Good mileage, 6 speed Transmission, Solid Build Quality
Bad Design, Parts availability, Old Design
Suzuki GS150R is old model bike which is neither that much attractive in looks nor in technology. The bike is little bit over priced compared to its rivals. Though the bike has a lot of drawback, in has good mileage and 6 speed transmission which is more than enough for this commuter category.
Suzuki GS150R – Specification, Breakdown and Analysis
Overview: Suxuki GS150R was the first 150 cc bike from Suzuki and it’s launched in November, 2008 in India. Rancon Motor Bikes LTD have officially started importing Suzuki motorcycle in Bangladesh from India in mid 2014. Suzuki GS150R was first 150 cc bike they had imported and it was not successful because of its old design and technology. It maintains BS2 standard and it’s basically a commuter bike.
Design: Suzuki GS150R is old shape but has revised cowl and visor with new graphics. With tank cowls and headlight desing the bike looks little bit aggressive. With air-intakes on both side of the headlight which sometimes looks aerodynamic. The headlight is wide and has twin pilot lamps which may grab your attention. With 5 spoke alloy wheels with black finish looks good. Its exhaust has chrome heat shield which looks sporty and safe. The indicators are clear color and the bike has twin layered LED tail lamp which looks sparkling.
Engine and Transmission: Suzuki GS150R is powered by four stroke 150 cc single cylinder air cooled engine which can generate maximum power of 13.87 Bhp @ 8500 rpm and maximum torque is 13.4 Nm @ 6000 rpm. Suzuki GS150R is the first 150 cc motorcycle in Bangladesh which is equipped with 6 speed manual transmission system. The engine is reliable and smooth and performance doesn’t drop even in long distance ride.
Body: Body of GS150R is old shape old designed. The bike is equipped with 2.75-18 Tubeless tire in the front and 100/90 – 18 tubeless tire in the back. Though the tires are little bit slim compared to other bikes of its segment, it helps to get high speed and better mileage. The bike is equipped with Telescopic, Coil Spring, oil Damped in the front and Swing arm type Coil Spring, Oil and Gas damped in the rear makes the bike comfortable for daily commute.
Wheel base of this bike is 1335 mm. Ground clearance of this bike is 160 mm which is pretty much fair enough for Bangladeshi road condition. Seat height of this bike is 790 mm which is little bit higher for average height people. Kerb weight of this bike is 149 kg and it has 15.5 Liters fuel capacity which is pretty fair enough. Seat of this bike is wide and comfortable enough for long tours.