Suzuki Two-Wheeler Sales Increase 21 Percent, Registers Highest Yearly Sales

Sales of Suzuki motorcycles have increased by 21 percent in the last financial year. The company has sold 11,33,902 units. In the previous financial year, the company’s sales were 9,38,371 units. In the last financial year, the company’s sales in the country increased by 26 percent to 9,21,009 units. Its exports increased by three percent to 2,12,893 units.

The company’s sales in March increased by 6.2 percent on year-on-year basis to 1,03,669 units. In the same period last year it was 97,584 units. in country company Sales in March increased by 18 percent to 86,164 units. Last month its exports declined by more than 28 percent to 17,505 units. Kenichi Umeda, Managing Director of Suzuki Motorcycle, said, “We are thankful to the support of our customers, dealers, suppliers and workers for achieving our highest-ever sales this past fiscal year.”

This Japanese company has got a major share of sales from Access, Avenis and Burgman Street scooters. In the last financial year, the manufacturing of Suzuki motorcycles had reached 10 lakh units. Along with this, the capacity of the company’s plant has also started being fully utilised. The company’s plant was started in 2006. The company’s sales have increased rapidly in the last few years. Recently the company launched the V-Strom 800 DE motorcycle. Its price is around Rs 10.30 lakh (ex-showroom).

V-Strom 800DE has a 776 cc, liquid cooled parallel twin engine. It generates maximum power of 83 bhp and peak torque of 78 Nm. Its mileage has been claimed to be 22.7 kmpl. of the company motorcycles These include V-Strom SX, Gixxer SF 250, Gixxer 250, Gixxer SF, Gixxer, Katana, Hayabusa and V-Strom 650XT. Apart from this, it sells Avenis, Access 125, Burgman Street and Burgman Street EX scooters. The company’s Access 125 scooter had achieved the milestone of manufacturing 50 lakh units last year. This was the first scooter in the 125 cc segment. The company’s Hayabusa is quite popular in the segment of powerful motorcycles. It has a 1,340 cc air-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, in-line engine.

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