One of the best motorcycle manufacturers in the world, Suzuki Motorcycles' Indian subsidiary, Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) seems to roll out the much awaited entry level semi-faired motorcycle, the Inazuma 250 any time soon in India. The news came out as the Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan was caught snapped while riding the Inazuma 250 for film shooting at Lavasa, in Pune. By the way Mr. Khan is the brand ambassador of Suzuki in India.
The launch of the Inazuma was humming since last year. Suzuki postponed its unveil at teach time. The last confirmation leaked tells that the Inazuma 250 will be launching by the second half of the year 2013. Notwithstanding, this incident of Bollywood star makes the columnists to think an early launch of the Inazuma 250.
With the arrival of the Inazuma 250, the Indian two wheeler market will be witnessing a huge competition. Because, Kawasaki has launched its class leading machine, the Ninja 300, the Austrian firm is gonna launch the elder sibling of the 200 Duke, the 390 Duke soon, earlier Hyosung had updated and launched the GT250R, and the existing Honda CBR 250R has been come up with new paint schemes. So these all machines will be a good trouble for Suzuki to sell out the Inazuma 250 in the country.
The Inazuma 250 is also known as GW250. The little monster comes with a 248 cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, SOHC engine. It generates a maximum power of 26 bhp at 8500 rpm and peak torque of 24.2 Nm. It is mated with a 6-speed constant mesh gear transmission. Having fuel injection system, the bike has proven to give out an unbelievable mileage of 36.5 kmpl.
Being an entry level sportbike, the Inazuma 250 is supposed to carry world class features and comforts. The bike doesn't compromise in comfort lines. It has coupled with a telescopic, coil spring, and oil damped front suspension. Well, the rear suspension is of swingarm type, coil spring, and oil damped. The machine has been attached with a disc brake each on both wheels. This increases the confidence of the rider even at high speeds. Meanwhile, tubeless tyres on both sides come in to play for more grip and stability in turns.
The bike roughly weighs 193 kg, and has a fuel tank capacity of13.3 litres, which makes the bike more enjoyable than mere city drifts.
The motorcycle may hit Indian stores soon.
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