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Hero ZIR
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Hero ZIR Overview

Hero MotoCorp’s ambition to take the leading position in the Indian scooter market is not new. The brand already rules the bike category and now aims to become number one in the scooter segment as well. In order to achieve that goal, Hero MotoCorp is focusing on the launch of new models and one of them could be the Hero ZIR. It is a maxi scooter and it could launch here in near future. The maxi scooter will certainly add premiums to the portfolio.

Hero ZIR Overview

Hero ZIR would be available in two different variants. In terms of design, the scooter will come very upmarket and premium looking. It would focus on drawing the attention of the urban young generation buyers. The scooter gets twin sharp headlamps positioned at the centre of the front cowl. They get projector lamps. There is a tall visor as well. A fully digital instrument cluster adds premiums to the scooter.

It boasts of spacious footboard, well cushioned wide seats offering great comfortable riding experience. The pillion rider too gets a comfortable riding experience, while there is a LED taillight at the back of the scooter and above that is a prominent grab rail as well. It will get a 9-litre capacity fuel tank, LED indicators, alloy wheels and body coloured brake callipers. So far, the scooter looks very appealing in terms of design from every angle.

Hero ZIR Engine & Transmission

Power source for the Hero ZIR will be a 157 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine coupled with a CVT. This engine is well capable of churning out 13.9 bhp of peak power at 8,500 rpm and 12.7 Nm of peak torque at 7,000 rpm.

Hero ZIR Braking & Safety

The Hero ZIR scooter will get disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels.

Hero ZIR Braking & Safety

Hero ZIR Competitors

Hero ZIR will come throwing tough challenge towards Vespa and Aprilia premium scooters.

Hero ZIR Mileage

Hero ZIR is likely to come offering a fuel efficiency around 40 kmpl.

Hero ZIR Mileage

Hero ZIR Performance and Handling

The Hero ZIR is expected to be capable of running at a top speed of 110 kmph. Expect the scooter to come with great handling capability as well.

Hero ZIR Performance and Handling

Hero ZIR What we think

Hero ZIR is expected to launch in Indian market sometime in late 2019 and it would come priced between Rs. 70,000 and Rs. 80,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Expect it to be a very interesting product upon launch.

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  • Is there any chance that ZIR launches by Nov or Dec this year in India?

    Dhaneswar   2019-09-25

    We don't expect that the Hero ZIR will launch in India before next year. Read More

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  • What is the expected launch date of Hero ZIR in India?

    RishiVarma   2019-03-19

    The expected launch date of Hero ZIR in India is somewhere around in late 2019.  Read More

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Hero ZIR Motorcycle Overview

The scooter segment in the automobile market in India is going strong every year. Keeping this in mind, Hero MotoCorp knows it well where to focus profitably. The leading two-wheeler manufacturing company showcased its attractive range of scooters at the Auto Expo, including Hero ZIR. The Hero ZIR launch date in India is expected to be announced soon enough. During its unveiling at the Auto Expo, the all-new bike was showcased in two impressive variants, including the European look and the other one with a flat footboard.

Mileage & Features

With the engine displacement value of 157.1 cc, the Hero ZIR scooty is expected to be returning a mileage value of around 40 kmpl. The overall design of the scooter has been aimed at enticing the youngsters looking out for a high-end top-performance scooter. In terms of its overall features, the new-generation scooty receives a futuristic look across its two variants.

The European-styled Hero scooter receives a smart-looking appearance with swept-back screen through its impressive visual details. The other variant of the Hero ZIR sports a more uptight screen that has been mounted on the handlebar, offering a more conventional look, rather than a sporty one. Some of the additional features of the scooter include European-styled step seat, front protection screen, bright LED headlights and taillights, and much more.

Engine & Transmission

Having read the Hero Zir full specifications of the engine, you will see how wonderful it is to master the driving of this model of a motorcycle.

The all-new scooter receives its power from a single-cylinder 157 cc engine. The engine is capable of generating 13.9 BHP of power at 8500 rpm. The 4-valve, liquid-cooled engine unit also generates a peak torque value of 12.7 Nm at 7000 rpm.

Performance & handling

Offering a top speed of 110 kmph, the Hero ZIR scooter is impressively high-performing. In terms of its handling features, the scooter sports a spacious footboard area along with convenient handlebars to enhance the overall riding experience. The scooty also receives a 9-litre fuel tank, ensuring dynamic ability and offering an acceptable range.

Braking & Safety

The new scooty receives hydraulic disc brakes at both its front & rear ends. The braking calipers of the scooter have been painted to complement the overall body color of the machine.


Given its high value for peak torque, the new-generation Hero motorcycles will be competing against the likeness of similar scooter models like the Honda PCX 150 in the given segment.


The Hero ZIR bike is expected to launch in the Indian automobile markets with its full range of specifications anytime soon.