Suzuki Motorcycles and Scooter India has launched a new bike which is based on Zeus 125. The new bike has been christened "SlingShot". The Suzuki Slingshot features a newly designed sturdy upswept frame construct with a longer swing arm coupled with a preload adjustable rear suspension and a race inspired light weight alloy, sharp edgy head lamps, an all new front fender design, convenient gear position indicator, BS carburettor with a Throttle Position Switch (TPS) and DC CDI along with the Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system. Suzuki introduced Suzuki SlingShot, which is a 124cc bike that sports a slender aerodynamic design, which makes it look smaller and also renders it the capacity to weave through the traffic. Some of its most notable features include a state of the art 5-speed gearbox, Primary Kick & Auto Decompression System, which lets the user start the engine in any gear and powerful, asbestos-free disc brakes in front. Many advanced safety and comfort features are incorporated in this bike.
Suzuki SlingShot 125 124cc, Manual, Petrol, 60 kmpl
Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy
Suzuki SlingShot is available in single variant. Suzuki SlingShot which is powered by 124, 4-stroke, air-cooled, (Digital Twin Spark Ignition) petrol engine with five speed manual transmission gearbox and offers mileage of approx 60 KMPL. The 125cc engine of the Suzuki Slingshot is very fuel efficient and bestowed with 4 stroke air-cooled OHC technology with 5 Speed Transmission.
Suzuki SlingShot is available in single variant. Suzuki SlingShot which is powered by 124cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, (Digital Twin Spark Ignition) petrol engine with five speed manual transmission gearbox that generate top power of 8.5 bhp at 7,500 rpm and develops a maximum torque of 10 Nm at 3,500 rpm.
Suzuki SlingShot has been counted amongst the bikes called to be the trend-setters of the bike market in India. It looks very sporty and elegant. It has superb Platinum silver color with glued-on shiny chrome graphics. The Suzuki Slingshot Plus has been bestowed with high power headlamp that provides clear visibility at night and dark. The snaky headlamp loaded Suzuki Slingshot Plus has a short black coloured and layered dashboard on it. The dashboard of the bike includes an analogue large speedometer, fuel gauge and speedometer. The bike also showing gear presence here through icons which come in higher end bikes in India. Both the black coloured rear view mirrors also have fitted been on the handlebars that give it attractive look. Both the front indicators of Slingshot Plus now come with clear lanes that provide clear rear side visibility. It has chrome streaked blades on side panels, Graphite tinted engine and crankcase, trendy chrome heat shield and annular chrome rings on the console, attractive lens blinkers and MFR lens. When it comes to entire appearance, the brand new Suzuki SlingShot will surely astonish you with its stylish looks. It has sleek rear panels with flowing polymer coated grab rail design. It has a great length of 2035mm, width of 770mm, and height of 1075 and has a great wheelbase of 1265mm and has a good ground clearance of 160mm. This has been projected fitted out with the huge fuel tank, rectangular shaped speedometer, upper mud-guards and the fascinating graphics make it an honest sports vehicle. Therefore, it will line-up itself amongst the best looking entry level bikes of India. It has has been designed quite sophisticated assuring the unmatched comfort level while riding on any possible driving condition.
Engine Capacity and Performance
Suzuki Heat comes loaded with a 124cc power train which is configured with 4 stroke, air cooled, single cylinder, OHC. This Suzuki engine churns out a 8.5 bhp at 7,500 rpm and develops a maximum torque of 10 Nm at 3,500 rpm. The higher torque is achieved through extra torque performance (XTP). The 4 stroke engine of Suzuki Heat is endowed with 5 Speed Transmission which ensures smoother and easier shifting of gears and also helps in minimizing the vibrations and noise at high speed. The valves are of light weight character and this allows the engine to be revved with ease. It has fuel tank capacity of 12.1 litres with 2.1 litres of reserve.
The new Suzuki Slingshot Plus has very different stylish multi spoke rigid alloy wheels. Both the wheels of the bike have been painted with black colour. These stylish and broad wheels of the bike are having dimension of 2.75x18 of front wheel and 3.00x-18 mm of the rear wheel. The rear tyre is fatter than front that give is sporty look.
Braking and Handling
Suzuki Slingshot Plus is available in three variants. The first two variants like Suzuki Slingshot Plus Drum Kick and Suzuki Slingshot Plus Drum Self come loaded with drum type brakes at front and rear. While its third variant, Suzuki Slingshot Plus Disc Self comes equipped with disc brake at front wheel and rear is also drum as above variants. With both brakes, the bike ensures good security for the rider and passenger.
Handling and Safety
The Suzuki Slingshot has larger wheelbase which definitely ensures proper handling and control of the bike. The safety of both the driver and the pillion is increased in the new Suzuki Slingshot. The sound braking system of the Suzuki Slingshot ensures the deceleration of bike in high speed and thus reduces the risk of unexpected harm. The brakes are drum type for both the front and the rear wheels. And Suzuki Slingshot Plus comes with option of the disc brake at front wheel which is very secure. Its latest technology adoption whether talk about Engine capacity and performance, braking system, tyre fitment, suspension, seat arrangement or anything, this has been crafted ignoring all the compromises with the quality to assure every time unforgettable experience of riding. Its streamlined and fluid design, alloy wheels, front cowl appearance and disc brakes render it a shape that could easily be accepted by the average Indian.
|* Price Ex.Showroom(Mumbai)|
|Available Models||Engine||Price *|
|Suzuki SlingShot 125||124||Rs. 48,142|