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Hyosung Comet GT250

Hyosung wants to make a comeback in India after a hiatus. Can it cut in 2012?

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The GT250R Korean bike maker comeback to the Indian quarter-litre segment after an eight-year In 2004, Hyosung’s 250cc streetbike, the Comet, landed in as a limited edition thanks to Motors, while this round, Garware Motors to blaze its own Comet trail a modern, fully faired, variant of the original.

The 250R has its job cut entering a segment where two contenders have already to cover much ground, cornering their fair of turf. Can the entry of this Hyosung motorcycle give the Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki 250R a headache? Let’s out.

‘Massive’ best describes the GT250R, a bike certain to those seeking pose The faired-in sportsbike commands a almost on par with its elder the GT650R, which lends the more muscle than associated with a 250. on the flip side, styling is dated and at loggerheads with the leaner designs one commonly in India today.

The GT250R more than just panels with the GT650R Up front, you find similar disc brakes and an effective, projector headlight.

The bike’s and digital instruments look too, but are legible. The palm feel decent and switchgear but these lack the finish and offered by the Japanese competition.

A of the Hyosung is its massive 17-litre tank that aids the sportsbike look and is nicely to fit the rider’s knees. The fairing a pair of useful adjustable mirrors and a large transparent which provides good from the elements when the is tucked into a racing at high speed. An LED tail-lamp the GT a modern look, while its rear grab bars, solid to hold, look and nothing short of ungainly.

A purposeful-looking silencer and the chunky rear tyre contribute to new Hyosung motorcycle’s muscular

At the heart of the GT250R is a four-…, V-twin engine. As earlier, short-…, DOHC powerplant four valves per cylinder. The outputs 28bhp at 10,000rpm, a peak torque figure of made at 8000rpm, channelled to the rear wheel through a gearbox.

The soggy clutch proved a damper, robbing the bike of riding pleasure, but we thankfully no such hurdles from the gearbox, which shifts in a one-down, four-up pattern.

The note could sound Despite deploying a contemporary fuel-injection system, the GT250R is devoid of pep low down in its rev range. initial power delivery means sudden getaways a fistful of throttle and the need to engine revs hovering 6000rpm and on the boil.

Once this point, however, the wakes up to get going in earnest.

Hyosung engine feels when revved between and 8000rpm, although protesting do play spoilsport when it hard. The GT250R accelerates 100kph from a standing in 9.96sec, after which it on to cross 120kph in 15.42sec.

Hyosung Comet GT250

The rider is seated in an out-and-out riding position torso set over the tank in a pronounced down to the handlebars. The GT250R’s and rear suspension lack the feel desired from a Sure, a soft setup broken city roads bothersome at low speed, but turn up the and the GT falls short of its sportsbike

The steering also lacks the and sharpness of its competition.

Around corners, the GT’s age is amply It lacks the precise handling to … corners, and prefers ridden at a steady gallop The GT250R feels more at on the highway, where it displays straight-line stability.

Effective is offered by the GT250R, with twin disc brakes in and a single-disc unit bringing up the The GT250R stopped from in an adequate 31.32 metres, front brake feel at the can improve.

Our fuel tests show the GT250R returns a healthy economy of 26.4kpl in city conditions, while on the highway an even better 33.5kpl, no assisted by a tall fifth

The Hyosung GT250R is easily the Hyosung bike Garware has so far in India. Its big-bike looks certainly prove a big draw to but there’s still no single in which the GT250R truly or rises above its quarter-litre Steady straight-line dynamics enough reason to have us over the new motorcycle.

And sub-par plus a lack of good low to performance tops the lengthy of negatives. The biggest thorn in the side though, could to be the high price tag the company has at, in the region of Rs 2.5 lakh.

It’s also sobering to that the street-… GT250, a that will be better to Indian roads, is also under Hyosung’s wings to flight.

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