Suzuki launches GS150R

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Live coverage of Suzuki GS150R launch from Delhi

As you read it first at .Suzuki today launched the much awaited 150cc bike. The bike which is known as Lanza is christened as GS150R. GS 150R’s muscular fuel tank adds character to the bike. GS150R’s massive fuel tank can hold 15.5 of fuel.

Styled with inspiration from Suzuki’s international superbike GSX-R, GS150R is a mean looking machine. The bikini fairing, pilot lamps mounted on either side of wolf eyed headlamps is not exciting but looks pleasing. But the real attraction is the rear part of the GS150R. Stunning integrated LED tail lamp cluster also houses turn indicators on both sides.which is again an GSX-R inspired.

GS150R is powered a engine which respires through BS26 carburettor (NO Fuel Injection or FI). The engine also gets TPS (Throttle positioning Sensor). Suzuki says GS150R engine is tuned to ride better for  city riding. The 150cc engine is designed to with an acceleration performance in the low to mid range speed which is important for city driving. GS150R engine is equipped with engine balancer technology. According to Suzuki, engine balancer technology of GS150R which seeks to minimise vibration usually associated with the vibration. GS150R balancer system is fitted with balancer-driven gear fitted with a rubber damper for reducing the impact noises generated by its meshing with the balancer-driven gear.

GS150R 149cc engine develops 13.8bhp of peak power at 8500rpm and 13.4Nm of peak torque 6000rpm. is mated with a six speed transmission. Gear shift pattern is 1-down and  5-up. According to Suzuki, GS150R will return a mileage of 50kmpl in City and 55kmpl in Highway 60kmpl in City and 65kmpl in Highway.

Pictures of Suzuki GS150R

GS150R length is 2095mm, its width is 775mm and it height 1120mm.  The ground clearance of the GS150R is 160mm and its wheelbase stands at 1340mm. At the fore GS150R gets 2.75 -18 and at the rear Suzuki GS150R features fatter 100/90-18 tyre.

GS150R features disc brake at the front and drum brake at the rear. Hydraulics forks and gas charged rear suspension of GS150R will give you a comfortable ride. GS150R is neither Fuel Injected nor have monoshock suspension at the rear.

Suzuki has given GS150R contemporary features such as digital console. The digital console of GS150R features a digital speedometer and it let’s you to select two modes – Power mode and economic mode. As the name indicates once the power mode is opted, GS150R starts behaving a racing animal and the eco mode let’s you to conserve fuel. The GSX-R inspired engine rpm indicator glows to give an indication to the rider about the optimum up-shift timings. Eco and power modes of GS150R functions to cater to wide range of speeds and riding conditions.  The digital console also indicates the which gear is selected.

GS 150R comes with a six speed transmission. GS150R is available in four colours – pearl nebular black,metallic flint gray,candy max orange and Candy dark greenish blue. Suzuki has come up with a killer price for the GS150R. GS150R is attractively priced at Rs59000 (ex-showroom Delhi)

More details are expected and Pictures will be uploaded soon.

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