Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) on Friday announced the launch of its GIXXER 250 bike priced at Rs 1,59,800 (ex-showroom Delhi). The latest addition to the GIXXER portfolio, the Suzuki GIXXER 250 is powered by a four-stroke 249cc engine mounted on an easy to handle chassis developed exclusively for Indian market, SMIPL said in a statement.
It is equipped with six-speed gearbox with dual channel anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) offering better braking efficiency, it added. “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,” SMIPL Company Head Koichiro Hirao said.
He said in the last five years, the GIXXER brand has become synonymous with Suzuki’s attributes of quality, style and performance.
Recently, the motorcycle manufacturer also introduced Gixxer SF 250 MotoGP Edition which comes with the new racing blue paint scheme with Team Suzuki Ecstar decals and pinstripes on the wheel.
Devashish Handa, Vice President, Suzuki Motorcycle India said, "Following the success of Gixxer SF 250, we are thrilled to launch the MotoGP edition of Gixxer SF 250 that asserts Suzuki's racing DNA. The Suzuki Racing Blue colour has always been the identity of Suzuki's spirit and passion for racing. The contemporary styling coupled with sporty design and high-performance engine powered with innovative SOCS technology, further enhances the racing character of the motorcycle. We are sure that the motorcycle will be received with the same enthusiasm as the other variants of GIXXER brand."
The new Suzuki Gixxer 250 MotoGP Edition gets all-new styling, with sharp bodywork. The newly designed LED headlamp, clip-on handlebars, split seat, brushed finished alloy wheels and LED tail-lamp give the motorcycle a premium look.
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.
(With inputs from PTI)