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2002 SUZUKI STREET LINE
Suzuki’s street bike line has a solid reputation as having some of the best values in the industry. Versatile machines that have broad appeal, they offer the right combination of price, performance and style. For 2002 all three models are back with all the style, performance and value you’ve come to expect from Suzuki as well as a new addition to the Suzuki street line-up: the all new 2002 DL1000 V-Strom, a multi-purpose machine combining strong V-twin performance, easy handing and distinct styling to create Suzuki’s first Sport Enduro Tourer.
The Suzuki Bandit 1200 has long had a reputation for doing everything well, and don’t expect any less from the Bandit 1200S in 2002. Sporting two new colors for the new year the Bandit 1200S is back and better than ever. The Bandit 1200S returns with an aggressive aerodynamic fairing, bright projector-beam headlights, and protective windscreen in addition to a comfortable and stylish seat/tailsection combination, lightweight instruments and a powerful 4-stroke engine. The 1157cc air/oil-cooled, 4-cylinder engine cranks out gobs of low rpm torque thanks to precise cam timing, Mikuni BSR36 carburetors fitted with a throttle position sensor, and a high capacity clutch and oil cooler.
The Bandit 1200S utilizes a strong and stable chassis featuring a preload-adjustable cartridge-style front fork and a preload and rebound-adjustable rear shock and sturdy aluminum swingarm. Radial tires mounted to wide aluminum rims, plus dual 310 mm front disc brakes and a single hydraulic disc complete the big Bandit’s exceptional chassis package.
Other features include: external tie down hooks, a large 5.2 gallon fuel capacity, large passenger grab rails, a spacious storage area, and a handy center stand. All this peformance and practicality should cost more, but with the Bandit 1200S available for less than $7500 it makes perfect sense for any rider.
GSF1200S (K2) BANDIT AT A GLANCE
Suggested Retail: $7,399.00
Engine Type: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, air/oil-cooled
Bore and Stroke: 79.0 mm x 59.0 mm
Front Brake: Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake: Single Hydraulic Disc
Wheelbase: 1,430 mm (56.3 in)
Dry Weight: 220 kg (485 lbs)
Overall Length: 2,290 mm (90.2 in)
Overall Width: 865 mm (34.1 in)
Overall height: 1,340 mm (52.8 in)
Wheelbase: 1,550 mm (61.0 in)
Seat Height: 830 mm (32.7 in)
Dry Weight: 207 kg (456 lbs)
Engine type: Water-cooled 996 cc 4-stroke 90 degree 8 valves V-twin, DOHC, TSCC. 98 hp (72 kW)/ 7,500 rpm, 104 Nm/ 6.500 rpm.
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.