Suzuki Gixxer SF250 and Gixxer SF now comes with lighter frames, better engines and sporty looks
Suzuki launches premium Gixxer SF250, a sport touring motorcycle and Gixxer SF, 155cc motorcycle in Bangalore.
The bike was launched by Koichiro Hirao, Company Head, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd.
“We are delighted and excited to present the all new Suzuki Gixxer SF series in the premium motorcycle segment as part of our ongoing commitment to the Indian market. Gixxer SF is one of Suzuki’s flagship products in India and increasing its portfolio will allow us to enhance Suzuki’s much-loved brand presence in the country,” Hirao said at the launch.
Designed to stand out with its cutting-edge style and unmatched power, Suzuki Gixxer SF series of motorcycles is here to win the hearts of the sporty and enthusiastic riders, he added.
SMIPL is a subsidiary of the two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan and has come out with a new range in the above 100cc segment premium segment.
Devashish Handa, Vice President, SMIPL said: “India is the world’s largest two-wheeler market, and this market has now started demanding premium products, especially above 200cc engine displacement. The Gixxer SF Series offers the perfect solution to customers looking for a sports tourer.”
The new series offers a sharp design, sporty look along with a powerful performance. With this new launch, Suzuki will be able to further enhance its presence in the premium motorcycle segment in the country, he added.
The newly launched Gixxer SF 250 is powered by the 249cc Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) enabled four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection SOHC engine that offers a heightened performance. The advanced engine produces 26.5ps@9000rpm and 22.6Nm@7500rpm. A six-speed manual gearbox helps provide a smooth ride even at low to middle-range speeds.
The new SOCS technology makes the engine lighter and faster and offers easy maneuverability even at highest speed. Additionally, the wide front and rear tyres provide stability while negotiating through city roads. The new dual channel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ensures improved braking.
Gixxer SF 250 is equipped with weight-reduction and friction-reduction technology developed for MotoGP machines to offer an enhanced riding experience. Designed to stand out, the Suzuki Gixxer SF Series is meant for sport touring aside from the daily urban riding.
The upgraded Gixxer is a performance-oriented motorcycle that comes with a 155cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection, air-cooled SOHC engine with SEP technology that generates 14.1ps @8000 and 14.0Nm@6000rpm. The Gixxer SF offers five-speed manual gearbox which gives higher fuel efficiency and a smooth riding experience. This bike is equipped with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) to ensure smooth braking.
To make it easy to handle, the new SF series is built on a lightweight frame with higher rigidity that helps maintain a good balance throughout the ride. Furthermore, the specially developed front-suspension provides steadiness to riders while braking and cornering on bumpy roads and sharp curves.
European Look and Feel
The stunning new Gixxer SF series has bold styling, incorporating current European trends to allure young riders who seek performance and style at the same time. A perfect amalgamation of contemporary design and thorough engineering, the Gixxer SF series comes with a low-crouched silhouette along with bold facets and flowing character lines.
Both the Gixxer SF 250 and Gixxer SF are loaded with sporty dual exhaust muffler and sporty wheels. For better riding experience at nights, both motorcycles feature compact and thin LED headlight along with a rear combination light.
Additionally, Suzuki Gixxer SF250 offers Easy-Start System to help ensure stress-free ignition. It is also equipped with a newly developed instrument cluster, giving the bike a sportier and premium look. The bronze engine cover, an under cowl and a set of newly designed machine-finish wheels further enhances the style and appearance of the 250cc model.
On road price in Bangalore
The Suzuki Gixxer on road price in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka may be slightly higher than in other states due to the life time road tax structure. The 250 SF comes in two colour schemes – Metallic Mat Platinum Silver & Metallic Mat Black and is priced at Rs 1,70,655 (ex-showroom Bengaluru).
The Gixxer SF is available in Glass Sparkle Black & Metallic Sonic Silver and costs Rs 1,09,870 (ex-showroom Bengaluru).