Auto Expo 2014: Hero MotoCorp unveils three scooters
7th Feb 2014 12:26 am
Hero Dash, Dare and ZIR scooters shown; Dare and ZIR to go on sale by 2016.
Hero MotoCorp unveiled three new scooters at the Auto Expo 2014.
The Dash scooter is powered by a 111cc, air-cooled engine that makes 8.4bhp and 0.95kgm of torque. The Dash features a service due lamp on the instrument console, mobile charging socket, dual-tone mirrors, (IBS) Integrated Braking System and tubeless tyres.
The second scooter showcased was the Dare, which is powered by a four-stroke, 125cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine, churning out maximum power of 9bhp at 7500rpm with a maximum torque output of 0.99kgm at 6500rpm. The key features of the Hero Dare are its sharp design cues, dual-tone wheel design, digital console with a service due indicator, dual-tone paint scheme and LED tail-lights. The Dare is scheduled to go on sale by late 2016.
Hero also revealed the ZIR which will come in two variants, the flat floorboard model and the European style step thru model. The ZIR comes equipped with a four-stroke, 157.1cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine pumping out 14bhp at 8500rpm while maximum torque of 1.29kgm is made at 7000rpm. A few key features of the ZIR are the Integrated Hydraulic Braking System, dual projector headlights, daytime-running light, LED indicators, digital-cum-analogue console with multi-information display, petal disc brakes, step seat and tubeless tyres. The ZIR will be launched in early 2016.