Suzuki is all set to launch its flagship offering - Gixxer 155 in the country on September 9, 2014. Being unraveled during the initial months of this year, the Gixxer 155 is company's second offering in the 150cc segment. This new motorcycle adorns a sportier design and improved styling inn accordance with highly capable performance-oriented powertrains.
Suzuki has quite high hopes with this motorcycle as its previous offering in the segment GS150R couldn't do much and rake in decent numbers for the company. The company has revealed everything about the Gixxer 155, inclding its engine specifications and price. It in-houses a 154.9cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, 2-valve engine that develops a maximum power output of 14.8 PS at 8000rpm along with a peak torque performance of 14Nm at 6000rpm. It is being coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. The motorcycle has a telescopic front suspension while the rear one is monoshock setup. The front and rear tyre size are 100/80/17 and 140/60/17, respectively. The company has incorporated a drum brake at the rear which is being sourced from Bybre while at the front, a disc brake does duties to the Gixxer 155.
The bike can be said pretty light in weight as despite being a 155cc motorcycle, it weighs a mere 135 kgs. The lightweight structure of Gixxer 155 makes a better weight power ratio. The 780mm seat height of the motorcycle makes it highly convenient for riders of almost every height, whether short or tall. With advance bookings already commenced, the Suzuki Gixxer 155 comes at quite a belligerent on-road price of Rs. 84,344 (Mumbai). It is pitted against the likes of TVS Apache 160, Yamaha FZ-S V2.0, and Honda CB Trigger in the country.