2012 Suzuki GS500F Sporty Performance

The 2012 Suzuki GS500F sports full fairing has expanded the horizons of Suzuki's already great all-rounder GS500. From looking great parked on the pavement to cutting through the urban crawl; from a touring holiday to a Sunday morning ride-out; the Suzuki GS500F will remind you why you love motorcycling.  Go ahead.  Stir things up on the Suzuki GS500F.

Suzuki GS500F 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 plentifu torque at low rpm. Air-cooling oil cooler enhances engine reliability. GS500F 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.

GS500F with new generation front telescopic forks and rear monoshock absorber are both tuned for exciting combination of precise handling an 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. Specifically designed bodywork provides a low center of gravity and compliant suspension setup for excellent combination of sporty handling performance and smooth comfortable ride.

Lightweight and modest 790mm (31.1in) seat height helps easy stop/go even in the city traffic. Suzuki GS500F is 20-liter fuel tank, together with excellent engine fuel economy, means ample touring range. Practical and sporty full fairing with sharp-styled slots and cutouts on the fairing provide comfortable ride. Racer-replica-inspired vertical high/low beam headlights with a positioning light below it.

Suzuki GS500F 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     1150 mm (45.3 in)

Wheelbase   1405 mm (55.3 in)

Ground  Clearance    120 mm (  4.7 in)

Seat Height    790 mm (31.1 in)

Curb Mass    199 kg  (439 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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