplant with 1255cc of torque at your service. Delivering a wide spread of power, starting low down in the rev range, the six gear ratios takes full advantage of this torque resulting in extra smooth acceleration and inspiring power delivery, perfect for long distance rides.

The 2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST / GSX1250FA SEA also offers a quality luggage system comprising of 33 litre panniers (per side) and a 37 litre top box making it truly the ultimate go anywhere machine.




 

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring Key Features

Fuel Injection

Effective engine management and emissions control systems working together with Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) fuel injection, featuring 36mm throttle bodies, provides superb throttle response, smooth power delivery, improved mileage and reduced emissions.

Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plated cylinders for improved durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.

Chrome-nitride piston-ring coating contributes to reduction of friction and tighter cylinder sealing on the GSX1250FA.

Suzuki electronic Idle Speed Control (ISC) helps improve cold starting, reduce cold-starting emissions and stabilizes engine idle under varying conditions.

A secondary balancer shaft enhances the engine's smooth operation.

A liquid-cooled oil cooler helps keep the engine running at an optimum temperature.

 

Transmission Features

A slick-shifting six-speed transmission improves acceleration while reducing top-gear RPM at highway speeds. A hydraulic clutch with coil springs provides precise lever feel and control.

 

New Chassis Features

A full fairing increases comfort on the open road, housing vertically stacked headlights and shaped for a neatly integrated impression with the tank and the tail section.

Classic tube-frame chassis, with rake and trail chosen for an excellent balance between sporty handling and highway cruising comfort.

43mm stanchion-tube front forks offer 5.1 inches of travel, matched by a single rear shock with 5.4 inches of travel and adjustable preload.

2 Brakes
Fully floating 310mm dual-disc front brakes with four-piston calipers and a single 240mm rear disc brake with a single-piston caliper provide outstanding braking performance.

3 Seat
Long rides are made easy thanks to the comfort-contoured seat found on the GSX1250FA. The seat height can also be adjusted up or down 20mm by flipping over the mounting spacers between the seat and the frame seat rails.

4 Stand
A convenient centerstand is standard equipment on the GSX1250FA.

 

 

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring Features and Benefits

Chassis Features

Digital Antilock Brake System (ABS)* monitors wheel speed and matches stopping power to available traction.

*Please note that ABS is a supplemental device for brake operation, not a device for shortening stopping distance. Always remember to reduce speed sufficiently before approaching curves, corners and traffic congestion.

For enhanced long-distance riding comfort, the contoured seat can be adjusted up or down 20mm by flipping over the mounting spacers between the seat and the frame seat rails.

 

New Engine Features

Compact, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 1255cc, DOHC engine provides exceptionally strong acceleration matched by strong top-end performance.

1 Fuel Injection
Effective engine management and emissions control systems working together with Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) fuel injection, featuring 36mm throttle bodies, provides superb throttle response, smooth power delivery, improved mileage and reduced emissions.

Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plated cylinders for improved durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.

Chrome-nitride piston-ring coating contributes to reduction of friction and tighter cylinder sealing on the GSX1250FA.

Suzuki electronic Idle Speed Control (ISC) helps improve cold starting, reduce cold-starting emissions and stabilizes engine idle under varying conditions.

A secondary balancer shaft enhances the engine's smooth operation.

A liquid-cooled oil cooler helps keep the engine running at an optimum temperature.

 

Transmission Features

A slick-shifting six-speed transmission improves acceleration while reducing top-gear RPM at highway speeds. A hydraulic clutch with coil springs provides precise lever feel and control.

 

New Chassis Features

A full fairing increases comfort on the open road, housing vertically stacked headlights and shaped for a neatly integrated impression with the tank and the tail section.

Classic tube-frame chassis, with rake and trail chosen for an excellent balance between sporty handling and highway cruising comfort.

43mm stanchion-tube front forks offer 5.1 inches of travel, matched by a single rear shock with 5.4 inches of travel and adjustable preload.

2 Brakes
Fully floating 310mm dual-disc front brakes with four-piston calipers and a single 240mm rear disc brake with a single-piston caliper provide outstanding braking performance.

3 Seat
Long rides are made easy thanks to the comfort-contoured seat found on the GSX1250FA. The seat height can also be adjusted up or down 20mm by flipping over the mounting spacers between the seat and the frame seat rails.

4 Stand
A convenient centerstand is standard equipment on the GSX1250FA.

A large capacity 5 gallon fuel tank provides long operating range in between fill-ups

A comprehensive instrument cluster offers a variety of gauges, including a convenient gear position indicator and shift light, oil pressure/coolant temperature indicator, fuel injection indicator, ABS indicator and a shift light.

Available Suzuki Genuine Accessories for the GSX1250FA include top and side cases, windshield and more.

 




 

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring - USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $NA USD

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2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring - Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $12,899 USD

Chassis
Color Black, Blue
Brakes Front Disc brake, twin
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Curb Weight 254 kg (560 lbs)
Final Drive RK GB50GSVZ3, 118 links
Fuel Tank Capacity
Ground Clearance 135 mm ( 5.3 in)
Overall Length 2130 mm (83.9in)
Overall Width
Seat Height 785/805 mm (30.9/31.7 in) - Low/High
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Tires Front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless
Tires Rear 180/55ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Wheelbase 1485 mm (58.5 in)
Engine
Engine 1255 cc (76.6 cu. in), 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore Stroke 79.0 mm (3.110 in) x 64.0 mm (2.520 in)
Compression Ratio 10.5 : 1
Fuel System Fuel injection
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication Wet sump
Starter Electric
Warranty
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty


 


 

2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring - Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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2012 Suzuki GSX1250FA ST/SEA Touring - UK Specifications/Technical Details
RRP Price: £8,375 GBP

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS

Overall length: 2130mm (83.9in)
Overall width: 790mm (31.1in)
Overall height: 1235mm (48.6in)
Wheelbase: 1485mm (58.5in)
Seat height: 805mm (31.7in)
Kerb Mass: 257kg (566.6lbs)
Fuel capacity: 19.0litres (4.2 UK gallons)
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Engine capacity: 1255cc
Engine: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore: 79.0 mm x 64.0mm
Compression ratio: 10.5 : 1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Electronic ignition (Transistorised)
Fuel system: Fuel Injection
Starter: Electric
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Drive: Chain
CHASSIS SPECIFICATION

Front suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear suspension: Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Front brakes: Disc, twin
Rear brakes: Disc
Front tyres: 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W) tubeless
Rear tyres: 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W) tubeless

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