Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. has introduced the two of its new Bharat Stage IV compliant products - Let’s Scooter and Hayate EP Bike. The scooter, Let’s is priced at INR 42,272 (ex-showroom), while the Hayate EP bike comes at a price of INR 52,754 (ex-showroom). With the launch of these two models, the entire range of Suzuki motorcycle in India is now meet with the BS IV standards.
Few months back Suzuki had updated two of is its popular models - the new Access 125 scooter and the Gixxer series with engine compliant to the latest BS-IV standards. The deadline to update the vehicle as per the BS-IV standard is set by the Govt of India and will be expired on March 31, 2017.
At the launching event, Mr Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, SMIPL, said, "We are pleased to announce that all our products across segments are now updated and come only with BS-IV compliant engines. The new Let's is testimony to our endeavours in bringing to India the most eco-friendly riding solutions in line with the government regulations. We are confident that our products will retain a strong foothold in their respective segments."
The Hayate EP is fitted with an 113cc, one-cylinder, air cooled engine which is further mated to the 4-speed gearbox. The engine is good for 8.7 hp of power and 9.3 Nm of torque. For improved fuel efficiency the engine comes with a SEP (Suzuki Eco Performance) technology. The highlighted details of the bike include alloy wheels, tubeless tyres and diamond frame. To make the ride jolt-free, suspension duties are handled by a telescopic fork at the front and a dual 5-step adjustable at the rear.
Another fresh model is the automation scooter, Let's. The scooter is powered by 112.8cc 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valve mill that produces the maximum power of 8 hp and the peak torque of 8.8 Nm. The hidden features of the scooter are under-seat storage with mobile charging option, dual colour console and dual tone graphics
Along with the less emission engine, the Let’s and Hayate EP are also offered with an additional mandatory safety feature as per the Indian government for all two wheelers, Auto Headlamp ON.
Taking a look at the recent months sales reports, Suzuki did quite a good with 155cc motorcycle under the moniker of Gixxer, along with the 125cc automation scooter segment.
As per the manufacturer’s recent report, the auto-giantreceived an impressive hike of 44.5 percent in domestic sales over the past year’s. In February 2017, Suzuki India solely sold over 40, 000 units including domestic and export markets. In the last FY from April 2016 to February 2017, Suzuki India recorded a sale of over 3 lakh units of scooters and motorcycles, which is almost 22 percent more than that of the same period a year ago.
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