Suzuki Motor About:
Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-Ku, Hamamatsu, that manufactures automobiles, four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), outboard marine engines, wheelchairs and a variety of other small internal combustion engines.
In 2014, Suzuki was the ninth biggest automaker by production worldwide. Suzuki has over 45,000employees and has 35 production facilities in 23 countries and 133 distributors in 192 countries. The worldwide sales volume of the automobile is the world’s tenth largest, while domestic sales volume is the third largest in the country.
Suzuki Gixxer Review
Design and Style
Suzuki has been a reputed name in international motorcycle brands, but India knows them much better as the Maruti Suzuki car makers. Serving the people from last few decades in India,
Suzuki expanded its empire with its 2-wheeler range, introducing the Access 125 automatic scooter Suzuki has made a considerable share in the scooter market. After its success, a new member with an ability to repeat the history has arrived. The Suzuki Gixxer is a live example of true dedication towards engineering.
Technical Specification Of Suzuki Gixxer
QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW
|Variant Name||Suzuki Gixxer (Double Disc)|
|Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi)||INR 80,121|
|On-Road Price (Delhi)||INR 91,500 (Approx.)|
|Mileage||40-50 kmpl (approx.)|
|Shades||Pearl Mira Red, Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Sparkle Black|
|Official Tagline||The Street Sport Bike|
|Warranty||2 Years/30,000 Kms|
|Summary||Gixxer is a renowned street fighter from the Japanese manufacturer. It carries a 154.9cc, air-cooled engine, producing 14.6 BHP and 14 Nm of torque. The motorcycle rivals Honda CB Hornet 160R and Yamaha FZS in its segment. It weighs 135 kg and even carries a single disc variant for a lower price. Suzuki Gixxer provides a decent 780 mm of seat height to the rider. The 12 litre fuel tank is good for around 500 kilometres in a single refill.|
MAX ABOUT RATING & VERDICT
|Value for Money|
|Standout Features||Digital Instrument Console, Low Seat Height, Rear Disc Brake, Lightweight, Wide Tyres|
|Should You Buy It?||Suzuki fans will get nothing better than Gixxer in 150 cc segment as it proves worthy in terms of money spent on this class of motorcycles. The lightweight body enjoys high-speed thrills with a perfect combination of extra wide tyres.|
ENGINE & GEARBOX
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|No. of Gears||5|
|Maximum Power||14.6 BHP @ 8000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||14 NM @ 6000 rpm|
|Engine Description||4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled, BS4|
|Valve System||SOHC, 2 Valve|
|Bharat Stage IV (BS4)|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Front Brake||266mm Disc|
|Rear Brake||240mm Disc|
|Rear Suspension||Swing Arm, Mono Suspension|
WHEELS & TYRES
|Wheel Type||Alloy Wheel|
Engine and Performance
Gixxer is a true performance bike with a 154.9 cc, air-cooled BS4 engine, producing 14.6 BHP @ 8000 rpm and 14 NM @ 6000 rpm. The engine is mated to a five-speed gearbox. The performance of Gixxer is higher than every bike in its segment, especially beating the FZ series with a 1.9 BHP difference. The bike accelerates much impressively than the figures given for its performance and it’s truly a fun to ride.
Comfort While Riding
Suzuki has tried its best to keep the ride a comfortable experience and no doubt they have passed their tests too. The ultra-light frame beneath the body gives the freedom of quick acceleration to the rider. The seat and handlebar position is a truly justified combination where the rider needs no difficult positions to drive, just sit straight and cruise.
Braking and Suspension
The Gixxer comes with a 266 mm disc brake at the front and a 130 mm drum brake at the rear end. It is now available with the option of the 240mm rear disc brake at an additional amount of INR 3,000.
Telescopic suspension at the front works to its best whereas the rear is managed by swing arm mono suspension. The wide tyre size of 100/80-R17 at the front and a massive 140/60-R17 at the rear provides a break free ride every time. This technical setup leads to a very pleasing and safe journey, every time you ride and everywhere you ride.
Mileage and Shades
The Suzuki Gixxer is an all-rounder with a mileage of around 35-40 kmpl for the city conditions and 45-50 kmpl for the highways. For a 150 cc bike, the figures are more than impressive. Gixxer is available in eye-catching shades namely – Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Sparkle Black and Pearl Mira Red.
Other Technical Specification Of Suzuki Gixxer
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
|Overall Length||2050 mm|
|Overall Width||785 mm|
|Overall Height||1030 mm|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Seat Height||780 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||135 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12 litres|
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
|Top Speed||115 kmph|
|Mileage (City)||40 kmpl|
|Mileage (Highway)||50 kmpl|
|Mileage (Combined)||45 kmpl|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Step-up Seat/Split Seat||
|Battery Type||Maintenence Free|
|Head Light||12V 35/35W (AHO)|
|Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)||Yes|
Source: autos.maxabout, And wikipedia.org.