Zigwheels Home

Suzuki Gixxer 150cc motorcycle unveiled

by Vikrant Singh Posted on 27 Jan 201490,425 Views16 Comments

Suzuki unveils new, stylish 150cc motorcycle Gixxer, expected to cost Rs 75,000

 

Salman Khan poses with the new Gixxer 150cc motorcycle

 

 

Suzuki Motorcycle India has unveiled a new 150cc motorcycle - the Gixxer - targeted at younger riders. According to Suzuki, the Gixxer had to look futuristic and yet be easy to ride. The Gixxer will continue to sell alongside the GS 150R, Suzuki's other 150cc motorcycle, but one meant for masses. The Gixxer will however, only go on sale in July. Also Read: Suzuki Gixxer Preview

 

The motorcycle which will go up against the likes of the Hero Hunk and the Honda CB Trigger is powered by a single cylinder, air cooled engine that uses a SOHC layout for its valve train. It also uses a carburettor and not fuel injection in order to keep the pricing of the motorcycle competitive. The engine also uses Suzuki's new engine tech called SEP or Suzuki Eco Performance. Like HET used on Hondas, SEP too promises high fuel economy along without considerable drop in power. The Suzuki GS 150R which uses the old engine did not do too well owing to conventional styling and relatively heavier kerb weight compared to more contemporary 150cc motorcycles.

 

It also ran more conventional cycle parts, but the GS did get a six-speed gearbox which the other 150cc bikes in its class lacked. But, the Gixxer which still uses telescopic forks upfront has now adopted mono shock at the rear. The Gixxer also uses better tyres - 100/80 at the front and 140/60 section at the rear. The rear tyre size given the bike's power figures seems a little optimistic. But there's no doubting the fact that it does enhance the bike's visual appeal. The Gixxer will be sold in five colours and we expect the motorcycle to cost around the Rs 75,000 mark in Delhi.

 

Post Your Comment

Do you like this story?

Sign up for our customized BIKER newsletter today.

Suzuki Gixxer Review: Picture Gallery

by Team ZigWheels

Suzuki enters the premium 150cc motorcycle...

Suzuki Gixxer: First Ride Review

by Sarmad Kadiri, Photography: Preetam Bora

Suzuki enters the premium 150cc motorcycle...

Is Suzuki planning a new 155cc commuter motorcycle?

by Team ZigWheels

After unveiling the Suzuki Gixxer 155, the...


 
 
FEATURED SLIDESHOWS

Yamaha Fazer FI KTM RC 390 Vespa Elegante showcased in India before launch 2014 Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0 Suzuki Gixxer 155 India First Ride 2014 Hero Karizma R vs Bajaj Pulsar 220 Hero Xtreme vs Yamaha FZ-S v2.0 vs Honda CB Trigger A souped-up Royal Enfield Continental GT at Bonneville KTM RC 390

 
TOP VIDEOS

Kawasaki Ninja 1000: ZigWheels Video Review

The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 has the heart of a sports bike and the essence of a tourer. We spend a day...

KTM RC 390: Action Video

The above video shows the soon to be launched KTM RC 390 in action at the race track and on the...

 

Read Next Story