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Hyosung GD250R coming in 2015

Hyosung GD250R coming in 2015
Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

One more to join the party in the quarter litre sportsbike segment in India. The Hyosung GD250R is expected to hit the Indian streets towards the end of 2015.

Based on the upcoming GD250N, the GD250R is nothing but the same bike but with full fairing. Hyosung wants to target those with a smaller budget who cannot afford the GT250R with the GD250R.

Powering the GD250R motorcycle should be a 249cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, fuel-injected motor which was good for producing 27.6 BHP of power @ 9,500 RPM and 24 Nm of torque @ 7,000 RPM mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike is built on a trellis frame and alloy swingarm.

Features:

  • Full fairing
  • Projector headlamps and LED DRLs
  • Big front windscreen
  • Front and rear disc brakes
  • Forged levers
  • Full digital instrument cluster
  • LED tail lamps
  • Underbelly exhaust
  • Upside down front fork
  • Rear monoshock
  • Multi-spoke alloy wheels

Expect the price to be in the range of Rs. 2 lakh. Primary competitors when launched will be the Honda CBR300R, Hero MotoCorp HX250R, Yamaha YZF-R25 and KTM RC200.

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