Here’re the five interesting things you should know about the new Suzuki Burgman scooter.
Suzuki Motorcycle India has finally rolled out the Burgman Street 125cc scooter in the country. First previewed at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo, the Suzuki Burgman Street locks horns against the Honda Grazia, TVS Ntorq and Aprilia SR 125. Hero’s upcoming 125cc Maestro Edge and Duet 125 scooters will also compete against the Burgman. Check out the five interesting things about this new scooter.
In the 125cc scooter space, the Burgman is a premium offering from the Japanese two-wheeler maker. The scooter has been made in a single variant at 68,000 Rs (ex-showroom, Delhi). This makes it slightly more expensive than the range-topping Access SE. Read – Suzuki Katana Sport Motorcycles To Make A Comeback
The all-new Burgman is the first maxi scooter in the Indian market. In maxi scooters, the engine comes fitted to the frame. This arrangement allows fix bigger wheels, while reducing unsprung weight and moving the centre of gravity forward improve overall handling and ride quality of the scooter. The Burgman belongs to Suzuki’s flagship scooter family that includes 125, 200, 250, 400 and 600cc models for the global markets. Read – Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150
The scooter features distinctive Burgman family attributes with unique front styling. Sporting the large apron and windscreen and relatively massive body built than the conventional scooters, it will surely command attention on the roads. The new 125cc Suzuki scooter comes fitted with alloy wheels with tubeless tyres and has step-up style single seat. There is a pronounced step between the rider and pillion pads. Read: Suzuki Intruder – All You Need To Know
Suzuki’s new full-sized scooter shares several components with the Gixxer motorcycle. It gets all LCD instrument console. The scooter’s exhaust has an elaborate shroud that stands out compared to the conventional scooters. Its mirrors have also been carried over from the Suzuki Gixxer. Other key features include LED headlamp, tubeless tyres, LED taillamp, a 12V charging socket, a multi-function key slot and a front disc brake.
The Suzuki Burgman shares its underpinnings and engine with the Access 125. That means, it sources its power from a 124.3cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine pushing out a maximum power output of 8.5bhp at 6,500rpm and a peak torque 10.2Nm at 5,000rpm. Though, the Burgman is heavier than the Access. For damping duties, the scooter has the telescopic forks up front and a single-shock absorber at the rear.
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