Hero MotoCorp will be adding a new motorcycle to their Indian product portfolio this week. Set for a launch on 14th of this month, the bike is said to be an ‘all-new’ product from the auto-maker. Hero MotoCorp has not mentioned the name of the motorcycle that will be out of the wraps, but they have dropped a hint about a very important feature of the bike. The company has used the ‘iSmart hashtag with their invites that suggests the upcoming bike will be the new Hero MotoCorp Splendor 110 iSmart. A week ago, the updated Splendor was spotted at a dealership and a bunch of spyshots of the same had surfaced.
The Splendor 110 iSmart was unveiled at the 2016 Auto Expo that was held in Delhi NCR earlier this year. The bike is claimed to be the first ever motorcycle developed ground up by Hero MotoCorp’s own R&D team. It gets an all-new 110cc air cooled engine assisted by the iSmart tech. The chassis and frame that houses the 4-stroke engine is also new. The engine is capable of delivering a 8.9 Bhp at 7,500 rpm and a peak torque of 9 Nm hits in at 5,500 rpm. The power is sent to the rear wheel with the help of a 4-speed gearbox.
The current Splendor iSmart is powered by a 97.2cc engine that makes 8.24 Bhp at 8,000 rpm and 8.05 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm. It retails for INR 49,887 for the spoke wheel variant and INR 50,887 for the alloy wheel variant (both prices ex-showroom Mumbai). The updated Hero MotoCorp Splendor iSmart will be available for a price much higher. That’s all folks! For further details we will have to wait till 14 July, as we will cover the event live and get you the latest updates. Till then, stay tuned!