2016 Hyosung GT650R

Hyosung, the Korean manufacturer, has unveiled the GT650R with a completely new design at EICMA 2015. This time round, the manufacturer has mainly concentrated on the design aspect of the fully-faired sports bike. At first glance, one can immediately notice the use of twin pod headlamps as compared to the existing vertical capsule shaped arrangement in the current model. Moving to the body of the GT650R, we can see the designers at Hyosung have opted for a more smooth flowing design concept. Air scoops and vents have been re-sculpted to allow proper air flow around the bike providing stability at triple figures. The 2016 Hyosung GT650R Motorcycle get a new fuel tank which goes well with the overall appearance of the bike. The tank of the new GT650R will have the capacity to hold 15 litres which is apparently 2 litres less compared to the existing model.

Moving to the rear section of the Hyosung, the seat of the GT650R has been extended towards the tank to improve comfort for the rider. For the pillion, the GT650R continues to have a split seat with a slightly rounded shape. The grab rails have been mounted flush to the tail body panels. The foot pegs for the pillion now are bolted to the centre portion of the chassis.

Hyosung has upped the aesthetic appeal of the GT650R by providing petal discs to the existing setup. Adding to that, the GT650R will also come with new multi spoke alloys. The exhaust can apparently has not received any change.

On the engine end, the Hyosung GT650R will be powered with the same existing 4-stroke, DOHC, 8 valve, 90 degree V-Twin 647cc, water cooled power plant which will produce 74.4PS in power with 54.5Nm of torque. Mated to the engine will be a 6-speed constant mesh transmission. The new Hyosung GT650R is claimed to be lighter by 10 kgs, which will improve the power to weight ratio in terms of performance figures.

Along with the GT650R, Hyosung has also unveiled the GV300 and the GT300R at EICMA 2015.

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5 Responses

  1. Chris says:

    i have the 2010 hyosung gt650r and its such a great bike .the hyosung gt250r is very slow and is very low powered .do not buy it .its way to big for its puny air cooled v twin motor with only 26 hp . i personally would not ride the 250 bike

  2. Chris says:

    650cc is way better then the lame 250cc bike

  3. Jerry says:

    When can we expect it to come to india?

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