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2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

The Suzuki Hayabusa is undoubtedly a force to recon with when it comes to the arena of super sports motorcycles. This beauty had dominated the arena for a long time. Top of the line technology and impeccable ergonomics coupled with great handling and styling, it’s definitely a stunner.

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

It houses a 1340cc in-line 4-cylinder fuel injected, DOHC liquid-cooled power plant that comes with 16-valves and Twin Swirl Combustion Chambers. To take its performance to the ultimate level it comes with an ultra light aluminum alloy pistons with a compression ratio of 12.5:1. It comes with Suzuki’s SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve) fuel injection system with dual 12-hole, Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coating on the upper compression, Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) cylinder plating and Lightweight titanium valves coupled with Iridium spark plugs for top of the line performance not matter what the conditions are.

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

There is no shortage of technology on the motorcycle that makes it one of its kinds on the planet. It has the drive mode selector (Suzuki Drive Mode Selector) to assist the rider to alter the engine performance according to the riding conditions and his likings. The exhaust system on Hayabusa is one of the best in the world with a large capacity catalyzer, dual triangular canisters and closed loop system.

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

Hayabusa comes with an optimized 6-speed transmission features oil spray to the 4th, 5th, and 6th gears, a lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminum frame, fully adjustable inverted front fork, bridged aluminum alloy swingarm, and a beautiful and informative instrument cluster features four analog meters for speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and water temperature with a S-DMS mode indicator, gear position indicator and adjustable engine-rpm indicator.

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

 2012 Hayabusa Specifications

2012 HayabusaBASE                                  2012 Hayabusa Limited

Chassis        

Brakes Front                                                      Disc brake, twin                                   Disc brake, twin

Brakes Rear                                                        Disc brake                                               Disc brake

Color                                                                     Glass Sparkle Black                              Candy Sonoma Red

and Pearl Glacier White

Curb Weight                                                        573 lbs                                                     260 kg (573 lbs)

Final Drive                                                          Chain, RK GB50GSV Z4,                    Chain, RK GB50GSV Z4,

114 links                                                  114 links

Fuel Tank Capacity                                          5.5 gallons                                              21.0 L (5.5 US gallons)

Fuel Tank Capacity CA                                  20.0 L (5.3 US gallons)                       20.0 L (5.3 US gallons)

Ground Clearance                                          120 mm (4.7 in)                                      120 mm (4.7 in)

Overall Height                                                 1165 mm (45.9 in)                                  1165 mm (45.9 in)

Overall Length                                                  2190 mm (86.2 in)                                2190 mm (86.2 in)

Overall Width                                                   735 mm (28.9 in)                                  735 mm (28.9 in)

Seat Height                                                        805 mm (31.7 in)                                  805 mm (31.7 in)

Suspension Front                                           Inverted telescopic,                             Inverted telescopic,

coil spring, oil damped                        coil spring, oil damped

Suspension Rear                                            Link type, coil spring,                           Link type, coil spring,

oil damped                                                 oil damped

Tires Front                                                      120/70ZR17 M/C (58W),                     120/70ZR17 M/C (58W),

Tubeless                                                        Tubeless

Tires Rear                                                       190/50ZR17 M/C (73W),                      190/50ZR17 M/C (73W),

Tubeless                                                        Tubeless

Transmission                                                 6-speed constant mesh                           6-speed constant mesh

Wheelbase                                                       1480 mm (58.3 in)                                    1480 mm (58.3 in)

Engine            

Bore Stroke                                                       81.0 mm x 65.0 mm

Compression Ratio                                        12.5 : 1

Displacement                                                   1340cc, 4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder, DOHC

Fuel System                                                     Suzuki Fuel Injection                               Suzuki fuel injection

Ignition                                                              Electronic Ignition                                   Electronic ignition

(Transistorized)                                         (Transistorized)

Lubrication System                                      Wet Sump

Starter                                                                Electric                                                          Electric

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

2012 Suzuki Hayabusa

Pictures and specification curtsey Suzuki Official Website.

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2012 Yamaha YZF R1

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2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

Since the launch, Yamaha YZF R1 is one of the most sought after super sports motorcycle that truly inherits the DNA of the MOTOGP R1. The stunningly sharp looks, ergonomics and specifications of this beauty have always attracted those who are lovers of speed and style.

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

Recently Yamaha sold some 2000 units of the World GP 50th Anniversary Edition in Pearl White and Rapid Red shades that sports the 50th Anniversary emblem on top of the fuel tank and each motorcycle was numbered displaying the production number of each unit.

2012 Yamaha R1 Console

2012 Yamaha R1 Console

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

R1 sports a 998cc, liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 16 valves (titanium intake valves) power plant with YCC-T and YCC-I and Transistor Controlled Ignition. The 2012 Yamaha YZF R1 include some new features like Seven-level Traction Control System that’s allows the rider an edge over its competition while exiting corners.

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

Front suspension is 43mm inverted fork that are fully adjustable and rear suspension comes with a single shock w/piggyback reservoir which is 4-way adjustable. Front brakes are dual 310mm disc with radial-mount forged 6-piston calipers and rear with 220mm disc with single-piston caliper.

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

 

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

The 2012 model is fitted with an all new ECU settings which enhances the ability of the motorcycle during the low and mid rpm acceleration. To give a boost to the styling the headlight cowl design and LED lights are given a new look apart from this redesigned silencer heat guards and end caps give the rear of this beauty a more compact look.

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha YZF R1 Technical Specifications

Engine:                                                    998cc, liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 16 valves
(titanium intake valves)
Bore x Stroke:                                      78.0mm X 52.2mm
Compression Ratio:                           12.7:1
Fuel Delivery:                                       Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition:                                                  TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Transmission:                                        6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
Final Drive:                                            #530 O-ring chain

Chassis
Suspension / Front:                          43mm inverted fork; fully adjustable,
4.7-in travel
Suspension / Rear:                            Single shock w/piggyback reservoir; 4-way
adjustable, 4.7-in travel
Brakes / Front:                                   Dual 310mm disc; radial-mount forged
6-piston calipers
Brakes / Rear:                                     220mm disc; single-piston caliper
Tires / Front:                                      120/70ZR17
Tires / Rear:                                        190/55ZR17

Dimensions

Length :                                                 81.5 in
Width:                                                    28.1 in
Height :                                                  44.5 in
Seat Height:                                         32.8 in
Wheelbase:                                           55.7 in
Rake (Caster Angle):                         24.0°
Trail:                                                       4.0 in
Fuel Capacity:                                    4.8 gal
Wet Weight***:                                  454 lb

Other

Primary Reduction Ratio:             65/43 (1.512)
Secondary Reduction Ratio:        47/17 (2.765)
Gear Ratio – 1st Gear 38/15 (2.533)
Gear Ratio – 2nd Gear 33/16 (2.063)
Gear Ratio – 3rd Gear 37/21 (1.762)
Gear Ratio – 4th Gear 35/23 (1.522)
Gear Ratio – 5th Gear 30/22 (1.364)
Gear Ratio – 6th Gear 33/26 (1.269)

2012 Yamaha R1

2012 Yamaha R1

Technical specification and Pictures curtsey: Yamaha Official Website

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

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2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R is a rage since its launch in the year 2006. This is the biggest displacement offering in the Ninja range of super sports motorcycles from Kawasaki. It’s also the most powerful Ninja ever built by the company. The 2012 model is one of the fastest production bikes on sale in the market.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

Kawasaki has turned the 2012 Ninja ZX14R into a sheer powerhouse by increasing the displacement to 1441cc. It now comes with an updated fuel injection system and advanced catalyzer for lower emission. It has now reshaped combustion chambers and reinforced cam chain in the camshafts.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

A major change in the 2012 Ninja ZX14R  is an all new oil jet cooling system and an improved engine compression ratio of 12.3:1 along with the 2mm thicker crankshaft main journals. These changes offer the Ninja more power in the entire rev range and make it most powerful motorcycle on the track. Apart from it, the 2012 model has a 10mm longer swingarm, 43mm inverted fork and adjustable single shock and slipper clutch and a KTRC traction control and ignition system.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

It comes with three riding options the full power, medium power and a third option for low traction conditions which can be operated through the toggle switch mounted on the handle bar easily. Apart from the technical changes there are noticeable changes in the design of the 2012 model. The headlight and front stance is now more aggressive but the side paring styling is been retained which is a good move by the engineers and the designers.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R Digital Console and Speedometer 2

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R Digital Console and Speedometer 2

Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R Technical Specifications

Engine:                                                   Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves

per cylinder, inline-four

Displacement:                                     1,441 cc

Bore x Stroke:                                     84.0 x 65.0 mm

Compression Ratio:                         12.3:1

Fuel System:                                       DFI® with four 44mm Mikuni throttle bodies

Ignition:                                               TCBI with Digital Advance

Transmission:                                   Six-Speed

Final Drive:                                        X-Ring Chain

Rake/Trail:                                        23 degrees / 3.7 in.

Front Tire Size:                               120/70 ZR17

Rear Tire Size:                                 190/50 ZR17

Wheelbase:                                       58.3 in.

Overall length:                                85.4 in.

Overall width:                                 30.3 in.

Overall height:                                46.1 in.

Ground clearance:                        4.9 in.

Seat Height:                                     31.5 in.

Curb Weight:                                   584.3 lbs.

Fuel Capacity:                                5.8 gal

Color:                                                 Metallic Spark Black, Candy Surf Blue,

Golden Blazed Green with special graphics (SE)

Front Suspension / wheel travel:         

43mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 18-way compression and 15-way rebound damping adjustment / 4.6 in.

Rear Suspension / wheel travel:

Bottom-link Uni-Trak® and gas-charged shock with adjustable preload, stepless rebound and compression damping adjustments, adjustable ride height / 4.9 in.

Front Brakes:        

Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs with dual radial-mounted                    four-piston calipers

Rear Brakes:                           

Single 250mm petal disc with twin-piston caliper

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R

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