2008 Suzuki Bandit 1250 motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Suzuki Bandit Sport Touring



Introducing the Suzuki Bandit 1250S. heavyweight power with styling and the quality of an all-new, liquid-cooled engine and an advanced fuel injection system, the 1250 receives its combination of style, and technology from a of dedicated Suzuki engineers, together to produce a street of unmatched quality.


had the awesome idea of taking the engine, enlarge it, tune it a bit, and obtain the basis of a The result was released in January and it was called Suzuki Bandit The new addition was much alike the 600 cc but it new how to individualize itself in the Bandit

Some differences include a gauge, higher specification and larger diameter front discs. Another presence on the Bandit was the hydraulic clutch.

In its year of production, it was sold Green, and Black painted.

A version called GSF1200SA was for the 1997, the A indicating that the had electrical ABS brakes front and The SA version was not available in all countries and a huge success. It identified by having a sticker saying ABS on the cover and, obviously, brakes.

The front discs had quite design and the rear brake was above the wheel axle.

available for the normal version of same model year Maroon, Black, and Blue.

didn’t bring any changes, so the thing remaining for Suzuki to do was to colors. It did and the Suzuki Bandit could be bought Maroon, Green and Silver painted.

For colors were Maroon, Green, and additionally brown on the S

Things didn’t change for so the manufacturer did what it did the years changed colors. In 2000 you buy a 1200 Bandit painted Blue, Black, Titanium and on the “S” model.

In 2001, the Bandit 1200 entered as a redesigned model featuring a new and an upgraded engine, delivering now torque than before and a more efficient cooling. The on the S model was all new, as well as the giving a modern look to great machine. The front was also new and the front brakes got six each side, instead of the four.

2004 added a catalytic converter to the exhaust and minor modifications to the exhaust

2006 brought a complete given by the redesigned fuel side panels, a height seat and a longer swinging The faired “S” versions have a reshaped fairing and to match with it. Also, year, ABS brakes entered as

Fallowing the evolution of its little 650 cc the big Bandit 1250 had in 2007 a motor specially designed for it. one met emission regulations, unlike the cc air-cooled motor.


ultimate street brawler 998 cc of fuel-injected previous generation R1 to the fray, in a light and strong frame. With its sculpted tank and one-piece handlebar, it its rider forward for aggressive excitement, similar to the one found on the Bandit. Also featuring suspension, the FZ1 can be dialed in for a wide of uses, everything from assault to sport touring, and makes it perfectly suitable for the with the Bandit.

Kawasaki the ante in the … bike with the entrance of the Z1000. its muscular torque delivery and styling, the Z1000 dishes out a riding experience. This Kawasaki is equally at home in the of both practical motorcyclists seeking a smile-producing weekend and owners desiring a bike doesn’t fit the norm.

This excellent motorcycle fights the Suzuki but it must the Yamaha first.


One important feature at a … is how the engine makes its entry the way it looks. Suzuki took to beautifully design for the trained eye the 1250 cc engine which itself between rough and stylish look. Kind of I know, but this is how the whole appeared from the very beginning, as it was big and packed with while still featuring a fairing.

Today, the Suzuki 1250S presents itself as the looking machine which features a sleek half with built in line-beam an effective windscreen and fairing mirrors.

Test Drive

For Suzuki charms its customers a solid, dependable, economical ride which promises to them anywhere in style and as the bike is ideal for touring and commuting.

The Bandit 1250 itself with a superior 1250 cc engine, fed by Suzuki’s throttle valve high-tech system. Combined with an handling it makes the motorcycle a to ride both for highway and every day riding about

The amounts of power and torque of the engine are capable of being with a meatier punch, with the seamless fuel it gives the rider a real of smooth, extraordinary capability, positions it on top of every list it There is a huge increase in an instant, and very useful and low-down delivery, meaning the bike goes like no right from the beginning. with peak torque at 3,500rpm, this is a quite tuned motorcycle.

Throttle is linear and doesn’t present any and flat spots so it is very even right from EFI makes the motor extremely as you can idle down to 2000rpm in and power away with no at all.

On the previous Bandit I found myself reaching for gear that wasn’t Since 2007, Suzuki that imaginary gear and I was happy to cruise on the highway as come up at a very relaxed

Being fitted with a six transmission, the 1250 Bandit more capable and comfortable, the rider feel more in and it actually is.

What I most at the 2008 Bandit 1250 is the that it is a very comfortable to ride while it still the aggressive look and power at fingertips.

The new fairing makes does its job so wind protection is good on any of road, inside or outside Taller riders can attach an windscreen but that wasn’t my as I fit nicely on the Bandit.

Riding was perfect to me and this is what the Bandit’s windscreen to protect me as it I appreciate the comfortable saddle and how the and footpegs are arranged in order to the best feel in complete

The brake and clutch levers are five-position adjustable and the hydraulic completes the smoothness of the gearbox and response. The brakes are also and provide great confidence to the

I was completely amazed by the Bandit’s reliability and comfort although I do I expected all these right the start. So if the bike managed to my expectations one step forward, I you’ve got a pretty good of what it is all about.


an MSRP of $8,299, the Suzuki 1250 is a bargain compared what the market has to offer. kept in mind that success is partly due to low price attached to their efficient so this one made no exception. It its purpose and successfully covers the ground at Suzuki’s.


Bandit Series are all sporty and still comfortable which are ready to do everything commuting to sport-touring. This is why the 1250 was created and it establishes as an icon of the big Bandidos. With the model year, we have the to through our eyes in the future and a small feel of what has to offer and I bet you know the rest.

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