Hyosung GT 650 R Review
The fast development of two wheelers segment in Indonesia has witnessed new and stylish design bikes from all manufacturers. The Hyosung in Indonesia has introduced the famous sports bike GT 650R with the aim of capturing its market share in super sports bike segment. It competes with all sports bikes in the 500cc to the 1000cc segment from leading manufacturers like Suzuki, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Honda.
It is a super sports bike from Hyosung designed to excel in performance and dominate the road with its styling. The twin headlights with adjustable focus beautifully placed inside the headlight cowl and the side body panel extend from headlight assembly up to the fuel tank and bottom of the frame given beautiful body contours and vents directing air onto the engine. The rider seat at the center, sleek style handlebar and the footrest give perfect posture for the rider in cruising at high speed and the pillion rider seat designed for the young pillion passengers and the firm grip on foot rest and slight bent seating allows for safe riding at high speeds. The dimensional features include 2095mm X 780mm X 1090mm (Length X Width X Height) and kerb weight of 196kg spread uniformly over the wheelbase of 1435mm and the excellent ground clearance of 185mm allows for safe riding in all road conditions.
Engine, economy and performance
The Hyosung T650 R feature twin cylinder liquid cooled 647cc engine delivering the power of 79.08hp at 9250rpm and torque of 67Nm at 7250rpm, the engine is mated with 6-speed gearbox and connected to the rear wheel through a chain drive. The ignition system involves electronic intake pipe injection system allowing for faster build- up of power at lower rpm and the vehicle can reach a top speed of 120kmph in shortest possible time. A combined effect of high power and torque assure perfect riding over flat surfaces and steep gradients. The mileage of around 20kmpl can be expected in city road conditions and can extend up to 22kmpl on the highway.
The superior ride quality of the bike is assured with smart design of handlebar and the rider position and controls. The cruise control system allows for constant speed cruising on the highway and advanced features of stability control and traction control are handy during riding over wet and slippery road conditions. The ride quality is enhanced with the fine grip of wheels with 120/60 ZR17 for the front tyre and 160/60 ZR17 for the rear and allows for balanced riding overtaking sharp turnings at high speed. The handlebars are also easy to use.
Safety, brake and miscellaneous
The high-speed performance of the bike enhanced with best of safety features, ventilated disc brakes for front and rear with an anti-lock brake system for effective braking on slippery surfaces assure no skidding or jerking on the application of brake on wet surfaces. The suspension system involves efficient telescopic shock absorber at the front and adjustable height mono shock absorber at the rear. The strong and light in weight frame of the dual lateral oval bar with the aluminum material can withstand all weight of the components and varying loads keeping stabilized ride quality in all conditions.
This is a perfect sports bike with best of power and sportive dynamics, loaded with all safety gadgets and latest styling features make a great selection for the sports bike enthusiasts.