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20-May
2019
Suzuki Motorcycle India steers up its motorcycle portfolio, launches all new GIXXER SF 250 and GIXXER SF
  • Brand new Suzuki GIXXER SF 250 comes with high performanceSuzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) enabled four-stroke, SOHC engine originally developed for the GSX-R
  • GIXXER SF 250 is equipped with weight-reduction and friction-reduction technology developed for MotoGP machine to offer an enhanced riding experience
  • Designed to stand out, the Suzuki GIXXERSF Series is meant forsport touring aside from daily riding

New Delhi, May 20, 2019 Marking its entry into premium 250cc motorcycle segment with a bang,Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt.Ltd (SMIPL),a subsidiary of the two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan today launched its much awaited GIXXER SF 250 - a sport touring motorcycle. Along with it, Suzuki Motorcycle India also introduced the all new GIXXER SF to Indian motorcycle enthusiasts. The Suzuki GIXXERSF series is available in fully fared versions appealing to the distinctive personality of a spirited rider.GIXXER SF 250 will be availableonly at “Suzuki Premium.”

In its true sense, Suzuki GIXXER SF 250 is ‘Born of Greatness’ as it descends from the makers of legendary motorcycles: GSX-R and Hayabusa. The new GIXXER SF series promises to offer advanced technology, premium styling and superior product quality to its patrons.

Unveil of the new product witnessed the presence of Mr. Satoshi Uchida – Managing Officer in charge of Overseas Marketing, Motorcycle Company at Suzuki Motor Corporation in Japan;Mr. Masahiro Nishikawa - General Manager of the Motorcycle Company at Suzuki Motor Corporation in charge of engineering head along with Mr. Koichiro Hirao - Company Head, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd.;and Mr. Devashish Handa - Vice President, SMIPL.

Commenting at the launch of new products, Mr. Koichiro Hirao, Company Head, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are both delighted and excited to present the all new SuzukiGIXXERSF series in the premium motorcycle segment as part of our on-going commitment to the Indian market. GIXXERSF is one of Suzuki’s flagship products in India and increasing its portfolio will allow us to enhance Suzuki’s much-loved brand presence in the country. Designed to stand out with its cutting-edge style and unmatched power Suzuki GIXXER SF is here to win heart of the sporty and enthusiastic rider.”

Speaking at the launch,Mr. Devashish Handa, Vice President, SMIPL said, “India is the world’s largest two-wheeler market, and this market has now started demanding premium products, especially above 200cc engine displacement. The GIXXER SF Series offer the perfect solution to the customers looking for a sports tourer. The new GIXXERSF series offer a sharp design, sporty looks along with a powerful performance, catering to the needs of the consumer. With this new launch, Suzuki will be able to further enhance its presence in the premium motorcycle segment in the country.”

Powerful Performance:

The newly launched GIXXER SF 250 is powered by 249cc, Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) enabled four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection SOHC enginewhich offers heightened performance. The advanced engine, produces 26.5ps@9000rpm and 22.6Nm@7500rpm.A six-speed manual gearboxhelps provide a smooth ride evenat low to middle range speed.The new SOCS technology makes the engine light-weight and fast to offer easy maneuverability even on highest speed. Additionally, the wide front and rear tires provide stabilitywhile turning through city roads. The new dual channel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ensures improved braking.

The upgraded fully faired new GIXXER SF is a performance-oriented motorcycle, it comeswith a 155cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection, air-cooled SOHC engine with SEP technology generates 14.1ps @8000 and 14.0Nm@6000rpm. The GIXXER SF offers five-speed manual gear which gives high fuel efficiencyand smooth riding experience. GIXXER SF are equipped with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) to ensure smooth braking.

To offer ease of handling, the new GIXXER SF seriesis built on a lightweight frame with higher rigidity to maintain a good balancethroughout the ride. Furthermore, the specially developed front suspension provides steadiness to riders while braking andcorneringon bumpy roads and sharp curves.

European Styling and Features:

Thestunning new GIXXER SF series has a bold styling, incorporating current European trends to allure young riders who seek performance and style at the same time.A perfect amalgamation of contemporary design and thorough engineering, theGIXXERSF series comes with low crouched silhouette along with bold facets and flowing character lines.

The GIXXER SF 250 and GIXXER SF are loaded with sporty dual exhaust muffler and sporty wheels. For better riding experience in the night, both motorcycles feature compact and thin LED headlight along with a rear combination light.

Additionally, SuzukiGIXXERSF 250offers Easy-Start System to help ensure stress-free ignition. It is also equipped with a newly developed instrument cluster, giving sportier and premium look. The new bronze engine cover, an under cowl and a newly designed wheels with machine finish further enhances the style and appearance of the motorcycle.

All new Suzuki GIXXER 250 SF offers two colour schemes - Metallic Mat Platinum Silver & Metallic Mat Black and is priced at INR 170,655 (ex-showroom Delhi).

And,the Suzuki GIXXERSFis available in two colours options namely Glass Sparkle Black, &Metallic Sonic Silver/ Glass sparkle black, and is be available at INR 109,870 (ex-showroom Delhi).

ABOUT SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA PVT LTD (SMIPL)

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited is a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan wherein they have the same manufacturing philosophy of PRODUCTS OF SUPERIOR VALUE right from the inception. SMIPL manufactures two-wheelers best suited for the valuable Indian customers. The Company started its India operation in February 2006.

For further details, please contact:

Sheetal Jobanputra Tuhina Singh
MSL MSL
Sheetal.Jobanputra@2020msl.com Tuhina.Singh@mslgroup.com
+91 7498657712 +91 9910901822
1-May
2019
SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA PROMISES STRONG GROWTH IN NEW FINANCIAL YEAR, REGISTERS DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH IN APRIL’19

New Delhi, May 1, 2019: Starting the new fiscal year on a high note, Suzuki Motorcycle India (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan registered 9.25% growth in April 2019. The company registered sales of 57,072 units in the domestic market as compared to 52,237 units in April 2018. Suzuki Motorcycle India recorded a healthy Y-O-Y growth of 12.57% with 65,942 unit sales (Domestic + Exports) in April this year via-a-vie 58,577 unit sales (Domestic + Exports) same period, last year.

Commenting on the growth momentum, Mr. Devashish Handa, Vice President, Marketing, Sales, and After Sales at SMIPL said, “Given the depressed industry sentiment, this is a great start of the new financial year for Suzuki Motorcycle India and we are poised for a strong performance in FY19-20, aiming to achieve 1 million sales target. Suzuki Motorcycle India is committed to offer superior quality products, designed and adapted for Indian customers. In this fiscal year, our focus is also to strengthen our dealer network and product portfolio with the addition of new premium products to our stable catering to a larger customer base.” 

Suzuki Motorcycle India has strengthened its product portfolio since the beginning of the new financial year. The company launched 2019 edition of its urban cruiser, Suzuki Intruder with enhanced ride comfort in an exciting new colour scheme - Metallic Matte Titanium Silver.

ABOUT SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA PVT LTD (SMIPL)

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited is a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan wherein they have the same manufacturing philosophy of PRODUCTS OF SUPERIOR VALUE right from the inception. SMIPL manufactures two-wheelers best suited for the valuable Indian customers. The Company started its India operation in February 2006.

For further details, please contact:

Sheetal Jobanputra Tuhina Singh
MSL MSL
Sheetal.Jobanputra@2020msl.com Tuhina.Singh@mslgroup.com
+91 7498657712 +91 9910901822
18-Apr
2019
SUZUKI WINS AT MOTOGP THIRD ROUND GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS - ALEX RINS WINS HIS FIRST MOTOGP RACE

Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Alex Rins aboard the GSX-RR won in the MotoGP class of the FIM Road Racing Grand Prix (MotoGP) third round held on 14 April 2019 at the Circuit Of The Americas in the US. This gave Suzuki its first win in two years and seven months since the 12th round British Grand Prix held in September 2016. Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme

The race day was held in dry condition as the rain in the previous morning stopped. Rins, who passed the qualifying round in 7th position, started the race from the third row and immediately took his position right behind the second position runners. While some retired, he jumped up to second positon toward the end. With four laps remaining, Rins finally took the lead up to the top position and passed the chequered flag.

This gave Rins his first MotoGP win and his championship standing was raised up to third place. While his teammate Joan Mir was forced a ride-through penalty due to a jump-start, he completed the race in 17th.

Despite tough racing conditions, each and every member of the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR took part in setting up the machine, and brought out their teamwork and high performance of the GSX-RR to achieve its first win of the season.

Race result

Rider

1

Alex Rins (Suzuki)

2

Valentino Rossi (Yamaha)

3

Jack Miller (Ducati)

17

Joan Mir (Suzuki)

Championship standing

Rider

Points

1

Dovizioso (Ducati)

54

2

Valentino Rossi (Yamaha)

51

3

Alex Rins (Suzuki)

49

15

Joan Mir (Suzuki)

8

17-Apr
2019
SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA BRINGS IN 2019 EDITION OF GSX-S750

New Delhi, April 17, 2019: Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, today launched the 2019 edition of its apex predator GSX-S750 in two new exciting colours – Metallic Mat Black and Pearl Glacier White along with updated graphics pattern.

Commenting on the new edition, Mr. Devashish Handa, Vice-President, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd said, “We are delighted to bring the 2019 edition of GSX-750 in two new color schemes along with the exciting graphics to build up the style quotient and make it more appealing. We are confident that the exclusivity and the new style will enhance the charisma of the apex predator rider. Since its launch last year, Suzuki GSX-S750 has received an overwhelming response and we wish to continue the momentum with the latest offering.”

Inheriting the aggressiveness of GSX-R series, GSX-S750 rules the streets with a four-stroke, liquid-cooled DOHC, 749cc inline-four engine that’s designed to maximize smooth throttle response delivering instant and controlled acceleration. Suzuki’s traction control system precisely controls the output by optimizing ignition timing and air delivery depending on the condition delivering smooth, natural and controlled power without interfering with the sportiness of the motorcycle. It comes with a fully digital lightweight instrument cluster and flatly-shaped rear combination LED lights for higher visibility.

The 2019 Suzuki GSX-S750 is available across all Suzuki Big Bike dealerships and is priced at INR 746,513 (ex-showroom Delhi).

ABOUT SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA PVT LTD (SMIPL)

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited is a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan wherein they have the same manufacturing philosophy of PRODUCTS OF SUPERIOR VALUE right from the inception. SMIPL manufactures two-wheelers best suited for the valuable Indian customers. The Company started its India operation in February 2006.

For further details, please contact:

Deepali Mishra Sheetal Jobanputra | Tuhina Singh
Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. MSL
mishra.deepali@suzukimotorcycle.in Sheetal.Jobanputra@2020msl.com | Tuhina.Singh@mslgroup.com
+91 9899293333 +91 7498657712 | +91 9910901822
5-Apr
2019
SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA ROLLS OUT 2019 EDITION OF INDIA’S MODERN CRUISER: INTRUDER

New Delhi, April 05, 2019: Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of one of the world's leading two-wheeler manufacturers - Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan (SMC) today introduced 2019 edition of INTRUDER. The new INTRUDER comes in an exciting new color scheme - Metallic Matte Titanium Silver along with new design features to enhance the sportiness and comfort factor of motorcycle.

The 2019 INTRUDER has been spruced up to offer a relaxed ride for the customers. The new INTRUDER is equipped with the updated gear shift design and improvised brake pedal for superior ergonomics and overall ride comfort. Also, the front foot pegs provide comfort riding capability along with an added backrest for the pillion.

Commenting on the launch of the 2019 edition, Mr. Devashish Handa, Vice President, SMIPL, said, “We are delighted to start the new fiscal year with the launch of new INTRUDER which will fascinate the customers for a relaxed ride. With its modern-day design and premium appeal, Suzuki INTRUDER is an apt motorcycle for all the cruiser lovers in the country. The 2019 INTRUDER will offer a soothing daily commute as well as short weekend rides.”

Suzuki INTRUDER is true to its contemporary badge along with futuristic features like 155cc SEP engine with superior riding performance, standard ABS and fully-digital instrumentation. Carrying forward the lineage of the legendary INTRUDER with its flowing character lines, big-bike like shrouds, and a sharp twin exhaust that makes turns head of every bike enthusiast. It's low and long styling, with a long wheelbase, and a low seat makes it a go-to motorcycle for any kind of commute.

The 2019 INTRUDER will be available in all exclusive Suzuki Motorcycle showroom across India. It is priced at INR 108,162 (ex-showroom Delhi).

ABOUT SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE INDIA PVT LTD (SMIPL)

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited is a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan wherein they have the same manufacturing philosophy of PRODUCTS OF SUPERIOR VALUE right from the inception. SMIPL manufactures two-wheelers best suited for the valuable Indian customers. The Company started its India operation in February 2006

For further details, please contact:

Deepali Mishra Sheetal Jobanputra | Tuhina Singh
Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. MSL
mishra.deepali@suzukimotorcycle.in Sheetal.Jobanputra@2020msl.com | Tuhina.Singh@mslgroup.com
+91 9899293333 +91 7498657712 | +91 9910901822