The Suzuki Gixxer GSX S300 will launch first in the Chinese markets as the Haojue HJ300-A. The bike is likely to launch by the end of this year or early 2019. Will get a 299cc engine.
Suzuki Motorcycle India had recently confirmed that it is going to launch a made in India, 250cc to 500cc sports bike. Curtsey Bennets/BikeSocial, certain patent images of what could be the future Suzuki Gixxer GSX S300 have surfaced on the internet. These images are from the Chinese firm Haojue which is Suzuki’s partner in China. According to speculations, the sports bike seen in these images is likely to be the Gixxer 300. Furthermore, the bike will make its debut first in the Chinese market under the Haojue brand. Furthermore, it could make its official debut by the end of this year itself.
After its launch as the Haojue HJ300-A, this sports bike is likely to inspire or even simply renamed as the new Suzuki GSX-S300 for sale in the European markets. This sports bike is likely to get a 299cc capacity engine. This motor is similar in design to the parallel twin seen on the GSX 250-R and the GW250. However, there are some subtle changes. Its bottom end features a new design.Furthermore, the clutch also bears a slightly altered shape. This is likely to position a new balancer shaft at the front of the motor.
In addition to this, going by the images we can see that the bike gets a higher spec chassis. Also, the bike gets an aluminium box-section swingarm instead of a stell one.Furthermore, the frame of the bike in itself is new. The design looks quite sporty. Several styling cues are taken from the GSX-750 and it gets the indigenous Suzuki exhaust.
For taking care of the suspension duties, the bike in these images comes with inverted forks at the front. While the rear end comes with a mono-shock set-up. The Suzuki Gixxer 300 comes with disk brakes both at the front and at the back. In addition to this, one can see ABS equipment as well. Hence confirming that the bike will get ABS as well.
According to recent media speculations, the GSX S300 is likely to make its first public appearance at 2018 EICMA. However, the launch might happen sometime during the first half of 2019. Details regarding the launch of this bike in India as still not out. We believe that it could be the Gixxer 300. If and when launched in our country, this bike will go against the likes of Mahindra Mojo 300, Apache 310, BMW G310R and others.