From a long while, the news about the introduction of the Korean motorcycle maker’s most affordable offering, Hyosung GD250R for the Indian line-up were on the internet. Last year, when this quarter-litre GD250R motorcycle has been spotted in Pune, the rumors were there that this fully faired motorcycle could launch by the end of the year. Since now, the Sportsbike has not been launched and now it is anticipated that the automaker could uncover the GD250R at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo in February month this year.
The fully faired Hyosung GD250R supports a single-cylinder, air-cooled motor with the engine displacement of 250cc that is speculated to produce power output of 27.6 BHP at 9,500 RPM and torque of 24 Nm at 7,500 RPM. All power will be transferred to the rear wheel via 6-speed transmission. Moreover, a 300mm petal disc in front and 230mm petal disc on rear wheel will bear the vital responsibility of stopping the 250cc powered Hyosung GD250R. And suspension setup of front upside down and monoshock at the rear will absorb the shocks on poor road conditions.
Visually, The Sportsbike GD250R is furnished with various aesthetics which comprises windshield, twin headlamp (each for low and high beam), muscular fuel tank, stepped cum split seat and under belly exhausts which offers an aggressive look to the motorcycle.
The quarter-liter motorcycle is expected to hit the Indian shores via the CKD route. Rumors are like that the quarter-liter GD250R will share the stage with its higher displacement sibling GD300R. The GD250R will pitted against the likes of KTM RC200 and Honda CBR250R in the Indian market at an economical price tag below INR 2lakh.