Last updated on – Nov 30, 2016

The Indian motorcycle industry has witnessed a boom in the recent years. Today’s young generation demands for more energetic and high performance vehicles. The bike enthusiasts are looking for more powerful bikes that can be driven through rough terrain and mountain regions, preferably for long adventurous trips. So, We are introducing the close comparison of the Upcoming Bajaj V with the famous Suzuki Gixxer. From, the sportiness point of view, both the bikes are classy and powerful. Meanwhile, the Bajaj V 150 cc is said to be developed in order to pay tribute to the INS Vikrant, carrying the tagline “Part motorbike, part war hero”. According to the company, Bajaj V has been manufactured using the scrap metal of the dismantled INS vikrant. So, it means that the manufacturer has tried to remind us the legacy of INS Vikrant. Moreover, Both the models lie under the 150 cc bike segment.Bajaj V(Vikrant) VS Gixxer

However, Suzuki Gixxer has emerged as a perfect sporty bike for Indian consumers, offering amazing ride quality and elegant design. The pricing of the concerned bikes looks affordable and value for money. So, We’ll take a small overview of the selected models in order to know what more they have to offer.

Design and Style:

Talking about the latest offering from Bajaj, Bajaj V is the newest 150 cc bike that has arrived in the segment, which also offers a sleek and eye-catching design. It comes with retro touch which makes it classy and magnifies its beauty. The bike gets a curvy seat and slender type fuel tank along with low positioned handle bar. The seat layout provides smooth and comfortable ride quality. Design and Style

On the other hand, Gixxer  offers impressive design layout with glossy black contrast within the graphics. It also features LED tail lamps in the rear. The well cushioned seats along with wide handle bar ensures comfortable ride.

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Instrument Console:

Bajaj V gets a analog-digital instrument panel fitted with LED indicators. It also gets a LED indicating fuel gauge system. While, Gixxer comes with a smart digital instrument console showing the gear position and RPM in a best view angle.

Instrument Console

Power and Performance:

Bajaj V is powered by a DTS-i 150cc two-valve, 4-stroke air-cooled engine that efficiently churns out a maximum power output of 12 PS at 7500 RPM and a peak torque of 13 Nm at 5500 RPM.

Power and Performance Meanwhile, Gixxer comes loaded with a powerful 155 cc, two valve, 4-stroke, single cylinder engine that propels maximum power output of  of 14.8 PS at 8000 RPM and a top torque of 14 Nm at 6000 RPM. The engine also comes assembled with an electric starter system followed by a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. Gixxer is capable of attaining a top speed of 115 kmph.

Riding and Handling:

Bajaj V stands on a 240 mm front disc brakes followed by a 130 mm rear drum brakes. It also gets a 33 mm of front fork accompanied with a telescopic front suspension. The rear part gets a Twin-spring loaded hydraulic type spring which provides extra comfort on rough terrains.

Riding and Handling Meanwhile, Gixxer comes with a front disc brake and a rear drum brake. It comes assembled with front forks measuring 41mm and the rear gets a 7 way adjustable mono shock suspension system.

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Safety Features:

On the safety counterpart, Bajaj V is more reliable and safe comparatively. Bajaj V come installed with effective suspension system and wide 10-spoke aluminium alloy wheels that provides better grip and cushion on the roads. While, Gixxer lacks EBD and also offers conventional suspension system that makes it go uneasy on uneven terrains.

Safety Features

Price and Shade:

The production of the newly arrived Bajaj V is set to go for production in 2016 and shall be available in the Indian market at a cost INR 62,132. It will be available with 3 colour choices: Pearl White, Ebony Black and Heroic Red.

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Meanwhile, Suzuki Gixxer is available in two variants, namely, mono tone and dual tone. The Mono Tone variant is priced at Rs. 75040 and the dual tone variant costs around Rs. 77700. Conventionally, Gixxer is available in four color choices, Black, Blue in  mono tone variant and Racing Blue and Candy Antares Red in dual tone variant.

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