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In Pics: 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa first ride review

The new Suzuki Hayabusa builds on the signature, big and bulky body lines of the previous model.
1/13The new Suzuki Hayabusa builds on the signature, big and bulky body lines of the previous model.
Suzuki Hayabusa has defined the word legendary in the world of superbikes for decades.
2/13Suzuki Hayabusa has defined the word legendary in the world of superbikes for decades.
For 2021, Suzuki’s design team has incorporated distinct lines and shapes on the Busa to give it a fresh flavor.
3/13For 2021, Suzuki’s design team has incorporated distinct lines and shapes on the Busa to give it a fresh flavor.
The power delivery of the new 2022 Hayabusa, combined with the upgraded electronics gives you the freedom to thrash it around without the constant fear of getting ejected from the seat.
4/13The power delivery of the new 2022 Hayabusa, combined with the upgraded electronics gives you the freedom to thrash it around without the constant fear of getting ejected from the seat.
There is a sharper front façade with razor-cut air scoops that are also highlighted by the bright orange or red detailing, depending upon the colour selection.
5/13There is a sharper front façade with razor-cut air scoops that are also highlighted by the bright orange or red detailing, depending upon the colour selection.
The use of ride-by-wire and Bosch IMU-based traction control has completely transformed the experience on the Busa and it’s simply become one of the most approachable big-bore four-cylinder bikes.
6/13The use of ride-by-wire and Bosch IMU-based traction control has completely transformed the experience on the Busa and it’s simply become one of the most approachable big-bore four-cylinder bikes.
The rear has also been reworked completely, and the new taillights along with the rear seat cowl give it a very extraterrestrial look.
7/13The rear has also been reworked completely, and the new taillights along with the rear seat cowl give it a very extraterrestrial look.
All the lighting around the updated Busa is now LED, and it exudes sophistication and premium quality.
8/13All the lighting around the updated Busa is now LED, and it exudes sophistication and premium quality.
The Japanese symbol for Hayabusa remains proudly presented over the sides in large font, and then there is some more chrome and orange detailing on the side fairing cuts.
9/13The Japanese symbol for Hayabusa remains proudly presented over the sides in large font, and then there is some more chrome and orange detailing on the side fairing cuts.
The throttle response on the new Busa is spot on and there’s a ridiculous amount of velvety-smooth power available on-demand.
10/13The throttle response on the new Busa is spot on and there’s a ridiculous amount of velvety-smooth power available on-demand.
A special mention has to be made of the Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tyres that are offered as a standard fitment and provide exceptional grip and cornering abilities to the Busa.
11/13A special mention has to be made of the Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tyres that are offered as a standard fitment and provide exceptional grip and cornering abilities to the Busa.
Another highlight of the new model is its modern TFT dash. The screen sits between familiar-looking analog gauges.
12/13Another highlight of the new model is its modern TFT dash. The screen sits between familiar-looking analog gauges.
It now gets new Brembo Stylema front calipers and 10mm-larger 320mm rotors that do an excellent job of trimming speeds.
13/13It now gets new Brembo Stylema front calipers and 10mm-larger 320mm rotors that do an excellent job of trimming speeds.
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