The 2020 Suzuki Burgman comes with three new colour options but is mechanically unchanged. However, don't expect to see one in India anytime soon.
Suzuki has revealed the 2020 Burgman 200 maxi-scooter. Now, before you get your hopes high, this scooter isn’t going to be launched in India anytime soon. In fact, given what’s been happening around the world lately, the chances of this new scooter making to India are even slimmer. Anyway, that shouldn’t deter us from taking a quick look at this bigger and powerful sibling of the Burgman Street, which we get over here in India.
The 2020 Burgman 200 is basically a refreshed version of the scooter, which has been on sale in global markets for quite a while. The updates on the 2020 version include three new colour options, and that’s about it. It’s mechanically unchanged from the previous version, but there’s a lot to like in this scooter, especially if we talk about its engine specifications. The Burgman 200 is powered by a single-cylinder 200cc engine that is liquid-cooled and develops close to 18bhp of max power. Now, that’ll be a nice upgrade from the current crop of 125cc ‘sporty’ scooters that we have here in India. Anyway, the engine is mated to a CVT transmission for an effortless ride.
The scooter comes fitted with a 13-inch front wheel and a 12-inch rear wheel, while suspension duties are carried out by telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock at the back. Stopping power comes courtesy of twin 240mm discs (front) and a single 240mm disc (rear). Dual-channel ABS is fitted as standard. What’s really impressive about the Burgman 200, though, is that it looks very modern and attractive, and it’s also got its maxi-scooter proportions right – which isn’t quite the case with the Burgman Street.
Like we said in the beginning, it’s highly unlikely that the Burgman 200 will come to India anytime soon. However, in 2019, there were rumours that Suzuki was working on a bigger version of the Burgman Street for the Indian market – most likely a 180cc variant. So far, we haven't heard anything from Suzuki though. It could be that they are planning to surprise us with the new version once the ongoing coronavirus crisis gets over? However, as we said in the very beginning, don't get your hopes high, as yet.