|Hyosung St7||Belt Drive||
4 Stroke, DOHC 8 Valve 90 Degrees, V-Twin 678.2 CC, Water Cooled
|18 Kmpl||57.6 bhp @ 8000 rpm|
21st May, 2015: Hyosung ST7 is the flagship motorcycle of the company. Powered by a 678cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled mill, the bike features some interesting components like a swept back body design, massive fenders and step-up seats. The bike is available at the dealerships in three attractive colours, which are: Scarlet Red, Ebony Black and Classic White. Now officially on sale in India, Hyosung ST7 stands tough against some of the most competitive cruiser machines such as Harley Davidson Street 750.
Hyosung ST7 is an old-school cruiser introduced by the Korean manufacturer. Powering the bike is a 678cc, liquid-cooled, 90° V-twin engine that generates a peak power of 57.66bhp at 8,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 57Nm at 6,000rpm. It uses a five-speed transmission and wet multiplate clutch to drive the rear wheels through a belt.
Hyosung ST7 runs on 120/80 16 60W tyre at the front and 170/80 15 77W tyre at the rear. The braking duties are carried out by a 300mm front and 270mm rear disc brakes. To offer a smooth and comfortable ride, the bike receives telescopic forks at the front and dual spring assisted shock absorbers at the rear.
The bike has a muscular personality with a majestic front profile. The rounded headlamps and chromed rear view mirrors together impart a classic cruiser appeal to the bike. The neatly chiseled fuel tank and a highly raised handlebar gives an upright riding position to the rider. The rear end receives a stylish tail lamp integrated with some chrome and rounded clear lens blinkers. Hyosung ST7 has a sporty step-up seat that adds up some more premiumness into the bike’s character.
A good amount of chrome has been used in the bike that finds its place at the rear view mirrors, headlamp section, blinkers and muffler. A twin exhaust setup is designed impressively and it syncs well with the overall body profile. Hyosung ST7 comes with body measurements of 2,470mm x 960mm x 1,135mm (LxWxH) and a wheelbase of 1,690mm. The instrument console is mounted on the fuel tank that displays analogue speedometer, digital twin tripmeters and fuel gauge.
Hyosung ST7 has a robust cruiser bike appearance that is witnessed from its rounded styled headlamp and huge front and rear fenders. The bike receives a lot of chrome that finds its place at the rear view mirrors, headlamp section, muffler and the rear portion. Hyosung ST7 has a neatly designed fuel tank that looks stunning and matches well with the overall body flow. At the rear end, a small tail lamp comes to notice that is wrapped impressively in a chromed section. The clear lens turning blinkers look ravishing and enhances the visuals of this bike.
Hyosung ST7 has body dimensions of 2,470mm x 960mm x 1,135mm (LxWxH) that give it a sturdy appearance. It has a wheelbase of 1,690mm that ensures a decent handling on straight as well as curvy patches. The total weight of the bike aggregates to 244kg that make it come across as bulky and heavy. The instrument cluster of the bike is mounted intelligently over the fuel tank that gives easy access to the information and comprises of an analogue speedometer with digital twin tripmeters and fuel gauge. The manufacturer offers various optional accessories with the bike such as a tall windscreen, saddlebags and a backrest for the pillion rider to make it more adorable and pleasing.
The bike is powered by a 678cc, liquid-cooled engine that comes mated to a five-speed gearbox and uses wet multiplate clutch assembly to belt drive the rear wheels. The mill develops a peak power of 57.66bhp at 8,000rpm with a maximum torque of 57Nm at 6,000rpm. The four-stroke, DOHC, 90-Degree, V-twin engine employs a high-performance fuel injection system and has a bore x stroke ratio of 81.53mm x 65mm. With this arrangement, the bike sprints from 0 to 100kmph in 7 seconds and hits a top speed of 175kmph.
Hyosung ST7 progresses on 120/80 16 60W front and 170/80 15 77 W rear tubeless tyres equipped with robust alloy wheels. The stopping power is provided by 300mm hydraulic disc brake at the front and 270mm hydraulic disc brake at the rear. The suspension setup comprises of 41mm conventional telescopic forks at the front and swingarm with hydraulic spring aided shock absorbers at the rear end that make journeys smooth and comfortable.
Hyosung ST7 has a powerful headlamp at the front that gives a steady and bright beam of light illuminating the road well in dark. Furthermore, the bike receives a set of mighty disc brakes at both ends that deliver a fierce stopping power. The tubeless tyres prove handy in case of an emergency as they do not deflate instantly in case of a puncture. The chromed twin rear view mirrors look stylish and keeps the rider safe by notifying him about his surroundings. A maintenance free battery cuts down on maintenance costs, thereby giving another benefit to the rider. The Korean major has equipped the bike with above mentioned safety elements to make it a worthy companion for the streets.
Classy Old-School Body Design
Butter-Smooth and Refined Engine
Poor Fuel Economy
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