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.
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.