Suzuki has recalled the Gixxer 250 and the Gixxer SF 250 in the Indian market for an engine problem. According to reports, customer’s of both motorcycles have been complaining about the excessive vibrations from the engine.
Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 Recall
Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 manufactured between 12th August 2019 and 21st March 2021. A total of 199 units have been recalled by the company but the exact detail of the recall has not been revealed. Speculations are that the recall could be due to improper positioning of the balancer shaft in the engine. Reports suggest that the company will make the repairs free of cost and it takes a couple of hours to make the repairs.
Suzuki Gixxer 250 & Gixxer SF 250 Engine Specifications
Powering the Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 is a 249cc single-cylinder 4-stroke 4-valve SOHC engine. The BS6 emissions-compliant engine with fuel injection technology produces 26.5 Ps and 22.2 Nm of torque. The engine also comes with an innovative Suzuki Oil Cooling System (SOCS) that circulates engine oil through the cylinder and cylinder head for higher thermodynamic performance. The engine also features weight-reduction and friction-reduction technologies derived from the technology used in MotoGP.
The quarter-litre motorcycles feature a 12-litre chiselled fuel tank, step-up seats and ergonomic handlebar positioning. The motorcycle also comes with all-LED lighting and fully digital instrumentation. The motorcycle rides on 6-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels and gets disc brakes on both ends equipped with ABS. The Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 also come with a telescopic front fork and a swing-arm mounted mono-shock on the rear and dual-outlet exhausts.
In Other News
Recently, Suzuki launched the 2021 new Hayabusa in the Indian market priced at INR 16.40 lakh ex-showroom. The motorcycle features an all-new design, new graphics and colours a new engine and electronics package. The motorcycle has a strong fan following in the Indian market and as a result, the motorcycle in White colour was sold out within 24 hours from the launch. Other colours are still available from Suzuki Dealerships across the country with a booking amount of INR 100,000.