Hero MotoCorp have announced the launch date of their first 125-cc scooter the Destini 125. The company showcased the scooter at the 2018 Auto Expo which will be launched on 22 October 2018. [Read more…]
The Hero brand is synonymous with two-wheelers in India and is the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer. By 2018 they had already sold over 7.5 crore two-wheelers and reported annual sales of 75,87,130 units between April 2017-March 2018. The auto major has one of the widest networks in India, with more than 6,000 dealerships and touch-points across the country.
The company was established by Mr Brijmohan Lall Munjal and was a joint venture with Honda of Japan. This alliance ended in 2010 as the two companies parted ways and became arch rivals in the Indian two-wheeler space. As of 2018, Hero have eight manufacturing plants across the globe. The five Indian facilities are located at Haridwar in Uttarakhand; Gurgaon and Dharuhera in Haryana; Neemrana in Rajasthan; Vadodara in Gujarat; and the newly made Sri City facility in Andhra Pradesh. Hero also have international manufacturing plants situated in Villa Rica in Colombia, and Jessore in Bangladesh. The company also has its R&D centre located on the outskirts of Jaipur.
With bikes like the BMW R 1250 GS, KTM 390 Adventure, Suzuki V-Strom 650 and Benelli TRK 502 expected to hit our market in the coming months, the adventure touring segment is set to get really interesting. [Read more…]
2018 has been a wild ride thus far, well, at least for motorcycle enthusiasts. [Read more…]
Dubai-based VR Customs transform a dewy-eyed Hero Xtreme 150 into a turbocharged, hard-tail retro drag bike. We bet it’s the coolest thing you’ve seen in a while… [Read more…]
We recently rode Hero MotoCorp’s latest motorcycle, the Xtreme 200R, which has been announced at Rs 89,900 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Here are seven things that you need to know. [Read more…]
Hero MotoCorp have relaunched an old flagship of the company, the Karizma ZMR, with a few upgrades. The motorcycle had been taken off Hero’s product line due to poor sales a year and a half ago due to poor sales and a non BS-IV compliant engine. [Read more…]
July will see the launch of four brand new two-wheelers on Indian shores, and we are excited. Everything from a sporty 125-cc scooter to a sporty 200-cc street naked, and even a err…sporty 310-cc off-roading machine is on the cards [Read more…]
The premium scooter segment sales are soaring by the day. [Read more…]
With the launch of the BMW G 310 GS in India imminent, KTM have finally confirmed that they will indeed release their own light-weight adventure tourer, the much awaited KTM 390 Adventure. [Read more…]