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– 2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA
2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA
Boldly styled and impressively powerful, the GSX1250FA is prepared to provide excitement whether you’re out touring, commuting or if you’re simply out having some fun. The GSX1250FA, with its sportbike DNA, is a machine that can define a weekend, but can also be relied on every day of the week. The fully faired GSX1250FA has a fuel injected double overhead camshaft (DOHC) powerplant packing 1255cc of power at your service. Delivering a wide spread of power, starting low down in the rev range, the six gear transmission takes full advantage of this torque, resulting in extra smooth acceleration and inspiring power delivery…a perfect combination for long distance rides. The GSX1250FA. Exciting, stimulating and tailored for sporting comfort. It’s an all-around performer and an exceptional value.
2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA Features
The GSX1250FA is equipped with a Digital Antilock Brake System (ABS)* that monitors wheel speed and matches stopping power to available traction.
New Engine Features
The GSX1250FA is powered by a compact, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 1255cc, DOHC, wet sump engine that has a bore and stroke of 79.0 mm x 64.0 mm. A secondary balancer shaft enhances the engine’s smooth operation.
Suzuki Dual Throttle valve (SDTV) fuel injection, featuring 36mm throttle bodies, brings superb response feel, smooth power delivery, improved mileage and reduced emissions.
Long-wearing, tough SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) cylinder-bore plating offers increased durability and efficiency.
Chrome-nitride piston-ring coating contributes to reduction of friction and tighter cylinder sealing on the GSX1250FA.
Suzuki Idle Speed Control (ISC) helps improve cold starting, reduce cold-start emissions and stabilize engine idle under varying conditions.
Effective engine management and emissions control systems together allow the GSX1250FA to meet the latest emissions regulations and standards.
A liquid-cooled oil cooler helps keep the GSX1250FA engine running cool.
A slick shifting six speed transmission improves acceleration while reducing top gear RPM at highway speeds. The GSX1250FA comes with a hydraulic clutch with coil springs that provides improved lever feel and control.
Power is put to the ground via a durable RK GB50GSV Z3 118 link chain.
The GSX1250FA comes with a functional full fairing, housing vertically stacked headlights and is shaped for a neatly integrated impression with the tank and the tailsection.
The GSX1250FA features a 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. A single rear shock (with 5.4 inches of travel) is preload adjustable so you can tune for when riding with or without passengers.
The GSX1250FA comes with fully floating 310mm dual-disc front brakes with four-piston calipers and a single 240mm rear disc brake with a single-piston caliper.
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.
A convenient centerstand is standard equipment on the GSX1250FA.
A large capacity 5 gallon fuel tank (4.9 gal. on CA models) 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 engine RPM indicator light.
Available Suzuki Genuine Accessories for the GSX1250FA include top and side cases, windshield and more.
*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.
2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA – United States of America Specifications
USA MSRP – $11,599 USD
Brakes Front Disc brake, twin
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Curb Weight 257kg (567 lbs.)
Final Drive RK GB50GSVZ3, 118 links
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.5 L (4.9 US gal)
Ground Clearance 5.3 in. (135mm)
Overall Length 2130 mm (83.9 in.)
Overall Width 790 mm (28.0 in.)
Seat Height 805/825 mm (31.7/32.5 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 1485mm (58.5 in.)
Engine 1255cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore Stroke 79.0 mm x 64.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.5 : 1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication Wet sump
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty
2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA – Canadian Specifications
Canada MSRP – See dealer for pricing.
Model may not be available in Canada.
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