- Hero Super Splendor BS6 is available in two variants
- Power and torque figures on the BS6 bike are higher than the BS4 model
- Features all-new chassis, longer travel suspension and an improved ground clearance
Hero MotoCorp has updated its product portfolio with the launch of the Super Splendor BS6. The base (Self-Drum Alloy wheel) version is available at Rs 67,300 while the higher-spec model (Self-Disc Alloy wheel) is priced at Rs 70,800. The BS4 motorcycle, in comparison, was available in a single variant and it was sold at Rs 60,700.
(Prices mentioned above are ex-showroom Delhi)
Mechanical specifications on the Super Splendor BS6 include a 125cc, fuel-injected motor with XSens Technology that makes 10.73bhp at 7,500rpm and 10.6Nm at 6,000rpm. The engine is paired to a five-speed gearbox instead of a four-speed transmission from the BS4 bike. The company has retained the i3S technology on the BS6 model.
Apart from updating the motor, the company has also tweaked the dimensions and the suspension travel on the new model. The Hero Super Splendor BS6 is underpinned by an all-new and rigid diamond frame that is claimed to deliver improved manoeuvrability and a plush ride. The suspension travel has increased by 15mm at the front and 7.5mm at the back. Key dimensions such as the ground clearance stand at 180mm, which is 30mm higher than its predecessor. The seat, too, is longer by 45mm than the BS4 bike.
Hero MotoCorp has also updated the braking setup, and the Super Splendor is now available with a 240mm disc at the front. The lower-spec model comes with 130mm drum brakes on both wheels. The safety net on the Super Splendor BS6 comprises of CBS tech.
The updated colour palette comprises of an all-new Metallic Nexus Blue variant along with the Glaze Black, Heavy Grey, and Candy Blazing Red.