AutonetMagz – After been in low position for quite a time, the big name of Suzuki Motors Indonesia finally come alive recently. After relying only to the Satria F 150 FI, and Address they did become the 4th Japan makers in Indonesia behind Kawasaki who only sell sports bike.
There are some news reporting that several Suzuki dealers closes and start selling other brands to support their existence. But this year things shifts quickly, as when they introduced the new Suzuki GSX-R and GSX-S, the Resurrection era of Suzuki now has began.
The new GSX surely will spark their Resurrection as the bike fitted with a keyless ignition features who is the first one in its segment, not to mentioned the Satria F150 derived engine did become one of the most powerful engine in its segment, along with a competitive price tag of IDR 23.9 million for the naked edition and IDR 27.9 million for the full fairing model.
But if you look at the market share on early 2017, the new GSX-Series manage to lift Suzuki overall sales, as before this model available, Suzuki market share only ranging from 0.7 – 0.8%, and after they enter the market, they manage to get 1.3% of market share, thanks to around 5,094 units of GSX-series sold to the market, went up compared to January market who set 3,511 units.
Indeed the total sales remains far fetch compared to Honda or Yamaha, but a good appreciation should be given to Suzuki who try to revive once more. So let’s see the rest of future months, whether the 8 new models promised to be brought for our market will boost them more? we shall see.