Suzuki Bikes in India
Suzuki bikes have come a long way since their launch in 2006. Recently, Suzuki Motorcycle India Ltd. was in the news as it rolled out its four millionth bike from its Gurugram factory. As on date, there are 21 Suzuki bike models on Indian roads, of which 4 are scooters and the remaining 17 are motorcycles. Compared to other scooters, the Suzuki scooty models are evenly priced with the cheapest one being Suzuki Let’s available in the price band of INR 46,048 to INR 49,030. Suzuki bikes India represent class and style all the way as you can see from their appearance and performance. Suzuki Gixxer ranks as one of the best performing bikes in the 150 cc category, whereas Suzuki Hayabusa priced at INR 13.88 lakhs to INR 16.20 lakhs ranks as one of the most attractive models from the Suzuki stable.
Suzuki Bikes Price List in India
Upcoming Suzuki Bikes
- Suzuki Gixxer SFExpected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Suzuki GSX R250Expected Launch: Jan 20191.50 – 1.80 Lakhs Expected Price
- Suzuki GSX-S125Expected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Suzuki GixxerExpected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Suzuki KatanaExpected Launch: Jun 20199.50 – 10.50 Lakhs Expected Price
About Suzuki Bikes – The History
Suzuki Bikes are not new to India. Yes, they made their entry in 2006 under the aegis of Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. However, the Suzuki brand was already in the market in the form of TVS Suzuki. Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd was their third automotive venture in India after Maruti Suzuki (1982) and TVS Suzuki (1982 to 2001). Of course, Maruti Suzuki is a four-wheeler brand.
Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd is a subsidiary of the Japanese automotive firm, Suzuki Motor Corporation. Suzuki bikes have a good market in India because these bikes and scooters pack a lot of value imbibed from the Japanese based parent company. Suzuki bikes and scooters are renowned for not only their reliability but also their fuel efficiency. You have some of the best mileage bikes belonging to the Suzuki 150 cc bike category.
Today, Suzuki has 17 motorcycle brands and 4 scooter models running on the Indian toads with full pomp and splendour. Suzuki is also a leading manufacturer of sports and adventure bikes in India. There are a couple of superbike models as well that cost more than INR 10 lakh each.
The TVS Suzuki plant was in Chennai and Hosur whereas the Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. has its plant in a sprawling 37-acre plot in Gurugram, Haryana. This company can manufacture 540,000 units on an annual basis. Suzuki bikes, especially the Suzuki 125 cc bikes are popular with the younger generation. It is not surprising that they have rolled out their four millionth vehicle on the roads recently.
Foundation of Suzuki
Suzuki Motor Corporation, the parent company of Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd, is an automotive giant having its headquarters in Minami-Ku, Hamamatsu. This company manufactures all kinds of automobiles, including motorcycles. This company has subsidiaries in many countries, including two in India, namely Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. and Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd.
Suzuki manufactures motorcycles with both two-stroke and four-stroke engines. They are also one of the major manufacturers of adventure and sports bikes in the world. Suzuki emphasises a lot on quality whereby they ensure that their motorcycles and scooters are not only reliable on the roads but are also fuel efficient at the same time.
The Acquisition and the Expansion
Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully-owned subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation. Suzuki Motor Corporation had already tried its hand in the Indian market with a joint venture with the TVS Group in 1982. It was around the same time that Suzuki entered into a fruitful partnership with Maruti India Ltd. for the manufacture of four wheelers.
The TVS Suzuki bikes were a rage in the southern part of the country. This plant had its manufacturing unit in Hosur. TVS Suzuki was the largest manufacturers of mopeds in India at that time. Every second vehicle you saw on the roads in Tamil Nadu was a TVS moped. Suzuki ended its collaboration with TVS in 2001.
They subsequently opened a 100% owned subsidiary company by the name of Suzuki Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd. in 2006. Since 2006, this company has been manufacturing both scooters and motorcycles of high quality.
In addition to the standard Suzuki 125 cc and Suzuki 150 cc bikes, Suzuki manufactures some of the best Suzuki sports bikes, like the Suzuki Hayabusa. You also have some of the best all-terrain bikes, like Suzuki Intruder M1800R, and the adventure bikes like Suzuki RMZ250 and RMZ450.
There are two Suzuki new model bikes ready for to be launched around the the New Year 2019. They are Suzuki GSX R250 and Suzuki GSX-S125 (launch date not available). The Suzuki new bike 250 cc might hit the Indian roads sometime in January 2019.
Suzuki Bike Photos
All Suzuki bikes are an epitome of class and dignity. Each of the Suzuki bikes, including Suzuki scooty models, oozes confidence. These bikes present a visual treat with the Suzuki latest bikes presenting an impressive sight. A look at some of the photos of Suzuki all model bikes will prove this point beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Suzuki Commuter Motorcycles
Suzuki Sports Bikes
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Upcoming Suzuki Motorcycles
Suzuki Bikes – Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the range of Suzuki bike prices in India?
You can refer to our Suzuki bikes price list. Suzuki bikes are available from amounts as low as INR 52,953 and can go up to INR 22 lakhs. Similarly, the Suzuki scooter prices range from INR 46,048 to INR 68,836.
Q2. Which of the regular Suzuki bikes are available over INR 1 lakh?
There are three bikes in the regular category costing over INR 1 lakh. They are the Suzuki Gixxer SF Fi (ABS) at INR 1 lakh, Suzuki Intruder 150 in the range of INR 99,995 to INR 1.07 lakhs and Suzuki Intruder 150SP at INR 1.10 lakhs.
Q3. What is the expected launch price of the upcoming Suzuki new bikes?
The upcoming model ready for launch in January 2019 is the Suzuki GSX R250. The expected price of the Suzuki new model bike is in the range of INR 1.50 lakhs to INR 1.80 lakhs.
Q4. How many Suzuki scooty models are available on the roads today?
There are four Suzuki scooty models in India as on date. They are as follows.
- Suzuki Access 125 - INR 55,459 to INR 59,118
- Suzuki Access 125 (SE) - INR 60,046
- Suzuki Let’s - INR 46,048 to INR 49,030
- Suzuki Burgman Street - INR 68,836
Q5. Is there any cruiser bike from Suzuki in India?
Yes, there are three Suzuki cruiser bikes available in India currently.
- Suzuki Intruder M1800R - INR 15.95 lakhs to INR 16.45 lakhs.
- Suzuki Intruder 150 - INR 99,995 to 1.07 lakhs
- Suzuki Intruder 150 SP - INR 1.10 lakhs
Q6. Which is the best Suzuki bike that delivers the highest mileage?
The Suzuki Gixxer ranks among the best performing bikes in the 150 cc category. Very few bikes in the 150 cc category deliver a mileage over 60 kmpl. Suzuki Gixxer delivers an average mileage of 64 kmpl.
Q7. What are the unique features of Suzuki Gixxer SF Fi (ABS)?
The Suzuki Gixxer SF Fi (ABS) comes with advanced fuel injection technology, mono shock with 7-step adjustment and ABS (Anti-lock Brake System). This bike is available at a price of INR 1 lakh.
Q8. What makes the Suzuki RMZ250 and RMZ450 different from the other Suzuki bikes?
The RMZ250 and RMZ450 are adventure off-road motorcycles that shine on the dirt tracks. These bikes can withstand rugged racing environments such as the Supercross and Motocross. The RMZ250 is available at INR 7.10 lakhs whereas the RMZ450 costs INR 8.31 lakhs.
Q9. Which is the Suzuki latest bike model in India?
The Suzuki Burgman Street is the Suzuki latest bike model in India. The unveiling of this powerful Suzuki scooter was at the Auto Expo 2018. This scooter comes with a single 124 cc engine capable of producing 8.5 BHP. It delivers a satisfactory mileage of around 65 kmpl.
Q10. Which is the best-looking Suzuki bike model in India today?
The best-looking Suzuki bike in India today is the Suzuki Hayabusa. This classic sports bike is available in the price bracket of INR 13.88 lakhs to INR 16.20 lakhs.
Q11. Does Suzuki have a 4-stroke bike in the market?
Yes, many Suzuki bikes are 4-stroke bikes. Some of the examples are Suzuki Intruder M800, Suzuki Hayabusa, Suzuki Access 125 and so on.
Q12. What happened to the TVS Suzuki bikes?
With the termination of the partnership between TVS and Suzuki in 2001, Suzuki discontinued the manufacture of these TVS Suzuki bikes. However, TVS continues to manufacture bikes in its brand name without including the name, Suzuki.
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