DSK Hyosung Aquila 250 limited edition launched

DSK Hyosung has launched a new limited edition version of it entry level cruiser, the Aquila 250. This new edition will be limited to only a 100 units and will be priced at Rs 2.94 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi.

What is new?

The main reason for this limited edition is the new colour options the bike has on offer. So you will have three new colour options. They comprise of a matte green shade, a carbon black one and a desert brown one. These colours are the main reason behind the launch of the special edition. There are no other visual updates on the bike, save for the new colour. The normal model is offered in three colours too. You can have it in black, blue and red if you don’t want to opt for this special edition.

Mechanically?

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No, there will no change mechanically to the Aquila. The bike will continue to be powered by the same 249 cc, oil cooled V-twin, 4-stroke engine that produces 26.21 Bhp and 9500 rpm and 21 Nm at 7000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed constant mesh transmission, similar to what is offered on the normal Aquila. The bike sports disc brakes up front and drums at the rear. The bike has a kerb weight of 179 kg. It has a 14 liter fuel tank and sits on 16 inch rims up front and 15 inch ones at the back.

The Aquila is imported as a CKD (completely knocked down) unit and assembled at Hyosung’s facility in Wai, Maharashtra. The place is near Pune.

History?

The Aquila was first introduced over a decade ago in India by Kinetic Motors. Since there weren’t too many options at that time, the bike well and they managed to immediately sell all the units that they had imported. The bike was later phased out which left existing customers hunting for serivce centers and spare parts for their bikes.