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Suzuki GSX 250R (Gixxer 250) Not Coming To India

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) will rival KTM Duke 200, Kawasaki Z250, Benelli TNT 300, Honda CBR 250R and Yamaha YZF-R3.

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Suzuki GSX 250R red and black

October 21, 2016 – The much-awaited Suzuki GSX 250R (Suzuki Gixxer 250 in India) recently broke cover at the 14th China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition. The bike will have its world premiere at the 2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show in November 2016. This quarter-litre motorcycle is basically the bigger sibling of the GSX-R150, and derives its design inspiration from bigger GSX-R motorcycles.

A report published on carandbike claims that the Japanese bikemaker has no plans to launch the GSX-R in India anytime soon. Though, we believe it will be a great move to bring in the more powerful version of the bike considering the growing popularity of 200-250cc bikes in India. And just like the Gixxer 150cc, the company has an option to launch the 250cc model too in both naked and fully-faired versions. This will also help the company rival the KTM Duke 200 and KTM RC200, Kawasaki Z250 and Kawasaki Ninja 300, Benelli TNT 300, Honda CBR 250R and Yamaha YZF-R3.

Suzuki GSX 250R dual tone

For people not in the know, this isn’t the first time Suzuki is entering the quarter-litre segment. The company earlier had Inazuma, which failed to generate volume for the company due to its high price. The product otherwise was really capable. And now with the huge success of the Gixxer brand, it won’t be that tough for the Japanese bikemaker to sell a 250cc bike under the same brand.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) India Launch Date

Suzuki’s upcoming entry-level sports bike recently goes on sale in China. As for now, its India launch isn’t on the card. We’ll update the launch details as and when the company announces it.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) Price in India

Minimum Rs 1.50 lakh
Maximum Rs 1.80 lakh

If launched in India, the Gixxer’s 250cc version will be positioned against the KTM Duke 200 and KTM RC200 within estimated price range of 1.50 lakh – Rs. 1.80 lakh (ex-showroom).

Suzuki GSX 250R seat

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) Specifications

Engine 248cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled Petrol
Max Power 24.7bhp @ 8,000rpm
Max Torque 23.2Nm @ 6500rpm
Transmission 6-speed

Power for the new 250cc Gixxer model comes from a 248cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox. It is capable of putting out a maximum power of 24.7bhp, while generating 24.2Nm of torque. This engine has stroke with a compression of 11.5:1 and 53.5 x 55.2 bore.

Suzuki GSX R250 (Gixxer 250cc) Mileage

Minimum 30kmpl
Maximum 35kmpl

Powered with a 250cc single-cylinder engine, this entry-level sportbike is expected to deliver a mileage around 30kmpl-35kmpl.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) Design

Based on Suzuki’s GSX platform, the new Gixxer 250 shares some its styling elements with the GSX-R1000. Features such as instrument cluster and switchgear consoles are carried forward from its more powerful sibling. The bike also gets a sporty tank, a newly developed swing-arm, clip-on handlebars, raked split seats, edgy tail section and GSX-R250 badge. Along with the standard fork upfront and monoshock rear brakes, it will also get an optional anti-lock braking system.

Other design highlights include full fairing, Hayabusa inspired large healamp unit, rear view mirrors, a tall windscreen, single exhaust with twin aperture, fully digital instrument cluster and LED taillights, side blinkers and daytime running lamps. The bike comes fitted with 17-inch alloy wheels and Michelin tyres. It has a wheelbase of 1430mm, and offers a seat height of 790 mm. The new Gixxer 250 carries a kerb weight of 178kg.

Suzuki GSX 250R headlamp

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) Colours

– MotoGP Livery Blue
– Dual-tone Red & Black

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) Features

– New swing-arm
– Sharp edged panels
– GSX-R250 badge
– GSX-R-inspired styling
– Huge fuel tank
– Tall windscreen
– Rear view mirrors
– Fully digital instrument console
– Clip-on handlebars
– Split seats

Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX R250) Other Details

Suspension System

Front – Telescopic Forks
Rear – Monoshock

Braking System

Front – 290 mm single disc with two-piston caliper
Rear – single 240 mm disc

Tyre Size

Front – 110/80 – 17
Rear – 140/70-17

 

COMMENTS
  1. Saurabh
    March 19, 2016

    Best bike but it will look great in white colour so plz make it…..

  2. SatyaPrakash Patra
    March 21, 2016

    Nice bike in this world……..

  3. mehul gupta
    March 25, 2016

    pls make it available it under agust so i buy it

  4. gaurav
    March 28, 2016

    I was planning to buy gixxer sf moto gp addition
    but I must be wait for its 250 segment its blue color ,its muscles, power fascinating me alot
    full blue color is making it perfect racing bike…irrestibly waiting

  5. Aniket Mohite
    April 1, 2016

    was planning for KTM RC200 but I had changed my decision if the bike “GSX 250”
    contain white color then I will be one to buy this fantastic bike.

  6. Sandeep Tripathi (Sandy)
    April 5, 2016

    When Suzuki Launching Gixxer 250 and What is the price of this Bike?????????

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Hi Sandeep

      There is no official word on the exact launch date of the Gixxer 250, but we expect the bike to go on sale in 2017.

  7. Jagtar Singh
    April 15, 2016

    very nice byke

  8. Satyam keshari
    April 17, 2016

    Mast bike h jhakkas

  9. pin2
    April 21, 2016

    Any more photo plz……

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 28, 2016

      Hi pin2

      The company is yet to release the official images of the bike. Stay tuned to ICN for more details on the same.

  10. sreerag
    May 7, 2016

    I alredy have a gixxer sf155 that bike was so awsome and i am still waiting for the amazing 250 …..plz do it fast

  11. Teeksh
    May 9, 2016

    please provide more photo and anything specific for release date

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 10, 2016

      Hi Teeksh

      The company is yet to release pictures of the Gixxer 250. Stay tuned to ICN for more updates on the same.

  12. Manoj
    May 19, 2016

    after launching gixxer sf 250, is there will be any exchange offer with gixxer sf 155 ? i want to exchange with 250 cc. i love this bike.

  13. Bharath mangalore
    June 22, 2016

    amazing technology suzuki. Gixxer 250 wow I’m waiting 150 is most awarded bike

  14. sagar singh
    June 28, 2016

    I was planning for ktm rc390 but now i had change my mind i will be waiting for it plz launch in white color also am waiting for it

  15. Deb
    June 28, 2016

    Is it possible to modify the Suzuki sf150 motogp edition bike to Suzuki 250 gsx model flairing??can the looks of this new 250 gsx model put into the previous 150sf model?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 29, 2016

      You can get any bike modified, but make sure that it’s only cosmetic and doesn’t affect the performance of the bike. In that case, you may lose the warranty given on the bike.

  16. Gixxer Devru
    July 9, 2016

    I Own A Gixxer 150. As soon as the Gixxer 250 is Released I will Upgrade to it.
    Iam A Die Hard Fan of Suzuki Gixxer.
    The Best Performer in it’s Class of 150cc.

  17. Saurav Saurav
    July 21, 2016

    I really like this machine. When this bike would be launch, I’m waiting for it.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      July 21, 2016

      No official words on that as of now. We’ll update as soon as Suzuki reveals its launch plans.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      October 12, 2016

      Hi Saurav

      The bike would make its global debut in November, We expect the Gixxer 250 to come India in early 2017. Stay tuned to ICN for more updates.

  18. Gitartha
    August 26, 2016

    Wating for u …….GSX R250

  19. Mohit Salvi
    August 31, 2016

    This awesome bike will be launched in September as the Suzuki showroom mechanics have been called for training of this bike.

  20. Aamir shaikh
    September 27, 2016

    Make it fast guys!!!!!! I am dying to buy 250cc.

  21. Irshad
    September 27, 2016

    Super bike 250 gixxer

  22. Suresh Chandra Das
    October 22, 2016

    When gxr 250 will be launch , i am very excited for buy it

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      October 24, 2016

      Hi Suresh

      Suzuki is yet to announce the launch date of GSX R250, but we expect bike to go on sale by end of 2017.

  23. sharath gk
    October 23, 2016

    This bike is full about design oriented in which we see it’s more aerodynamically reduced drag form the front and the tail so suzuki doesn’t has to think the power of the motor . Because when it comes to the motor it’s refined and fuel efficient by suzuki eco performance, so when it comes to quarter-liter bike segment which is my study of bikes I see suzuki is coming up with it’s design, Honda is coming with it’s sporty performance where has yamaha is no where in this segment they have over crossed to 320 cc and when it come ninja kawasaki it;s all about brand of japanese brand who wouldn’t compromise with it’s quality.

  24. Mohd Rashid.
    February 15, 2017

    this is fantastic bike i am waiting gixxer gsx 250 …..i will bye…..

  25. NIDHIN
    February 17, 2017

    Hi , Millage is low as compared to other model , even so am mad about this model

  26. Amar Das
    May 1, 2017

    Gixxer is good but please modify the headlamp as looks like hyosung gt250r.

  27. amar mayur khan
    May 2, 2017

    I need sound as like hayabusa

  28. Romario
    May 3, 2017

    Guys, any idea about 250cc launch date?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 16, 2017

      The company has denied to comment on that.

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