Suzuki to launch 150cc bike in February

Vijaywada: Suzuki Motorcycles India has announced plans to come up with a new 150cc motorbike variant in February 2008.

According to Prashant Aggarwal, head of dealer development for the company, the new bike will be an indigenous product, with low import content from Japan. He was speaking at the launch of the company''s 156th dealership.

Aggarwal said that Suzuki Motorcycles is implementing plans to expand its dealership network, to provide greater customer satisfaction. Suzuki''s 125cc models like Heat and Zeus were targeted to provide Indian customers a refreshing new feel in the 125cc commuter segment.

The Heat is targeted towards "excessive" bike users, and Zeus is more for young college students and executives. The futuristic air-cooled four-stroke engine developed specially for Indian customers is Suzuki''s new offering, which comes with contemporary styling, quality and finish, chrome and thoughtful touches such as the engine guard.