The new Suzuki V-Strom 250 adventure bike has been launched in India at a price of Rs 2.11 lakh (ex-showroom).
Suzuki V-Strom 250: Suzuki Motorcycle India has today launched its new adventure bike V-Strom 250 in the Indian market. The company had released the teaser of this new bike on its social media handle a few days back. The price of this bike has been kept at Rs 2.11 lakh (ex-showroom). The V-Strom 250 will be available at all Suzuki premium dealerships across India. This bike will compete with bikes like KTM 250 Adventure, Benelli TRK 251.
What’s special about V-Strom 250
Launched in India, this Suzuki V-Strom 250 is quite different from the bikes sold abroad. The bike is based on the Gixxer 250 range platform and shares its mechanicals with them. In terms of design, the bike gets an all-LED headlamp, a tall visor, split-seat set-up etc. The new V-Strom 250 is offered in three colours, including Champion Yellow No. 2, Pearl Blaze Orange and Glass Sparkle Black.
Other details including engine
The V-Strom 250 is powered by the same 249cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine that powers the quarter-litre Gixxers. This motor generates 26.1 hp at 9,300 rpm and 22.2 Nm of peak torque at 7,300 rpm, which is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. It gets telescopic forks at the front, mono-shock absorbers at the rear, and multi-spoke alloy wheels. For braking duties, the bike gets dual channel ABS with disc brakes at both the ends.
What did the company say?
Speaking at the launch, Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India said, “We are delighted to announce our entry into the 250 cc adventure sports segment with the launch of the V-Strom SX. The new V-Strom SX has been designed keeping in mind the needs of those who love sports adventure bikes. The V-Strom SX is perfect for city and highway driving. Along with this, this bike is also suitable for traveling in different types of terrains.”