Australia launches the 2013 Suzuki Burgman. The big Burger gets
promoted to business class with a shed load of new features.
Suzuki Australia Press Release
Suzuki Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of its
automatic touring cycle masterpiece - the all-new Burgman 650.
Overhauled for 2013, the new Burgman 650 features all-new
styling, reduced weight and improved fuel economy, while
maintaining its user-friendly power.
"The new Burgman 650 upgrades the rider to business class with a
raft of user friendly technologies designed to ensure maximum
comfort and performance", said Suzuki Australia Motorcycles
National Marketing Manager Lewis Croft.
From every angle, the Burgman 650 displays smart technology and
superior quality with sharply styled multi-reflector headlights,
dual multi-reflector tail lights and an all-new triangle section
muffler ensuring a sleek look and satisfying the most stringent
An expansive, thickly padded seat allows plenty of space for two
people to sit comfortably for long stretches and includes an easily
adjustable rider backrest, while electronically-controlled height
adjustable windscreen ensures maximum comfort for all riders.
The newly designed, slimmer tail section finishes off the
all-new Burgman 650's sharp look.
The Burgman 650 boasts a surfeit of storage spaces, including a
50-litre under-seat storage compartment, enough for two standard
size full-face helmets, plus three front compartments for smaller
items, one containing 12v DC accessory outlet, and an additional
cable lock allowing the rider to secure a helmet outside the
The Burgman 650 is powered by a 638cc, twin-cylinder,
computerised fuel-injected powerplant delivering exceptionally
smooth performance, while the O2 feedback system with catalyser
boosts fuel efficiency and minimises emissions.
Reworked transmission settings and reduced mechanical losses
contribute to increased fuel economy, with the Burgman's engine
using 15 per cent less fuel* than the previous model in drive
The automatic transmission delivers excellent control and is
adjustable by a push of a button on the handlebar, allowing riders
to choose between three different modes - two fully automatic
(Drive and Power) and Manual.
The Drive mode increases efficiency at normal road speeds and
provides smooth, linear, power delivery for easy riding, the Power
mode delivers more punch for spirited riders and the Manual mode
allows the rider complete control via six pre-set gear ratios.
The updated easy-to-read instrument panel keeps the rider fully
informed and features the all-new Eco Drive Indicator to encourage
optimum fuel efficiency, with a light appearing when the Burgman
650 is operated in a fuel-efficient manner^.
The Antilock Braking System (ABS) helps maximise control by
preventing the wheels from locking during excessive braking and it
weighs an impressive 55 per cent less than the system on its
For increased security, the Burgman 650 is equipped with a
Suzuki Advanced Immobiliser System (SAIS), and also a magnetic
cover over the ignition switch which only opens with the correctly
The Burgman 650 is the king of comfort, it boasts a truly
luxurious ride with easy to read and operate controls, fantastic
wind protection and with exceptional smooth performance to match.
Wether it's going down to the local shops or touring across the
country, you can do it in comfort and style aboard the Burgman.
Available exclusively in stylish Pearl White, the 2013 Burgman
650 is on sale now with a recommended retail price of
*Measured in the Worldwide Motorcycle Test Cycle (WMTC).
^The Eco Drive Indicator does not automatically improve fuel
economy but may help riders refine their riding efficiently and
improve fuel consumption.
** Recommended Price includes GST, excludes dealer delivery and