The launch of the new model which took place online, Suzuki Malaysia also deliberately teased the viewer with additional three small capacity models that will enter the Malaysian market in the future, namely Suzuki Belang 150 (FU150), GSX-R150 (sports model) and GSX-S150 (naked).
All the 150 cc model is planned to be locally assembled (CKD) motorcycle.
It also gives a glimpse of the lower and competitive selling price of the Belang 150 and GSX-R150 in its class and is suitable for those with budget constraints.
In terms of power, the Suzuki Belang 150 is powered by a 150 cc DOHC liquid-cooled engine capable of producing 18.23 hp @ 10,000 rpm, while the Suzuki GSX-R150 (and GSX-S150) comes with more powerful tuning, namely 19 hp and 14 Nm.
According to a statement from Suzuki Malaysia, the three motorcycles will be officially launched early next year.
Taking over from Suzuki Assemblers Malaysia, Suzuki Malaysia spearheaded by Group Executive Chairman – Encik Ahmad Faez bin Tan Sri Yahaya and led by Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Jeffrey Lim, the General Manager and Director. Together, the management team has more than 33 years’ experience in the motorcycle industry to support the Suzuki brand.
“This is an exciting new beginning for Suzuki. We are not just back, but we are here with an even bigger commitment, one that will not only offer customers the very latest and most advanced motorcycles Suzuki has to offer but to elevate their riding and ownership experience to an even higher level,” says Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Jeffrey Lim.
“We understand that many Suzuki fans were eagerly waiting for the launch of these new models. Suzuki Malaysia had plans to release the products earlier into the market but due to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, we were unable to do so.
Finally, we have arrived today to kick start the Suzuki brand with six latest models and a complete array of over 70 experienced dealers and after sales network,” Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Jeffrey Lim explains.
“Suzuki Malaysia will have three categories of dealers to serve the market but for the time being, we are commencing the business by selling the fully CBU models. We will be announcing a more exciting range of products soon,” Encik Ahmad Faez reveals.
To enhance the reach of our customers, Suzuki Malaysia Sdn Bhd has established 3 categories of dealer’s networks. It explains as below:
Suzuki Big Bike World
This is a Suzuki Exclusive Concept Shop and dealers under this category will have full fledge showrooms which display and sell a complete range of Suzuki motorcycles.
Under Suzuki Big Bike World, these Elite dealers are the cream of Suzuki dealership, which offer excellent customer service and proficient sales advisors who are experienced to furnish all aspects of the machines to the customers.
Suzuki Station Plus
This category of dealers are located strategically nationwide and they have the product knowledge to help customers in choosing the suitable Suzuki models that meeting their requirement and budget.
Suzuki Station Plus dealers will sell Suzuki models up to 800cc.
(Engine category is subject to review)
This category of dealers will have wider network coverage and serve the mass market.
The dealers will target budget-conscious customers who are looking for economical motorcycles for commuting purposes.
Suzuki Station dealers are selling Suzuki models up to 250cc.
Suzuki motorcycle owners will also be provided with two categories of aftersales support to ensure their machines will be in optimum condition. Apart from the usual maintenance service, these centres will also be able to handle warranty claims and product updates.
Suzuki Exclusive Service Centre
Dedicated to providing complete aftersales service to all Suzuki models, all Suzuki Exclusive Service Centres will be handled by experienced and well-trained Suzuki technicians in order to provide the best care for all Suzuki models.
The Centres are also well equipped with a complete facility, tools and equipment, all in a spacious and conducive Service Centre environment.