Suzuki GN for Sale in Sri Lanka
Suzuki GN Review
The Suzuki GN, which is designed and manufactured by the motorcycle manufacturing division of the Suzuki Motor Corporation, is a powerful city bike that is ideal for long distance riding activities seen in our country. The bike is mainly targeted at the commuters and is known to provide a very good level of handling and comfort, which is certainly a welcoming factor for most motorcycle riders in Sri Lanka.
Unlike most motorcycle models in this same class, the Suzuki GN is a much more ruggedly built bike, in order to make things easier when tackling demanding climatic as well as commuting activities. At a glance, this bike is capable of moving a reasonably heavy load of around 150 kg that also includes the rider. The Suzuki GN also has a small rear luggage carrier to support these activities. The fuel economy of the bike may not be the best of its kind, though since it has a larger fuel tank, the GN can reach a range of around 340 km on a typical highway in Sri Lanka.
Top 10 Reasons to Consider When Buying a Suzuki GN
1. History and Facts about Suzuki GN in Sri Lanka
First came into the limelight in the early 80’s, the Suzuki GN has been one of the best non high performance level motorcycle models from Suzuki to be sold in the Sri Lankan market. The bike went through a number of changes throughout the decades, to become the capable two-wheeler that we see today.
The Suzuki GN is currently available in three colors and is available through the official agent for branded Suzuki motorcycles in Sri Lanka. However, a wide range of bikes are also available through third party distributors who also readily provides servicing as well as other spare parts for this motorcycle in the local market. Overall, if you are looking for a motorcycle that can tackle the road situation in Sri Lanka, while also providing a high level of ride comfort, than the Suzuki GN might be the ideal two-wheeler for you.
2. Suzuki GN Specifications and Performance
The engine of the Suzuki GN is a reasonably powerful midrange engine that is fully capable of tackling the type of road conditions seen in Sri Lanka.
Suzuki GN Engine Specs
- Type: 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, OHC, air-cooled
- Size: 125 cc
- Cylinders: Single-Cylinder
- Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
- Maximum Output: 8.0 kW @ 9.600 rpm
- Maximum Torque: 10 Nm @ 8.600 rpm
- Starting System: Electric Start
- Ignition System: Transistorised
- Transmission: 5-Speed Manual (1 down - 4 up)
- Clutch type: Multiplate Wet
- Top Speed: 127 km/h
- Acceleration: 8.0 seconds (0-60 km/h)
- Tire Specs (Front / Rear): (90/100-10)/ (90/100-10)
- Suspension (Front / Rear): Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped/ Swingarm, Spring Preload, 5-Way Adjustable
- Brakes (Front / Rear): Disc/ Drum
- Dimensions (L x W x H): 1.945 mm x 816 mm x 1,100 mm
- Wheelbase: 1,280 mm
- Ground Clearance: 176 mm
- Curb Weight: 107 kg
- Seat Height: 735 mm
- Seating Capacity: 2-Seats
3. Suzuki GN Fuel Consumption
The base engine of the Suzuki GN is surprisingly more powerful than you think and comes with a 125 cc, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, OHC, air-cooled locomotive that also utilizes a 5-Speed Manual transmission to move its drivetrain.
However, due to this capable engine and a slightly heavier build, the fuel economy of the Suzuki GN is more at an average level, with this bike achieving a mileage of roughly around 40 km/l under a combined ride cycle in Sri Lanka.
Fuel Category: Petrol
Recommended Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded
Fuel Supply: Carburetor
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.3 L
4. The Design and Features of the Suzuki GN
The design of the Suzuki GN is one of the best unique selling points of this bike that has given it an edge when being marketed in Sri Lanka. The bike has an overall cruiser type design, which is not a common design form factor for most motorcycle models seen in the country. The front side is characterized by its large forward wheel that is connected through the front fork to the rest of the bike. A classic yet striking headlight with turn signal lights are also in the front and helps to improve the safety while on the road. The Suzuki GN has an analog instrumentation panel that some riders may find appealing and comes with an elegantly shaped fuel tank to improve its looks. The bike has a more spacious longer seat that can support two full-grown adults and has a very productive rear luggage platform at the backend. A prominent stoplight and turn signal lights are also available in the rear side and further improves the safety of the riders in the long term.
Suzuki GN Exterior: Speedometer, Tachometer, Gear Position Indicator, Rear Carrier, Pillion Grab Handle, Steel Cradle Frame, Center Stand, Front Fork, Headlight, Turn Signal Lights, Stop Light, Fuel Tank, Long Seat, Mudguards, Exhaust Pipe.
5. Available Color Options of Suzuki GN in Sri Lanka
For Exterior: Black, Red, and Blue
6. Safety Rating and Associated Features of the Suzuki GN
The safety has not been forgotten when designing the Suzuki GN with this bike offering a number of features to keep you safe on the road.
- Pillion Grab Rails
- Pillion Footrest
- Front Disc Brakes
- Exhaust Guard
- Chain Guard
- Rear View Mirrors
- Side Guard
7. Standout Elements of the Suzuki GN
One of the best standout features of the Suzuki GN is none other than its superb design that gives this bike both a classic and a modern look at the same time.
The Suzuki GN motorcycle is also well known for its ride comfort and handling capabilities, which is certainly a plus for many Sri Lankans who spend most of their commuting time on a motorcycle.
8. Suzuki GN, Compared to Other High-Featured Bikes in Sri Lanka
The Suzuki GN can be compared with other similar motorcycle models such as the Hero Glamour, the Honda CBF Stunner and the Honda CB Shine, which are readily available throughout Sri Lanka.
Suzuki GN vs. Hero Glamour - The GN has a more powerful engine compared to the Glamour
Suzuki GN vs. Honda CBF Stunner - The GN comes with a larger fuel capacity compared to the Stunner
Suzuki GN vs. Honda CB Shine - The GN has a higher top speed compared to the Shine
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Suzuki GN
Before thinking about buying a Suzuki GN motorcycle from the local market, remember to consider the following aspects as well, which will help you to arrive at a more informed buying decision.
- High level of engine performance
- Good level of handling capabilities
- Spacious seat for two adults
- Long distance cruising capability
- High aftermarket value in Sri Lanka
A notable disadvantage of the Suzuki GN is none other than its price, which is higher even for second hand models. However, the GN is a powerful motorcycle that can manage nearly all commuting activities seen in Sri Lanka.
Apart from that, another aspect that should be noted is the bikes seemingly average fuel economy compared to most other motorcycle models. Nevertheless, the Suzuki GN provides good level of engine performance, to compensate for its mild fuel economy.
10. Where to Find a Suzuki GN for Sale in Sri Lanka?
As of 2016, a buyer who is looking for a Suzuki GN motorcycle in the Sri Lankan domestic market can find one by contacting a third party vehicle distributor. Such third party resellers can be found in cities mentioned below. However, the more straightforward way is to contact the authorized distributor for Suzuki motorcycles in Sri Lanka, the Suzuki Motors Lanka Ltd, which is located in No. 315, Deans Road, Colombo 10.
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Suzuki GN Price in Sri Lanka
A Suzuki GN motorcycle in its used or recondition state can be bought for a price of roughly around Rs. 46,000 for an old 1995 model and around Rs. 210,000 for a 2011 model (as of 2016), subject to the dealer as well as the features offered.
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Price for Reconditioned or Used Suzuki GN (As Of 2016)
- Suzuki GN 1995: Rs. 46,000
- Suzuki GN 125 1996: Rs. 52,000
- Suzuki GN 125 1999: Rs. 80,000
- Suzuki GN 125 2000: Rs. 95,000
- Suzuki GN 2001: Rs. 125,000
- Suzuki GN 2002: Rs. 130,000
- Suzuki GN 2004: Rs. 140,000
- Suzuki GN 125 2005: Rs. 155,000
- Suzuki GN 125 h 2008: Rs. 180,000
- Suzuki GN 125 2009: Rs. 200,000
- Suzuki GN 125 2010: Rs. 210,000
- Suzuki GN 125 2011: Rs. 210,000