Suzuki Gixxer 155 cc was launched in India on Friday for an introductory price of Rs 1,00,212 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The motorcycle gets a completely revamped design, making it look even more aggressive than before.
The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer is inspired by the European design trend and sports low crouched silhouette. Talking about the features of the Gixxer, the motorcycle comes equipped with the LED headlamp and taillamp, new digital instrument cluster, dual exhaust outlet, split seat and rear tyre hugger.
The new Gixxer 155 continues to get the same 155 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled and fuel-injected engine which churns out 13.9 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 14 Nm at 6,000 rpm. It is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Telescopic front forks and monoshock at the rear are installed for the suspension duties. The motorcycle gets 17-inch tyres and a disc each at the front and rear. Also available is a single-channel ABS.
It is to be noted that the 2019 Suzuki Gixxer is about Rs 12,000 more expensive than the outgoing model. The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer is available in three colour options i.e. Glass Sparkle Black, Metallic Sonic Silver and Metallic Triton Blue.
"The new Suzuki Gixxer is built keeping in mind a dynamic rider seeking exhilaration and power with each ride. We are excited to continuously build our motorcycle portfolio, aiming to increase our market share in the segment. As we continue to move towards widening our Suzuki family, we look forward to winning more hearts with our thought-through product range specially designed for the Indian market," Suzuki Motorcycle India Company Head Koichiro Hirao said.
"With the growing popularity of premium sports motorcycles in India, we are thrilled to present the all-new Suzuki Gixxer, proclaiming an aggressive style, advanced technology and powerful performance. Suzuki Motorcycle India is growing at a robust pace with Gixxer being the flagship brand. We are certain that the fresh options under the Gixxer brand will delight motorcycling fans, infusing excitement and confidence in their riding experience," Suzuki Motorcycle India Vice President Devashish Handa said.
In the Indian market, the new Gixxer 155 is up against TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Honda CB Hornet 160R and the Yamaha FZ-S V3.0.
In May this year, Suzuki Gixxer SF and 250 2019 Gixxer SF 150 were launched for starting prices of Rs 1,70,655 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs 1,09,870 (ex-showroom, Delhi), respectively.