New Delhi: Suzuki Motorcycle India has started assembling of its flagship motorcycle 'Hayabusa' in India, resulting in over Rs 2 lakh reduction in the ex-showroom price of the iconic model.
The company has begun assembly of the Suzuki Hayabusa at at its plant in Gurgaon, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) said in a statement.
With the start of local assembly, the price of the superbike has come down from Rs 15.95 lakh to Rs 13.57 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
"Coupled with growth in lifestyle and infrastructure, there is an increasing demand for big bikes by the Indian enthusiast. SMIPL shall cater to this by starting assembly of our most widely selling big bike, the Suzuki Hayabusa," SMIPL Vice President Sales & Marketing, Kenji Hirozawa said.
The end customer will definitely benefit from this move, and the Hayabusa shall be available for Rs 13.57 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), he added.
Suzuki Hayabusa is one of the most renowned and cult motorcycles across the globe.
SMIPL is now importing the superbike as CKD (Completely Knocked Down) kits and assemble at the same factory in Gurgaon where the entire SMIPL lineup is manufactured and assembled.
"Nonetheless, the specifications of the motorcycle shall remain unchanged as compared to its CBU (Completely Built Up) counterpart which has been imported from Japan all these years," the company said.