Suzuki Motorcycle strengthens presence in premium segment

CHENNAI, June 7: Suzuki Motorcycle India Friday
unveiled its latest offerings GIXXER 250SF and GIXXER SF

models, strengthening its product portfolio in the domestic

two-wheeler segment.

A subsidiary of Japan-headquartered Suzuki Motor

Corporation, the Suzuki GIXXER SF 250 is priced at

Rs 1.70 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai) while the GIXXER SF which

is an upgraded variant 150cc motorcycle offered at Rs 1.09

lakh (ex-showroom Chennai).

Commenting on the launch of the new motorcycles, Suzuki

Motorcycle India head Koichiro Hirao said, “The all-

new Suzuki GIXXER SF series in the premium motorcycle segment

is part of our on-going commitment to the Indian market.”

“GIXXER SF is one of the Suzuki’s flagship products in

India and increasing its portfolio will allow us to enhance

Suzuki’s much-loved brand presence in the country,” he said.

On the unveiling of GIXXER SF series, the company

vice-president Devashish Handa said, “India is the largest

two-wheeler market and this market has now started demanding

premium products, especially above 200cc engine displacement.

With this launch, Suzuki will be able to further enhance its

presence in the premium motorcycle segment in the country”.

GIXXER SF 250 is powered by a 249cc Suzuki oil cooling

system-enabled four-stroke single-cylinder fuel injection SOHC

engine producing 26.5 ps@9000 rpm and 2.6Nm@7500 rpm.

The upgraded fully-faired GIXXER SF is equipped with

a 155cc four-stroke single cylinder fuel injection SOHC engine

offering 14.1ps @8000 and 14.0Nm@6000 rpm.

Suzuki GIXXER 250SF is available in two colours – metallic

mat platinum silver and metallic mat black while GIXXER SF

is sparkle black and metallic sonic silver.

Suzuki GIXXER 250SF would compete with Yamaha 250cc, Honda

CBR250, TVS Motor Apache 200cc while GIXXER SF is pitted

against TVS Motor Apache 160cc, Yamaha FZ models and Honda

CBR 150 cc motorcycles. (PTI)