Suzuki initially aiming to sell 10,000 units of this 125cc scooter every month. Considering the high demand for scooters in India, especially for the premium scooters, Suzuki Motorcycle India’s ambition seems practical and justified.
Suzuki Burgman comes at a time when the competition in the scooter industry is so much intense that manufacturers are always in a race to come up with something different. Keeping this in mind, Suzuki India has brought this version of their two-decade-old range of Burgman Maxi Scooters to India. It will compete with the Honda Activa that is the fastest-selling scooter, the Suzuki Burgman Street 125 and Honda Activa 125 compete for head-on with each other in the 125cc scooter segment.
Features & Design:
Carrying an aerodynamic styling, Suzuki Burgman Street 125 is relatively a large scooter as compared to others scooters. It gets a comfy and wide seat, offering a more aligned ride position and a small windscreen to protect the rider from strong winds.
It boasts of an all-digital instrument console, 2 storage compartments of which one is in the front and receives a 12V DC charging port and the other is under the seat which is large enough to contain a helmet. Largely LED headlamp, multi-function key slot, 14” alloy wheels, and tubeless tires are also among the features seen on the Burgman Street.
This 125cc scooter is powered by a powerful single cylinder engine, air-cooled engine is capable of 8.5 bhp power at 6,500 rpm and 10.2 Nm torque at 5,000 rpm with CVT transmission returning a fuel efficiency of around 45-50 kmpl. This is the same engine seen on the Access 125 tweaked for better performance. The Burgman Street returns 53.4 kmpl.
Suzuki Burgman is a stylish scooter and looks stunning. It will be the second most expensive scooter in the market after the Vespa and will available in three different colors. For those who are wondering if Suzuki will bring the bigger displacement (400cc and 650cc), Burgmans, they have no plans for that yet.