Mark Miller is absolutely in love with the new Suzuki Hayabusa 2022. Don’t believe me? Read his First round review here. Only the third iteration of Suzuki’s land speed rocket since its birth in 1999, the Hayabusa has developed all kinds of hype for how fast it will go – up to 200 mph if given the chance to stretch it out. legs without Big Brother holding him back.
With such a reputation to uphold, Suzuki found itself in a difficult situation; Yes, the new Hayabusa would need an update to meet Euro 5 requirements, which is handy as it hasn’t been given a makeover for over a decade, but there’s also a legacy and recipe to to honour. I can only imagine the design brief in a Suzuki boardroom turned into something like, don’t screw it up!
2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Review – First round
As Miller is happy to point out in his written review, Suzuki certainly didn’t. Critics may shout about the dyno numbers showing the new bike has a little less horsepower than before, but in reality, dyno number jockeys are boring and shouldn’t be the only measure by which motorcycles are judged. . For 2022, the ‘Busa burns cleaner, still produces enormous amounts of power, can reach speeds of 185 mph (speed regulated) and now comes with the required electronics suite than any sports bike with this type. straight line performance should have. Tedious work in the wind tunnel also kept the bike stable at high speeds.
As Miller puts it in both the written text and in the video here, the result of the aerodynamic and engine upgrades is absolute calm inside the bubble which is so disappointing Mark thought he was just doing “that. “130 mph as it really approached 170! In his opinion, this is the best aero set of any bike he’s ridden, including the 200mph superbikes he blew up in the Isle of Man mountain. Praise doesn’t go higher than that. Curious what else he has to say? Watch the video.