• GT250R all set to blaze the Indian market
• Bikes to be sold across all the dealerships of DSK Motowheels
• Bike priced at Rs. 2, 75,000
Mumbai, June 13th 2012: Here is an exciting and much awaited piece of news for the superbike enthusiasts in the country. The wait for the most exciting 250cc bike is over as; DSK Motowheels today announced the launch of their most wanted bike, The ‘Big Boy’ Hyosung GT 250R. On the occasion, the new superbike was unveiled by Mr. Shirish Kulkarni, Director, DSK Motowheels Pvt Ltd.
Packed with looks, technology and unique features befitting motorcycles of far higher segments, the GT 250R is priced at Rs. 2, 75,000 (Two lakh Seventy Five Thousand Only) (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be sold across all the 18 dealerships of DSK Motowheels. The super bike will be available in three colour variants – White & Red, Silver & Red, Red & Black. The 250cc bike is a class apart in its segment with heavy duty fully faired muscular body and is the biggest bike in the 250 cc segment. It is also fondly known as “The Big Boy” amongst the superbiking fraternity.
Powered by a V twin-cylinder, oil-cooled 4-stroke engine, GT250R produces 27.6 Bhp of maximum power at 10000 rpm, and 22.07Nm of maximum torque at 8000 rpm. The bike has a top speed of 140 kmph. It has some interesting features like Double Disk Front Brakes, twin projector headlamps, upside down forks, EFI and the adjustable rear seats. It is the only 250 cc bike in India with Super Sports riding position .With its looks and the power, it has all the ingredients to thrill and is worth every penny.
The super bike seriously ups the oomph factor of speed by several notches. DSK Motowheels along with Hyosung are currently selling three super bikes – GT650R, GT650N and the ST7 which are big hit among the bike aficionados.
Sharing his thoughts at the launch of the ‘Big Boy’, Mr. Shirish Kulkarni, Director, DSK Motowheels said that, “It gives us immense pleasure to launch this first product under the strategic alliance between DSK and Hyosung. We are confident that the GT250R will set a benchmark in the 250cc segment by taking super biking industry to the next level. With the new product we want to create an aspirational brand and not just play on the price point.”
“Further, we are very passionate about promoting superbiking culture in India by introducing niche products for our valuable customers and superbiking fraternity as a whole”, he added.
DSK Motowheels is a part of the DSK Group, a leading diversified business conglomerate with turnover of Rs 4000cr. Having established its name in Construction & Real Estate, Automobiles, Digital products, Education, Investments, Pharmacy, Travel & Leisure, Hospitality and Infrastructure, GT250R is the first product announced in the Indian market by DSK Motowheels after venturing into the superbiking segment last week.
About DSK Group
Established in 1980 DSK Group is one of the leading and diversified business conglomerates in India. With a turnover of Rs 4000 crore DSK Group operates in sectors like Construction, Real Estate, Automobiles, Digital Products, Education, Investments, Pharmacy, Travel and Leisure, Hospitality and Infrastructure. Known for its quality services across sectors DSK Group is one of the renowned brand based in Pune, Maharasthra.
DSK entered into automobile business in 2000 with an association with leading Japanese car manufacturer Toyota by setting up strong dealership network in Maharashtra. Today DSK Toyota has 9 dealerships across Maharashtra. DSK also are dealers of HINO commercial vehicles exclusively for Maharashtra.
About S&T Motors (Hyosung) :
Founded in 1978 as a division of the Hyosung Group of industries, Hyosung began producing Japanese Suzuki motorcycle designs under license for the South Korean market in Changwon, South Korea in 1979. In 1986, they established their own research and development center in Hamamatsu, Japan, and the next year, they began mass production of their own designs. They were the official motorcycle supplier for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. In 2003, Hyosung Motors & Machinery Inc. was spun off from the Hyosung Group to become its own corporate entity. In June 2007, Hyosung Motors Division was acquired by Korean company S&T Group (Science and Technology), and the name changed to S&T Motors.
Technical Specifications – Hyosung GT250R
|57 mm x 48.8 mm|
|No. of cylinders||2-cylinders , V-2
|Compression ratio||10.1:1 ~ 10.3:1|
output (kW @ rpm)
|(20.594kW @ 10,000)
/ 27.61 BHP
(Nm @ rpm)
|Max vehicle speed||140 km/h|
|Wheels and tyres|
|Wheel rim size||Front(J17 x MT3.00), Rear(J17 x MT4.00)|
designation including ply rating
|Speed index||Max. speed 210km/h|
|Load index / Load
|54 / 325kg|
|Tyre Type (Radial /
Cross / Tube / Tubeless)
|Radial / Tubeless|
|Laden Tyre pressure
(front & rear) (kg/cm2)
|Material||Cold rolled carbon
|Capacity (l)||17 litter|
|Maximum GVW kg
(for rigid vehicles)
|Kerb weight with 90%
fuel(with spare wheel ,
tools, etc.) (kg)
|12v / negative earth|
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