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Suzuki has revealed prices for its newest offering in the country, the Gixxer. At Rs 84,344 (on-road, Mumbai), the Gixxer neatly slots into the premium 150cc segment and its primary rivals will be the Yamaha FZ-S, the Honda CB Trigger and the Bajaj Pulsar 150.

We’ve put together the essential specifications* of each of these bikes to see how the Gixxer fares against them. *Text in bold signifies segment best.

1 Suzuki Gixxer
Displacement: 154.9 cc, single
Power: 14.5 bhp@8000 rpm
Torque: 1.4 kgm@6000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed
Kerb weight: 135 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 12 litres
Wheelbase: 1330 mm
Tyres: 100/80 R17 (front); 140/60 R17 (rear), tubeless
Brakes: Disc (front); Drum (rear)
Suspension: Telescopic forks (front); Monoshock (rear)
Price: Rs 84,344, on-road, Mumbai

What we like: Looks, specifications, Suzuki-spec build quality (hopefully!)

What we don’t: A bit early to say, but yes, more power wouldn’t hurt anyway

2 Yamaha FZ-S V2.0
Displacement: 149 cc, single, fuel-injected
Power: 12.9 bhp@8000 rpm
Torque: 1.3 kgm@6000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed
Kerb weight: 132 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 12 litres
Wheelbase: 1330 mm
Tyres: 100/80 R17 (front); 140/60 R17 (rear)
Brakes: Disc (front); Drum (rear)
Suspension: Telescopic forks (front); Monoshock (rear)
Price: 91,844, on-road, Mumbai

What we like: Handling, performance, looks, stability

What we don’t: Could do with more grunt, bigger engine

3 Honda CB Trigger
Displacement: 149.1 cc, single
Power: 13.8 bhp@8500 rpm
Torque: 1.2 kgm@6500 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed
Kerb weight: 137 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 12 litres
Wheelbase: 1325 mm
Tyres: 80/100 R17 (front); 110/80 R17 (rear)
Brakes: 240mm disc (front); drum/220 mm disc (rear), with optional CBS
Suspension: Telescopic forks (front); monoshock (rear)
Price: 77,342 to 87,727, on-road, Mumbai

What we like: Refinement, ride quality, decent performance

What we don’t: A bit unexciting overall

4 Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i
Displacement: 149 cc, single
Power: 14.8 bhp@9000 rpm
Torque: 1.2 kgm@6500 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed
Kerb weight: 144 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 15 litres
Wheelbase: 1320 mm
Tyres: 2.75/R17 (front); 100/90 R17
Brakes: 240 mm disc/ 130 mm drum
Suspension: Telescopic forks (front); gas charged twin-shock absorbers (rear)
Price: Rs 73,168, on-road, Mumbai

What we like: Street racer appeal, looks, power

What we don’t: A bit dated, cycle parts not on par with the rest