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Hero HF Dawn Overview
Hero HF Dawn is one of the best 100cc bikes in the Indian market from the Hero MotoCorp. This is a base level commuter, which follows the philosophy of the original CD100 from the late 1980s. The motorcycle is available in a very low price tag and also loaded with a minimal feature list. The 100 cc motorcycle is available in five colour options includes black with red stripes, black with purple stripes, silver, red and maroon. The entry level bike has the tagline of 'Public Ka Apna Transport', which says it is a trusted friend of the common commuter in the country.
This commuter bike is the most basic looking machine and this basic design runs throughout the body of the bike. It comes with smart features like an under-seat storage space, the side-stand indicators, utility box, a hook, and clear winkers. Hero Motocorp has priced this commuter bike at INR 37,400, during launch. In this entry-level bike segment, this HF Dawn will face a stiff competition with the various other entry level bikes includes the Bajaj Platina. It is currently only launched in the state of Orrisa, but soon the company plans to launch the same in all across the major Indian states.
Hero HF Dawn Engine & Transmission
In terms of engine specifications, the commuter bike is hearted with an air cooled, single cylinder, four stroke, OHC engine with a displacement of 97.2 cc. The power mill is capable to generate a maximum power output of 7.6 bhp at 7500 rpm and a peak torque output of 8.04 Nm at 4500 rpm. The engine of this Hero Motocorp HF Dawn is mated to a 4-speed constant mesh gearbox and it comes with all gears up-shift pattern. So, this basic engine will provide an ideal commuting experience and it is the best option for all the commuting needs.
Hero HF Dawn Mileage
Technically, this 100cc HF Dawn is ready to reach 60kmph mark with an approximate of 9 seconds and has a top speed of 90 kmph. The engine is fairly fuel efficient and it claims to deliver a mileage around 60 to 65kmpl on the city roads and around 65 to 70kmpl on the highways.
The vehicle comes with smooth multi-plate wet clutch and an efficient engine to provide best fuel economy. The fuel tank capacity of the bike is of 10.5 which is helpful in providing a decent overall range to the bike.
Hero HF Dawn Performance and Handling
It is equipped with a tubular double cradle frame type chassis which makes it as a lightweight bike by all standards. It comes with a wide seat which ensures comfort and easy riding posture. Other features include nice palm grips, aptly set footpegs, raised handlebars, and sculpted engine tank. At the front, the motorcycle is loaded with telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers and Swing arm with 2 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber for its rear. The HF Dawn 100cc has a wheelbase of 1235mm and a high ground clearance of 165mm.