Suzuki currently sells other superbike models, such as the 1350 cc Hayabusa at Rs 13 lakh, Intruder M 1800 cc priced at Rs 13.25 lakh, GSX-R1000 at Rs 13.75 lakh and Bandit 1200S at Rs 8.8 lakh in India. The new bike that would compete with few models of American bike company Harley Davidson will be powered by a 805 cc fuel-injected liquid-cooled, 8-valve V-Twin engine and has been launched in 12 cities, including Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad, the company said in a statement.
"The Intruder M800 is more focused as an entry level cruiser segment which performs like its bigger brother (M1800) giving a chance to the Indian youth to step in to the world of performance biking." Atul Gupta, vice-president (sales and marketing), Suzuki Motorcycle India, said. "Suzuki is known worldwide for superior technology; we intend to showcase the same in India. The launch of M800 is aimed at expanding our Big Bikes range in India."