IAB Report – Hero Super Splendor gets new colours, graphics, alloys, side stand indicator

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Hero Motocorp has given the Super Splendor a cosmetic upgrade. The 125 cc commuter bike gets new body graphics.

Hero Super Splendor black with electric purple press shot
The updated Hero Super Splendor also gets alloy wheels.

The bike now comes in new colours that include black, blue, grey and red. Apart from the colour upgrades, the bike has black 5-spoke alloy wheels as standard. Taking new features from its siblings, the Super Splendor will get the same side stand warning indicator as the seen on the Splendor i-Smart.

Hero Super Splendor graphite black press shot
The 125 cc bike now gets the side stand indicator from the Splendor iSmart.

As far as its mechanics are concerned, the Super Splendor retains the same four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled 124.7 cc engine making 9 hp at 7,000 rpm and 9.8 Nm of torque. It is mated to a four-speed gearbox.

Hero Super Splendor candy blazing red press shot
Disc brakes have been done away with due to low demand.

Interestingly, Hero Motocorp doesn’t offer the Super Splendor with a disc brake anymore due to low demand. The bike’s front end gets a 130 mm drum brake, just like the rear end. The new Hero Super Splendor is priced at Rs 51,250 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Hero Super Splendor spec sheet

The 125 cc segment consists of main players like the Bajaj Discover, Honda CB Shine and TVS Phoenix 125 (all of which are available with disc brakes). The Honda CB Shine recently became India’s best-selling 125 cc bike with the 30th lakh unit being rolled out just last week.

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