New Delhi, October 23, 2008: Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of one of the world’s leading two-wheeler manufacturers Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, announced the launch of its all-new GS150R for the Indian market today in Delhi. This also marks the motorcycle major’s arrival in the country’s 150cc market segment. The dynamic GS150R will be offered in four electric colours — blue, orange, grey and black.
Giving cutting-edge technology a new name, the latest bike from Suzuki stable would ensure a smooth, comfortable riding experience to the rider. GS150R’s engine has been specially designed to fulfill conflicting demands of acceleration and fuel efficiency — the most significant aspect in city riding.
Launching the charismatic bike Mr. Atul Gupta, Vice President (Sales and Marketing) said, “Riding on the burgeoning biking segment in India, we, at Suzuki, are all geared up to spice up the competition with our impulsive GS150R.
Packed with the perfect combination of terrific power and stunning looks, GS150R will be synonymous with authority on the Indian roads.”
“Suzuki has maintained a leading image by leveraging high-quality Japanese technology with its thorough understanding of the local automotive market. We are confident that GS150R will fascinate bikers across India with its agility, comfort and affordable price. This will further provide impetus to our aim to capitalize on the emerging opportunities in the Indian motorcycle industry,” added Mr. Gupta.
Armed with world’s first eco-mode-equipped engine rpm indicator, the new bike has a unique GSX-R-derived engine rpm indicator lights that provide indication to the rider about the optimum up-shift timing. Moreover, sporty style headlight, with built-in positioning light inspired from Suzuki international super bike, GSX-R, gives GS150R a very distinct and muscular look. The bike also boasts of a super sleek, streamlined aerodynamic shaped LED Tail Lamp and Integrated Rear Turn Signals based on GSX-R styling, which takes the style quotient to the next level.
In addition, the bike has a Majestic Fuel Tank bringing high user satisfaction with the impression of being ‘stronger’. The shock absorber has a separate oil reservoir, which facilitates oil cooling effectively, thereby, ensuring growth in its performance. Its Engine Balancer Technology, equipped with ‘balancer driven gear fitted with a rubber damper’, further delivers a more comfortable riding experience to the bike enthusiasts.
“Launch of GS150R is a part of our effort to constantly provide the Indian market with high quality products and services. Renowned for its safety features and durability, Suzuki has maintained its competitiveness across all market segments. Suzuki aims to be very active in the coming year and this launch is a step in the same direction,” concluded Mr. Katsumi Takata, Joint Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd.