Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter unveiled: Images, Specs and Details

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Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter 2014

In a spate of unveilings today and sending a shockwave across the two wheeler market particularly with the HX250R, Hero Motocorp also unveiled the Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter.

Powered by lithium-ion batteries, the Hero Leap is mated to a 8kw Permanent Magnet AC (PMAC) Electric Traction Motor with an on-board generator set that is powered by a new fuel injected 124cc engine that delivers max torque of 6nm right from 0 rpm. Hero claims that the flat acceleration curve is better than other petrol scooters in the market. The top speed is an impressive 100 kph albeit while running with the range extender.

hero leap belt drive

A heavy duty fibre reinforced toothed belt transfers power from the motors to the rear wheel. The belt is claimed to adjustment and maintenance free and designed to last till the life of the vehicle.

Hero Leap Electric Scooter

Held together by a steel tubular frame, the battery and traction motor are positioned lower for better COG and handling. The swingarm is mounted directly to the electric motor case pivot eliminating tension on the belt during suspension travel.

hero leap disc brake

The Hero Leap comes with an FEA (Finite Element Analysis) wheel design is stated to be lightweight while at the same time offering better load carrying capacity and handling. Braking duties are handled by a multi-piston 240mm disc braking system at the front in addition to the regenerative braking offered by the traction motor. At the rear is a conventional 130mm drum brake.

Hero Leap Projector headlight

hero leap tail light

The lighting systems are complete LED with the headlight being offered with a Hi/Low beam in a single projector.

Now that looks an impressive tech-laden scoot. Hero Leap Technical Specifications in detail as below:

TypeA serial hybrid scooter powered by lithium-ion batteries and an 8kW electric traction motor with an on-board generator set powered by an extremely efficient all new 124cc engine.
TransmissionBelt drive, direct from motor to rear wheel
SuspensionFront: Telescopic Hydraulic Shock AbsorbersRear: Unit Swing with spring loaded hydraulic dampers
BrakesFront: 240 mm Dia Disc Rear: 130 mm Dia. Drum
Wheel and TyresFront: 13 x 2.50, Alloy wheel with 110 / 70 x 13 tyre Rear: 11 x 3.50 , Alloy wheel with 120 / 70 x 11 tyre
BatteryLithium Ion Battery
Head lampLED type
Position LampLED type
Tail / stop lampLED type
Length1884 mm
Width850 mm
Height1162 mm
Wheelbase1347 mm
Ground clearance140 mm
Kerb weight140 kgs
Fuel tank capacity3   Ltrs  ( Min )

Do check out the Hero Leap Image Gallery on the NEXT PAGE

hero leap dashboard
hero leap disc brake
Hero Leap Electric Scooter
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Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter 124cc
Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter 2014
Hero Leap Projector headlight
Hero Leap Scooter
hero leap tail light
hero leap belt drive

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