Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched updated Access, Avenis and Burgman Street 125 scooters which are now OBD2 compliant. The 125 cc scooters are also E20 ready, which means the models will be able to run on a 20% ethanol blend whenever available. The move is in line with new government regulations for OBD 2 compliance from April 1, 2023.
The 2023 Suzuki Access 125 starts at ¥79,400, rising to ¥89,500 for the Ride Connect Edition.Meanwhile, the Suzuki Avenis 125 is priced at ¥92,000, rising to ¥Racing version 92,300.Finally, prices for Suzuki Burgman Street 125 start from ¥93,000, rising to ¥Ride Connect Edition 97,000. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi. The Avenis is also getting a new Metallic Sonic Silver/Metallic Triton Blue color scheme, while the Burgman Street is now available in a Pearl Matte shaded Green.
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Commenting on the launch, Devashish Handa, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket, Suzuki Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd said, “Suzuki’s powerful 125cc engine delivered high performance and has always ruled the hearts of riders, and now the E20 (petrol and 20 % ethanol) and OBD2-A compliant. We plan to gradually make our entire product portfolio compatible with E20 fuel. This is part of our commitment to reduce our carbon footprint for a cleaner, greener tomorrow.”
As part of the update, Suzuki Access, Avenis and 125 Burgman Street get an on-board diagnostic system that can detect emissions in real time. The unit also helps detect system malfunctions and illuminates the console lights on the dashboard if there is any malfunction in the vehicle. All three scooters use the same 125 cc single cylinder fuel injected engine producing 8.5 bhp at 6,750 rpm and 10 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 rpm. The electric motor is paired with the CVT unit. There are no mechanical changes to either scooter.
First published date: March 1, 2023 at 12:45pm CST