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Suzuki Motorcycle India sales up by 18 per cent in July

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 August 2019, 11:53 PM
Suzuki Motorcycle India sales up by 18 per cent in July (file photo)
Suzuki Motorcycle India sales up by 18 per cent in July (file photo)

Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) on Thursday reported 18 per cent increase in total sales at 69,236 units in July as against 58,805 units sold in the same month last year.

Domestic sales last month grew 17 per cent at 62,366 units as compared to 53,321 units in July 2018, SMIPL said in a statement.

SMIPL Vice President Devashish Handa said,”July was an exciting month at Suzuki Motorcycle India as we launched new products and variants in both motorcycle and scooter category, further strengthening our product offerings for Indian consumers”.

Meanwhile, the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer is all set to launch the much-anticipated MotoGP Edition of the Gixxer SF 250 in India next month. It is to be noted that the announcement comes days after Maruti Suzuki India launched the 155 cc Gixxer SF MotoGP Edition at the price of Rs 110,605 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

It is powered by an all-new 249 cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, SOHC, fuel-injected engine that churns out 26 bhp at 9000 rpm and 22.6 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox. Also, the new Suzuki Gixxer 250 has Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) which is said to help cool the engine even after prolonged use at high revs.

Currently, the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 costs Rs 1.71 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and it is being expected that the prices of the upcoming motorcycle to be raised by a few thousand rupees.

(With inputs from PTI) 

 

 

First Published: Friday, August 02, 2019 11:53 PM
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