Suzuki Gixxer : A Stylish Performer!

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Suzuki Gixxer is amazingly powerful and ultra-light.

Introduced to the masses in Delhi Auto Expo 2014 by Suzuki Motorcycles India Ltd., Suzuki Gixxer has been giving run for money to the likes of Honda CB Trigger, Hero Xtreme and the Yamaha FZ/FZS. The Company’s claim that this 150cc bike will give an exceptional riding experience and best fuel economy in its class is not without basis.

The Look:

The look of Suzuki Gixxer is stylish and eye-catching, just like that of a sports bike. The aesthetics are enhanced not only by the bikes sports bike looks, but also by the hump-shaped engine that gives it a ‘raging bull’ look on the road. A single curved seat, flush with the fuel tank and the rear end, looks elegant. The two rear view mirrors with black rear covers are nicely positioned on the handlebar. The handlebar itself is properly positioned for an easy and comfortable ride. The bike has the option of both a kick start, as well as, an electric start. It has turn indicators both in front and rear. The halogen headlamp and bright tail light lends a pleasing look to the bike. Its 17-inch cast alloy wheels with wide tubeless tires adds to the stability of the bike.

The Console:

A fully digital instrument console is an added attraction of the Gixxer. The console comprises a fuel gauge, speedometer, tachometer and dual trip meters, along with low fuel and low battery indicators. The amber coloured backlight in LCD provides good illumination.

The Performance:

The 154.9cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled, two-valve, SOHC, carburettor-fed petrol engine of Suzuki Gixxer generates an impressive power of 14.6 BHP at 8000 rpm and a peak torque of 14 Nm at 6000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed transmission in a one-down and four-up shift pattern. It has SEP (Suzuki Eco Performance) technology that provides strong acceleration and good torque. The fuel tank with a capacity of 12 litres gives a decent range.

The Ride:

With a powerful engine and amazing stability, this bike is fun to ride. It is capable of negotiating all kinds of terrain, what with its ground clearance of 160 mm and 1330 mm wheelbase. The six-spoke alloy wheels and a 100/80-17-inch tubeless front tyre and a 140/60-17 inch tubeless rear tyre are well adapted for rough terrain.

The Consumption:

The bike is economical, giving around 45 kmpl in the city and more on highways.

The Comfort and Safety:

Gixxer is a light bike, weighing only 135 kgs, but is stable. This is thanks to the suspension system comprising front telescopic forks and rear mono-shock absorbers which makes the ride smooth. The alloy wheels and tubeless tyres make the bike stable while cutting corners.

Suzuki Gixxer

The Colours:

The bike is available in exclusive dual tone combination of Blue/White and Black/Red.

The Cost:

The bike with electric start and disc brake is priced at Rs.76, 430.

The Verdict:

Suzuki Gixxer is a bike worth considering. It’s amazing power and affordability makes it a favourite of discerning customers. It is one of the flagship automobile from the house of Suzuki. Suzuki is a world class brand, known for producing quality and improved vehicles with an ultimate durability. The promising performance of this bike speaks volume about the dedication and improved methodology of this company, which has worked very hard since inception for building consumer trust. You do not need to wait for this. Just follow the trend and grab a ride of Suzuki Hayate. It is certainly a decent bike with decent qualities.

Have a great and wonderful riding experience.

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