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Hero MotoCorp launches BS6 compliant Glamour at INR 68,900

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Hero MotoCorp has launched the new BS6 emission compliant Hero Glamour at the price starting INR 68,900 ex-showroom, Delhi for the self-start with drum brakes and alloy wheels. Another variant that is the self-start with disc brakes and alloy wheels is priced at INR 72,400 ex-showroom, Delhi. The new BS6 compliant Hero Glamour competes with the likes of Bajaj Pulsar 125 and Honda SP 125.

The new Glamour is powered by a BS6 compliant 125cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 10.73 bhp of power and 10.6 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The fuel delivery is through a Programmed Fuel Injection system with XSens technology and the brand claims that the new engine produces 19% more power than the first-gen Glamour. The new Glamour also features the i3S (idle Start Stop System) along with Auto Sail technology. 

In terms of the mechanical hardware, the new Glamour comes with a diamond frame chassis that rides on telescopic front forks and twin shock absorbers on the rear along with a 100 section tyre for increased stability. The new chassis and updated suspension claim to give the Glamour an extra 14% of front suspension travel, 10% extra rear suspension travel and 180mm of ground clearance which is 20% more. The Glamour on the disc brake variant gets a 240mm front disc and internally expanding mechanical drum brakes on the rear.  

The new Glamour features a halogen headlamp on the front with a black flyscreen, body-coloured front mudguard, high-mounted ergonomic handlebars finished in black, analogue-digital instruments console with realtime mileage indicator, aggressive tank cowling, with the ‘Glamour’ moniker, newly designed side panels, new body graphic design, new alloy wheel design, a slightly scooped single-seat, grab rails in black finish and black finish on the exhaust heat shield etc.

The new BS6 compliant Hero Glamour comes with dual-tone body graphics offered in Techno Blue, Tornado Grey, Sports Red and Candy Red.