Enduring its impressive sales performance, Suzuki Motorcycle India (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation reported a 17.7 % increase in sales for the month of May 2019. In the domestic market, the company sold 62,596 units in May vis-a-vis 53,167 units during the corresponding period last year.
Overall, Suzuki Motorcycle India, clocked 22% Y-O-Y growth selling a total of 71,640 (Domestic + Exports) units as compared to 58,682 (Domestic + Exports) unit sales in May 2018. The company posted cumulative sales of 137,582 units for the period starting from April – May 2019, marching ahead towards one million sales target for FY2019-20.
Commenting on this remarkable performance, Devashish Handa, Vice President, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. said, “Overall the industry is going through a lean phase. However, Suzuki Motorcycle India continues to grow at a double-digit rate. This is a testimony to the growing preference for Brand Suzuki amongst the 2-wheeler buyers in India. We have expanded our motorcycle portfolio with the launch of the New Gixxer SF Series in India. We are expecting a good response from customers and aim to continue our sparkling double-digit growth story.”
Strengthening its premium motorcycle portfolio, Suzuki Motorcycle India forayed into the 250cc segment with the launch of the Suzuki GIXXER SF 250- a sport touring motorcycle, in May 2019. Designed to appeal riders demanding performance and styling, the quarter-litre motorcycle comes in two new thrilling colour schemes – Metallic Mat Platinum Silver & Metallic Mat Black. Along with it, Suzuki Motorcycle India also introduced the all-new GIXXER SF to Indian bike enthusiasts. The newly launched Suzuki GIXXER SF is available in fully faired versions with two new colour options – Glass Sparkle Black, & Metallic Sonic Silver/ Glass sparkle black, appealing to the distinctive personality of a spirited rider.
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