s a recipe for added excitement. Take the proven appeal of a practical, user-friendly mid-size all-rounder, with its hard-to-match combination of accessible engine power, finely balanced
chassis and excellent ease of ownership. Enhance such source of pure riding pleasure with a gorgeously contoured full fairing that helps deflect the wind on highways and turn heads on
the street, while beckoning riders to head out on refreshing tours to destinations afar. The GS500F, with its sporty parallel-twin engine character, its low weight and low-maintenance
designs and its purposeful fully faired styling - highlighted by a racer-replica-inspired headlight design - captures the passion, freedom and excitement of motorcycling in their purest form
for riders of various ages and experience. Looking to shake yourself out of the daily cycle? Go ahead. Stir things up and expand your horizons, on the GS500F.
4-stroke, 2-cylinder, air-cooled,
( cc )
Bore x stroke
74.0 mm x 56.6 mm
9.0 : 1
6-speed constant mesh
2,080 mm (81.9 in.)
800 mm (31.5 in.)
1,150 mm (45.3 in.)
1,405 mm (55.3 in.)
120 mm ( 4.7 in.)
790 mm (31.1 in.)
180 kg (396 lbs.)
Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Link type, coil spring, oil damped,
spring preload 7-way adjustable
110/70-17 M/C 54H, tubeless
130/70-17 M/C 62H, tubeless
Electronic ignition (transistorized)
20.0 L (5.3 US gal.)
LR5 : Suzuki Deep Blue No.2
/ Glass Splash White
FP2 : Metallic Sonic Silver
/ Metallic Saturn Black
Expand Your Horizons On A Fully Faired Mid-Size All-Rounder
487cc, air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine with simple, compact, lightweight and
low-maintenance design, built to produce useful accessible power over broad rpm range.
Transistorized electronic ignition and precise MIKUNI BSR34 carburetion keep the
engine running very efficiently and help deliver plentiful torque at low rpm.
Air-cooling oil cooler enhances engine reliability.
2-into-1 exhaust system adds invigorating note to the engine's distinct pulses, yielding
good power delivery.
Front telescopic forks and rear monoshock absorber both tuned for exciting combination
of precise handling and supple ride.
Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system, and catalyzer fitted for European
market both effectively keep emissions low.
The GS500F design brings together a low center of gravity and compliant suspension
setup for excellent combination of sporty handling performance and smooth riding
Lightweight and modest 790mm (31.3in.) height well-padded seat help make stop and go in
city traffic easier.
Easily accessible 7-way preload adjuster of rear suspension allowing quick tailoring to rider's
Front disc brake with 2-piston caliper and rear disc brake provide excellent stopping power.
20.0-liter fuel tank, together with excellent engine fuel economy, means ample touring range.
Practical and sporty full fairing enhances rider comfort, boosting the proven mid-size
all-rounder appeal of the GS500F design with the looks and function of a long-distance touring
machine. Sharp-styled slots and cutouts on the fairing help keep the engine running efficiently.
Racer-replica-inspired vertical lights configuration has high/low beam headlight integrated with
a small position light below it for boldly accentuates the fully faired appearance of the GS500F.
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Always wear helmet, eye protection, and protective clothing ‘ Read your owner's manual carefully
‘ Enjoy riding safely ‘ Never ride under the influence of alcohol or other drugs
PRINTED IN JAPAN GS500F Leaflet 99999-A0118-161 DATE OF ISSUE AUG.'05
300 Takatsuka, Hamamatsu, Japan
Vertically stacked head lights
Sharply styled slot to feed fresh air
Rear disc brake
FP2 : Metallic Sonic Silver / Metallic Saturn Black