Hero Passion: Hero MotoCorp revised a part of their commuter bike collection by introducing the 2018 Passion Pro and Passion XPro in India. The Passion Pro has got a price tag of Rs 53,189, whereas the Passion XPro variant will be available at Rs 54,189. Both the variants costs are ex-showroom, Delhi. Both the brand new bikes are packed in for having Hero’s domination in the 100-110cc concept which holds more than 75% of the stock market. The latest Hero Passion duo will lock horns against the popularity of the TVS Victor, Honda Dream line-up and the newly released Bajaj Discover 110.
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Hero Splendor has a wide range of customers which is also a commuter bike line-up. On the other hand, the previous Passion has indeed made an excellent work with businesses of more than 15.7 million units. The Hero Passion is a modern choice over the Hero Splendor. The company has given great design and execution to the latest bikes similar to the previous models. So, these could also become successful variants in the current market position. It has replaced the analog unit and is outfitted with all digital-analog instrument console including side stand indicator.
The company has also enhanced the older 97cc engine and the latest bikes are powered by a 110cc TOD (Torque on Demand) engine which delivers a peak power of 7.0 (9.4) kW (PS) at 7500 rpm and peak torque of 9.0 Nm at 5500 rpm. It makes a 0-60 km/h average of 7.45 seconds. The latest 110cc featured motorcycles have been implemented with Hero’s i3S (Idle-Stop-Start System) technology that benefits in improving the fuel efficiency of the vehicle. The latest bikes are developed in five shades variants which are sports red, black monotone, force silver, heavy grey metallic and frost blue metallic. The innovative Passion Pro is prepared with dual brake versions which includes drum brakes on both ends or front disc brake (optional).
As we all know, the previous Passion XPro was first released in the year 2012, however, it failed to acquire a good response from the enthusiasts. the company stopped the production of a Honda-sourced motor 110cc bikes from the Dream line-up. The 2018 Hero Passion XPro is similar to the latest Passion Pro, however, receives energetic and sporty design, along with a LED tail-light. Some additional features are a frame, brakes, suspension, and engine. Below are the detailed specs of Passion XPro.
Passion X Pro
|Type||Air Cooled, 4- Stroke Single Cylinder OHC|
|Max. Power||7 kW @ 7500rpm|
|Max. Torque||9 Nm @ 5500rpm|
|Bore x Stroke||53 x 49.5 mm|
|Ignition||Self (with i3s) & kick|
|Clutch||Multi-Plate Wet Clutch|
|Gearbox||4-Speed Constant Mesh|
|Frame||Tubular Double Cradle|
|Front||Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers|
|Rear||Swing Arm with 5-Step Adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorbers|
|Front Brake Disc||240 mm|
|Front Brake Drum||130 mm|
|Rear Brake Drum||130 mm|
|Tyre Size Front||2.75|
|Tyre Size Rear||3|
|Battery||12 V – 3Ah (MF Battery)|
|Head Lamp||12 V-35 W / 35 W- Halogen Bulb (Multi-Reflector Type)|
|Tail/Stop Lamp||12 V-5 / 21 W (Multi-Reflector)|
|Saddle Height||790 mm|
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||9.2 Litre|
|Kerb Weight||117 kg|