Suzuki has just revealed the new Inazuma 250 for the UK market. It is branded as a commuter bike and it is speculated that the bike could arrive in India as GW250. It has long been speculated that Suzuki may bring a 250 cc bike to Indian market.
The 200 to 250cc segment has seen some good rise in the recent years.InJune only this segment saw a total of about 10,000 units being sold out, however it is about less that 1% of the total bike sold in the same month. Presently, there are only three bikes that are available in India in 250cc segment, namely Honda CBR 250R, Kawasaki Ninja and Hyosung GT250R. Suzuki is seeing Inazuma as a capable bike that could tackle all these competitors and could help Suzuki to get some chunk of this market.
Suzuki UK has yet not cleared the specifications but according to what we know, this bike can produce up to 24bhp of power with its 250cc engine. The bike is about 2145mm long and supports a wheelbase of about 1430 mm. the bike has a ground clearance of about 165mm which means more comfort ride on Indian roads.
Set to arrive in September, Inazuma 250 will be priced about 3,499 pound which is about Rs.3 lakhs. Suzuki will have to reconsider the price if they want it to launch in the competition. Inazuma will be available in two colors in UK and most are expecting the same bike in the Indian market.