Suzuki Motors Private Limited have been there in India for a while and has established themselves in the market. Suzuki Motorcycles has announced that their new model Gixxer SF will be launched on 7 April at an event in Delhi. The new bike is already in the news and been praised for its launch of a new version of 150 cc motorcycle.
The new Gixxer SF will feature a full-fairing which makes it to compete with bikes like the 150cc Yamaha YZF-R15, 150cc Yamaha Fazer and the Honda CBR150R when it is introduced in Indian market. It is expected to be a tough competition in upcoming days. Talking of styling features of the bike, it looks similar to the naked version of the bike. Unique styling and a chassis of the bike is developed by the engineers who designed the legendary GSX-R series for great riding performance. The new Gixxer will continue to use same fuel tank, side panels, grab rails and the tail piece as in naked version. Only the fairing is new add-on to the new version of the bike. It also includes the digital instrument cluster that offers features like trip meter, adjustable shift light, gear indicator, and a clock. The Suzuki Gixxer SF will be available in five colours – pearl mirage white, metallic triton blue, glass sparkle black, candy red and metallic grey. The new Suzuki Gixxer SF will get a tubular diamond frame which will be suspended on beefy telescopic forks upfront and a monoshock with a box section spring arm at the rear. The monoshock will be adjustable for pre-load adjustment. it gets a wheelbase of 1330 mm.
Suzuki Gixxer is been propelled by the same an air-cooled, 155cc, single cylinder engine. This mill churns out 14.8bhp of power at 8000 rpm and 14Nm of torque at 6000 rpm and comes mated to a five-speed gearbox. Talking of the additional weight of the fairing, it is expected that company will retune the motor in order to over come additional added weight and churn out more power. Obviously it will cost slightly premium over naked gixxer, which is currently priced at Rs. 73,000.
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