Suzuki B-King

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Suzuki B-King
Suzuki BKing.jpg
Manufacturer Suzuki
Production 2007–2012
Class Streetfighter
Engine 1,340 cc (82 cu in)
Top speed 158 mph (254 km/h)[1]
Power 181 hp (135 kW) at 9500 rpm
163.9 hp (122 kW) (rear wheel) [1]
Torque 108 lbf·ft (146 N·m) at 7200 rpm
97.2 lbf·ft (131.8 N·m) (rear wheel)[1]
Transmission 6-speed, chain-drive
Brakes front 310 mm, 4-piston radial mount caliper
rear 260 mm, 1-piston caliper
Tires front 120/70ZR17
rear 200/50ZR17
Wheelbase 1,525 mm (60.0 in)
Dimensions L: 2,220 mm (87 in)
W: 800 mm (31 in)
H: 1,085 mm (42.7 in)
Seat height 805 mm (31.7 in)
Weight 518 lb (235 kg) (dry)
578 lb (262 kg)[1] (wet)
Fuel capacity 16.5 litres (3.6 imp gal; 4.4 US gal)
Oil capacity 4 litres (4.2 US qt)
Related Suzuki Hayabusa

The Suzuki B-King is a streetfighter manufactured by Suzuki,[2] that was unveiled in 2007.[3][4] It uses the same 1,340 cc (82 cu in) engine that is fitted to the second generation 2008 and on Hayabusa, but with different exhaust and inlet systems.[4]

The B-King was originally revealed in 2001 as a concept show bike powered by a supercharged Hayabusa engine and fitted with a 240 section rear tire as reported by Gizmag.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Performance Index Winter '12/'13 Edition" (PDF), Motorcycle Consumer News, Bowtie Magazines, January 2013 
  2. ^ "2008 B-King". Suzuki USA. Retrieved 2007-07-29. 
  3. ^ Hilderbrand, JC (2007-06-29). "2008 Suzuki Hayabusa and B-King". MotorcycleUSA.com. Retrieved 2007-07-29. 
  4. ^ a b "Suzuki B-King is launched". Motorcycle News. 2007-07-31. Retrieved 2007-10-31. 
  5. ^ "B-King Concept Bike". Gizmag. Retrieved 2007-10-31. 

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