After getting huge response from the Indian youth crowd, the Indo-Korean motorcycle manufacturer is planning to expand its Indian product portfolio. DSK-Hyosung has become one of the most popular sports motorcycle manufacturers in the country. The firm is expanding its business line-up as well by inaugurating various showrooms and service centers in the major cities all across the country. Looking for the product portfolio expansion, the DSK-Hyosung is planning to launch the newly introduced quarter-liter siblings over the Indian ground.
Mr. Shivpada Ray, COO at DSK Hyosung says, “In the Hyosung brand, we are bringing the GD250 N and GD250 R, single-cylinder naked GD250N and the full-faired bike GD250 R.” The GD250 N has already made its official appearance at the Delhi Auto expo, 2014 and now it is readying for the launching ceremony over the Indian ground. Following the launching of the naked sports motorcycle, the fully-faired quarter-liter sports motorcycle, GD250 R, will also be making its appearance in the country.
Both the quarter-liter introductions are being targeted to the budget conscious customers, who are looking to own a budget friendly sports motorcycle. The GD250 R and GD250 N will directly be competing with the Honda CBR250R, KTM 200 Duke and RC 200, Bajaj Pulsar RS200, upcoming Yamaha R25 or R3.
Technically, the GD250 R and GD250 N are featuring the very same engine specifications. Both of these sports motorcycle get power from a single-cylinder, fuel-injected motor configuration carrying an engine displacement of 249cc. The liquid-cooled engine is tuned to churn out a maximum power of 27.6 BHP @ 9500 RPM and achieves a peak torque of 24.17 Nm @ 7000 RPM, while mated to 6-speed transmission. The braking duties have been taken care by petal disc brakes at front and rear, both. The riding quality is provided by side-mounted rear suspension. The DSK Hyosung GD250 R and GD250 N are expected to carry a price tag between Rs 2 to Rs 2.5 lacs. Stay tuned with SAGMart to know more about the launching date of the upcoming motorcycles.