It hasn’t even been on sale for more than 24 hours and the first lot, i.e. 101 new Suzuki Hayabusas have all been spoken for. Such is the love and affection for the Peregrine Falcon in the country. Suzuki had opened the booking portal for the Busa on 26th, with the special white colour version selling out first. Also, these first 101 bookings will receive the pillion cowl accessory for free.
Suzuki nailed the pricing of the 2021 Hayabusa. By slapping on a price tag of Rs 16.40 lakh (ex-showroom India), the new Busa was only Rs 2.65 lakh dearer than the previous gen model. The new Busa has gained a load of electronic rider aids that will not only make it more rider-friendly but also provide the much-needed sophistication that this icon was previously lacking in.
With the EU5 and BS6 norms now in play, it wasn’t possible for the Busa’s 1,340cc engine to keep gushing out 197PS and 155Nm. Still, 190PS and 150Nm is not going to make the Busa terribly slow. In fact, Suzuki claims it has better rideability and can pull away faster from standstill. Given that it was the go-to motorcycle for drag racing enthusiasts, this one should be even more exciting.
Suzuki India has received a lot of demand for the new Busa with bookings being kept on hold. The booking process for the next round of bikes will commence by around August. So, if you are eager to have the legend in your garage, stay tuned to this space to know when the bike again goes on sale.
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