Likely to launch before festive season, the Suzuki GZ 150 cruiser will rival the Bajaj Avenger 150
Set to rival Bajaj Avenger, Suzuki GZ 150 cruiser is powered by a 15.4bhp, 149cc engine
Suzuki, the Japanese two-wheeler maker is trying hard to improve its sales in the highly competitive Indian market. Besides Gixxer twins, no other Suzuki motorcycles manages to mark strong presence in the market. It seems like Suzuki is considering a new cruiser motorcycle – Suzuki GZ 150 – for the Indian market. According to bikeadvice, one of the company dealers reveals that the bike is being prepared for our market launch.
This cruiser will directly rival the popular Bajaj Avenger motorcycle. Already on sale in select Asian markets including Indonesia, China and Vietnam, the Suzuki GZ150 is a 150cc cruiser motorcycle. It is powered by 149cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that is good for 15.4bhp and 11.2Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a five-speed gearbox.
The company is yet to make an official announcement on the launch of this cruiser bike. However, media report suggests that the bike could be launched before festive season 2017. We will update you on the same as soon as Suzuki announces its launch details.
The motorcycle will be slotted below the Gixxer range in the market. We expect this motorcycle to cost between Rs 75,000 and Rs 80,000.
|Engine||149cc, single-cylinder FI|
The global-spec Suzuki GZ 150 model is powered by a single-cylinder, 149cc, air-cooled engine. It is equipped with electronic fuel injection systems DCP-FI to return higher power and better fuel economy. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 15.4bhp at 8,000rpm and a peak torque of 11.2Nm at 6,000rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 5-speed gearbox.
The suspension mechanism of the bike comprises of telescopic forks and twin shocks, adjustable 5 position at the front and rear, respectively. For braking, the bike gets disc brakes.
Suzuki GZ 150 Mileage
The motorcycle is expected to return around 45kmpl in city and 50kmpl on highways.
|Dimensions||GZ 150 Cruiser|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||11.5-litres|
This cruiser motorcycle measures 2250mm in length, 900mm in width and 1160mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1,460mm. Seat height stands at 710mm, while the ground clearance is 150mm. The motorcycle has a kerb weight of 137kgs. It has a fuel tank of 11.5-litres capacity.
Front – 90/90-18
Rear – 120-80-16
Front – single disc
Rear – drum
Source – Bikeadvice
Set to rival Bajaj Avenger, the GZ 150 will be the first Suzuki cruiser motorcycle in India. It will be powered by 15.4bhp, 149cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine with FI system.