Hyosung GT250R Review
Hyosung GT250R is a new zest from the tip to tail with respect to its new features, engine specifications and external design. The tactics and sense of the Korean engineers have bestowed the all new Hyosung GT250R, which competes against Kawasaki Ninja 250, Honda CBR 250, Pulsar RS200, KTM RC250 and Yamaha YZF R25.
The Hyosung GT250R price in India (INR 2.77 Lakhs) is almost close to the R25 and CBR250r, which has more brand trust and reputation in the country.
Outlook and design
Hyosung GT250R with a unique Korean touch up actually looks entirely new to the existing scenario. The features on the GT250R are absolutely well designed to make the whole lot look distinctive and splashing with racing thrill arts.
The perpendicular head lamp one above the other is a new feature looking gorgeous and well fitted in the full faring cowl of the GT250R. Hyosung GT250R looks punchy, and is a perfect blend of sharp and round corners that gives the bike a good sense of aggressiveness and sport bike makeup.
The colour combination on the front body and the separation of the rear side with a contrast shade is a legible business. The Hyosung GT250R comes with a side long canister chrome finished exhaust fixed higher for boosting the rear panel look and appears classic.
The up-side down front fork is interesting with a black holder supports the new looks of Hyosung GT250R.
The large fuel tank is perfectly matched to the front faring cowl with the ventilation in the sidewise is one of the best looking designs of the fully covered sport bikes. The split seat mounted grab rails and the rear view side mirror looks compact to the GT250R.
Overall the Hyosung GT250R offered is inimitable and interesting, however the bike still lacks some modern built finish to an extend as compared to the KTM RC250, Yamaha YZF R25 and Kawasaki Ninja 250.
Engine and transmission
The GT250R is produced with a 249cc V-twin engine that delivers absolutely a smooth power with a DOHC shaft. The 4 Stroke, DOHC, 8 Valve, Oil Cooled engine pumps a maximum power of 27.6 BHP @ 10000 RPM and a peak torque of 22 NM @ 8000 RPM.
The fuel injected system engine of Hyosung GT250R is tuned for higher performance and is mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox for the smooth transmissions and fuel efficiency. However, a Six speed gear box might add more value to the engine.
Hyosung GT250R Top speed and Mileage
The Hyosung GT250R top speed is a curious thing to be known. The speed noticed on the bike speedometer fluttering between 145-152 Kmph. The sprint ride on GT250R to calculate the time taken to reach 0-100 is just 9 seconds and 0-60 take less than 4 seconds is impressive.
The Hyosung GT250R needs to be said twice to hit the top speed in a long way, which though has remarkable engine performance. Though the speed of GT250R is expected more, the top speed of the bike is more or less close to its rivals and satisfactory. With this noticeable performance, GT250R returns 22-26 Kmpl of mileage is fair enough with the fuel tank capacity of 17 liters.
Though the current trend bikes are fully digitilized, the GT250R combines both analogue and digital technology. An analogue tachometer with combined digital speedometer, odometer, trip-meters and clock were found together as the instrument console as a whole.
The contrast of the digital LCD frame can be adjusted for better visualization using the option provided. Additionally, low oil, battery and fuel indicator are some of the interesting features included.
Dimension of Hyosung GT250R
The dimension of the Hyosung GT250R measures for about 2090 mm in overall length, 700 mm width, and 1130 height with a seat height of 830 mm. Wheelbase of 1435 mm and ground clearance of 155 mm upholds the GT250R higher safe on the odd speed brake humps and rough roads.
The scale of the bike is considerably high compared to its close counterperson Kawasaki Ninja and CBR. The bike looks huge on its dimensions giving the feel of a real sport bike, and well-built riders can find this motorcycle happy for riding and handling without considering the overall kerb weight of 188 kg. Once the rider is on the bike, the GT250R feels much lighter on its feet.
The 41 mm robust and appealing front forks of Hyosung GT250R is an inverted fork, while the rear is fitted with gas filled mono shock.
The brake systems of the Hyosung are superior, that the front disk brake is powered by double disk with twin piston calipers of 300mm and the rear side is supported by a mono disk of 230 mm for the ultimate braking ability and safety.
The alloy wheels of 17 inches contribute to ground clearance with 110/70 -17 54S and 150/60 -17 66S tyres in the front and rear, respectively.
Hyosung GT250R can be seen on the road in three attractive colours like Flaming Snow, Silver Fox, and Red Raven.