Friday, May 10, 2013



South Korean company Hyosung with its Indian partner DSK launched two new bikes in India. The attraction for superbikes and premium cruisers is increasing in India, therefore they launched Aquila GV650 PRO cruiser and revamped GT650R sports bike at very competative prices of Rs. 4.99 lakh and Rs, 4.79 lakh respectively.

The Aquila GV650 Pro is the second cruiser bike in India after the successful ST7, which is a typical laid back cruiser meant to ride the torque, while the GV650 to go after the sport bikes. With the introduction of Aquila GV650 in India the Aquila has made a re-entry in India. The cruiser Aquila Pro (650cc) will be available in three colour variants - Red, Silver & Black. While Hyosung GT650R will be available in Titanium White, Titanium Red and Titanium Black.

Mr. Shirish Kulkarni, Managing Director, DSK Hyosung said, “We are very passionate about promoting superbiking culture in India by introducing niche products for our valuable customers and superbiking fraternity as a whole. Aquila Pro as our campaign says ‘soul of a cruiser, heart of a racer’ is one of the best looking cruisers I have ever seen .It is basically about fun and the sheer joy of riding. When it comes to the newly launched GT650R - 2013 its sheer racing style is going to the win the hearts of lovers of super sports bike in India”.

“The launch of both the bikes once again shows DSK and Hyosung’s commitment towards the super bike enthusiast in India. The DSK and Hyosung association also portrays the dedication to develop truly unique super bikes that offer the perfect symbiosis of design, character and performance. Today, our innovation and expertise has created a range of bikes, from cutting edge sports bikes to retro-classics and sports cruisers. Our products offer something for everyone in the super biking segment”, he further added. Speaking on the occasion Jimmy Park, Managing Director, S&T Motors said, “I am really proud to be a part of this historic occasion. I sincerely thank DSK Group to take the brand Hyosung ahead and make it popular among the ever growing super biking community in India. The launch of two super bikes once again reiterates our ever growing bond of trust and reliability. I am confident that like our other products these two bikes will appeal to the super bikers in India.” 

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Specifications:

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Dimensions:

Overall Length: 2330mm
Overall Height: 1150mm
Overall Width: 840mm
Wheel Base: 1700mm
Seat Height: 690mm
Fuel Tank Capacity: 15.8 litre
Curb Weight: 232 kg

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Brake:

Brake-Front: 300mm Semi floating double discs, 2 pistons calipers
Brake-Rear: 270mm Single disc, 2 pistons caliper

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Suspension:

Suspension-Front: 41mm Upside down Telescopic (Compression, Rebound damping adjustable)
Suspension-Rear: Swing arm with Hydraulic Double shock absorber (Preload adjustable)

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Tyres:

Front: 120/70 ZR-18
Rear: 180/55 ZR-17

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Engine and Power:

Type: Liquid cooled DOHC 8-valve 90° V-twin
Displacement: 647cc
Bore x Stroke: 81.5 x 62
Compression Ratio: 11.5 : 1
Fuel System: Fuel injection
Lubrication: Wet sump

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Transmission

Transmission- Multiplate Wet Clutch
Gear: Constant mesh 5-Speed
Final Drive: Belt

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Mileage:

Mileage: 22kmpl

Hyosung Aquila GV650 PRO Price: Rs 4,99,000
Hyosung GT650R Specifications :

Hyosung GT650R Engine and Power:

Engine: 647cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve,V-twin
Power: 72.68 BHP @ 9000 RPM
Torque: 60.9 Nm @ 7500 RPM

Hyosung GT650R Transmission and top Speed:

Transmission: 6-speed manual
Top Speed: 210 KMPH
0-100kmph: 5.5 seconds

Hyosung GT650R Mileage:

Fuel Consumption: 17-18 kmpl (City), 20-22 kmpl (highway)
Fuel Type: Petrol

Hyosung GT650R Suspension and Brakes:
Suspension: Inverted telescopic forks (front), linked monoshock (rear)
Tires: 120/60/17 (Front), 160/60/17 (Rear)
Brakes: 300 mm Ventilated Discs (Front), 230 mm Disc (Rear)

Hyosung GT650R Dimensions

Overall length x width x height: 2095 mm X 700 mm X 1135 mm
Wheelbase: 1445 mm
Ground clearance: 165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity: 17-liters
Kerb Weight: 215 kgs

Hyosung GT650R Price: Rs 4,79,000