Suzuki has simply teased what seems to be the Gixxer 250 bike for India. The teaser picture additionally reveals a date (Could 20, 2019) which we consider is the launch date. Together with this, Suzuki has additionally mentioned that this upcoming motorbike would be the “most fun launch of the 12 months”.
Whereas it nonetheless stays unsure, it’s extremely unlikely that the Japanese producer would discuss with a mere replace to a present mannequin from the line-up as essentially the most thrilling launch of the 12 months. The teaser additionally says “witness the daybreak of greatness” which might additionally go well with an all-new mannequin greater than an replace to a current-gen mannequin. The picture itself seems to be a facet view of the front-end of a bike and appears prefer it reveals the form of the headlight from the facet.
Rumours of a 250cc Suzuki motorbike for the Indian market have been doing the rounds for the previous few years. Final 12 months, we were the first ones to tell you that Suzuki would launch a 250cc motorcycle in India this year. Suzuki might name the 250cc bike one thing else, however the Gixxer model is sort of robust in India – which why we consider that is what it is going to be referred to as. Whereas Suzuki hasn’t confirmed this, we really feel the Gixxer 250 will debut as a streetfighter first, earlier than a faired variant is launched.
The Gixxer 250 is predicted to characteristic muscular styling components that are seen on the extra premium Suzuki GSX-S750 and the GSX-S1000 fashions on sale in India. There’s additionally an opportunity Suzuki Gixxer 250 may additionally share visible particulars with the updated Haojue DR300 that was recently patented.
Powering the Suzuki Gixxer 250 will probably be a brand new 250cc, single-cylinder engine. This motor will in all probability get a Four-valve head, however will make use of an oil-cooler as a substitute of liquid-cooling, in order to maintain prices low. Energy output must be within the vary of 22-25hp. Whether or not the bike will get a 5-speed gearbox just like the Yamaha FZ25 stays to be seen. Nevertheless, we’re hoping that Suzuki equips the Gixxer 250 with a 6-speed ‘field.
When it comes to pricing, it is honest to anticipate that the brand new Gixxer 250 will probably be positioned someplace close to Yamaha FZ25; which, in flip, prices Rs 1.33 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).