Suzuki GSX R150 Cafe racer
Suzuki GSX R150 Cafe racer is the heritage version of the Suzuki, that was very recently showcased by Suzuki in the Indonesia International Motor Show, 2017. Previously, Suzuki played with the full faired version of the same GSX R150 as a racing tool against the Yamaha R15 and the Honda CBR 150. However, there is a big twist in the game that the new Suzuki GSX R150 Cafe racer is popped out.
While the Suzuki GSX R150 racing version is most expected, the café racer version of the full faired is revealed. The credit goes to the Indonesian custom bike company called Insan Motor Bekasi, replacing majority of the stock parts.
The Suzuki GSX R150 Cafe racer looks stunning in the custom version than the full faired version. The round headlight is a perfect choice with the well-placed clip-on handlebars, which gives birth to this classic youngest 150 cc Cafe racer.
Engine and Gearbox
The 147.3 cc, Single cylinder, liquid cooled, 4-Stroke engine of the Suzuki GSX R150 Cafe racer can generate 19.17 BHP @ 11,000 rpm of maximum power and 13.9 NM @ 8,500 rpm of maximum Torque.
The engine is connected to a six-speed gearbox and the fuel injection system with the Double Overhead Camshaft, 4-Valve offers the Café racer a smooth ride.
The tyres being the crucial part for the Cafe racer motorcycles, the one that is featured in the GSX R150 Cafe racer are robust. The fuel tank reminiscent the Gixxer 150 and the front fender is carefully selected to match the overall design. The air shrouds continue to cover the radiator zone and the GSX decal on it is interesting.
The braking power of the Suzuki GSX R150 Cafe racer is a twin petal shaped disc and the small stubby exhaust under the engine is a cool look.
If Suzuki finalizes the GSX 150R Cafe racer model, it can be a new chapter for Suzuki in the market.