Suzuki GSF 600 Bandit: review, history, specs


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Class: street

Production: 1995-2004

Related: Suzuki GSX600F Katana

Successor: Suzuki GSF650 Bandit

Models
Suzuki GSF600 Bandit

1995-1999

(Europe)

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit

2000-2004

(Europe)

Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

1996-1999

(Europe, North America)

Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

2000-2004

(Europe, North America)

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1995-1999)
Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (2000-2004)
Suzuki GSF600S Bandit (1996-1999)
Suzuki GSF600S Bandit (2000-2004)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1995 Europe Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit

Code: GSF600S

1996 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600T; GSF600ST

1997 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600V; GSF600SV

1998 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600W; GSF600SW

1999 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600X; GSF600SX

2000 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600Y; GSF600SY

2001 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600K1; GSF600SK1

2002 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600K2; GSF600SK2

2003 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600K3; GSF600SK3

2004 Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF600 Bandit; Suzuki GSF600S Bandit

Code: GSF600K4; GSF600SK4

Specifications

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2085 mm / 82,1 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

2130 mm / 83,9 in – GSF600 (2000-2004)

2060 mm / 81,1 in – GSF600S (2000-2004)

Overall width 745 mm / 29,3 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

770 mm / 30,3 in – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Overall height 1100 mm / 43,3 in – GSF600 (1995-1999)

1095 mm / 43,1 in – GSF600 (2000-2004)

1205 mm / 47,4 in – GSF600S (1995-1999)

1220 mm / 48,0 in – GSF600S (2000-2004)

Seat height 805 mm / 31,7 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

790 mm / 31,1 in – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Wheelbase 1430 mm / 56,3 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

1440 mm / 56,7 in – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Ground clearance 125 mm / 4,9 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

130 mm / 5,1 in – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Dry weight 196 kg / 432 lbs – GSF600 (1995-1999)

204 kg / 450 lbs – GSF600 (2000-2004)

202 kg / 445 lbs – GSF600S (1995-1999)

208 kg / 458 lbs – GSF600S (2000-2004)

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 130 mm / 5,12 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load), 121 mm / 4,76 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1998)

Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load and rebound damping), 121 mm / 4,76 in – GSF600, GSF600S (1999)

Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load and rebound damping), 126 mm / 4,96 in – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Front tire size 110/70-17M/C 54H – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

120/60-ZR17M/C 55W – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Rear tire size 150/70–17M/C 69H – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

160/60-ZR17M/C 69W – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Front brake Double disc, 290 mm, 2-piston calipers Nissin – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

Double disc, 290 mm, 2-piston calipers Tokico – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper Nissin – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

Single disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper Tokico – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Fuel capacity 19,0 l / 4,18 Us gal – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

20,0 l / 4,4 Us gal – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Trail 98 mm / 3,9 in
Fuel economy 5,0 l / 100 km (47 mpg)
ENGINE Type Oil/air-cooled, 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 62,6 x 48,7 mm
Displacement 599 cm³ (36,55 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 80,2 hp (59,0 kW) /9500 rpm
Max. torque 62,0 Nm (6,3 kgf*m) / 8500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 3,97 sec
Top speed 208 km/h (129 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVK32 – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVR32 – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.744
Final reduction 3.133 – GSF600 /S (Europe)

3.200 – GSF600S (North America)

Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.083

2.062

1.647

1.400

1.227

1.095

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator, 405W at 5000 rpm – GSF600, GSF600S (1995-1999)

Three-phase A.C. Generator, 550W at 5000 rpm – GSF600, GSF600S (2000-2004)

Battery capacity 12V-8Ah

Images

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit: images, gallery.

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1995-1999)
Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1995-1999)
Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (2000-2004)
Suzuki GSF600S Bandit (1996-1999)
Suzuki GSF600S Bandit (2000-2004)
Suzuki GSF600S Bandit (2000-2004)

Videos

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit: video.

Suzuki GSF 600 S Bandit

Manuals

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit: manuals, parts, microfiches.