A trendsetting backbone city-sports bike introduced in the Asean market in mid 2009, the Suzuki Thunder 125 has created a buzz among motorcycle enthusiasts as a small bike that delivers a big bike feel. Positioned to be a strategic, class-leading model for the region, the Suzuki Thunder 125 is carving out a niche as a backbone city-sports bike, combining the sportiness of a street bike with the durability and comfort of a backbone motorcycle.
Its 125cc engine delivers superb fuel economy courtesy of a patented PAIR (pulsed secondary air injection) system that ensures a well-balanced combination of torque and power, as well as environment-friendly and fuel-efficient performance.
Defined as an urban champion, the new Suzuki Thunder 125 is geared for unparalleled street action. A comfortable riding position ensures optimum handling stability and maneuverability for congested urban streets.
The new Suzuki Thunder 125 is designed for solo street riding. Larger than a standard bike, the Suzuki Thunder 125 is the ideal ride for experienced riders who are looking for something new and exciting, standing out from other motorcycle models in the market. “A small bike with a big bike feel” is how enthusiasts describe the Suzuki Thunder 125, whose target market is experienced male riders in their mid-30s who wish to level-up their daily ride. With its relatively larger size, this street bike is best-suited to experienced riders who are capable of handling the Suzuki Thunder.
In motorcycle markets all over Asia, backbone recreation models and sporty street bikes are the hottest and latest trends. Top-of-the-line features, sporty styling in a backbone chassis, and a high-torque 125cc engine all combine to make the Suzuki Thunder the epitome of a backbone city-sports bike.
Giving the Suzuki Thunder that extra edge are superlative features such as the passing light as well as on and off engine safety switch common to all Suzuki big bike models, integrated lower engine cowling, dynamic speedometer with gear indicator, lightweight alloy wheels, sporty muffler, electric/kick starter, and dependable front disc brake. The Suzuki Thunder is the perfect machine for city streets, where riding is an everyday adventure for motorcycle users in the urban setting.
Suzuki Bida Ang Toda campaign reaches out to tricycle drivers
On another note, Suzuki president Satoshi Uchida also announced that with the warm acceptance of the “Suzuki Mola Bira, Bida ang Toda” campaign among tricycle drivers and operators last year, the company will be going on another roadshow in partnership with its provincial dealers.
During the three-day campaign, tricycle drivers and operators are treated to a fiesta-like celebration which includes a stunt show, fun games, trike-khana challenge, a talent contest dubbed as Talentadong TODA, as well as a safety riding and preventive maintenance seminar.
Suzuki owners get free engine oil plus snacks and give-aways when they avail of the service campaign which includes free oil change and service check-up. Several test units of the Suzuki Mola 150 and Suzuki Mola 125 are also available for test rides.
According to Suzuki president Satoshi Uchida, “Because tricycles are the most common means of public transportation, especially in the provincial areas, we would like to reach out to tricycle drivers and operators through the Suzuki Mola Bira, Bida Ang Toda program. As transport operators, we want to help enhance their safety and preventive maintenance awareness through our seminars. At the same time, we want to show our appreciation by entertaining them with our games and contests.”
The Suzuki Mola Bira, Bida ang Toda campaign is set to visit the following cities in the coming months: Santa Cruz, Laguna (May); Tarlac, Tarlac (June); Tanuan, Batangas (July); Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija (August); Gapan, Nueva Ecija (October); Tuguegarao, Cagayan (November); Roxas City, Capiz (December) .
Interested tricycle drivers and operators may see posters and print ads for details.