The 2018 Passion Pro gets a new part digital part-analogue instrument cluster with the digital unit displaying the odometer, fuel gauge and speedometer along with a side-stand indicator. It is also available in five new paint options- black, red, silver, grey and blue.
Meanwhile, the Passion Xpro also gets a new digi-analogue instrument console as the Passion Pro. The bike gets a edgy fuel tank extensions and a sharper rear section that now houses an LED tail lamp. It also gets tubeless tyres, that the Passion Pro misses out on. The bike is available in five dual tone shades- red with black, silver with black, blue with black and grey with black.
Powering both bikes is a 109cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 9.4bhp and 9Nm of torque. Hero claims that that engine is 12 per cent more powerful than the previous model whose power output stood at 8.3bhp and 8.05Nm of torque. Both bikes also benefit from the manufacturer's i3s (idle stop-start) system.
The Passion Pro and Passion Xpro compete against the Honda Livo, Bajaj Platina, TVS Victor and the Yamaha Saluto RX in the Indian market.