SYM GTS 250i Review
SYM motor is a brand under Sanyang and its products have the presence in 87 countries worldwide. In Indonesia, it has introduced a variety of products assuring complete customer satisfaction. Currently, GTS series is available in two variants Evo and New. Evo features 250cc engine and the variant New feature 125cc engine. The accessories and styling features remain same in both variants. This luxury edition of motorcycle from SYM competes with top models of manufacturers like Yamaha, Kawasaki.
This motorcycle is loaded with maximum features that can be expected from an ultra modern matic motorcycle starting from latest design headlights with daytime running lights to clear lens stylish twin tail lamp. The front panel gets the maximum attention with stylish headlight assembly and covering cowl with beautifully designed indicator lamp on both side and the integrated rearview mirror with body paint. The rider seat with saddle height 770mm with overall dimensional features as 2160mm X 760mm X 1420mm (Length X Width X Height) extended over the wheelbase of 1520mm ensures perfect riding position. The ground clearance of 120mm is a limitation which demands very careful riding at the road irregularities.
Engine, economy and performance
The GTS 250i feature single cylinder liquid cooled 250cc engine delivering the power of 23hp and connected to the rear wheel through CVT transmission. The New variant of it features 125cc engine delivering the power of 12.94hp at 9000rpm and Torque of 1108Nm at 7000rpm. The electronic ignition system makes it easy to start and stop the ignition and the superior response of the engine for torque and speed variation makes it easy to ride on gradient surfaces and it can reach a top speed of 125kmph in standard road conditions. In city roads, one can rely upon mileage of 30kmpl and up to 35kmpl can be gettable on the highway and during constant speed riding.
The riding of this motorcycles is enhanced with a best of road grip and stability on high speeds. The tyres with rating 120/70 R14 for the front and 140/60 R13 for the rear give a firm grip on the road the rear wheels with the broader profile is handy for easier balancing while riding at high speeds. The comfortable posture of the rider and the easy to hold hand grip of the handlebar makes it a pleasant experience in riding the motorcycle. The pillion passenger seat is given backrest and best of cushioning and firm grip on footrest assure safe and comfortable riding over long distances.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
The brake system features front disc brake and rear drum brakes fitted on the stylish alloy wheels and quick response for the operation through hand levers assure quick and safe stopping of the vehicle. The windscreen fixed onto the handlebar helps for better focus during high-speed riding by diverting the air flow. The lockable storage space under the seat is handy for carrying minor luggage required for long rides.
It is a marvelous design matic motorcycle loaded with the latest and trendy features and powerful engine with larger fuel reserve can make it an excellent companion for touring.