Three 250CC-400CC Hyosung Superbikes To Launch In India In 2012


Hyosung has already stepped into the superbike segment with a sport bike Hyosung 650R and a cruiser Hyosung ST7. Considering the price band in which these bikes fall, there is no competition for them since being 650CC machines, they have been priced appreciably low.

In the coming year 2012, Garware-Hyosung is planning to introduce three more superbikes into the superbike segment. Importantly, this time the bikes will have less powerful engines, probably in the displacement range of 250CC-400CC. The very first 250CC motorcycle from the brand is expected to be the Hyosung GT250R, a less capacity version of its elder brother 650R.


The above 250R is the most anticipated one as the market does demand cheap sports bike which fit in buyers’ pocket and yet manages to draw a lot of attention. The 250CC global line-up also includes a naked version of the GT250R called the GT250 Comet. Care to know the specifications of the GT250R? Look below.

Garware Hyosung GT250R Superbike Specifications

Engine: DOHC 8 valve oil cooled
Starter: Electric
Displacement: 249cc
Fuel System: Electronic Fuel Injection
Power Output: 21.5kW (28.8hp) @ 10000rpm
Max Torque: 22.68Nm (16.7lbs-ft) @ 8000rpm
Cylinders: 2
L x W x H: 2060 x 655 x 1125mm
Wheelbase: 1445mm
Ground Clearance: 130mm
Dry Mass: 171kgs
Gears: 1 down 4 up
Brakes: Front double disc, rear disc
Tyres: 110/ 70-17 54H front
150/ 70-17 69H rear
Fuel Tank: 17 litre
Seat Height: 780mm

Moving on to the 400CC category, a 2005 model called Hyosung XRX 400 could be brought to India. The bike looks like a dirt bike with huge tires and a tall riding height and is good at performance.


Garware Hyosung XRX 400 Specifications

Displacement: 399.00 ccm (24.35 cubic inches)

Engine type: Single cylinder, four-stroke

Valves per cylinder: 4

Fuel control: DOHC

Cooling system: Liquid

Gearbox: 5-speed

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front tyre dimensions: 3.00-21 54S

Rear tyre dimensions: 4.60-18 65S

Front brakes: Single disc

Rear brakes: Single disc

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight: 139.0 kg (306.4 pounds)

Overall height: 1,200 mm (47.2 inches)

Overall length: 2,330 mm (91.7 inches)

Overall width: 870 mm (34.3 inches)

Ground clearance: 240 mm (9.4 inches)

Wheelbase: 1,505 mm (59.3 inches)

Fuel capacity: 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons)

All in all the bikes are really potent but the brand has to play safe as there are already a bunch of hardcore superbikes out in the market.

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