Suzuki GSX-S1000 HELL CAT
A naked version of Suzuki’s renowned sports bikes, the next-gen
GSX-S1000 wants to make an impression.
by MEHER BAJWA
THE GSX-S1000 IS THE FIRST IN LINE FROM SUZUKI’S BRAND NEW GSX-S FAMILY of stripped-downstreet sports bikes. A product of the GSX-R750 family tree, and closely related to the GSX-RR, thecompany’s new MotoGP race horse, 2016’s GSX-S1000 is a great example of the evolution ofperformance-packed hard parts evolving from one generation to the next. The bike is powered by a 999cc inline, four-cyclinder power plant, making it ideal for street riding. There’s also Brembo monobloc callipers from the current GSX-R1000 and three-mode traction control. The anti-lock braking system (ABS) version of the GSX-S1000 will cost you around Rs 9,40,000, and the GSXS1000FAversion with a more aggressively-styled fairing will set you back by Rs 9,90,000.