Suzuki Burgman Street (Honda Grazia-rival) automatic scooter launched in India

Suzuki India has launched the much-awaited Burgman Street 125. The maxi scooter carries a sticker price of Rs. 68,000, ex-showroom, Delhi and competes with the likes of Honda Grazia and Aprilia SR125 on the market. The Burgman Street 125 is the second 125cc scooter from the brand to be launched on the Indian market. It only gets a single variant. The Honda Grazia is priced at Rs. 59,662, ex-showroom, Delhi.

The Burgman Street 125 was first showcased at the Auto Expo 2018 and attracted a lot of enthusiasts. The scooter gets a unique styling and looks very aggressive. The Burgman gets LED headlamps and tail lamp giving it the premium looks. The scooter gets a very angular and sharp design and is targeted at the youngsters. The scooter is also one of the most spacious scooters in the segment. It gets a large floorboard, wide and comfortable seats, and multiple storage pockets in the apron. It also gets a small visor at the front to save the rider from windblasts on the highways. These features aren’t available on the Activa-based Honda Grazia.

The scooter also gets a fully-digital multifunctional instrument console. The display gets a digital clock, fuel gauge, oil change indicator, and a dual trip meter. Other features include a multi-functional keyhole that can be used to open the fuel lid, standard DC socket for putting car charger and a USB for charging phones and other devices. The scooter also gets an under-seat storage space of 21.5-litres. The scooter is available in Metallic Mat Fibroin Gray, Glass Sparkle, Pearl Mirage white and black colours.

Mr. Sanjeev Rajasekharan, Executive VP, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd, said,

The 125cc segment in scooters is a very exciting place currently where we also enjoy a strong leadership position. Equipped with exciting features, Burgman Street redefines luxury and comfort in the scooter segment in the country. The new Burgman Street will not only help us strengthen our portfolio in this segment, but will also help us cater a new dimension of scooter customers, who seek luxury and joy of riding.”

The scooter gets the same 124cc engine that is offered with the Access 125. It generates a similar 8.7 PS at 7,000 rpm and 10.2 Nm at 5,000 rpm. However, it is 6 kg heavier than the Access, which will affect the performance of the scooter. Suzuki claims a maximum fuel efficiency of 53 km/l as per their global tests. It gets a front disc brake and a rear drum brake with Combi-Brake System as standard.