Suzuki India has started bookings for the Gixxer SF for Rs. 5000/ – and the bike has already begun touching base at dealerships over India. The bike will officially break cover on April 7th at an expected ex-showroom price of around Rs 85,000-90,000.
Suzuki has final possessed the capacity to charm the Indian masses with the Gixxer. Suzuki will attempt to eat into the sales of the likes of Yamaha R15 and CBR 150R by competitively pricing the bike. It has been spied on quite a few number of occasions. The Gixxer SF will probably be the least priced completely faired bike in India.
Beginning off with the bicycle’s outline, frame and suspension, the Gixxer SF has a full-fairing that is put on the naked Gixxer which basically distinguishes the two. The rear view mirrors have discovered their direction onto the fairing and the front indicators. Majority of the design elements other than these have been carried forward from the naked sibling.
The Gixxer SF has a 43 mm telescopic front suspension while the back suspension gets a 7-way adjustable mono-suspension. The back wheel gets a disc brake while the front does get a hydraulic brake. The front and back tires measure 100/80R/17 and 140/60R/17 separately and both are tubeless. The Gixxer SF would be around 2050 mm long, 785 mm wide and 1030 mm tall (same as the Gixxer, however its stature may change a bit). It will tip the scales between 143-148 kgs.
Like the suspension, the same 154.9cc air-cooled, singlepot, 4-stroke motor creating 14.6 PS at 8000 RPM and 14 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM which is present in the Gixxer is likewise found on the Gixxer SF. The motor is mated to a 5-speed transmission. It is expected to give Suzuki a strong foothold in the Indian market.
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