Suzuki Motorcycle India launched its new Access 125 in the country March 15, and if emerging reports are anything to go by, the company is planning to export this new model to neighbouring countries.
A report in Autocar Professional says Suzuki will export the new Access 125 to countries such as Sri Lanka and Nepal. With the new scooter, Suzuki is expecting its export numbers to reach 60,000 units in 2016-17. Suzuki hopes to sell 3.2 lakh units in India in the current fiscal as against 3.45 lakh units in the previous fiscal.
Suzuki currently produces models like the Access 125, the Lets, the Swish 125 and the Gixxer range in India. At present, the company exports the models to markets like the Philippines, Cambodia, South Africa and Latin America.
The new Access 125 scooter, developed over a period of 24 months, is powered by a124cc four-stroke single-cylinder air-cooled engine, which can churn out power of 8.58bhp at 7,000rpm and peak torque of 9.8Nm at 5,000rpm. The new Access 125, which features SEP (Suzuki Eco Performance) technology, has been priced at Rs 53,887 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Access 125 competes with Honda Activa 125, Honda Aviator and Mahindra Rodeo RZ in India. It measures 1,780mm in length, 650mm in width, and 1,125mm in height. The Access 125 gets a wheelbase of 1,250mm.
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]