The Suzuki Hayate is a commuter motorcycle targeted at office-goers and middle-aged buyers. It is one among the new range of the products introduced by Suzuki Motorcycle India.
The Hayate features a basic rider interface with an analogue speedometer and black and white dials. It features a clear lens headlamp that is nicely integrated into the fairing.
The Hayate is powered by a 112cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine that pumps out 8.3bhp at 7,500 rpm and 8.8Nm at 5,500rpm mated to a four-speed gearbox. It has a claimed fuel economy figure of 69kmpl.
It features a tubular frame chassis with telescopic suspension at the front and a swing arm, and coil springs at the rear. It gets a fuel tank capacity of 8.5 litres with a usable reserve of 2 litres.
The Hayate is 2030mm long, 720mm wide, 1070mm high and has a wheelbase of 1260mm. It gets ample ground clearance of 165mm and weighs 114kg.
Hayate is available in five colour options – Glass Sparkle Black-Red Graphic, Glass Sparkle Black-Blue Graphic, Pearl Mirage White, Pearl Mira Red-Glass Sparkle Black, and Pearl Moon Stone Grey.
The Hayate competes with the Honda Dream Yuga, Dream Neo, Bajaj Discover and Hero Splendor Plus.