Hyosung to launch GD250N and Aquila 250 in India in 2014
Hyosung will launch two new 250cc motorcycles in India in 2014. One is the Aquila 250 cruiser which will be launched at the Auto Expo in February followed by an all-new 250cc street naked in April called the GD250N.
GD250N is powered by a 249cc , single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that churns out 28Bhp. The engine is mated with a six speed unit. It gets upside down forks upfront and a monoshock at the rear. The chassis is a diamond type tubular frame with an alloy swingarm and the GD250N runs on 17-inch tubeless tyre. It is expected to be priced around Rs 1.6 lakh and will be assembles in India.
The Aquila 250 is powered by a 249cc , oil cooled, V-twin that churns out 27Bhp. It uses a regular cradle type frame suspended on telescopic forks upfront and regular coil over hydraulic dampers at the rear. The seating ergonomics of the Aquila is typically cruiser like with high handlebars, low seat height and forward set footpegs. The Aquila 250 will cost over Rs 2 lakh.