2008 Suzuki Bandit Review


The 2008 Suzuki Bandit has become a favorite of all types of riders by delivering an unmatched combination of performance, style, and value. With its heavyweight power and distinctive styling, the 2008 Suzuki also offers an all-new technically advanced liquid-cooled engine and innovative digital fuel injection system, putting it on the forefront of power, design, and technology and resulting in a street bike of unmatched quality.

Promising a dependable and economical street ride to take riders anywhere, the 2008 Suzuki Bandit is perfect for touring as well as for regular city commuting. The superior liquid-cooled 1250cc engine is fed by Suzuki’s dual throttle valve high-tech fuel-injection system which, combined with excellent handling, makes it a motorcycle equally suited for cruising on the highway or riding around town. In addition, the 2008 Suzuki Bandit is priced competitively so it is attractive motorcycle for consumers looking for Suzuki reliability at a low price tag.

Overall, the 2008 Suzuki Bandit is a quick and powerful bike with great handling and comfort. The manufacturer has used the Suzuki engine in the Bandit for years, giving riders the benefit of and engine that has been consistently reliable over time. There may be fancier bikes on the market but, for the price tag, the 2008 Suzuki Bandit is definitely gives riders a lot of bang for their buck.

New For 2008

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2008 Suzuki Bandit Specs

  • Model: 1250 ABS
  • Engine Type: four-cylinder, four-stroke
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.1""x2.5""
  • Compression ratio: 10.5:1
  • Valve Train: N/A
  • Induction: N/A
  • Ignition: Digital/Transistorized
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final Drive: Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.02 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Double Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Single Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telesscopic, oil damped, preload adjustable
  • Suspension (Rear): Link type
  • Wheelbase: 58.5 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 30.9 inches
  • Curb Weight: 504.9 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 120/70-17
  • Tires (Rear):


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Key Competitors For The 2008 Suzuki Bandit

  • Yamaha FZ1
  • Kawasaki Z1000