Hero HX250R spied for the first time in India – Should we expect a festive season launch?

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The hitherto-250cc Kawasaki Ninja has graduated to the 300cc segment now, while the new quarter-litre Yamaha never made it to Indian shores, also usurped by another 300-odd cc motorcycle. But the Honda CBR250R will not be left alone in the 250cc segment as the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer’s former partner, now known as Hero MotoCorp, is almost […]

Hero HX250R’s launch delayed further due to EBR’s bankruptcy


So if you’ve been waiting for the Hero HX250R to arrive at your local dealership, it isn’t happening until your wall finds a new calendar for the next year. Hero Motocorp might be the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world by volume, however, the company’s plan to come out with a truly international quarter liter motorcycle […]

EBR closure has no impact on the Hero HX 250R and the 620cc Hastur

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Hero Motocorp owned a substantial share in Eric Buell Racing, which has now closed its business operations in the United States. Apparently, EBR had a major role in the development of the HX 250R and the Hastur, Hero’s truly global performance products which were first showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo in Delhi. Well the […]

Hero Motorcorp to launch HX250R soon, is working on a 250cc Impulse


If rumors floating around the internet are true, the Hero HX250R could witness launch soon. While that doesn’t really come across as much of a surprise, as they did showcase the successor to the Karizma at the 2014 Auto Expo. There’s another rumor though which could come across as a pleasant surprise. According to a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Hero MotoCorp HX250R to be launched in first quarter of next financial year

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If you are among those (including us) who are eagerly awaiting the Hero HX250R, you are in for some disappointment. We learn from our sources that Hero MotoCorp is in no mood to introduce the HX250R before the next financial year i.e. April 2015- March 2016. The HX250R has been jointly developed by Hero MotoCorp and […]

2015 Hero HX250R: Things you need to know

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Everybody’s a little excited about the eagerly anticipated 2015 Hero HX250R. It graced the floors recently at the Erik Buell Racing booth at the AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida, from where Motorcycle.com gathered some pointers. • With design and development work aided by American sports bike major Erik Buell Racing (Hero Motorcorp being a minority stakeholder […]

Upcoming entry level performance motorcycles in India

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Motorcycling in India has evolved from commuting oriented compulsion to a passion driven hobby. The options have increased as more and more manufacturers are making a beeline for the lucrative two-wheeler market of the country.  While we are still some miles away from the liter class sportsbikes becoming ubiquitous on our roads, people are finally willing to […]

Hero HX250R Launch to Happen in November


At the Auto Expo 2014, Hero Motorcorp introduced their top-of-the-line HX250R motorcycle. Now, according to a report, Hero will be launching the new motorcycle in the month of November. The Hero HX250R is powered by a brand new 249cc, 4 stroke single cylinder DOHC, liquid cooled motor which churns out 31 PS of max power […]

Hero HX 250R vs Honda CBR250R — The exes meet and how!

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It was way back in 2010 when Hero Honda, easily India’s most successful two wheelers partnership in the history of Indian Motorcycle market, decided to part ways. Soon, Hero was seen forming ties with quite a few internationally acclaimed manufacturers, most noteworthy of them being the Erik Buell Racing (EBR). Honda, on the other hand, […]

Upcoming Hero bikes in India 2014-2015 [HX250R, RNT, Dash, Leap, Xtreme Sports]

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Words- Nitika Gulati Hero MotoCorp seems to have finally woken up to the call of several performance bike lovers of our country and have decided to come up with new models/proper model revamps instead of introducing yet another colour scheme for his existing product. Here is a list of upcoming Hero models that could very […]

Upcoming bikes in India: Six really exciting bikes that will be priced below INR 2.5 Lakhs


Words: Nitika Gulati As we’ve been saying, Indian performance bike segment is fast heating up and we have some really exciting bikes that are headed to us. While we’ve been regular with reporting about most of such bikes coming our way, here is a small recap of sorts that gives you important details of six […]