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Suzuki Hayate Bikes

Review of Suzuki Hayate

Suzuki Hayate OverView

Suzuki Hayate is a Japanese word which means fresh breeze or swift mind. Suzuki Hayate has a varied list of features. Some of which are compact engine design, aluminium cast wheels, stylish rear lights, voluminous fuel tank, aluminium die cast grab bars and new age front fender.

Suzuki has launched Suzuki Hayate in both variants, that is, kick start and self-start with a resemblance to Suzuki Slingshot and Honda Twister. The dashboard of Suzuki Hayate is well decorated with analog fuel gauge and speedometer in addition to low fuel indicator. The head lamp has a power of 12V 35/35W and the brake and tail light has 12V 21/5W.

It has a 12 V battery.

Launched on 10th May 2012, Suzuki Hayate has been declared as the entry-level sports bike by Suzuki in India. Suzuki has very efficiently and competitively marked the prices of both its variant of Hayate so as to grab the entry-level market with a boom.

Suzuki Hayate has been rated very high in terms of value for money due to its affordable prices in Indian market. But the bike has been marked as an average one when we talk about the features of the bike. Appearance and performance wise bike is quite a ordinary one. Suzuki Hayate has been taken as a good bike in terms of comfort level. It has been speculated that the 100-110 cc motorbike can be a promising product with tremendous growth potential.

Uttar Pradesh is considered to be an important market for Suzuki motorcycle. As witnessed, iconic Bollywood actor Salman Khan is its first ever brand ambassador in India. With a huge fan-following Salman Khan will lead Suzuki’s above-the-line and below-the-line initiatives with Hayate being the first Suzuki motorcycle that he endorses.

Suzuki Hayate Designing

Suzuki Hayate has a CDI ignition type, 112.8 cc single cylinder, 4-stroke SOHC air-cooled engine with bore x stroke of 51 mm x 55.2 mm. It has a compression ratio of 9.5:1 having a wet multiplate type clutch and 4-speed constant mesh transmission with ground clearance of 175 mm. The dimension for the front tyre is 2.75 – 17 41P and for the rear one its 3.00 – 17 50P.

The fuel tank capacity for the bike is 8 L. The dimensions for the bike are 2030 mm x 720 mm x 1070 mm. Suzuki Hayate has a good wheelbase of 1260 mm along with the kerb weight of 112 kg.

The wheel base of Suzuki Hayate is 1260 mm with alloy wheels. The dimension of the front wheel of the bike is 2.75 – 17 41P and of the rear one is 3.00 – 17 50P. The wheels of the Suzuki Hayate are made up of alloys.

Suzuki Hayate has compact engine design with aluminium cast wheels and stylish rear lights, which gives the bike a unique look. As compared to other bikes, Suzuki Hayate is simple and sober regarding its looks, with normal features. The round head lamp and sporty indicator gives this bike an impressive look.

Suzuki Hayate has a low and levelled seat. It also has a low fuel indicator as well as pass light.

Suzuki Hayate Engine And Performance

Suzuki Hayate has quite a good mileage of 60 km/ltr which is higher as compared to other bikes in the same category. The mileage of the bike can be considered as a good one as no other bike has claimed to give an average of 60 km/ltr with such a powerful engine.

The acceleration and pickup of Suzuki Hayate is better as compared to other bikes in the same price range. Suzuki Hayate can go up to 60 km/ltr in just 8 seconds.

Give the acceleration and pick up. Compare part would come after it. Increase the length a bit

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Suzuki Hayate showcases a 112.8 cc air-cooled, four stroke, single cylinder engine that provides a maximum power of 8.8 PS and a peak torque of 8.4 Nm and this engine uses a four-speed down shifted gearbox. Suzuki Hayate carries an 8 L fuel tank inclusive of 2 L for reserve. It has a CDI ignition type with NGK spark plug. The air cleaner in the engine is made up of non-woven fabric element. The lubrication system is wet sump.

Also the carburetor is VM17.

Suzuki Hayate Braking And Handling

Handling control primarily comprises of safety. Suzuki Hayate has mechanical and leading-trailing drum type brakes (both for rear and front). Suzuki Hayate has an analog fuel gauge and speedometer with a low fuel indicator with the pass light.

Suzuki Hayate has 17-inch alloy rims for front and rear shock absorbers, which comes with single down tube frame. It has conventional telescopic, coil spring and oil damped forks for front suspension and 5-way adjustable, hydraulic, coil spring and oil damped shock absorbers for rear.

Suzuki Hayate Colors

Suzuki Hayate is available in five vibrant colors, that is, Pearl Mirage White, Metallic Lush Green, Pearl Mica Red, GL Sparkle Black and Metallic Flint Grey.

Suzuki Hayate Pros

Suzuki Hayate has come up with better mileage, comfort, handling and fuel efficient engine taking an edge over other bikes. Moreover, the bike is quite reasonable. (reasonable? in which sense?)

Suzuki Hayate Cons

Suzuki Hayate has disappointed the customers regarding its looks, disc brake option, and poor headlight beam that could pose a danger to the safety of the rider at times.

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