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Have you seen this before...Hyosung Motorcycles?

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by beansbaxter, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. Has anyone seen this yet? Looks alot like an SV650. Hyosung is one of the largest and most respected companies in South Korea, and was founded in 1952. Hyosung Motors & Machinery Inc was established in 1978 as a motorcycle manufacturer. In 1979 a technical tie up was established with Suzuki Motor Corp of Japan for producing Suzuki models for some Asian markets. Hyosung established its own R&D centre in 1986 to develop models under the Hyosung brand for export to global markets under the banner "Made by Hyosung, Ridden by The World". 12% of staff are engaged in R&D to keep pace with aggressive development of new models suitable for export markets. Hyosung produce some models that carry a Japanese brand name that are exported worldwide, and components produced by Hyosung can be found on several other brands of motorcycles.

  2. Guff

    Guff Forum Admin Staff Member

    You would think with that much R&D going into it they would have created something with more eye appeal. :wink: Are they going to be hitting US markets anytime soon?


  3. jezterr

    jezterr Retired Admin

    is this a 1 cylinder engine? what's with the single header?
  4. It's a twin...

    Looks more like a cross between a gsxr, a sv650, and a bandit... one ugly kid.