Suzuki DR-200 Dual-Sport Motorcycle might get launched in India

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Suzuki might launch DR-200 Dual-Sport Motorcycle in India

Japanese auto-maker Suzuki might launch the Suzuki DR-200 Dual-Sport in India. Sources reveal that Japanese auto-maker has imported DR200 motorcycle to India for testing purpose.

Looks like Suzuki Motorcycles is keen on entering the off-road and dual-sport segment in India.

Earlier, Hero MotoCorp had introduced Hero Impulse, but it was considered as low-powered bike. There is actually definite need for such bikes in India.

Specifications of Suzuki DR-200 Dual-Sport Motorcycle

Suzuki DR200 is powered by 4-stroke, 199cc , air-cooled, single cylinder engine which churns out a maximum power of 15 bhp and a maximum torque of 17Nm , The engine has been mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The weight of the new bike is 126 kgs and has a pretty decent power to weight ratio which works well on difficult terrains.

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Features of Suzuki DR-200 Dual-Sport

The following features are expected from the new Suzuki DR-200 Dual Sport:

  • Old-school type, square rear view mirror
  • Minimum bodywork
  • Thin seat, but contoured over the tank
  • Underseat exhaust
  • Rear monoshock
  • Front disc brake & rear drum brake
  • Spoked rims
  • Long travel telescopic front fork
  • High mounted front mudguard
  • Bikini fairing for the headlamp
  • Forged levers
  • Analogue speedometer
  • Handlebar stiffened
  • Old-school tail lamp

As of now, the bike has been imported from Colombia as a CBU unit. The bike has got a price tag of 1.57 lakh rupees.

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