Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Ltd. has launched the new Gixxer with ABS feature today for the Indian market. So far, it is the best selling Suzuki motorcycle and one of the most popular 160cc motorcycles in the two-wheeler market. Commenting on the launch, “Mr. Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP, Sales and Marketing, SMIPL, said, “Ever since its launch, the Gixxer has emerged as a benchmark for the segment, managing to ‘Stay Ahead of the Pack’ in terms of technology and performance. The ABS option allows us to improve on an already exciting riding experience for our Gixxer customers. The Gixxer series is an important cog of our India product-strategy. With enhancements like ABS, we will continue to improve on the value-proposition we offer to our customers.”
This new Gixxer ABS comes equipped with a front wheel speed sensor inorder to detect wheel speed for better stability and controlled braking. However, the Gixxer continues to use ultra-lightweight, all aluminium, 4-stroke, 154.9cc, BS-IV, air-cooled engine that delivers a maximum power of 14.8 ps @ 8000 rpm and peak torque of 14 Nm @ 6000 rpm. The engine gets a fine touch from SEP technology which enhances performance and fuel efficiency. In addition to that, new Gixxer ABS features Suzuki Jet Cooling System (SJCS) to ensure better cooling of engine resulting in better power and mileage.
Other features like LED tail light, AHO headlamp, front and rear disc brakes, sporty twin exhaust, 3-spoke alloy wheels, split seats and two-piece rear fender continues to be present in the new variant.
The new Suzuki Gixxer ABS will be available in three colours namely Metallic Triton Blue/Glass Sparkle Black, Candy Sonoma Red/Metallic Sonic Silver and Glass Sparkle Black; and the starting price of INR 87,250 (ex-showroom Delhi).