2018 Suzuki Gixxer ABS version comes fitted with a front wheel speed sensor to detect speed of the wheel for better stability and controlled braking force
Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited has today launched the popular entry-level sporty Gixxer motorcycle with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) feature at prices starting at Rs. 87,250 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The company believes ABS option will enhance the overall riding experience and improve on the value proposition offered to customers.
The 2018 Suzuki Gixxer ABS version comes fitted with a front wheel speed sensor to detect speed of the wheel for better stability and controlled braking force. It derives power from the same SEP (Suzuki Eco Performance) all-aluminium four-stroke single-cylinder 154.9 cc BS-IV compliant engine which is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 14.8 PS at 8,000 rpm and 14 Nm of peak torque delivered at 6,000 rpm.
Suzuki Jet cooling system (SJCS) is claimed to ensure better cooling and result in better power and mileage. The Gixxer ABS gets a number of features such as AHO Headlight, LED tail lamp, fully digital speedometer, front and back disc brakes, 41 mm diameter telescopic front forks and seven-step adjustable rear monoshock suspension.
Other important equipment in the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer ABS are sporty twin exhaust system, three-spoke light wheel, stepped seat, two-piece rear fender, digital instrumentation with gear position and rpm indicator, etc. It is made available in three colour choices namely Metallic Triton Blue/Glass Sparkle Black, Candy Sonoma Red/Metallic Sonic Silver and Glass Sparkle Black.
With no change in dimensions, the ABS variant measures an overall length of 2,050 mm, width of 785 mm, height of 1,030 mm and has a wheelbase of 1,330 mm with 780 mm seat height. It has a ground clearance of 160 mm and the fuel tank can hold 12 litres. The street sport motorcycles tips the weighing scale at 136 kilograms and runs on 17-inch tubeless radials.