What makes Suzuki GIXXER SF 250, Suzuki GIXXER SF special? Will these sport touring machines rule roads?
Monday was a vrooming day for Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) and motorcycle enthusiasts as well because the Japanese automotive giant launched a sport touring motorcycle - GIXXER SF 250. It also introduced the all-new GIXXER SF. These launches mark the SMIPL's official entry into the premium 250cc motorcycle segment. GIXXER SF 250 will be available only at 'Suzuki Premium'. Suzuki GIXXER SF Series is meant for sport touring aside from daily riding. Suzuki GIXXER SF 250 comes with Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) enabled four-stroke, SOHC engine originally developed for the GSX-R. It is also equipped with weight-reduction and friction-reduction technology developed for MotoGP machine.
Commenting on the launch of GIXXER SF 250 and GIXXER SF, Devashish Handa, Vice President, SMIPL said, “The GIXXER SF Series offers the perfect solution to the customers looking for a sports tourer. The new GIXXER SF series offers a sharp design, sporty looks along with a powerful performance, catering to the needs of the consumer. With this new launch, Suzuki will be able to further enhance its presence in the premium motorcycle segment in the country.”
GIXXER SF 250: Price, engine and key features, all you need to know
GIXXER 250 SF offers two colour schemes - Metallic Mat Platinum Silver & Metallic Mat Black and is priced at Rs 1,70,655 (ex-showroom Delhi)
Powered by 249cc, Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) enabled four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection SOHC engine
The engine produces 26.5ps@9000rpm and 22.6Nm@7500rpm
A six-speed manual gearbox
The new SOCS technology makes the engine light-weight and fast to offer easy maneuverability even on the highest speed.
The wide front and rear tires
The new dual-channel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
GIXXER SF: Price, engine and key features, all you need to know
GIXXER SF is available in two colours options namely Glass Sparkle Black, & Metallic Sonic Silver/ Glass sparkle black, and is be available at Rs 1,09,870 (ex-showroom Delhi).
Comes with a 155cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection, air-cooled SOHC engine
SEP technology generates 14.1ps @8000 and 14.0Nm@6000rpm
The GIXXER SF offers five-speed manual gear
Comes equipped with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
"The new GIXXER SF series is built on a lightweight frame with higher rigidity to 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," a statement by Suzuki said.
"The GIXXER SF 250 and GIXXER SF are loaded with sporty dual exhaust muffler and sporty wheels. For better riding experience in the night, both motorcycles feature compact and thin LED headlight along with a rear combination light," the statement added
PIC: (L-R) Devashish Handa, Vice President, SMIPL, Tetsuji Nojiri, Chief Engineer, Motorcycle Company at SMC, Satoshi Uchida – Managing Officer in charge of Overseas Marketing, Motorcycle Company, SMC, Masahiro Nishikawa - General Manager, Motorcycle Company at SMC and Koichiro Hirao, Company Head, SMIPL at the launch of Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 and Gixxer SF in New Delhi.
The launch ceremony of GIXXER SF 250 and GIXXER SF took place in the presence of Satoshi Uchida – Managing Officer in charge of Overseas Marketing, Motorcycle Company at Suzuki Motor Corporation in Japan, Masahiro Nishikawa - General Manager of the Motorcycle Company at Suzuki Motor Corporation in charge of engineering head along with Koichiro Hirao - Company Head, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. and Devashish Handa - Vice President, SMIPL.