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Suzuki Motorcycle India will finally launch the third-gen 2021 Hayabusa later this month in the country, reveals a Team-BHP report. The new-gen Suzuki Hayabusa had its global debut in February 2021 and since then, it is making headlines almost everyday. The brand had released a video teaser last month to confirm that it would indeed be launched in the Indian market. The 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa will directly rival Kawasaki Ninja H2 in the Indian market while the introductory price is expected to start at Rs 17-18 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom).
Speaking of the updates, the third-gen Hayabusa has received updated graphics and fairing while it has lost 2 kgs of weight as compared to the preceding model. The LCD screen in the instrument cluster comes with a lot of informational alerts in the form of launch control, Active Speed Limiter and cruise control. The braking duties are helmed by Brembo Stylema units at the front as well as rear. Some of the other features include a new Slipper Assist Clutch, 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and Suzuki Drive Mode Selector Alpha (SDMS-a). For those asking, the SDMS-a comprises a plethora of functions such as Power Mode Selector, Engine Brake Control System, Anti-Lift Control System, Motion Track Traction Control System and Bi-Directional Quick Shift System.
Mechanically, the 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa will be powered by a BS6 compliant 1340cc 4-cylinder petrol engine which will deliver a top power of 187bhp at 9700rpm and peak torque of 150Nm at 7000rpm. The motorcycle is expected to return a mileage of 14-15kmpl. It will be available in two colour schemes namely glass sparkle black with candy burnt gold and sword silver with candy daring red. A few Suzuki dealers in India have even started accepting orders for the bike from March itself with deliveries promised by the first week of May. The 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa will be brought via the CKD route in India. Besides the Indian market, the bike will also go on sale in select North American and European markets.