16th June, 2015: DSK Hyosung GV650 is the most atrocious offering by the company. With this model, the company aims to storm the mid-weight performance bike segment of the country. Popularly known as Aquila Pro, it comes loaded with a 647cc, water-cooled, 90 degree V-Twin engine that produces 74bhp of maximum power and 62.1Nm of peak torque. The robust and bulky aesthetics of the machine is complemented with three shades: Shadow Black, Lava Red and Phantom Silver. The motorcycle competes well with Harley Davidson Street 750.
|Hyosung Gv650 Aquila Pro||Manual||
4 Stroke, DOHC, 8-Valve, V-Twin 90 Degrees, Water Cooled
It was the early 2000s when Hyosung first entered the Indian market with a 250cc, V-twin Aquila. With good looks and a powerful engine on-board, the cruiser became a hit right away. A decade later the Korean manufacturer, with DSK as its new associate, re-introduced the Aquila name and promised to make the same impact with its new power cruiser Aquila GV650 Pro.Although it has been on sale for quite a while now, we took one for a spin only recently. Better being late than never, isn’t it?Design:This is one area where Hyosung should be given full marks. Aquila looks like a... [ Read More ]
Hyosung Aquila Pro GV650 is a splendid cruiser that come to India via CKD route and gets assmebled at Wai, Maharashtra. The motorcycle is a perfect combination of high performance, strong handling and noteworthy styling, which puts up an appealing cruiser. Some of the most remarkable features of this cruiser include belt drive, disc-brakes at both ends, adaptable foot pegs and is equipped with top class performance figures for giving a shiver to the current leaders like Royal Enfield and Harley Davidson.
A royal attention has been paid by the Hyosung designers for making this cruiser an attractive bike. Each and every corner is clad in the right amount of chrome, though its not fully designed with chrome like the ST7. One can very easily say that the GV650 is one of the modern day marvels, which bring in latest advanced technology under one single unit. On the front, the bike poses a round chrome headlamp, which is the centre of attraction along with its wide handle bars, which give this cruiser and the rider a rich look. The acute character lines on the fuel tank blend in perfectly with rest of the edgy characteristics of the bike. The exhaust pipe is tipped off with chrome finish for giving in a glittering effect on the side profiles. On the rear, the tail light forms up the major attraction point of this bike, which houses 21 LEDs in the brake light. Thus, those who had never seen the Hyosung Aquila Pro GV650 earlier, would easily mistake it with a Harley-Davidson.
Aquila Pro GV650 gets an astounding thundering exhaust grumble due to the presence of a 647 cc, liquid cooled, V-twin powerhouse which is also present in Hyosung GT650. This engine shocks when it comes up with whooping power and torque amounts. Hyosung GV650 engine is tuned perfectly for churning out a power of 74bhp at 9000 rpm and a peak torque amount of 62.1Nm at 7500 rpm. This V-twin engine is mated brilliantly with a wet, multiplate 5-speed gearbox and the gear ratios help in giving a smooth stride to this motorcycle for making it less irksome while riding it over the variable terrain. The engine revs up quite comfortably and doesn't't feel like as if you are dragging up a mammoth in the lower rev range.
For riding this beast which is quite powerful, you need to have perfect braking mechanism for handling this beast easily. Thus, the GV650 is deployed with disc brakes at the both ends. The front tyre gets a 300mm double disc semi floating discs with 2 pistons calipers and a 270mm single disc with 2 pistons caliper on the rear for employing racing inspired braking mechanism so that this heavyweight come to an instant halt even at greater speeds. This cruiser is blessed with an exceptional handling mechanism for making the rider the sole controller. The forward set foot pegs with well cushioned seats and a wide handlebar make the GV650 a comfortable ride. But, its mainly the light and easy steering, stiff chassis type and a performer set of Bridges tone Battlax tyres. The perfect wheel size of 120/70 ZR18 mm on the front and 180/55 ZR17 mm on rear gives superb grip for keeping the bike glued on the roads especially on the wet and slippery surfaces. Thus, minimizing the risk of skidding during accidental hazards.
Hyosung Aquila Pro GV650 offers an applaud able set of safety features. Suspension system forms up a major part of safety features for any bike. For giving. It carries along a telescopic shock absorber up on the front and a hydraulic double shock absorber on the rear tyre greets the front suspension system, for working perfectly hands in hand with the front tyre suspension system. This top class suspension system brings in jerks free ride experience to the rider and the pillion. The rider gets a fatigue less riding pleasure on long hour cruising raids on the highways. Besides this the bike has got a pass light switch which gives an extra safety assurance while driving through the killer traffic situations.
Affordable price for a 650 cc cruiser
Not so fuel efficient
So lets start with the good, looks good goes great but there are still a few things to look for such as older bikes 2005-2009 electrics water pumps were as the newer bikes its radiators failures and on my latest addition brake issues from front brake slave cylinder weeping to back brake failure with only 150 km done but don't let this put you off if you get through all the hear cups they are great fun. ...
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