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Old 28th November 2007, 14:53   #1
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Default Suzuki to launch premium bikes by April 2008

The Indian power bike segment is hotting up. Suzuki Motorcycle India (SMIPL), a 100% subsidiary of Japanís Suzuki Motor Corporation, is all set to introduce premium-powered bikes between 125-175cc in the country. The bikes will be exhibited in the upcoming Auto Expo 2008.

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Great!! Any photos available?
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Wow Premium bikes between 125-175 cc, I am so happy. Now may be I can ride that 135 cc or the 170 cc Premium bike which India really needs
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Why not 250+, cant undertsand they are stuck to below 200:( atleast have 1 bike which is a 250 or 350..
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Well the only thing is got to wait till april to see them!!
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This is good news but 250cc above wud have placed them in a kinda niche market.
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Arre bhai log - thats a Japanese company and once they plan anything they do not go off track. So now they are coming with 125 cc then 150 cc then 175 cc. After that they will plan what to launch - which will take another 3 years and then they will launch 200 cc but then India would be riding on 500 cc by then.
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Hope they get the styling right this time.

I hope they now understand that displaying 'hayabusa' in the showroom and asking people to buy the 'heat' wont work!
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I hope they now understand that displaying 'hayabusa' in the showroom and asking people to buy the 'heat' wont work!
really good one!!
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after tata launch of 1L car the mear importance of bikes in the range of 65000 vanishes .after that bikes would be of the enthusiast type with 250 plus cc for the pleasure factor .as the puny bikes loose their importance they would slowly vanish.bajaj started off with sub 100 cc and now thats gone.125 is the bench mark .in 5 yrs 250 will be the bench mark,atleast hope so,
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Great!! Any photos available?
Sorry., no pictures as of now.
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We indians are always 'santushth'.. "please thoda aur wish karo".. May the Japanese please hera our prayers!
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Why not 250+, cant undertsand they are stuck to below 200:( atleast have 1 bike which is a 250 or 350..
Thats exactly what I can't understand. Every single bike that's introduced in India is under 200cc. The Comet was a goodie at 250cc (Is that correct?) .
About time to get bigger bikes,atleast in the range of 250-500cc.And throw in some good fairing to make the bike look better.
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Thats exactly what I can't understand. Every single bike that's introduced in India is under 200cc. The Comet was a goodie at 250cc (Is that correct?) .
We have ZMA, P220 DTSi, P200 DTSi, Avenger 200 DTSi, Royal enfield bikes, Comet, Aquilla...
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We have ZMA, P220 DTSi, P200 DTSi, Avenger 200 DTSi, Royal enfield bikes, Comet, Aquilla...
Ah..thanks for listing the bikes.
I knew there were around the 200cc mark,but not sure exactly how many.
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