The new Suzuki Hayabusa is scheduled to make its global debut on 5 February 2021. However, a leaked (promo) video has revealed several features of the upcoming motorcycle that would make the fans go weak in the knees.
The video starts with the 1st-gen Hayabusa getting into the picture followed by the 2nd-gen model. Then enters the latest (3rd-gen) model showing how far Suzuki has come with this brand. As the footage proceeds, we get to know that the 2021 Hayabusa will get full-LED lighting at the front with, perhaps, the main lamp being a projector unit.
We also get to see the rear of the new ‘Busa which features a dual-LED taillamp setup and the rear seat cowl appears to be a bit bigger than that of the previous model. Suzuki has also tweaked the bodywork to enhance the aerodynamic capabilities of the upcoming motorcycle. The dual-exhausts are new and bigger and carry a lot of chrome.
Thanks to the teaser video, we already have had a glimpse of the instrument cluster. It has also been redone but the analogue speedometer and rev-counter continue to exist. There is, however, a new TFT display in the centre. The new Suzuki Hayabusa will come with advanced electronics including Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) with multiple engine mapping, quickshifter, traction control, and, perhaps, a cornering ABS and a 6-axis IMU.
As for the performance, Suzuki is expected to reveal the official spec sheet of the new ‘Busa on 5 February. It is likely to have over 200PS of max power more than sufficient to make it cross the 290km/h barrier. Regarding its availability, it would first reach showrooms in the international markets. Suzuki would bring it here in India, perhaps, during the second half of this year.