Previously, a few spy shots suggested that two new 150cc motorcycles from the Suzuki stable are being tested on the streets of Indonesia. Observations concluded that the two bikes were the upcoming GSX-R 150 and the GSX-S 150 motorcycles. The GSX-R 150 is the bikemaker’s fully faired motorcycle whereas the GSX-S 150 dons a roadster-like looks and demeanour. The spyshots of the test mules revealed some details of the bikes but kept a lot hidden under the camouflage. Well, you shall have to wait no more, as the two bikes have been officially unveiled in Indonesia.
Suzuki’s official micro-website of the models is already accepting bookings for the GSX-R 150 and the GSX-S 150 against a booking amount of Rp 500,000 (approx INR 2,550). The GSX-R 150 is offered in 5 colour options – Metallic Triton Blue, Titan Black, Stronger Red – Titan Black, Matte Black, and Brilliant White. The GSX-S 150 is available in 4 colours – Metallic Triton Blue, Ice Silver, Stronger Red – Titan Black, and Matte Black.
The design on the duo seems to be inspired from the big bikes of the GSX family with the GSX-R 150 getting more sharply designed bodywork on itself. The fuel tank extensions on the GSX-S 150 are kick ass.
The duo shares the same LED headlight modules but is surrounded by different housing. Both the bikes get split seats for the rider and pillion. The dimensions and sizes of the bike are almost identical where the fairing of the GSX-R 150 making the difference in width. Feature set on the bikes include Electric Start/Stop system, fully digital instrument console with LED lights.
Even if the bodywork and style of the bikes are different, both the GSX-S 150 and GSX-R 150 are powered by the same 147.3cc engine. The water-cooled single cylinder Suzuki engine gets fuel injection system and can make 18.2 Bhp at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque of 13.8 Nm at 8,500 rpm.
As of now, there is no official confirmation that these bike will be launched in India. The enthusiast market in India is still waiting for a worthy upgrade from the 155cc Gixxer. The official launch of the GSX duo is expected to happen in the coming days.
Check out the walk around video:
Video Courtesy: TMCBlog via YouTube
Here are the some quick specs followed by an image gallery-
|Suzuki GSX-R 150||Suzuki GSX-S 150|
|Engine type||Water-cooled, 4-stroke||Water-cooled, 4-stroke|
|Valve system||DOHC 4-valve||DOHC 4-valve|
|Number of cylinder||1-cylinder||1-cylinder|
|Engine displacement (cm3)||147.3||147.3|
|Transmission||6-speed, return||6-speed, return|
|Seat height (mm)||785||785|
|Ground clearance (mm)||150||150|
|Riding capacity (people)||2||2|
|Dry weight (kg)||126||127|