DSK to establish Hyosung Plant in Gujrat. Recently launched Hyosung GT250R to get a lot cheaper

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Hyosung DSK have priced the GT250R at Rs. 2.75 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The pricing surely comes across as very optimistic to many and we won’t be surprised if the Indian partner of Hyosung too is thinking on the same lines.

It may be noted that DSK partners with Korean bike manufacturer Hyosung in its Indian operations and takes care of the sales and services. We reported in detail when Garware Motors, the former Indian partner of Hyosung in the latter’s Indian operations, decided to part ways with Korean bike maker Hyosung. 

We also reported that these Korean bikes, which come fully assembled with the completely knocked down(CKD) kits, are slated to become more affordable as their motor and gearbox will now be assembled in India. This means that the GT250R, which needs a revision in its price tag, might come with an asking price low enough to allow the Korean to eat into sales of Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 250R.

Now, Gujarat is fast becoming an automobile hub of India and after becoming home to several automakers, Gujarat will now offer space to DSK to establish a Hyosung plant worth Rs 300 crores  Mr Shirish Kulkarni, MD DSK Motowheels, said, “We are looking for a 100 acre land plot around Ahmedabad. Initially we decided to base ourselves around Pune, but because of little government support, we have decided to move out.”

While we do not know when exactly the new bike from Hyosung will become cheaper, we do feel that the bike might soon see a reduction of INR 1 lakh in its price.

We wonder what becomes of people who will buy the baby GT at the current asking price. 

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  • Roop Aditya Sarangi says:

    Bunty – Chinka is a petrol head, dont make him a diesel boy!!

  • JJ Singh says:

    just waiting for that "value for money" thing to finally work out! I ain't going to buy it at 2.75 :p no no! not at all! I would rather go for ninja.

  • Paul Stanley says:

    Are they freakin nuts ??? What makes them think that people will buy it knowing that it would definitely be available for cheaper ! And they're talking about it being cheaper by 1 to 1.5 lakhs !!! Thats insane !! Utter rubbish !! Lite le le … wait for something better dude !!

  • Sanjay Das says:

    will suggest you to go for Honda Brio Diesel which gonna be in the market soon 😛

  • BSmotoring states that after localisation the price would be brought down by a whopping 1.5 lacs. Gosh whats up with Hyosung and DSK! Their PR people have messed up everything!