Expected Launch Date: Not available
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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 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 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 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 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 Hero ZIR a bike or scooty?Ashish 2015-10-181 Answer
Hero ZIR is scooter not bike, it has been showcased by the Hero MotoCorp at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014, ZIR scooters exhibited in two variants one has a European look and other with a flat footboard, both the variants will be powered by a 157cc single-cylinder engine with automatic transmission gears (like Hero Maestro), top speed of this scooter is expected to be 110 kmph and will have a bigger fue...
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