The five luck riders who got the opportunity to meet Bollywood's Chilbul Pandey were Deepak from Lucknow Rajkumar from Bhopal, James Hembram from Purnia, Sohan Lal Jat from Jaipur and Vinod Kumar Prasad from Jamshedpur.
Khan ridind Suzuki motorcycles in both films, Dabangg and Dabangg was so inspiring and tempting to anyone who loves Salman. Other than the Hayate, Salman rides the Intruder M1800R, which is powered by a massive 1783 cc, Four stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 54° V-twin engine, in a song in the second part of Dabangg, which is directed by his brother, Arbas Khan.
"The Hayate has been successful in establishing its core identity as tough, dependable and robust motorcycle amongst our customers. This campaign reinforced our stance in the mass motorcycle segment. The association with Salman and Dabangg2 gave this contest an edge which has resulted in widespread reach and appreciation. My heartiest congratulations to the winners," said, Mr. Vipul Goel, National Head - Service & Spares, SMIPL.
Deepak, winner from Lucknow, said, "I can't still believe the incident. Meeting Salman Khan was my long cherished dream. I am grateful to Suzuki two - wheelers for giving me the opportunity to meet with the Superstar. I am thrilled to receive the stylish Hayate."
Suzuki Hayate which was launched in 2012 in India is a slightly underpowered version of the Sligshot Plus with a less capacity engine. The bike comes with a 112.8 cc, Air-Cooled, 4-Stroke, 1-Cylinder, SOHC engine. The engine is mated with a 4 speed transmission to draw power to its front wheel. It is capable to produce a maximum power of 8.3 BHP @ 7500 RPM and a maximum torque of 8.8 Nm @ 5500 RPM. The consortium ensures a mileage figure of 73 kmpl under standard conditions, which tempts commuter riders to own it.
The introduction of the Hayate has helped SMIPL to increase its sales figure. The company has reported a growth of 24% in January 2013 and of 14% in the month of February.