While every other national and international two-wheeler manufacture is expanding their line-up by introducing an entry-level sports motorcycle, then why should the DSK-Hyosung stays behind the segment. The DSK-Hyosung has recently imported two quarter-liter sports motorcycle over the Indian ground. The brought down motorcycles are GD250 twins, i.e. GD250N and GD250R. The GD250N is a naked street-fighter and the GD250R is the faired version sibling. The firm has imported both the quarter-liter sports motorcycles for homologation purpose, which clearly indicates that the motorcycles are moving towards their launching.
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Getting into the mechanical details of the quarter-liter siblings, the GD250R is a fully-faired sports motorcycle carrying a magnificent 249cc, single-cylinder engine. The 249cc displaced engine is tuned to fetch out a maximum power of 27.6 BHP @ 9500 and achieves a peak torque of 24.1 Nm @ 7000 RPM. Being a fully-faired sports motorcycle, it weighs 155 kgs and will be competing against the upcoming Yamaha R25, existing KTM RC200 and various other quarter-liter segment motorcycles.
On the other hand, the DSK-Hyosung GD250N makes its appearance as a naked street-fighter, fetching its power from a 4-Valve, single-cylinder motor carrying an engine displacement of 249cc. The quarter-liter engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission and is tuned to generate a maximum power of 28 BHP @ 8500 revs and a peak torque of 24 Nm @ 7000 revs. Being a naked street-fighter, it carries a light weight of just 145 kgs. As per manufacturer, the GD250N can cover 0-100 KMPH in just 9 seconds, seems to be pretty fast. The naked version will directly be competing against the KTM Duke 200.
On the safety front, the DSK-Hyosung GD250R and GD250N, both are being installed with disc brakes at front and rear. The riding quality has been taken care by USD front forks and monoshock suspension at the rear. However, ABS is not yet seen on the charts, not even as an option. Being a quarter-liter sports motorcycles, both the upcoming will stand themselves in between Rs 1-50 Lacs to Rs 2 Lacs (Ex-showroom). Stay tuned with SAGMart to know more about the launching date of these quarter-liter sports motorcycles.