The Suzuki Hayabusa is perhaps one of the most iconic motorcycles of all time. It was made very famous in India by the movie Dhoom, where John Abraham was seen riding a red and black Hayabusa. The Hayabusa is not an extreme track-focused bike like the Ducati Panigale V4 but rather more of a sports tourer. However, we have seen it being used in many different ways by its owners which is quite expected of a bike that is this famous. Many use it as a sports tourer, while some use it as a drag race tool and modify the bike accordingly. We have also seen it being used as an off-road bike but what the red Hayabusa featured below is used for this time is perhaps unique. Take a look at the video below by Turbo Xtreme before we get on to any other detail.
As seen in the video, the Hayabusas here is seen popping some popcorn via its powerful four-cylinder engine. It even has a custom Akrapovic exhaust which sounds brutal, though its effect on popcorn is something that is still being studied. Jokes aside, let’s talk about this Busa popcorn machine which we bet is the most expensive machine used for popping corns.
First, a significant amount of corns are fed into the exhaust opening. To let you know, this is not the stock Hayabusa exhaust as the owner of this bike has gone for an aftermarket unit form Akrapovic. Moving on, the bike is started after filling the exhaust with corns. The inline four engine roars to life and a rather sonorous note is lent out by the Akrapovic exhaust. However, corns did not pop instantly. As the bike was parked for a long time, its temperature was quite low and so the bike is left on for a while. As the temperature of the bike goes up, the first popcorn jumps out of the pipe to life.
As the temperature grows steadily, the corns began to pop quite fast and as they are quite lightweight, they were thrown out of the exhaust pipes. After some of the popped corns come out, the owner of this red Busa revs the bike which results in a sort of popcorn spray from the exhaust. After the bike is revved a few times, a significant amount of popcorns are thrown out of the exhaust. We can say that this is quite a nifty way to make popcorns if you ever feel hungry while on a bike trip. However, we are not that confident about the edibility of these popcorns and we recommend you to use the conventional way of popping them. Nonetheless, it is now established that the Suzuki Hayabusa is an efficient corn popping bike.
Talking about the Suzuki Hayabusa, the latest generation of the bike is powered by an in-line four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, engine which has a displacement of 1340 cc. The engine churns out a maximum power of 197 Bhp at 9,500 rpm and a peak torque of 155 Nm at 7,200 rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed transmission. As mentioned already, the Hayabusa is not a track-focused bike and with its hefty weight of 268 Kg, it is not very friendly when cornering fast. However, it is extremely stable to ride on a straight line and is one of the best superbikes in the world.