Live Updates: Hero unveils more than a dozen innovations

October 10, 2013 01:12 PM by BikeWale Team
Live Updates: Hero unveils more than a dozen innovations

Flaked for not having its own R&D setup in India, Hero Motocorp has surprised the industry by offering not one, but more than a dozen new upgrades.

Pawan Munjal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Hero Motocorp announced the new focus, the new buzzword of turning itself into an innovation driven company.  

“Innovation, Technology, Youth & Speed – these are the key buzzwords at New Hero. It has just been over two years since we commenced our solo journey, and in such a short span of time, we have made significant upgradation of our existing line-up, incorporating next generation technology and features. As the market leader, this is also a reiteration of our capability to develop indigenous technologies, and catapult to an era of technologically superior and aesthetically appealing, youthful two-wheelers. 

“This is, however, just the beginning. Innovation is a way of life at New Hero, and I have given complete freedom to our young engineers to think beyond the conventional and give shape to their ideas. Come Auto Expo in February next year, and we will be showcasing yet another range of two-wheelers on new platforms.”

The following "Innovations" and product refreshes have been unveiled till now

1. The new Splendor iSmart technology with i3S (Idle Stop and Start System) 

2. The new 100cc Pleasure with an inteligent "Integrated Braking System"

3. The new 150cc Xtreme with an Electronic Immobiliser  

4. A re styled, tweaked Karizma ZMR 
5. A re styled, and tweaked Karizma
Apart from these offerings, HMCL also showcased a series of refreshes and variants of existing platforms that include the new 100-cc HF Dawn & HF Deluxe with side stand indicator and clear winkers; the New 100-cc Splendor Pro & 125-cc Super Splendor with new graphics, dial design and side stand indicator among others.
Adding zing to the exiting line-up - The new Splendor Pro will come with new carrier and new rear cowl; improved ergonomics on seat; dazzling graphics and black alloy wheels.
Next addition will be the new 100cc Passion Pro with impressive features such as side-stand indicator; service reminder and stylish all-black saree guard. It will be available with new graphics, new dial design and new body colour among other exterior enhancements.
As a distinct addition to the series, HMCL unveiled the HF Deluxe Eco with stylised air foils on leg guards and stylish aero mirrors which helps in lowering the air resistance at higher speeds. Moreover, it is equipped with tyres with low rolling friction.
The company also presented the new Glamour & Glamour FI with fresh racy graphics and dial design.
Check out more details of the refrehed Hero MotoCorp products below.
Image source: Overdrive

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