Suzuki Hayabusa 2022 Gen3

Pricing for the 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa starts at $18,599 and “all new” motorcycle that Suzuki claims they have changed over 500 parts.

Suzuki claims the 2022 Hayabusa is quicker in an 1/8-mile drag race and from a standing start to 62 mph (100 km/h). The 1/8-mile time drops a tenth to 6.8 seconds, and the run to 62 mph takes 3.2 seconds—down two-tenths from the earlier Hayabusa.

The new pistons are 26 grams lighter. They also have a new shape, and the machined wrist-pin holes have a conical shape. The piston pins are shorter and lighter. As before, the 2022 Hayabusa uses forged pistons with PVD-coated rings.

The connecting rods are more rigid and lighter. Each connecting rod is 3 grams lighter.

The cases have new oil passages. Flow and pressure at the crankshaft are up a claimed 54 percent.

Engine: The powerful, 1,340cc, inline-four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine has been fully revised to supply a seamless surge of torque for effortless acceleration.

Engine1340cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder, DOHC

Bore x Stroke81.0 mm x 65.0 mm (3.19 in. x 2.56 in.)

Compression Ratio12.5:1

Fuel SystemFuel injection with Ride-by-Wire throttle bodies


LubricationWet sump

Drivetrain: The Hayabusa’s six-speed, close-ratio, and constant-mesh transmission can be shifted conventionally or with the new bi-directional quick shift system allowing the rider to select racing-style, conventional, or casual riding clutchless shifts.

ClutchWet, multi-plate type, SCAS-equipped

Transmission6-speed constant mesh

Final DriveDrive chain, RK GB50GSVZ4, 114L


Suspension FrontInverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped

Suspension RearLink type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped

Brakes FrontBrembo Stylema, 4-piston, twin disc, ABS-equipped

Brakes RearNissin, 1-piston, single disc, ABS-equipped

Tires Front120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless

Tires Rear190/50ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless

Fuel Tank Capacity20.0 L (5.3 US gal.)

ColorGlass Sparkle Black & Candy Burnt Gold, Metallic Matte Sword Silver & Candy Daring Red, or Pearl Brilliant White & Metallic Matte Stellar Blue


IgnitionElectronic ignition (transistorized)

Spark PlugNGK CR9EIA-9 (or DENSO IU27D)

HeadlightMulti-plane and projector LED

Tail LightLED


Overall Length2180 mm (85.8 in.)

Overall Width735 mm (28.9 in.)

Overall Height1165 mm (45.9 in.)

Wheelbase1480 mm (58.3 in.)

Ground Clearance125 mm (4.9 in.)

Seat Height800 mm (31.5 in.)

Curb Weight264 kg (582 lb.)

Suzuki Drive Mode Selector Alpha (SDMS-α) system provides the rider a choice of three factory preset and three rider (or user) defined and combined settings of the Power Mode Selector, Motion Track Traction Control, Anti-lift Control, Engine Brake Control and Bi-directional Quick Shift systems.

  • Control of the Engine Output Characteristics
  • Control of the Engine Acceleration Characteristics
  • Control of the Engine Deceleration Characteristics
  • Control over the Engine at Steady Speeds
  • Control over Engine Operations
  • Control over Braking

For 2022, riders may choose from Glass Sparkle Black & Candy Burnt Gold, Metallic Matte Sword Silver & Candy Daring Red, or Pearl Brilliant White & Metallic Matte Stellar Blue paint schemes. Each scheme features restyled Hayabusa Kanji symbols and model name logos.

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