2012 Suzuki GS500 New Engine

The 2012 Suzuki GS500 is an outstanding choice for an introductory sporting motorcycle with an all-round ability.  The Suzuki GS500 with engine delivers invigorating power and plentiful torque. A natural, neutral steering makes for one good turn after another wherever you go, and easy round-town maneuverability.  And well-padded seat and comfortable riding position are equally suited to cross-town commute and spirited rides on your favorite roads.  Clear your schedule, and make time for an urgent appoint with the GS500.

Suzuki GS500 with 487cm3, DOHC, parallel-twin engine with compact and low-maintenance design, built to produce useful accessible power over broad rpm range. Transistorized electronic ignition and precise carburetion help keep the engine running efficiently, and deliver plentiful torque at low rpm. Two-into-one exhaust system adds invigorating note to the engine's distinct pulses, yielding a good power delivery. Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system effectively keeps emissions low.

Suzuki GS500 Front telescopic forks and rear monoshock absorber both tuned for exciting combination of precise handling and supple ride. Easily accessible seven-way preload adjuster of rear suspension allowing quick tailoring to rider's preference. Front disc brake with two-piston caliper and rear disc brake provide excellent stopping power. Suzuki GS500 Well-padded seat with enough seating space and comfortably positioned handlebars for easy in-town riding. Smooth seat surface for the rider to move around easily.

GS500 with 20-liter fuel tank, together with excellent engine fuel economy, means ample touring range. User-friendly features include comprehensive instrument cluster, convenient center stand and frame-mounted one-piece grab bar. Black-painted double-cradle frame, dark-silver engine finish and upswept tail section are visual reminders of the GS500's high sport-riding potential.

Suzuki GS500 Specifications

Engine Type    4-stroke, 2-cylinder,  air-cooled, DOHC

Engine Displacement  487 cm3 (29.7 cu. in)

Bore x Stroke    74.0 mm x 56.6 mm

Compression Ratio  9.0 : 1

Transmission   6-speed constant mesh

Overall Length   2080 mm (81.9 in)

Overall Width   800 mm (31.5 in)

Overall Height    1060 mm (41.7 in)

Wheelbase   1405 mm (55.3 in)

Ground  Clearance   150 mm (  5.9 in)

Seat Height      790 mm (31.1 in)

Curb Mass   193 kg  (425 lbs)

Suspension  Front  Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped, Rear  Link type, coil spring, oil damped

Brakes  Front Disc, Rear Disc

Tires  Front 110/70-17M/C 54H, tubeless, Rear  130/70-17M/C 62H, tubeless

Ignition Type  Electronic ignition (Transistorized)

Fuel Tank   20.0 L (5.3 US gal)


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