Hero have played a rather brilliant game with the Xtreme 200R. [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.
Good news! The Hero Xpulse 200 may be closer to an India launch than ever and to make things better, it has brought a friend. The standard Xpulse was spotted alongside the touring-oriented Xpulse 200T. Both motorcycles were sporting Rajasthan registration plates and looked production-ready. One of our sources close to Hero MotoCorp have said that both motorcycles will be launched by the end of December.
Hero MotoCorp have launched a new 125-cc scooter in the Indian market – the Destini 125, and here are the nine things that you need to know about it. [Read more…]
Tired of waiting for a reasonably priced and fun off-roader, this Bike India reader modified his Hero Impulse by using a two-stroke Yamaha 135 powerplant and some cycle-parts from the Honda CRF250.
Hero MotoCorp have launched their first 125-cc scooter, the Destini 125. The company showcased the scooter at the 2018 Auto Expo and has been launched with prices starting from Rs 54,650. [Read more…]
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…]