Hero MotoCorp announces 2014 lineup

Hero MotoCorp spruces up 2014 two-wheeler line-up, to launch new Splendor i-Smart.

2
photos
Hero MotoCorp announces 2014 lineup

Hero Super Splendor used for representational purposes

Hero Super Splendor used for representational purposes
Hero MotoCorp has showcased its new and upgraded two-wheeler models for 2014, at its annual global marketing and sales conference, held in Macau recently. Hero will output 14 new 2014 models, including model upgrades and new variants, the first of which will shortly surface around the upcoming Indian festive season. 
 
The star attraction is Hero’s new Splendor, called i-Smart. It’s a bike with a ‘V’ shape headlight in a bikini fairing, also home to revised instruments. The i-Smart shows off sharper styling, dual-tone body panels and a split grab bar for pillions. There are Hero typical 5-spoke alloy wheels, while the engine and exhaust are finished in black. 
 
The i-Smart is set to use Hero’s successful Honda engine based workhorse, an engine displacing close to 100cc as previously used, now upgraded to include a start-stop system for better fuel efficiency.       
 
Dealers attending this conference were also presented with an upgraded version of the Hero Pleasure automatic scooter, with linked brakes as already available on arch rival, the Honda Activa. 
Hero’s 150cc X-treme motorcycle will see a minor upgrade, receiving an electronic engine immobiliser feature. At the event, Hero also spoke about its upcoming new Karizma, which we brought you spy photos of a few weeks ago.
 
The India launch of some of these upgraded two-wheelers is around the corner, not more than a few weeks away, and Hero are also slated to disclose new indigenously developed two-wheeler platforms later in 2014. 
 
Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.
The all-new Innova’s exclusive drive, the Polo GTI hot-hatch, Mahindra’s KUV100, a mega SUV comparison and more. Dig in!
What's in this issue?

comments powered by Disqus

notSet

Hero Super Splendor used for representational purposes
Most Read
Latest News
Bangalore company unveils track-focussed concept car at Auto Expo 2016
Called Hyperion 1, the open-top, track-focussed, V6-powered concept comes...
3 hours ago   1 picture
India-bound VW Tiguan SUV to get a seven seat, coupe bodystyle
New Tiguan variants to include a coupe and a seven-seat version; options of...
4 hours ago   1 picture
Jackie Chan becomes Le Mans team owner
Chan is a founding partner in the BAXI DC Racing team that dominated the...
4 hours ago   1 picture
Tata Safari Storme Tuff concept on display at Auto Expo 2016
The concept developed by company’s personalisation studio; shares...
4 hours ago   1 picture
Hyundai showcases new engines, gearboxes at Auto Expo 2016
The carmaker displays 1.0-litre and 1.4-litre turbo-petrol motors; gearboxes...
6 hours ago   5 pictures

Autocar Magazine

Issue: 198 | Autocar India: February 2016

The all-new Innova’s exclusive drive, the Polo GTI hot-hatch, Mahindra’s KUV100, a mega SUV comparison and more. Dig in!
Autocar Magazine