2010 Hyosung GT650R

Another Asian Invasion?

By Eric Putter, Photography by Putter Power Media
Price $6099
Engine type l-c 90-deg.V-twin
Valve train DOHC, 8v
Displacement 647cc
Transmission 6-speed
Measured horsepower 64.2 bhp at 9000 rpm
Measured torque 42.3 lb.-ft. at 7500 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel trellis
Front suspension 41mm inverted fork with
adjustable spring rebound and
compression damping
Rear suspension Single shock with adjustable
spring preload
Front brake Dual two-piston calipers, 300mm discs
Rear brake Single-piston caliper, 230mm disc
Front tire 120/60-ZR17 Bridgestone BT56
Rear tire 160/60-ZR17 Bridgestone BT56
Rake/trail 25.5°/2.9 in.
Seat height 31.5 in.
Wheelbase 56.5 in.
Fuel capacity 4.5 gal.
Curb weight 473 lbs.
Contact www.hyosungmotorsusa.com

Verdict 2.5 stars out of 5
The sum of its low-spec parts is not enough to overcome its loaw-spec price.

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