Suzuki Burgman 650 is a very popular maxi-scooter. We Indian are still deprived of that but Suzuki has launched the Burgman Street in India. This 125cc automatic scooter is priced at Rs 68,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bookings for the Suzuki Burgman Street had already begun a week before. At that time, most Suzuki dealers across India were accepting bookings by making a deposit of Rs 5,000.
Suzuki has been launching the small capacity two-wheeler that takes inspiration from its premium range. We saw that with GSX-R150 and Intruder 150. The same concept has been applied to the Burgman Street 125. The Burgman Street takes inspiration from the iconic Burgman 650 maxi-scooter.
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To compete in this very competitive segment, Suzuki has provided some nifty features to the Burgman Street. This included LED headlights (First for any made-in-India scooter), LED taillamp, 12V charging socket, under-seat storage, cubby hole on the front panel, and full digital instrumentation. And for the safety, it also comes equipped with CBS (Combined braking system).
Suzuki Burgman Street is powered by a 124.3cc single cylinder engine that makes 8.8 Ps of power at 7,500 rpm and 10.2 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm. Now, this is that same engine that powers the Suzuki Access 125. This means that its a well-tested engine that has been refined over time.
Compared to the Access, the Burgman Street is 7kgs heavier with a kerb weight of 108 kgs. This is in spite of Burman having a lighter fibre body. Suzuki Access comes with a metal covering at the front.
Comparing Price with the Competition
Suzuki Access 125 CBS variant is priced at Rs 59,118 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Compared to this the Burgman commands a heavy premium over the Access 125. The closest competition for Suzuki Burgman Street will be the TVS NTorq 125 priced at Rs 59,687, Honda Grazia that is priced at Rs 63,995 and not to mention the Aprilia SR 125 which costs Rs 66,957 (ex-showroom, Delhi).