Suzuki India has launched the new Gixxer 150. The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer 150 price in India is Rs 1.02 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. There are three colour options on offer. This redesigned Gixxer toes the same line as the new SF150. Bookings as well as deliveries have already started. The older model remains on sale till the time stocks last. Suzuki as it is has SP editions and carb units on sale. Once these models are sold out, the company will only sell the fuel injected versions.
What’s changed in the 2019 Suzuki Gixxer 150?
The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer 150 has new LED headlights, a newly developed tank with graphics, white backlight for the instrument cluster, split seats, rear tyre hugger, longer blinkers and graphics.
In terms of the powertrain, the 2019 Suzuki Gixxer 150 gets the same engine from the outgoing model. However, in lieu of the upcoming BS-VI norms, this BS-IV compliant fuel injected motor now produces 14.1PS and 14Nm. The power is down by 0.7PS while torque remains the same. A 5-speed gearbox is aligned to this gearbox. Expect the new Gixxer 250 to also be launched soon as well as borrow the same powertrain from the SF250.
The 2019 Gixxer 150 competes with the new Hero Xtreme 200R as well as the TVS Apache RTR 200 series in terms of price. Capacity wise, it goes head-on with the TVS Apache RTR 160, Yamaha FZ v3.0 and the Bajaj Pulsar 150.
Commenting on the launch, Devashish Handa, vice president, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. said, “With the growing popularity of premium sports motorcycles in India, we are thrilled to present the all new Suzuki GIXXER, proclaiming an aggressive style, advanced technology and powerful performance. Suzuki Motorcycle India is growing at a robust pace with GIXXER being the flagship brand. We are certain that the fresh options under the GIXXER brand will delight motorcycling fans, infusing excitement and confidence in their riding experience.”