Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma

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Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma

The Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma appeared in 1998 and was produced for the Japanese and European markets until 2002. The motorcycle was based on the engine from Suzuki GSF 1200 Bandit, which was reconfigured to increase traction at low revs. However, it was still the same 1157 cc air-oil power unit. see, delivering 100 hp. and about 98 Nm of torque, fully available already at 4500 rpm. Instead of the Mikuni BST36 and Mikuni BSR36 carburetors used on the Bandit, the Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma gets Keihin CVK32 carburetors.

Features of the Suzuki GSX1200 Inazuma motorcycle include a steel tubular frame, aluminum swingarm, 5-speed gearbox, simple suspensions (classic Showa double shock at the rear and telescopic fork at the front) and 4-piston Brembo brakes.

1999 was the last year of motorcycle production for the Japanese market, and 2001 for the European market. Currently, the Suzuki Inazuma 1200 is widely represented at Japanese auctions of used vehicles, so it is the cheapest place to bring the model to Russia.

On the basis of the Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma, a training domestic Japanese model was also produced - Suzuki GSX 400 Inazuma, which had the same frame and chassis, differing only in engine size.

For the European market, a "junior" version was also produced - Suzuki GSX750 Inazuma.

The main competitors of the Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma in the class:


Suzuki Inazuma 1200
Suzuki Inazuma 1200
Suzuki Inazuma 1200


Specifications Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma:

ModelSuzuki GSX1200 (Inazuma)
Motorcycle typeroad (street, classic)
Release year1998-2001
Framesteel tubular
Engine type4-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line
Working volume1157 cm³
Bore / stroke79.0 x 59.0 mm
Compression ratio9.5: 1
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systemCarburetor, 4x Keihin CVK32
Ignition typetransistor
Maximum power100.0 h.p. (73.5 kW) at 8500 rpm
Maximum torque98.0 Nm (10.0 kg * m) at 4500 rpm
Drive typechain
Front tire size120/70-ZR17 (58W)
Rear tire size170/60-ZR17 (72W)
Front brakes2 discs, 310 mm, 4-piston calipers
Rear brakes1 disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Front suspension43mm Telescopic Fork (Fixed), 130mm Travel
Rear suspensionpendulum with two shock absorbers (preload adjustment), stroke - 120 mm
Motorcycle length2140 mm
Motorcycle width780 mm
Motorcycle height1100 mm
Wheelbase1465 mm
Saddle height795 mm
Minimum ground clearance125 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h3.0 sec
Maximum speed221 km / h
Fuel tank capacity18.0 l (including reserve - 3.7 l)
Motorcycle weight (dry)208 kg - Inazuma 1200 (Japan)

210 kg - GSX1200 (Europe)