Similarities and differences of Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT

Both motorcycles offer impressive performance and features.

Similarities and differences of Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT

When it comes to motorcycles, Suzuki has been a trusted brand for decades. With their commitment to delivering performance, reliability, and style, Suzuki motorcycles have gained a strong presence in the market.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What powers the Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT?

    Both the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT are powered by a 999-cubic-capacity, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, dual overhead cam engine.
  • How much are the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT?

    The GSX-S1000 ABS is priced at P755,000, while the GSX-S1000GT retails for P815,000.
  • Among its popular series is the GSX-S1000. Both models — the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT — are sporty motorcycles that offer exhilarating rides and cutting-edge features. With their sleek designs and impressive performance, these models have become popular choices for riders looking for a thrilling riding experience.

    Let us further compare and contrast these two models.

    Design and styling

    The Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS boasts a sleek and aggressive design that commands attention on the road. Its aerodynamic lines and bold color options give it a stunning visual appeal. With a focus on sportiness, this model effortlessly combines style and functionality.

    Suzuki S1000 ABS

    On the other hand, the GSX-S1000GT offers a more refined and sophisticated look. With its sleek fairings and streamlined silhouette, it exudes elegance while maintaining a sporty edge. This model is designed for riders who value both performance and style.

    Suzuki S1000GT

    While the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT share certain design elements, they have distinctive features that set them apart. The GSX-S1000 ABS focuses on a more aggressive and edgy look, while the GSX-S1000GT offers a touch of sophistication. Overall, both models offer eye-catching aesthetics that cater to different tastes.

    Comfort and ergonomics

    The GSX-S1000 ABS provides a sporty yet comfortable riding position. The ergonomics are designed to offer a balance between agility and long-distance comfort. The seat is well-padded, allowing riders to enjoy extended rides without feeling fatigued.

    2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000

    Likewise, the GSX-S1000GT prioritizes rider comfort without compromising on performance. It features a more upright seating position and a plush seat, making it suitable for longer rides. The ergonomic design ensures that riders can enjoy hours of riding without discomfort.

    Engine

    Both the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT are powered by a 999-cubic-capacity, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, dual overhead cam engine. The two bikes also both have a fuel injection system and a fuel tank capacity of 17 liters.

    The GSX-S1000 ABS and the GSX-S1000GT come with a six-speed constant mesh transmission.

    Suspension and brakes

    When it comes to handling and ride experience, Suzuki has paid attention to detail. Both the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT feature a well-tuned suspension system that provides a balance between comfort and sportiness.

    As for the braking system, both bikes come equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, ensuring ample stopping power when you need it the most. The GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT are both fitted with 17-inch tubeless tires.

    Other features

    Both the GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT come equipped with rider amenities to enhance comfort during long rides. These amenities include the all-LED lighting system and the LCD display that shows essential riding information.

    Suzuki S1000GT

    These thoughtful additions make these models ideal for riders who enjoy touring and exploring different destinations.

    Colors and pricing

    The GSX-S1000 ABS is available in three colors: Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Matte Mechanical Gray, and Glass Sparkle Black. It is priced at P755,000.

    Meanwhile, the GSX-S1000GT comes in Metallic Reflective Blue, Metallic Triton Blue, and Glass Sparkle Black. It retails for P815,000.

    Final thoughts

    After analyzing the Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS and GSX-S1000GT side by side in terms of specifications, design, and comfort, it is clear that both motorcycles offer impressive performance and features. The choice between these two models would depend on individual preferences and priorities.

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