Suzuki Bandit 1250 For Sale
What Is It?
The Suzuki Bandit 1250 is a naked or semi-faired bike and is powered by a new Euro 3 compliant liquid cooled 1,255 cc inline four engine, producing 96.6 bhp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque at just 3,700 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame
- Dual 310 mm discs up front with Tokico four piston calipers
- 240 mm disc at the rear with Tokico single piston caliper
- 43 mm fork with pre-load adjustment with 130 mm travel
- Adjustable rear shock with 136 mm travel
- Adjustable seat (785 mm / 805 mm)
- 6 speed gearbox
Compared to the GSF1200 the engine is a new larger capacity design and now Euro 3 compliant with fuel injection and liquid cooling, however it makes the same power as before just a few hundred RPM further down. Fuel capacity is down one litre but dry weight is up 14 kg.
The semi-faired 1200 S is essentially the same bike but with a mini fairing and screen although it's 3 kg heavier. As before the GT model adds panniers and the top box but now also a lower fairing.
The 3-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and a 180/55 at the rear.
Options include ABS.
- 2007: Black, blue, red
- 2008-2012: Black, grey, blue, red
It's also known as the GSF1250.
Launch RRP: £7,000
Capacity: 1,255 cc (very high)
Power: 97 bhp / 72 kW (average)
Red Line: 9,500 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 155 mph / 249 km/h (very high)
Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)
Range: 170 miles / 274 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 19.0 litres / 4.2 gallons (high)
Seat Height: 785 mm / 30.9 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 250 kg / 551 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 222 kg / 490 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.388 bhp/kg / 0.289 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)
Review In A Few
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