Report and Pictures : Dhairya Gupta – MotoRep, Delhi
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Warranty : 25,000 kms / 2 years
The assembly will be shared with a split of 70:30 between 650R and ST7. Though they are getting more enquiries for ST7 now. CKD version. All components are being imported.
As for support of 250 comet, it would be a challenge because it had non-hyosung parts.
Hyosung is also offering Mobile service vans, which will come to your place to get your bikes serviced.
Update 5 : More launch pictures
The company has not confirmed anything on the naked Hyosung 650 or the 250. The decision will be taken depending on how the market reacts to the current products.
The company plans to open 15 dealerships , of which Delhi, Bangalore and Goa will the first three, and other showrooms will open later
Update 3: Prices of the two bikes announced – GT650R priced at 4.75 lakh ex-showroom and ST7 at 5.69 lakh ex-showroom – great pricing for both the models. Should start a price war for premium bikes in India. Hyosung tageting sales of 2000 bikes in the first year with a production capacity of 10 units a day.
Deliveries to start in mid – June. First 500 customers will also get a welcome kitwhich will contain a helmet with Hyosung emblem. That’s a nice move top spread the message of safety. Hyosung is also going a form a club of Hyosung owners called the HyFlyers
Update 1 : Some pictures from the launch
We told you a few days back that the official launch of the Hyosung GT650R and the ST7 cruiser will take place in Delhi on the 20th of April. We are at the launch ceremony right now, with Cyrus Brocha hosting the show. As promised, we will bring to you the live updates, along with pictures, management comments and pricing of the two bikes. Stay tuned and keep watching this space.
Here are the specs for the two bike in the meantime
Hyosung GT650 R Specs
Engine 4 Stroke, DOHC 8 valve 90ºC,
V Twin 647 CC,WATER COOLED
Max Power 52.2 KW @ 9000 rpm, 70.00 BHP @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 57.5 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Fuel system Fuel Injection
Transmission 6 Speed
L x W x H (mm) 2095 x 700 x 1135
Wheel Base 1445 mm
Brake F: 92.16 Sq. cm Hydraulic double disc brake R: 28.36 Sq. cm Hydraulic single disc brake
Suspension F: Inverted Telescopic R: Progressive linkage Hydraulic Mono shock absorber
Tyre F: 120/60 17 55W / R: 160/60 17 69W
Mass 215 kg
Hyosung ST7 Specs
Engine 4 STROKE, DOHC 8 Valve 90Âº V-Twin 678.2 CC, WATER COOLED
Max Power 57.66 BHP @ 8000 rpm / 43 KW @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 57 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Fuel System Fuel injection
Transmission 5 – Speed
L x W x H 2,470 x 960 x 1,135 mm
Wheel Base 1690 mm
Brake F: 46.08 sq. cm Hydraulic disc brake
R: 28.36 sq. cm Hydraulic disc brake
Suspension F: Conventional Telescopic R: Hydraulic Double shock absorber
Tyre F: 120/80 16 60W / R: 170/80 15 77W
Mass 244 kg