2022 Suzuki GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 go official in Europe
Japanese automaker Suzuki has revealed the 2022 iterations of its GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 motorbikes for the European markets. As for the highlights, the two vehicles flaunt minor cosmetic changes and get new color options. They draw power from a Euro 5-compliant 124.4cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that churns out a maximum power of 15hp. Here are more details.
Why does it matter?
- The new versions of the Suzuki GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 will make their way to dealerships in Europe by early next year and shall raise the competition in the market.
- Barring a few cosmetic updates and a Euro 5-compliant engine, the bikes are almost similar to their outgoing counterparts. They are unlikely to arrive on our shores in the near future.
The bikes have 17-inch alloy wheels and split seats
The Suzuki GSX-S125 is a semi-faired bike while the GSX-R125 is a fully-faired one. They have a muscular fuel tank, split-style seats, a redesigned headlight, refreshed graphics, and ride on 17-inch alloy wheels. The S125 is available in Metallic Triton Blue/Titan Black, Pearl Brilliant White/Titan Black, and Titan Black shades, while R125 is offered in Metallic Triton Blue and Titan Black colors.
It runs on a 15hp, 124cc engine
The Suzuki GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 are fueled by a Euro 5-compliant 124.4cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The motor generates a maximum power of 15hp at 10,000rpm and a peak torque of 11Nm at 8,000rpm.
There are disc brakes on both the wheels
In terms of safety equipment, the Suzuki GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 are equipped with petal-type disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS for better handling on the roads. Suspension duties on the motorcycles are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
How much do they cost?
In Europe, the 2022 Suzuki GSX-S125 carries a price tag of €4,300 (around Rs. 3.67 lakh), while the new Suzuki GSX-R125 sports a price figure of €4,650 (roughly Rs. 3.97 lakh).