Hero Motocorp is world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles by volume. Hero started its operations in India by partnering with Honda which is a well known Japanese brand and it was known as Hero Honda. Hero bikes are known for their reliability and smooth engine with good fuel efficiency. Hero recently split from Honda and announced three new products at Delhi Auto Expo which was held earlier this year that are Hero Maestro, Hero Ignitor and Hero Passion X Pro. Hero Maestro and Hero Ignitor have been launched and recently Hero passion X Pro has also been launched. Hero has unveiled teaser pictures of new Passion X Pro which is a 110 cc commuter bike rpeviously in order to popularise the bike.
Hero Passion X Pro features a 110 cc, single cylinder, 4 – stroke, air cooled engine which is mated to a 4 – speed manual gear box with all up configuration. This 110 cc engine of Passion X Pro produces maximum power of 8.5 bhp at 7500 rpm and produces maximum torque of 8.9 Nm at 6000 rpm. Bike has some impressive and new technologies like APDV ignition. Bike has telescopic fork suspension at front and twin spring shocks at rear. Braking is performed through a single disc at front and drum brake at rear. Instrument panel Hero Passion X Pro is a mix of both digital and analog meters, it also has service due light indicator as well. This bike also features stylish multi focal head lamps which gives efficient lighting in dark conditions. Bike sports a new petrol tank which gives sporty looks to the bike and also has extended side scoops on petrol tank. Passion X Pro is very fuel efficient bike, it offers impressive fuel efficiency of 70 kmpl.
Tyres of Hero Passion X Pro are tubeless and provide excellent road grip and wheels are of alloy type. It is also equipped with a maintenance free battery. This bike is a upgraded version of Hero Honda Passion which was very popular and sold in good volumes. Hero Passion X Pro will face competition from Honda Dream Yuga and Bajaj Discover which have already acquired a big chunk of commuter segment bikes. Hero Passion X Pro pictures have been unveiled, bike looks good and promising. Passion X Pro will come in six vibrant color schemes. Hero Passion X Pro price will be around Rs. 52,000 ex – showroom in Delhi, prices may vary according to states. Yamaha Ray comes with 4-stroke engine.