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  • Suzuki Motorcycle India reaches 8-million-unit milestone in cumulative two-wheeler production

    Published on April 19, 2024

     Gurgaon : Creating another milestone, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. (SMIPL), the two-wheeler subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, today celebrated the landmark of producing 8 million cumulative two-wheelers in India.

    SMIPL’s journey to 8-million-units production

    SMIPL began its operations in India in February 2006 with mass production of its flagship scooter Suzuki Access 125 at its production facility located at Kherki Dhaula in Gurgaon. Since its inception, the company has remained dedicated to developing and providing products best suited for its customers based on the philosophy of ‘Products of Superior Value.’

    As a result, SMIPL achieved its first 4 million production milestone within 13 years. Building upon this success and growing at more than double the speed, SMIPL manufactured the next 4 million units in less than 6 years.

    Notably, SMIPL achieved its 8 million production milestone in 19th year of its operation with the last 1 million units added in just one year.

    Expressing his gratitude on this feat, Mr. Kenichi Umeda, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India said, “Reaching the 8-million-unit production milestone is a testament to SMIPL’s manufacturing capability. I express my gratitude to our customers and business partners for their continued support & trust in the brand and we remain dedicated to further delighting them through continuous efforts for enhanced after sales service and improved hospitality. I would also like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our workmen, engineers, and teams whose continuous efforts contributed to realizing this achievement. As we continue our journey, our focus remains on providing products that satisfy our customers both in India and in countries where we export our products.”

    SMIPL currently manufactures a diverse range of scooters and motorcycles for Indian as well as international markets. Its domestic line-up ranges from 125cc scooters (Access 125, Avenis, Burgman Street & Burgman Street SX) to 150cc-250cc motorcycles (Gixxer & Gixxer SF, Gixxer 250 & Gixxer 250 SF and V-Strom SX) and Big Bikes ranging from 800cc & above (recently launched V-Strom 800 DE, Katana & Hayabusa).

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