Popular Suzuki bikes in India

Friday 22 August 2014, 12:46 PM by

Suzuki is among the most popular bike makers across the entire international market and has carved a niche for itself over the years. Known for producing lean, mean and aggressive speed machines, this Japanese manufacturer has made a definite impact on bike aficionados in India as well. Though it has not been able to gather a large chunk of the market yet, some models from Suzuki have done really well and are highly popular in India. The most famous Suzuki bikes in India include Hayabusa, Slingshot, Hayate and GS150R with no necessary ranking order among due to them belonging to different segment.

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Popular Suzuki bikes in India

Even though it might not have been bought by many, Suzuki Hayabusa has a cult following in India and has become a part of the nation’s film folklore. Many stars, including John Abraham and Salman Khan, are owners of this bike and both of the abovementioned have been spotted riding these bikes in their films. Powered by a 1340 cc engine, this bike has the capability of churning out an output of around 197 BHP along with peak torque of 155 Nm. Available at a starting price of around INR 15.95 lakh, this bike can reach a top speed of around 299 kmph.

Popular Suzuki bikes in India

Salman Khan is an entity in India, not just an actor, and anything he endorses gets instant fame, one such example being the Suzuki Hayate. Without taking anything away from the bike, it is a known fact that upon asking anyone other than a buyer of this bike, one would invariably end up taking the actor’s name due to the television commercial. However, the bike is pretty decent as well and is powered by a 113 cc engine that develops around 8.3 BHP of maximum output.

Popular Suzuki bikes in India
Popular Suzuki bikes in India

Other Suzuki bike models popular in India are Slingshot and GS150R, which have performed reasonably well. Suzuki is set to make an addition to this line-up by launching the Gixxer, a 155-cc bike that is expected to do really well in India due to its styling and performance features.

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