Suzuki working on 300 cc Gixxer

Editor@Throttle|Updated: May 17, 2018 7:29

Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki has recently filed a patent for an all-new 300cc motorcycle. It is expected that Suzuki will unveil the all-new sports bike at EICMA, if not the 2018 Tokyo Motor Show. The patent drawings of the motorcycle, which is likely to be called GSX-R300, suggest that it could feature a sharp design similar to the smaller GSX-R125 that is sold in various international markets.


The major talking point of the new sports bike appears to be its new engine. Detailed blueprints of the engine show a liquid-cooled unit with a four-valve head and an air intake placed higher and under the fuel tank. And while the GSX 250R featured an under square unit, the new motor is expected to be more oversquare, like other engines that power the GSX-R lineup, as it will allow it to make more horsepower. It is expect ed that the GSX-R300 will produce around 40PS of power.


Other future additions include upside down front forks and a radially-mounted front disc brake. The tubular frame that uses the motor as a stressed member is another major addition. The GSX-R300 is expected to be launched in 2019. It will compete against the Yamaha R3, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the Benelli 302R.


Article Source : ZigWheels