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Old 22nd July 2011, 23:29   #1
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Default Suzuki GW250 China will it make into India?

So finally the news is out. Suzuki begins production of its GW250 in China and is speculated to be launched in India in 2012 Autoexpo. isnt the 2012 launch pretty late, considering the fact that its competitors, Kawasaki and the Honda already have their 250 in the market and by 2012 end, by which we may be able to see the bike in market, the other two japs would have had a good share of the market and Suzuki has to be really competitively priced and technically advanced to catch a piece of its market share. Already they made this mistake in the 150 segment by launching a wonder bike quite late and losing the market, so now the are planning to repeat it again in the 250 segment?


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Greetings! These days every other manufacturer is looking to get in to the grove of 250cc bikes and why not when the Indian two wheeler sectorís focus has kind off shifted to the 250cc segment as well. Every other manufacturer wants to diversify and that is the main reason that we see a lot of 250cc bikes coming in the market. Sooner or later the war of the premium biking was about to begin and this is the beginning of that era where every company is looking to surpass their peers. Now for the news, Suzukiís 250cc bike (GW250) is about to make its debut in a grand style since the company has started its production in China and the India debut is on the cards too.
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Suzuki GW250 – Production Begins in China, May Soon Come to India

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I cant find this bike appealing.. or am i the only one here?
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lol, its called the "Baby King" in the Suzuki stable. This bike is indeed a good performer but sadly, a late market entry might kill yet another good bike from Suzuki! It has parallel twin, liquid cooled. Will surely give the Honda single cylinder a run for its money. Lets wait and watch how is looks in flesh.
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From the side view, it looks like a grown-up GS150R. The engine specs are good though. This might be the first affordable twin. They should keep the prices around 1.2- 1.3L if they need to get some market share. Otherwise the CBR offers a better package.
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Loose the stupid fairing, or make it a 220F type and it will sell in 1000s!! Of course, price appropriately.
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But then this is the chinese production. So indian version may be different but somehow I dont like the slingshot style tail lamps.
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