Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F (Detailed Comparison): Suzuki GSX-S750 was recently launched at INR 7.46 lakh. This makes it the closest possible rival to Honda CBR650F, bringing the price difference to mere INR 8,000 and offering two different body styles in India. To be even precise, CBR650F is not a super sport category product and thus, buyers even choose this one for everyday riding and occasional highway touring too. Here are some reasons that can help you select one among these two superbikes in India. [caption id="attachment_209495" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F Suzuki GSX-S750[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210439" align="aligncenter" width="615"]Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F Honda CBR650F[/caption]

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F

# Engine and Output

Honda CBR650F is using 648cc, four cylinder engine producing 85.4 HP at 11,000 rpm and 60.5 Nm at 8500 rpm. On the other hand, spending INR 15,000 more brings you a much bigger 749cc engine producing 114 HP at 10,500 rpm and 81 Nm at 9000 rpm. Both engines offer 6-speed gearbox while Suzuki brings 28.6 HP and 20.5 Nm of more power and torque. Adding 101cc to your side gives you much more power than one gets by buying 250cc Yamaha FZ.

Quick Specs & Price Comparison

Suzuki GSX-S750 Honda CBR650F
Displacement 749 cc 648 cc
Transmission 6-Speed 6-Speed
No. of Cylinders 4-Cylinder 4-Cylinder
Max. Power 114 HP @ 10500 rpm 85.4 HP @ 11000 rpm
Max. Torque 81 NM @ 9000 rpm 60.5 NM @ 8500 rpm
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Engine Cooling Liquid-Cooled Liquid-Cooled
Engine Type Inline-4 Inline-4
Top Speed 225 kmph (Approx.) 220 kmph (Approx.)
Mileage 15-20 kmpl (Approx.) 15-20 kmpl (Approx.)
Price (Ex-Delhi) INR 7.46 Lakh INR 7.38 Lakh

# Weight and Performance

Honda CBR650F weighs 216 kg while Suzuki GSX-S750 is 1 kg lighter than its full faired rival. Blame it on the fairing or any other stuff, Suzuki wins in this department with even a bigger engine under the tank. CBR650F comes with 17.3 liter fuel tank while Suzuki offers 16 liter capacity on GSX-S750. One liter petrol weighs 770gms and thus, putting 15 liters of fuel in both bikes will result in same weight on both sides. More power benefits GSX-S750 throughout the range while CBR650F get aerodynamic benefit when riding very fast.

Dimensions & Weight

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F
Suzuki GSX-S750 Honda CBR650F
Length 2125 mm 2107 mm
Width 785 mm 753 mm
Height 1055 mm 1149 mm
Wheelbase 1455 mm 1449 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm 133 mm
Seat Height 820 mm 810 mm
Kerb Weight 215 kg 216 kg
Fuel Tank 16 litres 17.3 litres
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# Equipment

Suzuki GSX-S750 comes with premium USD front forks, white back-lit console, multiple traction control settings and standard bar style handlebar. Honda offers bigger 320mm front disc brakes, LED headlight and sport clip-on handlebar. Seat remains single piece on CBR650F, making it more comfortable for pillion to ride on this faired machine. When compared with GSX-S750, the rear seat is also lower and more padded. Suzuki offers a full sized exhaust on GSX-S750 while CBR650F comes with almost under-seat exhaust. Tyre size remains identical.

Brakes & Suspension

Suzuki GSX-S750 Honda CBR650F
Brakes (F) 310 mm Dual Discs 320 mm Dual Discs
Brakes (R) 240 mm Single Disc 240 mm Single Disc
Suspension (F) USD Front Forks Conventional Forks
Suspension (R) Adjustable Monoshock Adjustable Monoshock
ABS 2-Channel ABS 2-Channel ABS

Frame & Tyres

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Honda CBR650F
Suzuki GSX-S750 Honda CBR650F
Frame Twin Spar Frame Steel Diamond
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR-17 120/70 ZR-17
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR-17 180/55 ZR17
Front Wheel 17-inch 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch 17-inch

# Colors & Verdict

Suzuki offers the GSX-S750 in Black/Blue and Black/Red shade. Honda CBR650F is available in Red and Black shade, out of which pure matte black shade is exclusive to this motorcycle. Consider CBR650F is you generally ride on the highway for more than 30 kilometers a day. It will save you a lot of wind stress every month. If riding in city conditions for most of the time, Suzuki GSX-S750 will offer quicker sprints and much easy handling in comparison to CBR650F. If you are not into sport touring, do consider Suzuki GSX-S750 as a better option.