Hero MotoCorp is going to increase the price of its two-wheeler to Rs 3,000 from July 1. Earlier, the company launched the new Hero Passion XTEC to the surprise of its customers. This bike is equipped with many advanced features and technology. Its initial ex-showroom price is Rs 74,590. This price is for the drum variant of the bike. At the same time, the ex-showroom price of the disc variant is Rs 78,990. The company also offers a 5 year warranty on this bike. The biggest change of the bike is that it will now get Bluetooth connectivity.
Segment first LED projector headlamp
This updated model of Passion XTEC will get LED projector headlamps. With these features, it has also become the first bike in its segment. The company claims that the headlamp unit now has 12% more radiation than older halogen lamps, as well as enhanced the visual appeal of motorcycles that support 3D branding and rim tape. This light will give better visibility in rainy weather.
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Bike meter call, SMS alert
Bluetooth connectivity console options are also available on the bike. After connecting it to the phone, you will receive a phone call alert with rider name or SMS notification with missed call. The bike will also have a USB charging port. That is, users can now charge their smartphones while riding a bike. The meter also shows the percentage of the phone’s battery. It gets a real-time mileage indicator and also shows indicators like low fuel warning. The service reminder of the bike can also be seen on the meter.
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No changes were made to the engine
No changes were made to the engine of the Hero Passion XTEC. It gets the same 110cc BS6 engine as before, which generates 8 bhp of power and 9.79 Nm of torque. The bike has a fuel tank of about 12 liters. At the same time, its mileage is about 68.21kmpl. The bike is now available with multiple connectivity options, including an all-digital instrument cluster that supports blue backlights. Ranjibjit Singh, Chief Growth Officer, Hero MotoCorp, said the bike would set a new benchmark in this segment.