If there is any moving really fast on the Indian two wheeler segment it’s the 250cc bike segment. The latest to join the competition will be the Hyosung. The company launched its bikes through the DSK dealership since last year and has been doing really well, considering the exiting bikes belong to a segment above 500cc.
This kind of response is what gives confidence to the manufacturer which ultimately leads to adding more range to the existing line-up. Hyosung is all set to launch its GV250 cruiser motorcycle in the Indian market. And when we talk about cruiser the GV250 resembles the perfect picture we build in our mind. The bike features a single headlamp, chrome treatment not just limited to handlebars and side panels, but spread across the engine and the exhaust and also the side mirrors and not mention the six spoke alloy wheel. The split seat and the huge fenders give the bike a perfect look of the cruiser.
The bike is powered by a 249cc fuel-injected, oil cooled engine, which produces 28bhp of power at 10,500rpm and a max torque of [email protected] The power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a 5-speed gearbox. The cruiser is equipped with a front disc brake and a rear drum brake and a telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorber layout.
The bike will be imported as a CKD kit and will be assembled in India, this will enable Hyosung in keeping the price within the range of other competitors. The exact date of launch and the price are yet to be known, but we can expect the same around end of 2013.
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