A black-clad rider on a white 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa on a track
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The 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Is Fit To Fly Again

Since the first rumors of the Hayabusa’s return hit the Internet, Suzuki’s reborn superbike has prompted significant speculation. What kind of engine would it use? Would it still be as ridiculously fast? Well, those questions can finally be answered, because Suzuki has officially revealed the 2022 Hayabusa. And from the looks of things, ‘Busa fans …

A black-clad rider taking a corner on a red 2020 Suzuki Hayabusa
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Suzuki Is Letting the Hayabusa Fly Once More

While bikes like the BMW S 1000 RR can out-handle the Hayabusa, the Suzuki sportbike wasn’t really about corner carving. No, it earned its reputation on its ludicrous levels of speed. Unfortunately, regulation changes meant Suzuki had to clip the Hayabusa’s wings, seemingly for good. But based on some recently-released videos, it seems the ‘Busa …

a red BMW leaning deep into a chicane
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The Suzuki Hayabusa Trails Behind the BMW S1000RR

Both of these incredibly fast motorcycles are fan favorites. The Suzuki Hayabusa GSX 1300 R motorcycle is a bit dated now, however, and the BMW S1000RR motorcycle has just been redesigned. While the ‘Busa remains a faithful steed for high-speed riding, the BMW has received numerous updates that give it more modern agility. Though there …

A red 2020 Suzuki Hayabusa against a lighter-red 'Hayabusa' kanji background
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The Suzuki Hayabusa Was Too Fast for the Rule-book

It’s possible to be too fast—that’s why the Dodge Demon was banned from drag racing, after all. But there’s car fast, and there’s motorcycle fast. In the 50s and 60s, café racers tried their best to do ‘the ton’: 100 mph. It’s hard enough, on very windy days, to stay on my relatively modern Street …

a red, white, and blue CBR1000RR-R sport bike racing down the street
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Honda Fireblade vs. Suzuki Hayabusa

The Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle has long been a favorite among American thrill junkies. Now, with the Honda Fireblade motorcycle finally coming to the US, buyers of street-legal racers may find themselves facing a difficult decision between these two bikes. How do these two sportbikes compare? The Honda Fireblade motorcycle is also known as the CBR1000RR-R. …

Motorcycle race showing a motorcycle handling a tight turn.
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Why Are Ducati Motorcycles so Expensive?

In an article about Ducati motorcycles on The Things, the difference between other bike prices and Ducati prices is posed as being the same as the difference between “I like it” and “I love it.” If you are willing to pay more for an Italian machine, you’ll end up with something fast built for long …

Kawasaki Ninja H2R
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Busa Flies, Ninja Dies

After an absolute rollercoaster ride of whether or not Suzuki would discontinue the Hayabusa or unveil a new touring speed machine, we’ve been over here sort of scratching our heads. The Kawasaki Ninja hung on and produced a new 2020 ZX-14r even after rumors of Hayabusa’s retirement which began in 2018. Though the Busa has …

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Hayabusa vs. ZX-14r: Which is the Superior Sportbike?

Since the 1990s, sportbikes have brought something to the motorcycle industry that is all their own. Sheer speed and incredible power to weight ratio is the name of the game and neither of these beasts is playing around. Not recommended for the inexperienced rider, the Hayabusa and the ZX-14r are motorcycles designed to maneuver long …