Suzuki launches RM-Z250, RM-Z450 off-road bikes in India

Japanese bikemaker targets growing customer base for off-road and adventure motorcycles.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 03 Oct 2018 Views icon7775 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
While the RM-Z250 (LEFT) is priced at Rs 710,000, the RM-Z450 costs Rs 831,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).

While the RM-Z250 (LEFT) is priced at Rs 710,000, the RM-Z450 costs Rs 831,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Suzuki Motorcycle India today launched its global flagship motocross bikes – the RM-Z450 and RM-Z250 – aimed to provide an entertaining off-roading experience to riders. Offered in Champion Yellow, the RMZ Series will be available across selected Suzuki dealerships. While the RM-Z250 is priced at Rs 710,000, the RM-Z450 costs Rs 831,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Commenting on the launch of the RMZ series,  Satoshi Uchida, managing director, Suzuki Motorcycle India, said, “Over the past few years, we have witnessed a great spur in the off-roading and adventurous riding experiences among Indian riders. Paying attention to this rising demand in the racing and adventure category, we are thrilled to launch these purpose-built motorcycles – the RM-Z450 and RM-250. The bikes boast great performance, distinctive design, and agility that is unique to RMZ series, offering great handling and control to riders.”

With the winning history of the RM-Z450, the 2019 variant is powered with the 449cc, 4-stroke, fuel injected, DOHC engine for a faster yet controllable throttle response. It comes equipped with Suzuki Holeshot Assist Control (S-HAC) which has three selectable modes to choose the best option as per road condition. Suzuki says the RM-Z450 is the first motocross bike to adopt new balance free rear cushion (BFRC) technology ensuring excellent traction and better shock absorption offering high responsiveness on the track.

The 2018 RM-Z250 is powered with a 249cc, 4-stroke, fuel injected, DOHC engine with a compact and lightweight design powers the engine’s winning performance. The bike comes equipped with Fuel Injection (FI) system and aluminium rims, which are made specifically to withstand rugged racing environments, including Supercross, Motocross and off-roading condition.

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