Here’re the five interesting things you should know about the new Suzuki Burgman scooter.
Suzuki Burgman 125cc scooter had its India debut at the Auto Expo in February, 2018. Scheduled to launch soon, the new Suzuki 125cc scooter will face challenge from the Honda Grazia, TVS Ntorq and Aprilia SR 125. Hero’s upcoming 125cc Maestro Edge and Duet 125 scooters will also be stacked up against the Burgman. Check out the five interesting things about this new scooter.
The all-new Burgman will be the first maxi scooter to go on sale in the country. 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 Katana Sport Motorcycles To Make A Comeback
The scooter carries distinctive Burgman family attributes with unique front styling. Featuring 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 sides on alloy wheels 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 makes use of a 124.3cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine, which is good enough for 8.5bhp at 6,500rpm and 10.2Nm of torque at 5,000rpm. The power figure is likely to remain unchanged. Though, the Burgman will be heavier than the Access. For damping duties, the scooter has the telescopic forks up front and a single-shock absorber at the rear. Read – Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150
In the 125cc scooter space, the Burgman will be a premium offering from the Japanese two-wheeler maker. It will be around Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,000 more expensive than the range-topping Access SE. The Suzuki Burgman is likely to be priced below Rs 70,000 (ex-showroom).
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