Suzuki Access 125, Burgman Street launched with Bluetooth connectivity: Suzuki Ride Connect

Suzuki smartphone connectivity India launch LIVE: Suzuki Motorcycle India has rolled out a new connectivity platform for Access 125 and Burgman Street, called Suzuki Ride Connect.

By: | Updated: October 7, 2020 12:25:01 pm
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Suzuki smartphone connectivity India launch: Suzuki Motorcycle India today launched the Suzuki Burgman Street and Suzuki Access 125 scooters with Suzuki Ride Connect. The new smartphone connectivity platform allows the use of navigation and control calls/messages on the go. All the customer has to do is download the Suzuki app and connect with their scooter using Bluetooth to access all functions that also include speed warning, last parked location, trip sharing, etc. The smartphone connectivity platform has been launched in Burgman Street and Access 125 initially and is expected to be introduced in other products as well later on.

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    12:22 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Ride Connect overview

    Suzuki Ride Connect is a new smartphone connectivity platform that uses Bluetooth to connect the user's mobile phone with their scooter. The system has been launched in Suzuki Access 125 and Suzuki Burgman Street. Key functions of Suzuki Ride Connect are turn-by-turn navigation, estimated time of arrival, calls/message alerts, speed warning, last parked location, etc. The system is currently only available for Android users.

    Suzuki Burgman Street with Suzuki Ride Connect price - Rs 84,600, ex-showroom, Delhi

    Suzuki Access 125 with Suzuki Ride Connect price - Rs 77,700 (drum) and Rs 78,600 (disc), ex-showroom, Delhi

    12:16 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Will existing customers get a system upgrade?

    Suzuki Ride Connect has been launched in two of Suzuki's products and could be expected in other product series eventually. There will be no system upgrade or a way of retrofitting Ride Connect for existing customers.

    Suzuki Ride Connect is currently only available for smartphones that use the Android operating system.

    12:00 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Burgman Street with Suzuki Ride Connect

    Suzuki Burgman Street also gets a new colour option - Matte Blue. Other colour options include Metallic Matte Bordeaux Red, Metallic Matte Black No.2, Metallic Matte Fibroin Gray, and Pearl Mirage White.

    Price - Rs 84,600, ex-showroom, Delhi

    11:53 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Access 125 with Suzuki Ride Connect

    The Access 125 has also been updated with LED position lights and gets two new colour options - Metallic Royal Bronze and Matte Blue, which will be added to the existing options of Metallic Matte Black No.2, and Pearl Mirage White.

    Price - Rs 77,700 (drum) and Rs 78,600 (disc), ex-showroom, Delhi

    11:47 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Access 125 and Suzuki Burgman Street launched with Suzuki Ride Connect

    Suzuki Access 125 and Suzuki Burgman Street have been launched with Suzuki Ride Connect. The Burgman with Suzuki's new smartphone connectivity platform is priced at Rs 84,600, Access 125 drum brake variant with Ride Connect at Rs 77,700 and the disc version at Rs 78,600. All prices ex-showroom, Delhi.

    11:26 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Ride Connect key features

    11:22 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Ride Connect

    Suzuki Burgman Street and Suzuki Access 125 have been launched with Suzuki Ride Connect Bluetooth-enabled console. The system will allow users to access features like navigation on the go.

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    Suzuki 100th anniversary

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    11:16 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Scaling up Suzuki used two-wheeler business

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    11:12 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki network expansion

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    11:09 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Indian two-wheeler market currently

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    10:41 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki connected tech teaser

    Suzuki Motorcycle released the following teaser on its social media platforms recently stating that it is introducing a new 'technology that lets you stay in charge', pointing most likely to a Bluetooth connectivity solution.  

     
     
     
     
     
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    Stay tuned for a revolutionary technology like never before! #SuzukiIndia

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    10:21 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki Burgman Street to get its first

    The teaser for the new Suzuki tech has an instrument cluster much like the one on Burgman Street. It is likely the smartphone connectivity platform will first be launched in Suzuki Burgman Street scooter, and later on in other two-wheeler series in a staggered manner.

    10:02 (IST)07 Oct 2020
    Suzuki motorcycles and scooters to get new tech upgrade today

    Two-wheeler manufacturers in India, including TVS Motor Company and Hero MotoCorp, introduced their versions of smartphone connectivity in mass-market two-wheelers in India. For example, TVS NTorq 125 was the first to get the upgrade well over two years ago and their flagship product Apache RR310 was also undated with it not long ago. Hero XPulse range also offers turn-by-turn navigation through smartphone connectivity. And now, Suzuki Motorcycle India is set to unveil its version of the system for the Burgman, Access, Gixxer series today.

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