Pros: Butter-smooth motor, comfortable ergonomics
Cons: Short windscreen, poor brakes
A few months ago, we rode the all-new Gixxer SF 250 at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) where our editor, Vikrant, found Suzuki’s newest quarter-litre supersport to be at home with its friendly and exploitable nature. While the motorcycle ticks most boxes when it comes to riding on a racetrack, on public roads is where it will spend most of its life.
Now, the Gixxer SF 250 is an extension of the smaller Gixxer SF. Using the same blueprint, Suzuki has fortified the 250 moniker with a strengthened chassis, powerful motor and contemporary styling. The task at hand for the Gixxer SF 250, in the real-world environment, is to strike a balance between sportiness and everyday usability, be powerful enough to not get bored too soon, make its way through traffic with ease and last but not the least, fulfil the fun quotient.
So, does the new Suzuki fill the cup enough for a motorcycle that one can live with comfortably on a daily basis? To answer that, here’s the road test review of the all-new Gixxer SF 250.