2020 Hero Passion Pro: BS6-compliant 113cc engine, new diamond frame


The bike can also be extremely fuel-efficient, delivering 86.4kpl on the freeway and 75.9kpl within the metropolis

The Passion is a robust model for Hero, having been round for almost 20 years. Over the years, it has developed fairly a bit however the newest improve is probably the most substantial. That stated, the bike continues to be true to the unique in the best way that it presents slightly bit greater than the usual Splendor, for not much more cash. Th

The Passion Pro, when it was up to date a few years in the past, acquired the in-house developed 109.1cc motor. For 2020, it will get the up to date BS6-compliant 113cc engine from the iSmart, which places out 9.15hp and 9.9Nm of torque.

The fuel-injected engine is difficult to fault. It is easy, punchy and will get the bike to 60kph in 7.21sec and 80kph in 14.9sec. What you’ll actually like is how unstressed it feels at 80kph. At decrease speeds, it chugs alongside fairly properly while not having lots of clutch management. With its ‘Autosail’ tech, the new Passion Pro allows you to transfer ahead by simply letting go of the clutch. The solely factor right here that can remind one of many older Passion is the clunky 4-speed gearbox.

Specifications

  • Cubic Capacity – 113cc
  • Fuel Delivery System – Fuel-injected
  • Max Power – 9.15hp at 7500rpm
  • Max Torque – 9.89Nm at 5000rpm
  • No of Gears – 4
  • Front Brake Type – Disc / drum
  • Front Brake Size (mm) – 240mm / 130mm
  • Rear Brake Type – Drum
  • Rear Brake Size (mm) – 130mm
  • Front Suspension – Telescopic fork
  • Rear Suspension – Twin shock absorbers
  • Acceleration – 0 – 60 kph (sec) – 7.21s
  • Braking – 60 – Zero kph (mts) – 18.94m

The bike can also be extremely fuel-efficient, delivering 86.4kpl on the freeway and 75.9kpl within the metropolis. A function that helps with that is the start-stop perform that Hero calls i3s. Another huge change comes within the type of the new diamond frame, which has made the bike extra responsive in its dealing with. Though the bike feels extra steady, the thin 80/100-18 tyres at each ends don’t encourage lots of confidence on moist corners.

The Passion Pro additionally has an elevated floor clearance of 180mm. Hero says the suspension journey has elevated by 14% on the entrance and 10% on the rear. The Passion Pro additionally has a very delicate seat, though driving greater than 50km at a stretch may depart you feeling sore.

With its new flowing design, the traces on the Passion Pro seem extra pronounced; tank extensions are bigger and its vibrant two-tone color choices stand out.

The new Passion Pro additionally encompasses a redesigned and up to date head and tail lights. The instrument cluster on the new Passion Pro makes use of a small digital display to showcase the fuel-level, odometer, journey meter and the i3s perform.

With an ex-showroom, Delhi value of ₹65,740 (drum brake) and ₹67,940 (disc brake), the Passion Pro is among the many dearer bikes in its section. That stated, it has witnessed a large overhaul that makes it considerably higher than the mannequin it replaces in virtually each method. Another profit comes from the robust service community that Hero has in India. As to the way it fares towards rivals, solely a comparability overview can inform.

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