Hero MotoCorp also announced that the new GST tax has reduced prices for its two-wheelers ranging from Rs 400 to Rs 1,800 for its mass market two-wheelers depending on the state of purchase and model. The Hero Glamour is among the most popular motorcycles for the country’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer. But the bike was showing its age cosmetically and mechanically and Hero had to respond. Its arch rival Honda had unveiled the new CB Shine SP few years back which was positioned as a premium 125cc bike. Hero responded in style by unveiling the 2017 Glamour in Argentina making it the first motorcycle from Hero to be unveiled in an overseas market. The 2017 Hero Glamour has been developed indigenously by Hero MotoCorp at its Centre for Innovation and Technology in Jaipur.The 2017 Hero Glamour Fi (fuel injection) is priced at Rs 65,650 for the CBS variant.
The bike gets a completely revised styling which makes the new Glamour more appealing than its predecessor. It looks sleeker and sportier and the design highlight has to be the sharper-looking headlamp unit. Hero designers have also used the chequered graphics cleverly to make the 125cc bike visually appealing. The bike also sports a new semi-digital instrument console and the tail lamp is a LED unit.
The biggest talking about the 2017 Hero Glamour is the all-new125cc motor. The Torque On Demand (TOD) engine is BS-IV compliant and will be available with both carburettor and fuel injection options similar to its predecessor. Currently only the fuel injected version is available on sale and we expect the carburettor version to go on sale soon. The 125cc engine makes 11.5 PS of power, which is a gain of 27 per cent in comparison to the older motor and 11Nm of peak torque at 6500rpm. Hero claims 62kmpl mileage figure for the Glamour Fi which is among the best in the segment and it also features i3S (start-stop) system.