Hyosung, since its inception in 1978, has grown to become the leading motorcycle manufacturer in Korea. The company now commands a 40% share of the market in Korea. They have produced a series of models since then with their latest model being 2016 Hyosung GD250. Let’s focus on some of its highlights and features.
A Short Overview of 2016 Hyosung GD250
The specs of this bike are quite modern, unlike other Korean versions that have always adopted a retrospective design.
The GD250 is fitted with a 250cc single-cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled. It has a horsepower rpm of 8500 and a peak rpm of 7000. It has electronic fuel injection which offers improved fuel efficiency. The engine has four valves per cylinder. Having a bore of 73/2.87 and stroke of 59.6/2.35, this must be a machine with sheer power. The fuel tank has easy access to the air cleaner box to ensure easy serviceability.
It has a sporty design that has full fairings. It has a projection lens with a downlink and uplink splitting headlights as well as LED sidelights. The new trellis design frame also provides a rear and front load distribution.
It has two-piece seat, both for the driver and passenger and is covered by a vinyl material.
The front suspension has a 37 mm overturned telescopic-type. Its windshield has an Aerodynamic windscreen for comfortable and safe riding.
-It has high efficient front caliper with a steel braided brakes for unceasing braking. Its four piston that opposes the calipers offer a strong stopping power.
It has a rear brake that also has steel braided lines to ensure constant braking. The dual piston opposed calipers on the rear wheel provide adequate control.
Dimensions of the 2016 Hyosung GD250
Height 43.3/1100 (in/mm)
Wet weight- 341.7/155 (lbs. /kg)
Wheelbase- 53/1346 (in/mm)
Its price and release date are still unknown, but it’s expected to be unveiled by May 2016.