2012 Suzuki GW250 – Baby B-King the Flagship Model for Chinese Market

Dennis Chung
by Dennis Chung

Suzuki officially launched its new GW250 B-King inspired motorcycle as its flagship model for China.

Presented at the China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition (CIMAMotor 2011), Suzuki GW250 will be produced in China first for the domestic market but will later be exported to Europe, Indonesia and Central and South America. The GW250 will be sold in China by Haojue, a joint venture between Suzuki and Jiangmen Dachangjiang Group and one of China’s largest motorcycle.

Suzuki GW250 Forum

The liquid-cooled and fuel-injected 248cc parallel Twin motorcycle inherits many of the design cues from the Suzuki B-King, the Hayabusa-engined naked. The GW250 is of course much smaller than the B-King, but for China and its the 16 million units/year market, it will be considered a large-displacement premium model.

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Dennis Chung
Dennis Chung

Dennis has been a part of the Motorcycle.com team since 2008, and through his tenure, has developed a firm grasp of industry trends, and a solid sense of what's to come. A bloodhound when it comes to tracking information on new motorcycles, if there's a new model on the horizon, you'll probably hear about it from him first.

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