Chinese language motorbike producer, Haojue seems to have filed a design patent for an up to date model of its DR300. Whereas the Haojue 300cc motorbike doesn’t have any relevance to us, what does curiosity us is the truth that Haojue is Suzuki’s accomplice in China. And Suzuki, within the current previous, has launched the Haojue GW250 that was badged because the Inazuma, in India.
Nevertheless, rumours surrounding this motorcycle being sold with a Suzuki badge have been doing the rounds from fairly some time now. The present-gen mannequin, which has Suzuki’s older styling and never the brand new design theme proven within the patent drawing, is because of go on sale in China subsequent month. Which is why, it’ll be fascinating to see how the Chinese language market responds to the surfacing of those photographs as they showcase a brand new model of a mannequin that’s but to be launched.
That mentioned, this up to date mannequin that has been patented might presumably be the one which might be rebadged to Suzuki GSX-S300 and exported. This principle is additional backed by the truth that the motorbike shares many styling parts with the international-spec GSX-S125. Talking of which, the tail on the patented bike is shorter and extra aggressive. Equally, in direction of the entrance, the headlight is extra compact and factors sharply downwards, like on the 125.
Rumours counsel that the prolonged quantity plate holder and facet reflectors affirm that this bike might be bought in Europe as these are the adjustments bike producers often make to fulfill worldwide laws. Whereas the current-gen Haojue DR300 is provided to fulfill these laws, it isn’t a world mannequin, but.
If Suzuki does, nevertheless, go on to badge this motorbike because the GSX-S300 or the Gixxer 300 and produce it to India, it might go up in opposition to different similar-capacity sport-nakeds just like the KTM 390 Duke, BMW G 310 R and the Honda CB300R.