January 29 2004. Hyosung's new 650 vee-twin Comet is priced at £3900, importers Bavanar have confirmed. Also new from the ambitious Korean factory is the RT125 urban commuter model, matching its air-cooled four stroke power unit with a five-speed gear cluster and retailing at £1950. First deliveries due here in March.

Raja Narayan is also asking opinions on the ultra competitive GF125, another air-cooled four stroke with five speeds and priced to retail at £1800. Look at the bike on www.bavanar.com and talk to the amiable Raja about an agency on 0208 665 9994.