Suzuki GSX-R150 enters production – Faster, Powerful than Yamaha R15
At the 2016 Indonesia Motorcycle Show last month, Suzuki Motorcycles revealed the much awaited Gixxer and Gixxer SF facelifts. Christened as Suzuki GSX-R150 and Suzuki GSX-S150, these two motorcycles are powered by a more powerful engine and gets an advanced 6 speeed gearbox.
Power comes from a new 147.3 cc water-cooled fuel-injected single cylinder engine which generates maximum power of 18.2 Bhp at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque of 13.8 Nm at 8,500 rpm. Suzuki claims to offer best in class power-to-weight ratio and mileage figures. Below are the detailed specs of both these bikes.
|Suzuki GSX-R 150||Suzuki GSX-S 150|
|Engine type||Water-cooled, 4-stroke||Water-cooled, 4-stroke|
|Valve system||DOHC 4-valve||DOHC 4-valve|
|Number of cylinder||1-cylinder||1-cylinder|
|Engine displacement (cm3)||147.3||147.3|
|Power (hp)||18.2 Bhp at 10,000 rpm||18.2 Bhp at 10,000 rpm|
|Torque (Nm)||13.8 Nm at 8,500 rpm||13.8 Nm at 8,500 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed, return||6-speed, return|
|Seat height (mm)||785||785|
|Ground clearance (mm)||150||150|
|Riding capacity (people)||2||2|
|Dry weight (kg)||126||127|
Visibly different from the India-spec Suzuki Gixxer and Gixxer SF, the updated versions are inspired by the larger Suzuki bikes. Featuring a sportier stance, it gets a higher stance with a three element headlamp design along with an elevated tank. It also gets a new instrument cluster with digital display in landscape arrangement. Stopping power comes from disc brakes both at the front and rear, same as the current setup in Indian Gixxer twins.
Suzuki GSX-S150 naked bike will follow the same designs as seen on the Gixxer 155, with some design updates inspired from the GSX-S750. It receives split seats positioned higher, adding to height while it also gets a sharp fuel tank and cowl along with a digital instrument console and headlamp extensions. Below is a detailed image gallery of both these bikes.
Suzuki GSX-R150 Photos
Suzuki GSX-S150 Photos
Images – TMC Blog