The long-awaited Suzuki Burgman Street 125 lifestyle scooter has finally been launched in the Indian two-wheeler market. The new premium scooter is priced at Rs 68,000, which makes it a direct rival to Vespa LX. First unveiled at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo, this maxi-scooter directly targets the urban commuters. Suzuki Inda has indigenously developed this premium scooter and the design inspiration comes from global Burgman scooters. It features uniquely-styled front end with large apron and windscreen. The seats are wide and comfortable, with a step between the rider and pillion pads.
Positioned above the Access 125 in Suzuki’s scooter lineup, the Suzuki Burgman Street is India’s first maxi-scooter since Kinetic Blaze. It is the part of Suzuki’s plan of launching one new motorcycle and scooter in the Indian market every year. This premium scooter is powered by a 125cc single-cylinder engine that also powers the Suzuki Access 125.
For people not in the know, Suzuki sells a range of scooters under Burgman nameplate in global markets. Currently, the company produces Burgman with engines ranging from 125cc to 650cc. With this premium scooter, Suzuki re-introduces the Burgman brand in the Indian market. Suzuki had launched the Burgman 650 in India few years back at Rs 12 lakh, but it failed to garn positive response from buyers. Also See – Suzuki Intruder FI Launched In India
Suzuki Burgman Street Price In India
Launched as a premium offering, the new Burgman Street scooter is around Rs 7,000 expensive than the Access 125 SE that costs Rs 60,580. The new 125cc scooter is priced at Rs 68,000 . At this price point, it will challenge the Vespa LX 125. Also See – 2018 Suzuki Gixxer, Gixxer SF launched In India
Suzuki Burgman Street Specifications
The maxi-scooter is propelled by a 125cc single-cylinder petrol engine that also powers the Suzuki Access 125. This engine has been tuned for improved performance and efficiency. Paired to a CVT automatic gearbox, the 125cc engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 8.40bhp at 7,000rpm and a peak torque of 10.20Nm at 5,000rpm. Also See – Suzuki V-Strom 650 | 2018 Suzuki Hayabusa
Suzuki Burgman Street Mileage
The new scooter has been launched as a comfortable, premium lifestyle scooter. Equipped with a new 125cc engine, the Burgman Street returns 53.4 kmpl. Also See – Suzuki Intruder 150 Launched In India
Suzuki Burgman Street Features
– Digital instrument cluster
– Multi-function key slot
– 12V charging socket
– LED tail-lamp
– 12-inch alloy wheels
– Tubeless tyres
– LED headlamp with AHO
The stylish Suzuki Burgman Street 125 is available in 3 colour options – Glass Sparkle Black, Metallic Mat Firboins Gray and Pearl Mirage White.
Suzuki Burgman Street First Look Review
Suzuki Burgman Street Design
The Burgman Street is the first maxi-scooter in India since the Kinetic Blaze, which was phased out due to slow sale. This premium scooter is equipped with several features and chrome detailings. It comes with a different styling, specifically at the front. The scooter sports a large apron and an unusual windscreen. In terms of features, the Burgman Street gets full digital instrument cluster, a multi-function key slot, 12V charging socket, LED tail-lamp, LED headlamp and a disc brake at the front. This scooter rides on 12-inch front and 10-inch rear wheel shod with 90/90-12 and 90/100-10 tyres at front and rear, respectively. Instead of performance, Burgman Street offers comfort and convenience to buyers. The scooter also comes with a wide and comfortable seat with a pronounced step between the rider and pillion pads. The chrome accent on front and rear body parts gives it a premium touch. Also Read – New Suzuki Swish 125 To Unveil At Auto Expo 2018
In terms of proportions, the lifestyle scooter is 1,880mm in length, 675mm in width and 1,140mm in height. The scooter has a wheelbase of 1,265mm and has a ground clearance of 160mm. The seat height stands at 780mm and has a kerb weight of 108kg. It also gets a fuel tank of 5.6-litre.
Suzuki Burgman Street Suspension and Braking
For suspension duties, this premium scooter gets advanced telescopic forks at the front and swing arm type unit at the rear. The suspensions have been tuned to offer hassle free and relaxed ride. Braking duties are carried out by a disc brake at the front and drum brake at the rear. The CBS (Combi-Braking System) on the new scooter enables operation of both brakes from the left brake lever, helping in maintaining good balance between front and rear brake forces.