Suzuki Gixxer 250 India Launch Details Revealed; To Rival The Yamaha FZ-25

Suzuki Motorcycles India are planning to introduce the Gixxer 250 in the country soon. According to Bike India, the Suzuki Gixxer 250 will be launched in the Indian market, sometime in mid-2019.

Internationally, Suzuki sells the GSX-250R, however, this will not be the model to go on sale in India. The Indian-spec 250cc motorcycle will be similar to the current Gixxer 150 model available in the market.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 India Launch Details Revealed; To Rival The Yamaha FZ-25

The Indian-spec model will also miss out on the twin-cylinder engine, seen on the GSX-250R. Instead, the Gixxer 250 will feature a liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. Exact power figures are yet to be announced.

Similar to its smaller 150cc sibling, the Suzuki Gixxer 250 is expected to be offered in both; naked and fully-faired (SF) variants.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 India Launch Details Revealed; To Rival The Yamaha FZ-25

In terms of design as well, the Suzuki Gixxer 250 will borrow certain elements from the 150cc model. However, it will come with certain additional features, to help differentiate between them. These additional features might include inverted forks, front and rear discs brakes and a dual-channel ABS as standard.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 India Launch Details Revealed; To Rival The Yamaha FZ-25

Currently, very little details of the upcoming Suzuki Gixxer 250 has been revealed. More information regarding the upcoming Gixxer 250 motorcycle will be available, closer to its introduction to the market.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 India Launch Details Revealed; To Rival The Yamaha FZ-25

Suzuki Motorcycles currently sells the Gixxer and Gixxer SF 155cc models in India. Both variants are powered by a 155cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine. It produces 14.5bhp and 14Nm of torque and is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 India Launch Details Revealed; To Rival The Yamaha FZ-25

Thoughts On The Suzuki Gixxer 250

The sub-300cc motorcycle segment is comprised of many products, offering stiff competition. The Suzuki Gixxer 250 once launched will directly take on rivals such as the Yamaha FZ25. Other competitors also include the TVS Apache RTR200, Bajaj Pulsar 200 and the KTM Duke 250.

 

 

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Article Published On: Monday, November 26, 2018, 19:15 [IST]
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