|Air / Liqued cooled DOHC 8-valve 75° V-twin|
|14.63 BHP @ 10500 RPM|
|130+ KM Per Hour|
|Available in Bangladesh|
|Engine type||Air / Liqued cooled DOHC 8-valve 75° V-twin|
|Maximum Power||14.63bhp @10500RPM|
|Maximum Torque||10.20Nm @9750RPM|
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|No. of Gears
|Starting system||Kick & Self|
|Bore x Stroke||44 x 41|
|Fuel Capacity||17 L|
|No. of Seats||2|
|Suspension Rear||Swing arm with Progressive linkage Hydraulic Mono shock absorber|
|Front Brake||300Ø Semi floating single disc, 2 pistons caliper|
|Rear Brake||230Ø Single disc, 2 pistons caliper|
|Front Tyre||110/70 -17 54H|
|Rear Tyre||150/70 -17 69H|
|Low Fuel Indicator||✓|
|Low Oil Indicator||✕|
|Projector Head Light
|Top Speed||130+ KM Per Hour|
|Mileage (City & highway)||40KM/H|
Race Hyosung GTR 125 Review
Hyosung Motors is a Korean company which is very popular two wheeler manufacturer there. They now exported their product in different countries where Bangladeshi Race brand has started to import their product. So, they have jointly started to sell their product in Bangladesh. Among their top products, Race Hyosung GTR 125 is one of the best which is assembled in China. However, Korean Hyosung Motors has originated from Japanese brand Suzuki. Hyosung Motors has released number of bikes under GT series and whole GT series bikes are made of sports category. GTR 125 is also a full faired sports bike which is considered as one of the fastest 125cc sports bike.
Though, Race is the newest company in Bangladesh, so, it is yet to popular in market. But, considering the bikes of the company, it would get popularize within very short time.
If we consider the price segment of GTR 125, it seems a bit higher than rest available bikes in Bangladesh but we should count on the latest features and stylish looks of the bike. Though, it is a 125 cc bike but can compete most of the 150cc bikes in our country. Besides, in Bangladesh, the demand of Indian and Japanese brands are heavy but nowadays, some other companies started to do their business as well. In that case, Korean brand would have better possibility to achieve the market. Before making any final comment regarding Race Hyosung GTR 125, you should take a look below the details of the bike.
Design & looks: Hyosung GTR 125 is a great stylish bike in Bangladesh and considering the looks, it can compete almost all bikes in the country. With most stylish fuel tank and full faired stylish kit along with engine guard are so beautiful and attractive. Besides, the splitted seating position where the rear seat is bit higher which gives extra aggressive looks. The tyres are completely suitable and wider than any bikes in Bangladesh which would grip the surface well. Besides, the stylish black color alloy wheels are so nice. Finally, double headlamp makes the bike complete gorgeous looks.
Engine performance: The engine of Race Hyosung GTR 125 is very powerful which has liquid cooled, twin cylinder, DOHC, 8 valve engine which consists if 125cc displacement. Besides, the max power of the bike is 14.63 Bhp @ 10500 rpm and max torque is 10.20 Nm @ 9750 rpm. The torque of the bike is too good and which why being 125cc displacement, it can cross 130km per hour reportedly. Instead of fuel injection, carburetor fuel system is added to the bike. Only electric starting method is included to the bike
Dimensions & seating position: The bike is comparatively bigger than most of sports bikes it seems. It’s length is 2090 mm, width is 1130 mm and height is 700 mm which is pretty lower. However, the kerb weight of the bike is 182 kg which is heavier where most of the sports bikes are limited to 130 to 140 kg and standard commuter bike’s weight is almost 150 kg. But, considering the dimension and body shape of this machine, it looks alright. The bike has the most wide tyres which are 110/70 – 17 for front and 150/70 – 17 for rear and so, it is a balanced bike. The seating position is completely comfortable and due to the sports category bike, only one pillion can ride on it.
Suspension & Brakes: Upside down Telescopic suspension is used for the front wheel of GTR 125 and for rear wheel, swingarm with hydraulic mono shock absorber suspension is used. The suspensions are good enough to take the load of the riders and pillion and provides better comfort. 300 mm disc with two pistons caliper brake is used for the front wheel which is comparatively bigger disc than any sports bike in Bangladesh and 230 mm single disc with two pistons caliper is used for the rear. Due to the better dual disc braking system, it’s control is very good.
Mileage: Mileage of the bike is comparatively lower which would give almost 35 km mileage on city road and almost 45 km mileage on highway. But, considering the both, the average mileage would not more than 40 km.
Instrument Panel & Features: excluding analog tachometer, rest features of the bike are complete digital. Where digital speedometer, trip meter, digital clock and digital fuel gauge are included. The battery is completely maintenance free.
Colors & Price: Black, Red, White, White titanium, Black titanium and Red titanium are the six colors of GTR 125 which are currently available in Bangladesh. The current market price of the bike is BDT 3,59,995.
Race Hyosung GTR 125 Rating
Looks is the most amazing things of GTR 125 and considering the stylish looks, it can comparable to any bikes in Bangladesh. Besides, it’s top speed and acceleration is also better. Due to better hydraulic disc braking system in the both wheels of the bike, it’s controlling is no doubt very good. Though, fuel consuming rate is a bit higher. However, it is a newly arrived brand in the country and so, it’s customer service is yet to be known. But, if they would provide better service, it would perhaps achieve the popularity. Finally, the price of the machine is much than comparatively same segment bikes. So, company should reduce the price range and then perhaps, the bike would get popularity.