A 110 cc variant of Hero MotoCorp’s commuter motorcycle, the Hero Passion pro will be launched on December 18, reports Gaadiwaadi.
The website reports that the upcoming motorcycle will employ Hero’s indigenously developed TOD (Torque On Demand) engine with i3S technology. In the Splendor iSmart 110, the single cylinder OHC mill makes 9.5 Ps of power at 7,500 rpm, and 9 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm.
Currently, The Hero Passion Pro has a 97.2cc single cylinder OHC engine. It is capable of generating 8.36 Ps of power at 8,000 rpm, and 8.05 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm. It was reported in July that an all-new Hero Passion may be launched this year. At present, the Passion Pro is the only bike under the Passion product family. According to the media site, the new motorcycle will come under Passion XPro product family, thereby reviving the sub-brand.
Expect the same cycle parts as the current generation Passion in the new motorcycle. The bike employs telescopic front forks; and 5-step adjustable twin rear shock absorbers. Brakes include 130 mm drum on both ends, with a 240 mm front disc as an option. At present, the price of the Hero Passion Pro starts at INR 51,446 for the spoke wheel with drum brake variant. Expect the price of the 110cc version to go up by INR 5,000-6,000.