The quoted motorcycle trims in the headline after stirring multifarious thoughts in the mind of Indonesian youth, as of opting and playing with these bikes. Finally, have been boarded at the platform of heading Indonesian Motorcycle Show at JCC, Jakarta. Both the bikes the GSX-R150 and GSX-S150( Gixxer facelift) have been displayed by the Japanese auto firm’s Indonesian arm PT. Suzuki Indomobil Sales at the event.
Let me remind you, we have reported about this new Suzuki Gixxer (GSX-S150) via an Indonesian motoring forum reference around a month ago. The GSX-S150 is a naked streetfighter seems influenced from the elder the GSX-S1000 litre-class roadrunner. While, the GSX-R150, on the other hand, is a fully faired featuring from the giant.
Look-wise, both the machines will give a feel that bodies have been shrunken to offer more muscular and aggressive appealing to the bikes. Clothed in the race inspired blue MotoGP apparel bequeathed by the Suzuki GSX-R1000, the duos are sharing a common headlamp unit. Apart from this, the informative center, which is blessed with digital meters in the console are usual in both the GSX-S150 and GSX-R150. While, the new GSX-R150 is adorned with a special feature of keyless ignition.
Measuring 1,975mm in length, 1,070mm in height, 1,300mm in wheelbase along with a ground clearance of 150mm, both the tourers are similar in these mentioned particulars. Whereas the width is different as the GSX-S150 is 4mm wider from the GSX-R150 which is 670mm in width. In weighing comparison also, the GSX-S150 marks the first place with the added 1 kg in place of GSX-R150’s 126kg kerb weight.
If bolted powertrain has been considered, the identical 147cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled DOHC engine belts out the power output of 18.6bhp at 10,500rpm and 14Nm at 9,000rpm. The mill is connected to a six-speed gearbox transmission. The orthodox telescopic front forks and a rear mono shock performs the suspension duties. Whilst, disc brake at both wheels are provided in the bikes for precise braking to save rider’s life.
Projected to hit the Indonesian market in early 2017, The Suzuki GSX-S150 will compete with Yamaha M-Slaz, Honda CB150R and the KTM Duke 200. On the other end, the Suzuki GSX-R150 is ready to strike his head with the Yamaha YZF-R15, Honda CBR150R and the KTM RC200 on the rivalry. Indian emergence of both these bikes has not been announced yet. You will be informed if any information will surface online about these bikes land on the Indian soil.
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