DSK Hyosung is a joint venture between Indian company DSK Moto wheels, a part of the DSK Group and Hyosung of South Korea which comes under another Korean company, S&T Motors. It has a CKD plant in Wai, Maharashtra along with a slowly increasing network and has a big name in the markets of the South America, Australia, US, UK and many Asian countries including India. Recently, DSK Hyosung has unveiled a new street-fighter naked bike, Hyosung GD250N at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo which will be launched by the mid of 2014 in the Indian market. It has also attracted a lot of attention due to its beefier and stripped out design and some remarkable features and performance figures. Let’s check out this bike in detail.
Design and Style
Hyosung GD250N has got some fabulous features and design aspects which are worth mentioning and includes a tipped-forward stance, a unique and stylish front halogen headlamp, a maintenance free battery, black rear view mirrors on a nicely positioned handlebar, a low driver’s seat along with a step-up pillion seat, self-start, a stylish stock exhaust for better mass centralization, a diamond-type tubular frame chassis with an exposed alloy swing arm, some decent cycle parts, a perfectly illuminated instrument cluster with a single LCD screen to show every possible information, stylish 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless radial tires, front and rear turn indicators and a beautiful tail light.
This naked bike has a length of 1937mm, a width of 800mm and a height of 1055mm as its dimensions and a large wheelbase of 1340mm for a stable and comfy ride. It has a good ground clearance of 135mm for a bump-free ride and a kerb weight of 145kgs.
Engine and Gearbox
Hyosung GD250N has got a 249cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 4-valves DOHC based engine with amaximum power of 28 bhp at 8,500 rpm and a maximum torque of24 Nm at 7,000 rpm and is mated with a six speed gearbox transmission. The engine has a bore and stroke of 73mm and 59.6mm respectively and the power is transferred to the rear wheel through a drive chain.
Suspension and Braking
Hyosung GD250N has got petal disk brakes of 300mm diameter at front and 230mm diameter at rear. The suspension system consists of 37mm upside down telescopic forks at front and dual-side aluminum swing arm at rear. It also has a stand alarm.
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