Zigwheels Home

Suzuki Gixxer 150cc motorcycle unveiled

by Vikrant Singh Posted on 27 Jan 201487,454 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 V-Strom 1000 ABS: India Review

by Sarmad Kadiri

A pleasant V-twin character, supple ride quality...

Salman rides a special Suzuki trike in Kick

by Sarmad Kadiri

In the new feature film Kick, actor Salman Khan...

Suzuki Gixxer 150 booking begins

by Team ZigWheels

Suzuki dealers start accepting booking of the new...


TVS Scooty Zest Intense competition at Round 3 of the Honda One Make Race Bajaj Discover 150F Bajaj Discover 150F photo gallery Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS riding in India bajaj discover 150f Vespa 946 Belissima Hyosung Aquila 250 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs Suzuki Inazuma TVS is back in the fray with the refreshed 2014 TVS Wego 110


Bajaj Discover 150F and Discover 150S: Video Review

The new flagship Bajaj Discover is out. And it is a 150cc motorcycle available in two different...

Kawasaki Ninja 300 30th Anniversary Edition: Official Video

Kawasaki have launched a 30th Anniversary Edition of the Ninja 300 with cosmetic changes

Help us know you better!
Take this survey

Read Next Story