Hero Honda lunched the new generation CD Deluxe, an affordable bike aimed at normal Indian commuters. The bike received both technical and styling upgrades. Honda’s engineers have also spent a lot of time to improve the bike’s ergonomics, so the new generation offers a more comfortable riding position.
The new bike is offered in two versions, namely the Hero Honda CD Deluxe Spoke and Hero Honda CD Deluxe Alloy. Both models are available in seven colors including golden stripes, candy Tahitian blue, black with yellow stripes, amaranth maroon, cloud silver, cool mint green or maybe in the style of candy blazing red.
The bike is powered by an air cooled, 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC engine with a displacement of 97.2 cc. The engine delivers a maximum power of 5.74 kW (7.8 Ps) at 7500 rpm and 0.82 Kg-m (8.04 N-m) of torque at 4500 rpm.
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The Hero Honda Glamour has received a series of upgrades to keep it up with today’s standards. This facelift is pretty significant as the bike has received both styling and technical modifications.
For the starters the 125 cc engine is now paired with ASFS (advanced swirl flow induction system) which helps it deliver better performances and a more generous range. The maximum power is rated at 6.72 KW (9BHP) @ 7000 RPM, while the peak torque is rated at 10.35 N-m @ 4000 RPM.
On the other hand, the bike has received a new front fairing, body, and stripes. The front mudguard design is also worthy of being mentioned as it features a dual-tone theme. Other highlights of the new Hero Honda Glamour include the stylish visor and headlights, the edgy new muffler cover and the new aerodynamic air scoop shrouds.
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Hero Honda launched an improved version of its CD-Down model which is one of the cheapest bikes in its class.
The 2012 Hero Honda CD Dawn comes with a 97.2cc, air cooled, 4 stroke, single cylinder, OHC engine. Compared to the old unit, the new engine received a series of tweaks which raised its power output to 7.7 hp at 7500 rpm and 7.55 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. Power is sent to the wheels through a 4 speed gearbox. Other technical highlights include CDI ignition and handle lock instead of ignition lock.
The ride quality is assured by front telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers and a rear 2-step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber.
As far as design goes, the new Hero Honda CD-Dow can be easily recognized thanks to its new side cover, sporty graphics and the body color front fender.
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Hero Honda updated its popular Splendor Plus model. The new bike features a fresh design language, modern alloys, new graphics and new colors. One of the most striking visual modifications is the new front cowl which gives the bike a more aggressive look. We also like the sporty rear end which enhances its modern look. On the other hand the instrument panel looks a bit dated for today’s standards, but at least its offers a good read and incorporates vital stats such as the fuel indicator and speedometer.
The Splendor Plus continues to offer the same comfortable seat found at the previous model and it also keeps the same handlebar configuration.
The bike is built on a strong tubular double cradle frame and has a wide 1230mm wheelbase which provides smooth and safety riding.
Power comes from an air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder, OHC engine with a displacement of 97.2 cc and a peak power of 7.5 Ps at 8000 rpm.
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The all new Hero Honda Splendor Pro has arrived with bolder looks and the appearance of a bike that carries similar styling dynamics to the older versions of the Splendor.
The new Splendor Pro is about as stylish as a bike can get for this segment. The sleek body graphics add some appeal to the bike while the front and rear face give off the same feel of a sports bike. The bike’s front cowl sports stylish graphics that enhance the bike’s sporty appeal as well.
In addition to the impressive looks, the Hero Honda Splendor Pro is also a very economical bike, an important characteristic for a bike in the Indian market.
It also has 11 liters of fuel tank capacity along with one liter of fuel reserve.
Finally, the Splendor Pro is powered by a 97.2 cc air-cooled, four-stroke single-cylinder OHC engine that produces 8 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 8.04 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm.
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When you have a bike that’s being described as "splendorful," you know the people behind it are doing a great marketing job for the product. Not that the Hero Honda Splendor NXG needs publicity help because it’s already "splendorful" enough on its own.
Designed with new graphics and stickers that complement the bike’s basic body shape, the new Splendor NXG was given aesthetic and aerodynamic touches to improve it’s overall fuel efficiency, as well as its reliability and low cost maintenance. The facelift done on the Splendor NXG highlights the strengths of the bike’s redesign, complete with an attractive meter console and visor, black alloy wheels, and clear lens winkers. These features make it more appealing to a whole new market of motorcycle enthusiasts in India.
As far as performance is concerned, the Hero Honda Splendor NXG comes packed with a pretty impressive powertrain that features a 97.2cc air-cooled, four-stroke single cylinder OHC engine that produces 7.8 horsepower at 7,500 RPM and 8.04 Nm of torque at 4,500 RPM.
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If passion were manifested in a bike, that’s what the Passion Pro is all about, making it one of strongest and most popular bikes in the Indian two-wheeler market.
In terms of style, the Passion Pro comes with a design that speaks to its sleek shape and aggressive looks. It comes available in a whole blend of exciting colors, including Black & Sport Red, Vibrant Blue, Force Silver, Sports Red, Black & Frost Blue, and Palace Maroon. Plenty of new technologies have also been fitted into the Passion Pro, including a new digital-analog speedometer, a stylish visor with black-tinted windscreen & clear–lens indicator, a radical twin bulb tall light, and new custom graphics.
More than just its looks, the Passion Pro is complemented by a very powerful and efficient 97.2 cc air-cooled, 4-stroke, single cylinder OHC engine that produces an impressive 7.8 horsepower at 7,500 RPM and 8.04 Nm of peak torque at 4,500 RPM.
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Hero Honda feels so strongly about this bike that they apparently had no problems calling it the Super Splendor. Then again, the motorcycle company is always looking at improving its product line, which explains why they have taken to great lengths to improve the Super Splendor model past its rather optimistic name.
Designed and developed to be better than ever before, the 2012 Super Splendor carries plenty of improvements, highlighted by a new 125cc "Quantum Core" engine that delivers the best fuel efficiency in the Hero MotoCorp family. This powertrain is capable of hitting 9 horsepower at 7,000 RPM and 10.35 Nm at 4,000 RPM with an impressive top speed of 56 miles per hour.
On top of its engine credentials, the Super Splendor also boasts of a Trip-Meter that measures distance during travel, a peephole to check the engine oil level, a large utility box, a broad muffler with its own heat shield, a multi-reflector headlight and tail-light, a translucent visor, and a pass switch & push cancel indicator switch.
The combination of new engine and new technology has allowed the Super Splendor to live up to its name. Not that it should make a whole lot of difference because the bike is already stellar in its own regard.
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