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Suzuki Rides In The Gixxer 250 In India

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  • Aug 9, 2019
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The Gixxer 250 looks near-identical to its younger sibling

  • The Gixxer 250 is around Rs 10,800 more affordable than the Gixxer SF 250.
  • The bike carries over the same engine and underpinnings from its faired sibling.
  • It features a couple of cosmetic changes which tells it apart from the smaller Suzuki Gixxer.

 

Suzuki has finally launched the Gixxer 250 in India at Rs 1.59 lakh. That’s around Rs 10,800 cheaper than its faired sibling - the Gixxer SF 250. It’s available in two paint options – silver over matte black which is a dual-tone paint scheme and a single matte black colour option. While the overall design looks identical to its younger sibling, the Gixxer 250 gets a couple of features that help distinguish itself.

 

For instance, the bikes features a bronze engine cover, an engine cowl, special machine-finished alloy wheels along with bronze highlights on the headlight and side quarter panels. It packs a bigger motor with a 6-speed transmission and a unique oil-cooling system, fatter tyres and dual-channel ABS. Other notable features include a full LED headlight and tail light, a digital instrument console, a rear tyre hugger, a 300mm front disc and Suzuki’s Easy Start System. At a price of Rs 1.59 lakh, the Gixxer 250 goes up against the KTM 250 Duke (Rs 1.97 lakh) and the Yamaha FZ25 priced at Rs 1.36 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi).   

For more detials, refer to the press release given below.

Press Release: 

 

‘Born of Greatness’ – The Powerful and Bold Suzuki Gixxer 250 Debuts in India 

New Delhi, August 09, 2019: Enticing riders with a perfect amalgamation of performance, style and thrill, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd (SMIPL), a subsidiary of the two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan, launched the powerful GIXXER 250 today. The motorcycle is the latest addition to the GIXXER portfolio and is extremely agile and fun to ride.

To deliver serious riding fun added with adrenaline rush Suzuki GIXXER 250 has a powerful 249cc, Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection SOHC engine offering refined performance, along with easy to handle chassis developed exclusively for Indian market. SOCS technology adopted by the motorcycle was originally designed for GSX-R has a proven power legacy.

The newly developed engine produces 26.5ps@9000 rpm and 22.6Nm@7500 rpm power. Six-speed gearbox delivers a hassle-free ride. Suzuki GIXXER 250 is equipped with Dual channel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) offering better braking efficiency.

Commenting on the launch of Suzuki GIXXER 250, Mr. Koichiro Hirao, Company Head, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. said, “In last five years, GIXXER brand has become synonymous with Suzuki’s attributes of quality, style and performance. It is our constant endeavor to bring a fresh perspective and value to this brand. Today, we are thrilled to launch a stylish and powerful biking experience to our patrons in the form of Suzuki GIXXER 250. This product is a true reflection of Suzuki’s legacy in developing high performance motorcycles of superior quality backed by cutting-edge technology. With this addition to the GIXXER portfolio, we look forward to ride upwards and continue the growth momentum.”

Mr. Devashish Handa, Vice President, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We have taken it upon ourselves to introduce our patrons to the thrill of the ride with the GIXXER Series without compromising on style and efficiency. With the Suzuki GIXXER 250, we want our consumers to upgrade their riding experience to something stronger. We are confident that our latest offering will receive the same adoration as its predecessors. We are hopeful that the Suzuki GIXXER 250 will reinforce our position as a popular youth brand in India.”

Inspired by the latest European design, Suzuki GIXXER 250 has embraced trapezoidal body proportions that instils charismatic character to the motorcycle. Equipped with futuristic LED headlamp and stylish tail lamp, a sporty dual muffler, brushed finish alloy wheels and newly designed digital speedometer imparts the aggressive style to Suzuki GIXXER 250.

Furthermore, Suzuki GIXXER 250 is an exciting proposition with a new bronze engine cover, an under cowl, exclusive muffler end cap design and wheels with machine finish. The newly launched Suzuki GIXXER 250 is available in two colour schemes – combination of Metallic Matte Platinum Silver/ Metallic Matte Black; and a Metallic Matte Black colour retailing at a price of INR 159,800 (ex-showroom Delhi).

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