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2008 Suzuki Bandit 1250S

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2008 Suzuki Bandit 1250S

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2008 Suzuki Bandit 1250S Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,299.00
Dealers Suzuki Dealers
Warranty  12
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  79 / 3.11
Stroke (mm/in)  64 / 2.52
Displacement (cc/ci)  1255 / 76.6
Compression Ratio  10.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  36
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/55 ZR17
Brake Brand Name  Tokico®
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.99
Width (in/mm)  31.1 / 790
Height (in/mm)  48.2 / 1225
Wheelbase (in/mm)  58.5 / 1485
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.3 / 135
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  11.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  496 / 225
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 19
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.53
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  Yes
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  30.9 / 785
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Top Crown  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
License Plate  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months)  12
Battery Warranty (Months)  0
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2007
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Suzuki
Display Name  Bandit 1250S
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Folding  Yes
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Underseat Storage  Standard
Headlight Mounts  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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The Best-Kept Secret in Motorcycles.
By Tristan Duff(Owner), Sep. 23, 2008
The Suzuki Bandit 1250S is, quite possibly, one of the best "do everything" motorcycles on the planet. The torque band is everywhere; downshifting from sixth anywhere past 40-45 mph is pointless, as the 1254cc fuel-injected motor simply shoots forward (without a hint of jerking or surge, I... Read Full Review


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One of a kind
By Gary Harr(Owner), Sep. 20, 2008
What else can you buy for the price. Plenty of power, smooth as can be and 50 plus mpg. This bike should be at the top of anyones list who wants to really ride the bike. Commuting is excellent. Twisties are good but not the level of a full Sport bike. 300 mile andventues are where this bike rea... Read Full Review


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Best Bike in iits Class !
By Tim F(Owner), Jun. 11, 2009
The Suzuki 2005 Bandit 1200 was aleready a great little bike but Suzuki wanted to make it better.

Two years later Suzuki unveiled the all new Suzuki GSF-1250 S Bandit.

They made the engine dissplacemnt bigger while making the overall engine size smaller, and more compact.

They gave the Bandit a s... Read Full Review


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My second bandit
By Christopher(Owner), Aug. 29, 2010
I bought a 2002 Bandit 1200S new. I had it for 6 years and 25,050 miles. I agree with other riders and always said I needed 6 gears and EFI. Also, it needed water cooling for the engine. Well in 2008, I totaled it out and 6 months later, bought an '08. It rides like a dream. I have 9 grand on it ... Read Full Review


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Does it ALL well
Sep. 20, 2009
Purchased in 03/09 and put 8,500 miles with a big smile.

Handling is excellent for a bike wieghing over 550lbs (ready to ride), but feels alot less when at operating lean angles.

Rides ecceding 500 miles were no problem on this bike, even two up.

The engine has low down grunt and puts ove... Read Full Review


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