2009 Suzuki GS500F

July 11th, 2011 Filed under: Suzuki

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When we introduced the totally redesigned Suzuki GS500F, everyone raved about its light weight performance capabilities. For 2009, the GS500F is back, boasting an unrivaled combination of exciting real-world performance and sporty styling – including a full sport fairing inspired by Suzuki’s world-class sport bikes.

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Just learning to ride? 2009 Suzuki GS500F is the ideal bike for you! It has outstanding maneuverability, thanks to its low seat height and light weight. And if you’ve been riding for a while, you’ll really appreciate the 2009 Suzuki GS500F all-around sport performance. Its twin-cylinder engine offers strong acceleration and quick, clean throttle response. With its well-padded seat and smooth suspension, it also provides a comfortable ride on the highway,suzuki gs500f review.

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Engine Features 2009 Suzuki GS500F

- Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system effectively keeps emissions low.

- Proven four-stroke, twin cylinder, 487cc, air-cooled DOHC engine for dependable and economical operation

- Smooth-shifting 6-speed transmission and cable-operated clutch with gear ratios suitable for in-town or highway use

- Twin 34mm Mikuni carburetors for smooth power delivery, strong acceleration and fuel efficiency

- Reliable CDI ignition and maintenance-free battery

- Air-cooled oil cooler for more consistent engine operating temperature and increased engine durability

- Sport-styled 2-into-1 exhaust system tuned for strong low-to-mid rpm engine performance -

- California model equipped with catalyst to further reduce emissions


Chassis Features 2009 Suzuki GS500F

- 5.3-gallon fuel tank for ample riding range

- Easily accessible 7-way preload adjuster of rear suspension allows quick tailoring to rider?s preference

- Racer-replica-inspired vertical headlight with low- and high-beam

- Low 31.1-inch seat height

- Full fairing for wind protection and rider comfort, plus GSX-R sport styling including a distinctive vertically-stacked headlight

- Tube-type handlebars, low center of gravity and low 31 inch seat height for increased versatility and rider comfort

- Large 5.3 gallon fuel tank combined with fuel-efficient engine provide long range operation for commuting or pleasure riding

- Telescopic front fork and link-type rear suspension with adjustable preload provide a comfortable ride for commuting or pleasure riding

- Strong braking performance – single disc front brake with large 310mm rotor and four-piston caliper, plus single disc rear brake with two-piston caliper

- Durable 110/70-17 front tire and 130/ 70-17 rear tire mounted on lightweight cast aluminum wheels



2009 Suzuki GS500F USA Specifications


Model Number GS500FK9
Type Sportbike
Suggested Retail $5499
SEP $0
Engine 487cc (29.7 cu. in), 4-stroke, air-cooled DOHC
Bore & Stroke 74.0 mm (2.913 in) x 56.6 mm (2.228 in)
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel System BSR34, twin
Lubrication Wet Sump
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Starter Electric
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive D.I.D. 520VM, 110 links
Overall Length 2080 mm (81.9 in)
Overall Width 800 mm (31.5 in)
Overall Height 1150 mm (45.3 in)
Seat Height 790 mm (31.1 in)
Ground Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
Wheelbase 1405 mm (55.3 in)
Curb Weight 199 kg (439 lbs)
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Tires Front 110/70-17M/C (54H), tubeless
Tires Rear 130/70-17M/C (62H), tubeless
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L (5.3/4.4 US/Imp gal)
Color Gray/Black, White/Blue

MSRP: $5,499 USD


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