Looking to entice MotoGP fans and firing-up their passion for racing, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. (SMIPL), a subsidiary of the two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan, today launched the MotoGP edition of GIXXER SF 250. Taking styling and engineering cues from Suzuki’s legendary motorcycles – GSX-R and Hayabusa.
The MotoGP edition of GIXXER SF 250 sports the same Suzuki Racing Blue colour and livery theme of the 2019 Suzuki MotoGP machine, GSX-RR. From Team Suzuki Ecstar decals to the distinctive wheel pinstripes, every bit of the motorcycle hints the racing genes in the evolution of GIXXER SF 250 MotoGP edition.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Devashish Handa, Vice President, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Following the success of GIXXER SF 250, we are thrilled to launch the MotoGP edition of GIXXER SF 250 that asserts Suzuki’s racing DNA. The Suzuki Racing Blue colour has always been the identity of Suzuki’s spirit and passion for racing. The contemporary styling coupled with sporty design and high-performance engine powered with innovative SOCS technology, further enhances the racing character of the motorcycle. We are sure that the motorcycle will be received with the same enthusiasm as the other variants of GIXXER brand.”
Inspired by European design trends, GIXXER SF 250 comes with a 249cc, Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) enabled four-stroke, single-cylinder fuel injection SOHC engine, providing amplified functionality with SEP technology that promises power-packed performance and excellent fuel efficiency. The exclusively developed engine for India produces high power output of 26.5ps @9000rpm and 22.6Nm @7500rpm. The fully digital speedometer, LED headlamps & tail lamps, sporty dual muffler, premium brushed finish alloy wheels and rear tyre hugger further bring out the bold appeal of the motorcycle.
The new oil cooling technology, which has been introduced in the GIXXER SF 250 comes with a lightweight and fast engine providing heightened performance. This innovative technology ensures smooth acceleration, high output, compactness, low fuel consumption, high durability and ease of maintenance. The advanced SOCS engine has been specifically developed to cater to the riding needs of Indian motorcycle enthusiasts.
The motorcycle is equipped with dual-channel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) that ensures smooth braking and avoids lock-up during harsh road conditions.
The GIXXER SF 250 is priced at INR 1,71,456 (Ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available across the Suzuki Premium Network in India.