Suzuki introduces ABS-equipped Gixxer for Rs 87,250

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 28 May 2018


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Suzuki Motorcycle India has rolled-out the new Gixxer with the anti-lock braking system (ABS) feature as an option for Rs 87,250 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Commenting on the launch,  Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP, sales and marketing, SMIPL, said, “The ABS option allows us to improve on an already exciting riding experience for our Gixxer customers. With enhancements like ABS, we will continue to improve on the value-proposition we offer to our customers.”

The Gixxer ABS variant comes fitted with a front wheel speed sensor to detect wheel speed for better stability and controlled braking force. Equipped with Ultra-Light Weight Engine, the Gixxer ABS has an all-aluminium 4-stroke single cylinder 154.9cc BS-IV engine that produces 14.8ps @8000rpm,14Nm @6000rpm, powered by cutting-edge SEP Technology- that it guarantees to deliver with powerful performance without compromising on fuel efficiency. Furthermore, Gixxer ABS is equipped with Suzuki Jet cooling system (SJCS)  for better cooling of the engine and hence resulting in better power and mileage.

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The Gixxer ABS comes with AHO Headlight, LED tail lamp, fully digital speedometer, front and rear disc brakes with large diameters and bigger front forks

The Gixxer/SF motorcycles have emerged as the most-appealing upper executive motorcycle, and the best upper executive motorcycle in initial quality, as per the JD Power India study.

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 will carry a starting price of INR 87,250 (ex-showroom Delhi).  

In the 160cc- category, Honda already offers ABS as an option in its Hornet 160R. It competes with the likes of Yamaha FZ, Hero Xtreme 150, Bajaj Pulsar 150 and NS160, and TVS Apache RTR 160.

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