Suzuki Motorcycles to Increase Production, Launches Sling Shot

Thursday 26 August 2010, 00:00 AM by Payal Pathak

Suzuki Motorcycle India Limited launched its new 125cc bikes Sling Shot in the Indian market. “It has been our constant endeavour to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the Indian motorcycle market and the Suzuki SlingShot is a direct result of us listening to what the customers want and delivering a world class product that meets their requirements. The Suzuki SlingShot offers a complete package in terms of Style, Comfort, Performance and Practicality – all combined in a 125 cc bike. The customer wanted a bike that was as frugal on fuel as a 100 cc bike, yet had the looks to match a 150 cc premium bike combined with a price point that made the product affordable yet met all requirements – which the Suzuki SlingShot offers,” said Atul Gupta, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, SMIPL.

Suzuki Motorcycles to Increase Production, Launches Sling Shot |

The new Suzuki Slingshot is priced at Rs. 46,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and features four-stroke, air-cooled 1-cylinder SOHC engine delivering maximum power of 8.5 bhp @ 7500 rpm and torque of 10Nm @ 3500 rpm.

Suzuki also intends to increase its production capacity in India and will concentrate on new product development along with strengthening of distribution network. The company has also pledged to invest Rs. 500 crores in India to expand its production capacity to 5.4 lakh units by 2012. It currently has a capacity to produce 2.5 lakh units annually.

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