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IN PICS: The BIGGEST 250cc bike in India

Last updated on: September 3, 2012 17:46 IST

IN PICS: The BIGGEST 250cc bike in India

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Faisal Ali Khan, Motorbeam.com

DSK Motowheels launched the Hyosung GT250R in India recently. The vehicle has the looks of a 650cc bike and is the biggest 250cc bike on sale in India today. This is not the first time the GT250R has come to India.

A few years back, Hyosung launched the Comet in India, partnering with Kinetic. Today the GT250R is offered in a full faired version and is also known as the Comet R. So what is this bike all about?


Image: Hyosung GT250R


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The Hyosung GT250R is undoubtedly the best looking 250cc bike. It has a big 17-liter fuel tank and looks smashing in dual colours. The wide tyres and exposed chain give it huge presence on the roads.

The vertically stacked headlights and twin intake vents are very unique. The instrument cluster is similar to the bigger GT650R and displays vital information to the rider.




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Power comes in from a 250cc, V-twin engine which has 8-valves and DOHC. This engine uses an air and oil cooler and produces 27.6 BHP and 22.07 Nm.

The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Power is decent but the GT250R is not the fastest bike in its segment.

Refinement levels could have been better and there is a fair bit of vibrations on the engine and foot pegs.



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The Hyosung GT250R is indeed one of the most stunning looking motorcycle in India. It has decent performance, rides well and handles decently too.

The brakes are good as well and the seating position is very sporty. However at a price of Rs 2.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the GT250R does not come cheap and DSK Motowheels needs to work on localization to appeal to a wider audience.




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