2017 Suzuki GSX-R150 and Suzuki GSX-S150 will have a more powerful 147cc, liquid-cooled engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox.
December 27, 2016 – Suzuki Motorcycles previewed the Gixxer and Gixxer SF facelifts at the Indonesia Motorcycle Show in November, 2016. Called Suzuki GSX-R150 and Suzuki GSX-S150, both the bikes receive minor cosmetic upgrades along with a more powerful engine and a new gearbox. The 2017 Suzuki Gixxer (GSX-R150) has now gone into production in Indonesia.
For 2017, the Suzuki Gixxer models get a bolder and more angular design. Suzuki’s new 150cc motorcycles stand tall, and have a three-element headlamp design and pronounced tank. While the GSX-R150 has full fairing with a revised fuel tank, the naked S150 features sharp tank extensions.
The Suzuki GSX-150R (2017 Suzuki Gixxer) is already on sale in the Indonesian markets. Though, it would be quite early to comment whether the bike will come to India or not. Read More – Suzuki Gixxer 250cc India Launch, Price & Other Details
The new Suzuki Gixxer shares some of its design elements with the bigger GSX-R models. The bike features sharper and aggressive headlamp with LED elements, new fairing and fuel tank. Both the motorcycles get clear lens turn indicators, rear seat footpegs, low clip on handlebars, new silencer and a fully digital instrument console. The Suzuki GSX 150R (2017 Suzuki Gixxer) also has step-up type seating position that adds more to its sporty looks. Read More – Upcoming Performance Bikes In India Under Rs 2 lakh
|Engine||154.9cc single-cylinder, air-cooled|
The Indonesian-spec model is a performance oriented version of the current Gixxer. Power for the new Suzuki GSX-R150 and GSX-S150 comes from a 147cc, liquid-cooled engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox. This motor churns out power worth 18.6bhp against a peak torque of 14Nm. With an aim to achieve high performance, Suzuki tweaked engine & other mechanics of the bike. In fact, the company claims that the both the motorcycles are lightest in their categories.
On the other hand, the India-spec Gixxer comes fitted with a 154.9cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine generating 14.5bhp and 14Nm of torque. For transmission duties, there is a 5-speed unit. While the GSX-R150 features keyless ignition system, the naked model has a shutter key lock. Also Read- Suzuki Gixxer SP Edition Price, Pics & Other Details
2017 Suzuki Gixxer (GSX-150R & GSX-S150) Suspension & Braking System
The new Gixxer comes fitted with conventional telescopic forks up front and monoshock rear suspension setup. Braking duties are carried out by dual disc brakes, combined with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System).
2017 Suzuki Gixxer (GSX-150R & GSX-S150) Competition
The new Gixxer will lock horns with bikes like Honda CBR 150R and Yamaha R15.
2017 Suzuki Gixxer (GSX-150R & GSX-S150) Features
– Keyless Ignition System
– Petal disc brakes
– LED headlamp section
– Full Digital LCD instrument console
– Double Barrel exhaust
– Clip-On Handle Bars
– Clear Lens Turn Indicators
– New Fairing
– New Fuel Tank
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