2018 Suzuki Gixxer & 2018 Suzuki Gixxer SF series launched in India
Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.
Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) has launched the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer and the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer SF range in the country. The dispatches for the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer and the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer SF range have commenced and the bikes are available across dealerships.
The Gixxer costs INR 80,928, and Suzuki has priced the Gixxer SF at INR 90,037. Both prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. The 2018 range comes with new graphics. The Moto GP inspired Metallic Triton Blue Gixxer SF model features Ecstar logo as well. The two bikes are available in a new colour scheme: Candy Sonoma Red/ Metallic Sonic Silver, besides the Glass Sparkle Black. Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP – Sales and Marketing, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd, said:
Gixxer is the perfect embodiment of sportiness and the spirit of youthfulness that the brand stands for. As a product, both the Gixxer and Gixxer SF are known to be meant for those who believe in riding ahead of the pack; and are a benchmark for the segment. With the new 2018 series, this exciting ride is set to continue.
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The Japanese brand showcased its 2018 range at the Auto Expo last month. The 2018 Suzuki Gixxer and the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer SF continue to use the previous generation bike’s engine. The 154.9 cc SOHC mill puts out 14.8 PS at 8,000 rpm, and 14 Nm at 6,00 rpm. It pairs with a 5-speed gearbox, and the Gixxer SF comes with fuel injection and single-channel ABS as an option. The two motorcycles rival Honda CB Hornet 160R, TVS Apache RTR 160, Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 and the Yamaha FZ-S FI.