Hero Bikes to Choose || Specifications, Features, And Summary16 min read
- Hero Glamour BS6
Hero MotoCorp has launched the Glamour Blaze special edition motorcycle at Rs 72,200. It gets a new silver and fluorescent livery and a USB charger. The Hero Glamour BS6 can be considered as an all-new motorcycle. Other than a new, greener motor, the Glamour BS6 gets a new 5-speed gearbox, a new frame, updated suspension, and a wider rear tire. It also gets minor cosmetic updates in the form of new two-tone paint schemes and new graphics.
Hero Glamour BS6 Specifications
The Hero Glamour BS6 gets a new 125cc fuel-injected motor. It delivers 11PS at 7,500rpm and 10.6Nm at 6,000rpm. That’s 0.69PS and 0.4Nm less than the BS4 fuel-injected Glamour. The new motor also gets a crawl function that bumps up rpm at crawling speeds to prevent the motor from stalling. It also gets i3S to start-stop technology now. While the BS4 Glamour had a 4-speed gearbox, the BS6 version gets a new 5-speed unit.
Hero Glamour BS6 Features
The Glamour BS6 continues to use a halogen-type headlamp, LED tail lamp, and bulb-type turn indicators. It gets a semi-digital instrument console that includes a speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, and real-time mileage indicator.
Hero Glamour BS6 Variants
The Hero Glamour BS6 is available in two variants — drum (Rs 68,900) and front disc (Rs 72,400; both prices ex-showroom Delhi). While the Glamour BS6 retains the familiar bodywork, it gets 6 new color options — Black with Blue, Black with Grey, Black with Red, Black with Sports Red, Black with Techno Blue, and Candy Blazing Red. The headlamp too gets blacked-out elements while the mirror covers now come in black instead of the previous two-tone finish.
Hero Glamour BS6 Summary
|Colors||Blaze Edition, Tornado Grey, Techno Blue, Sports Red Radiant Red|
|Max Power||10.87 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Seat Height||793 mm|
|Kerb Weight||123 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Glamour BS6
|Pros of Hero Glamour BS6||New sporty looks.|
Gets a 5-speed transmission.
Rich in features.
|Cons of Hero Glamour BS6||Design still feels conservative for what is supposed to be Hero’s flagship 125cc bike.|
- Hero Splendor+ BS6
The hero has launched the Splendor+ Black and Accent variant. It gets an all-black theme that includes black alloy wheels, a black engine, and a black exhaust. Customers can also choose between 3 liveries and minor cosmetic add ons at a small premium.
The updated Splendor Plus is available in three variants: kick with alloy wheel, self start with alloy wheel, and self start with alloy wheel and i3S. To help differentiate it from the BS4 model, Hero has introduced a couple of new paint options. Apart from the addition of new colors, the rest of the motorcycle looks similar to the older model. The hero has carried forward the i3S feature to the BS6 model as well.
Hero Splendor Plus BS6 Specifications
The Hero Splendor Plus is powered by the iconic 97.2cc air-cooled, single-cylinder ‘Sloper’ engine. This tried-and-tested unit puts out 8PS of power and 8.05Nm of torque, which is 0.36PS less than before with torque on par. A trusty double downtube cradle frame holds everything together, suspended on a conventional telescopic fork and twin preload-adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers. Stopping hardware comprises 130mm drum brakes at both ends, though we wish a front disc was on offer. 18-inch wheels at both ends are standard fanfare in this segment. With its 9.8-liter fuel tank full, the Splendor Plus BS6 weighs 110kg in kick-start form and 112kg in self-start form.
Hero Splendor Plus BS6 Features
This being a basic commuter motorcycle, the features list isn’t very vast. You get alloy wheels as standard across all variants, an optional electric start system, and the option of Hero’s patented i3S stop-start system to help keep fuel consumption as low as possible. A CBS system is standard and the rear suspension is preload-adjustable. Instrumentation continues to be a fully analog affair.
Hero Splendor Plus BS6 Variants
The top-of-the-line variant gets the electric start as well as the i3S stop-start system but will set you back by Rs 63,110. If you forfeit the i3S but keep the electric starter, the Splendor Plus will cost you Rs 61,900, while the base variant with kick start and no i3S costs Rs 59,600.
Hero Splendor Plus BS6 Summary
|Colors||Black And Accent In Firefly Golden, Black And Accent In Bumble Bee Yellow, Black And Accent In Bettle Red, Heavy Grey With Green, Black With Sport Red, Black With Silver Black With Purple|
|Max Power||8.02 PS @8000 rpm|
|Seat Height||785 mm|
|Kerb Weight||112 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Splendor Plus BS6
|Pros of Hero Splendor Plus BS6||Extremely frugal|
Low seat height and light weight make maneuvering at tight spots easy.
|Cons of Hero Splendor Plus BS6||The design feels rather old now.|
No disc brake even as an option
- Hero HF Deluxe BS6
The Hero HF Deluxe is one of the brand’s best-selling motorcycles in the Indian market, racking up consistently high sales numbers over the years. This no-nonsense commuter motorcycle has finally been updated to comply with the BS6 emission norms.
The BS6 Hero HF Deluxe is around Rs 8,500 more expensive than its BS4 counterpart, variant-for-variant. The Hero HF Deluxe BS6 base variant is priced at Rs 55,925 and the top-spec self start with alloy wheels and i3S technology will set you back by Rs 57,250 (both, ex-showroom Delhi).
Hero HF Deluxe BS6 Specifications
The Hero HF Deluxe BS6 is powered by 8.02PS at 800rpm and 8.05Nm at 6000rpm. In comparison, the BS4 Hero HF Deluxe produces 0.34PS less at the same rpm. Interestingly, the peak torque is the same as the BS6 model but it arrives at 1000rpm earlier. The engine works in conjunction with a 4-speed transmission. The Hero HF Deluxe BS6 is built on a double-cradle frame with a telescopic front fork and twin rear shock absorbers. Brakes include a 130mm drum with a combined braking system and the alloy wheels are shod with tubeless tires on both ends. The motorcycle tips the scales at 109kg for the kick-start variant and 112kg for the self-start model.
Hero HF Deluxe BS6 Features
The Hero HF Deluxe BS6 top-end variant features an idle Stop-Start System, which shuts off the motor when it is idling for a while in traffic. The engine comes back to life once the clutch lever is pulled. This feature can be turned off via a switch on the right side of the handlebar. The motorcycle comes with an analog instrument cluster and a halogen headlamp. As far as safety features are concerned, it gets a combined braking system as standard.
Hero HF Deluxe BS6 Variants
The Hero HF Deluxe has always been a conservatively-styled motorcycle and the BS6 Hero HF Deluxe is no different, save for the new color schemes and graphics. It does look slightly better than the long-in-the-tooth Hero Splendor. The bikini fairing is complemented by a conventionally designed fuel tank with a handy toolbox located below. The long single-piece seat is amply cushioned and the motorcycle gets a single-piece grab rail for the pillion.
Hero HF Deluxe BS6 Summary
|Colors||Techno Blue, Heavy Grey With Green, Heavy Grey With Black, Black With Red Black With Purple|
|Max Power||8.02 PS @8000 rpm|
|Seat Height||805 mm|
|Kerb Weight||112 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero HF Deluxe BS6
|Pros of Hero HF Deluxe BS6||Good reliability.|
|Cons of Hero HF Deluxe BS6||No front disc even as an option.|
- Super Splendor BS6
The Hero Super Splendor BS6 is an all-new 125cc motorcycle. Besides an all-new fuel-injected motor, the Super Splendor gets a new 5-speed gearbox, new frame, longer travel suspension, and an optional disc brake. It also gets a new headlamp, new tail lamp, and new bodywork. Pricing for the new Super Splendor BS6 starts at Rs 67,300, a Rs 5,500 premium over the BS4 version.
Hero Super Splendor BS6 Specifications
Power comes from an all-new fuel-injected BS6 compliant motor. The 124.cc unit delivers 10.87PS at 7500rpm and 10.6Nm at 6000rpm. That is 0.41PS and 0.4Nm less than the BS4 Super Splendor. Hero claims the new motor is more fuel-efficient and reliable now. The other major addition is a new 5-speed gearbox. Its extra 5th gear should help the motor run more relaxed at highway speeds. The Hero Super Splendor BS6 gets a new diamond type frame. While it retains the same suspension setup, the forks offer 15mm longer travel while the twin shock absorbers have 7.5mm longer travel. At 180mm, ground clearance is up by 18.3mm. and curb weight has dropped by 3kg to 122kg now.
Hero Super Splendor BS6 Features
Being a more affordable 125cc commuter, the Super Splendor gets a halogen headlamp with bulb type tail lamp and bulb type turn indicators. It gets a redesigned three-pod instrument console whose basic layout includes a speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer, and telltale lights. It also gets i3S start-stop tech and a bank angle sensor that switches off the motorcycle if it falls to its side.
Hero Super Splendor BS6 Variants
While the BS4 Super Splendor was available in just one variant, the Super Splendor BS6 gets an additional disc brake variant. The drum brake version costs Rs 67,300 while the disc brake variant costs Rs 70,800 (both prices ex-showroom Delhi).
The hero has given the new Super Splendor BS6 a complete makeover. It gets a new slimmer headlamp, a larger tail lamp, and new bodywork. The seat too is 45mm longer. Other minor cosmetic updates include new graphics and one new color. While the BS4 Super Splendor was available in five colors, the Super Splendor BS6 is available in four new colors — the existing Candy Blazing Red, Glaze Black, and Heavy Grey and the new Nexus Blue paint schemes.
Hero Super Splendor BS6 Summary
|Colors||Nexus Blue, Heavy Grey, Glaze Black Candy Blazing Red|
|Max Power||10.8 PS @ 7000 rpm|
|Seat Height||799 mm|
|Kerb Weight||123 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Super Splendor BS6
|Pros of Hero Super Splendor BS6||Finally gets a 5-speed transmission.|
Offers better ground clearance than before.
|Cons of Hero Super Splendor BS6||Conservative design|
- Hero Destini 125 BS6
The hero has increased the asking price of its entry-level 125cc scooter — the Destini 125 — by up to Rs 1,100. The sheet metal wheels version now retails at Rs 66,310 while the alloy wheels variant is priced at Rs 69,700 (ex-showroom).
Apart from some minor cosmetic updates such as a new paint scheme, LED DRLs, and a new 3D logo, the rest of the styling remains unchanged from the BS4 scooter. The 125cc motor is now fuel-injected and makes 9.12PS and 10.4Nm — 0.12PS less and 0.2Nm more than the BS4 model.
What’s more, it also features Hero’s i3S start-stop technology to save fuel too! The Destiny 125 gets an optional front disc brake on the top-spec variant, while Hero’s Integrated Braking System – a rudimentary feature in most scooters these days – will be offered as standard.
Hero Destini 125 BS6 Specifications
Powering the Destini 125 is a new 124.6cc single-cylinder engine which produces 8.8PS at 7500rpm and 10.2Nm at 5000rpm. The powerplant works in conjunction with a CVT unit. Hero claims this engine makes 17 percent higher torque and 9 percent higher power than the existing 110cc scooter, the Duet. The frame is suspended on telescopic front forks and a rear hydraulic shock absorber. The 10-inch wheels are shod with 90-section Ceat tubeless tires. The hero has also equipped the scooter with an Integrated Braking System.
Hero Destini 125 BS6 Features
The Hero Destini 125’s design language is similar to the current-gen 110cc Duet. The hero has gone for a more sober look compared to the other newly launched 125cc scooters in the country. There are two variants: LX and VX. The top-end VX variant comes with a large chrome chest on the apron, dual-tone seat cover, chrome garnishing on the side body panels, and alloy wheels. The scooter is available in red, bronze, white, and black color options. The entry-level LX version on the other hand misses out on these features and instead comes with a single-tone seat cover, silver garnishing on the apron, and steel wheels. Instrumentation is an analog-digital combo unit, with the digital inset displaying the fuel gauge, trip meter, odometer readings, and service indicator.
Hero Destini 125 BS6 Variants
You also get a side-stand indicator apart from the tell-tale lights. The VX variant comes with the standard mobile phone charging port and boot light. Both variants of the scooter get an external fuel filler which is accessible via the ignition key slot. For the first time on a scooter, Hero is offering i3S as standard in the Destini 125. The system switches off the engine if it idles for more than 5 seconds and switches it back on when one of the brake levers are pulled and the throttle is opened. The company claims this feature can improve fuel efficiency.
Hero Destini 125 BS6 Summary
|Standard Warranty||5 Years|
|Colors||Pearl Silver White, Panther Black, Noble Red, Matt Grey Silver, Chestnut Bronze Candy Blazing Red|
|Max Power||9.1 PS @ 7000 rpm|
|Kerb Weight||113 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Destini 125 BS6
|Pros of Hero Destini 125 BS6||Offers better ground clearance than before.|
|Cons of Hero Destini 125 BS6||Conservative design|
- Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6
Prices of the Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6 were also revised since its launch back in February 2020. The new drum brake variant is priced at Rs 69,250 while the disc brake variant now carries a sticker price of Rs 71,450. Both trims are Rs 1,500 dearer than their original launch prices. On the other hand, the Stealth edition will set you back by Rs 72,950. All prices ex-showroom Delhi.
Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6 Specifications
The 124.6cc air-cooled motor comes in i3S (carburetted) and FI trims. It’s carburetted variant gets Hero’s patented i3S start-stop technology to help make the scooter more fuel-efficient. It makes 8.83PS and 10.2Nm of torque. The Maestro Edge 125 FI is the first Indian scooter to feature fuel injection. It makes a higher 9.24PS and the same 10.2Nm of torque. Both bikes get an aromatic transmission
Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6 Features
The hero has added a new paint scheme to help differentiate it from the BS4 model. As the motor was already fuel-injected, Hero did not have to make any major changes. The slightly updated motor now makes 9.12PS and 10.4Nm — 0.12PS less and 0.2Nm more than its predecessor.
Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6 Variants
The Maestro Edge 125 gets a 775mm tall seat and weighs 110kg. The suspension setup includes telescopic forks and a single hydraulic shock absorber. The scooter gets 12-inch front and 10-inch rear alloy wheels. While the i3S variant gets drum brakes on both wheels with an optional 190mm front disc brake, the FI variant gets a standard front disc and rear drum brake. All variants get CBS as standard.
Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6 Summary
|Colors||Stealth Edition, Prismatic Purple, Pearl Fadeless White, Panther Black, Matte Vernier Grey, Matte Techno Blue, Matte Red Matte Brown|
|Max Power||9.12 PS @ 7000 rpm|
|Seat Height||775 mm|
|Kerb Weight||110 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6
|Pros of Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6||Fuel-injected motor.|
|Cons of Hero Maestro Edge 125 BS6||Conservative design|
- Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6
Hero MotoCorp has revealed prices for the Maestro Edge 110 BS6 on its official website. It is available in two variants. The 110cc scooter is priced at Rs 60,950 for the Std variant and Rs 62,450 for the top variant (both ex-showroom Delhi).
Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6 Specifications
Power comes from a fuel-injected 110.9 BS6 compliant motor that offers 8.15PS and 8.75Nm. While power output remains the same as its carburetted BS4 predecessor, peak torque has gone up by 0.05Nm. It continues to use an underbone frame, telescopic forks, and monoshock. The scooter gets 12-inch front and 10-inch rear wheels. Braking is via drum brakes at both ends. It does not get a front disc brake even as an option.
Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6 Features
The Maestro Edge 110 BS6’s feature list includes an LED tail lamp, semi-digital instrument console, all-in-one lock, boot light, under-seat USB charger, and an external fuel filler. The semi-digital instrument console gets an analog speedometer and digital readouts for fuel level, ignition, service, and side stand warning, a trip meter, and an odometer.
Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6 Variants
The 110cc BS6-compliant scooter is now available in two variants: Drum Brake Alloy Wheel FI VX and Alloy Wheel FI (Rs 60,950) and Alloy Wheel FI (Rs 62,450, both ex-showroom Delhi). For Rs 1,500 extra, the top variant gets a dual-tone paint scheme, machined alloy wheels, and a premium seat cover.
Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6 Summary
|Colors||Techno Blue, Seal Silver, Pearl Fadeless White, Panther Black, Midnight Blue Candy Blazing Red|
|Max Power||8.15 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Seat Height||775 mm|
|Kerb Weight||112 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6
|Pros of Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6||Robust build and attractive styling.|
Better mileage and a decent engine.
|Cons of Hero Maestro Edge 110 BS6||Conservative design.|
- Hero Pleasure+ BS6
With the festive period nearly upon us, Hero has launched a special version of its 110cc scooter offering called the Pleasure Plus Platinum. It features a special color, some chrome, and tan bits as well as a pillion backrest. This particular trim is priced at Rs 60,950 (ex-showroom Delhi), Rs 2,000 more than the regular alloy wheel variant.
Hero Pleasure+ BS6 Specifications
The BS6 Hero Pleasure Plus FI is powered by a 110cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine which generates 8.15PS at 7000rpm and 8.7Nm at 5500rpm. In comparison, the BS4 Pleasure Plus generates the same amount of power but it comes 500rpm earlier.
Hero Pleasure+ BS6 Features
Apart from these, the alloy wheel version also gets chrome surrounds near the headlamp. The scooter also gets chrome accents on the side panels and a chrome 3D logo. The hero has retained the same trailing link front suspension and single rear shock absorber as before. Even the 130mm drum brakes on both ends have remained untouched. Like the BS4 Hero Pleasure Plus, the Hero Pleasure Plus FI BS6 rides on 10-inch alloy or steel wheels wrapped with 90-section tires on both ends.
Hero Pleasure+ BS6 Variants
Not surprisingly, Hero claims the BS6 compliant scooter offers 10 percent better acceleration and 10 percent more mileage than the BS4 model. Peak torque remains the same and it also arrives at the same rpm as before.
Hero Pleasure+ BS6 Summary
|Colors||Platinum Black, Sporty Red, Pole Star Blue, Pearl Silver White, Midnight Black, Matte Vernier Grey, Matte Metallic Red Matte Green|
|Max Power||8.1 PS @ 7000 rpm|
|Kerb Weight||104 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Pleasure+ BS6
|Pros of Hero Pleasure+ BS6||Lightweight and features a lower saddle height.|
Features a special color.
|Cons of Hero Pleasure+ BS6||Conservative design.|
- Hero Xpulse 200T
The final piece of the puzzle has been completed with the prices of the Hero XPulse 200 BS6 finally being announced. The adventure bike will only be available in a fuel-injected avatar for Rs 1,11,790, which is Rs 6,790 dearer than the BS4 Fi variant. Bookings for the bike had begun a while back and deliveries for the XPulse 200 BS6 will commence shortly.
Hero Xpulse 200T Specifications
We had known for a while that the 199.6cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine had lost a bit of steam when it was updated to BS6 norms. The new output figures of 18.08PS and 16.45Nm are 0.32PS and 0.65Nm lower than before. Not only does the engine get a chunky cat-con now but also an oil cooler. The cooling aid was present on the original concept but didn’t make its way onto the actual bike until now. There is a stark improvement in the underpinnings of the XPulse 200 over the old Impulse. To begin with, its new tubular diamond frame is suspended by a 37mm conventional telescopic fork and seven-step preload-adjustable monoshock.
Hero Xpulse 200T Features
The circular headlamp and sleek tail lamp are LED units but the turn indicators still use conventional bulbs. A full digital dash is also present which gets smartphone connectivity. With the connected features, the dash gives call alerts, SMS alerts, turn-by-turn navigation, and other ride-related data. Crash protection is pretty basic with plastic knuckle guards, a metal base plate, and a small engine guard.
Hero Xpulse 200T Variants
The Hero XPulse 200 has quite a slim and functional design. Its tank design is an evolution of the one from the Hero Impulse. The flat seat, long front fender, the upswept end can, and wide bars give it an enduro vibe.
Hero Xpulse 200T Summary
|Colors||White, Sports Red, Panther Black, Matte Grey Matte Green|
|Max Power||18.08 PS @ 8500 rpm|
|Kerb Weight||104 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Xpulse 200T
|Pros of Hero Xpulse 200T||Light and easy to handle|
Extremely capable at off-roading
Most affordable adventure motorcycle in India.
|Cons of Hero Xpulse 200T||Needs handlebar risers for better riding ergos while standing up.|
Engine runs out of breath fairly quickly
- Hero Xtreme 200S
The hero has finally launched the Xtreme 200S BS6, with an updated and cleaner-burning engine. The 199.6cc motor now produces 18.08PS and 16.45Nm, meaning that it is 0.32PS and 0.5Nm down on its BS4 predecessor.
Hero Xtreme 200S Specifications
The Xtreme 200S BS6 is priced at Rs 1,15,715 (ex-showroom Delhi), making it around Rs 15,000 more expensive than the last known price of the Xtreme 200S BS4. Aside from the engine updates, there are no other changes to the bike, but a new white color scheme has been introduced.
Hero Xtreme 200S Features
Stopping power comes from a 276mm disc at the front and 220mm disc at the rear with single-channel ABS offered as standard. Suspension duties are taken care of by a telescopic fork up front and a 7-step preload-adjustable monoshock at the rear. The Xtreme 200S is loaded when it comes to features.
Hero Xtreme 200S Variants
It gets LED lights at the front and rear, a fully digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity for turn-by-turn navigation, and more. In terms of rivals, the Xtreme 200S goes up against the Suzuki Gixxer SF and the Bajaj Pulsar 220F.
Hero Xtreme 200S Summary
|Seat Height||795 mm|
|Colors||White, Red Black|
|Max Power||18.0 PS @ 8500 rpm|
|Kerb Weight||154.5 Kg|
Pros And Cons of Hero Xtreme 200S
|Pros of Hero Xtreme 200S||It handles corners quite well.|
Most affordable adventure motorcycle in India.
|Cons of Hero Xtreme 200S||Engine runs out of breath fairly quickly.|
Refinement levels could have been better.
- Hero Splendor+ Black and Accent
Hero MotoCorp has launched a special edition Splendor + variant ahead of the festive season. Called the Splendor + Black and Accent edition, this special variant gets customizable livery. Other than this there are no other cosmetic or mechanical changes. It is priced at Rs 64,470 (ex-showroom Delhi, excluding the Rs 1,399 customization kit).
Hero Splendor+ Black and Accent Specifications
Customers can now choose between 3 liveries for the Splendor+ Black and Accent edition. Or they can buy motorcycles without graphics. The 3 unique liveries were selected as winners of the ‘Hero CoLabs’ contest and are called Beetle Red, Firefly Golden, and Bumble Bee Yellow.
Hero Splendor+ Black and Accent Features
They are priced at Rs 8,99. Besides the livery, the special edition motorcycle gets black bodywork with a black, engine, alloy wheels, and exhaust. There are no changes to the bodywork. Customers can also opt for the whole special edition kit that includes the graphics, 3D Hero logo, and rim tape. It is priced at Rs 1,399.
Hero Splendor+ Black and Accent Variants
Besides the first-in-class customization, new graphics, and colors the Hero Splendor Plus Black and Accent remains unchanged. It comes powered by a 97cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 7.91bhp and 8.05Nm and is paired to a four-speed gearbox.