2005 Suzuki GS500 F
Versatile entry-level model styled
with a full fairing for increased rider comfort
and an aggressive sport look.
Proven four-stroke, twin cylinder,
487cc, air-cooled DOHC engine for dependable and
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
Air-cooled oil cooler for more consistent
engine operating temperature and increased engine
Sport-styled 2-into-1 exhaust system
tuned for strong low-to-mid rpm engine performance
- California model equipped with catalyst to further
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
Durable 110/70-17 front tyre and 130/
70-17 rear tyre mounted on lightweight cast aluminum
- Engine: 487cc, four-stroke, twin cylinder,
- Bore Stroke: 74.0 x 56.6mm
- Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
- Fuel System: Mikuni BSR34SS
- Lubrication: Wet Sump
- Ignition: Digital/Transistorized
- Transmission: 6-speed
- Final Drive: #520 chain
- Overall Length: 2080mm (81.9 in.)
- Overall Width: 800mm (31.5 in.)
- Overall Height: 1150mm (45.3 in.)
- Seat Height: 790mm (31.1 in.)
- Ground Clearance: 120mm (4.7 in.)
- Wheelbase: 1405mm (55.3 in.)
- Dry Weight: 180kg (396.8 lbs.)
- Suspension Front: Telescopic, oil damped
- Suspension Rear: Link type, 5-way adjustable
- Brakes Front: Single hydraulic disc
- Brakes Rear: Single hydraulic disc
- Tyres Front: 110/70-17
- Tyres Rear: 130/70-17
- Fuel Tank Capacity: 20.0 liter (5.3 gal.)
19.0 liter (5.0 gal.) CA. Model
- Color: Blue/White, Black/Silver