After much speculation, the Suzuki GSX-250R is now official. The new quarter-liter class motorcycle was unveiled yesterday in Chongqing, China.
The GSX-250R is controlled by a 248 cc fluid cooled, twin-cylinder motor of the Inazuma. The parallel-twin motor can deliver up to 24.66 hp of power at 8,000 rpm and 23.4 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm, and is connected to a 6-speed transmission.
The Motorcycle is inspired from its bigger brother Suzuki GSX-R1000. The motorcycle measures 2,085 mm in length, 740 mm in width and 1,110mm in height. The bike seats on a wheelbase of 1,430mm. The rear height is 780 mm. Based on Suzuki’s GSX platform, the new motorcycle shares some its styling cues with its bigger brother the GSX-R1000. Features such as instrument cluster and switchgear consoles are carried forward from its sibling. The motorcycle gets a sporty tank, a newly developed swing-arm, clip on handlebars, raked split seats, brilliant looking tail area and GSX-R250 badge. Alongside the standard fork on the front and monoshock on the rear, the bike will also get an ABS. The the stopping power will come from a 290 mm disc brake at the front and a 240 mm disc brake at the rear.
The Suzuki GSX-250R will be produced by the Changzhou Haojue Suzuki Motorcycle company. The motorcycle would be available in six paint jobs, and according to local media reports the bike will go on sale in China in November 2016.