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Hero MotorCorp launches BS6 Splendor+ at INR 59,600

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Hero Motocorp has launched the popular commuter motorcycle Splendor+ with a BS6 compliant engine. The new Splendor+ BS6 model will come in three variants with a starting price of INR 59,600 ex-showroom, Delhi. The BS6 Splendor+ is completely designed and developed at the brand’s Research and Development facility – the Center of Innovation and Technology (CIT) located in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The Hero Motocorp Splendor+ BS6 features a square headlight with a body coloured flyscreen-like garnish, body-coloured mudguards, 18-inch alloy wheels in silver finish, high-mounted ergonomic handlebar finished in chrome, fuel tank with graphics, chrome-finished exhaust heat shield, chrome grab rail with an integrated luggage rack, an ergonomic seat etc. 

The updated Splendor+ is powered by a BS6 compliant 100cc 4-stroke, air-cooled SOHC engine with Programmed Fuel Injection and ‘X-Sens Technology’ that produces 7.91 bhp of power at 8000 rpm and 8.05 Nm of torque at 6000 rpm mated to a 4-speed constant mesh gearbox. 

Other mechanical hardware includes a tubular double cradle type chassis that rides on telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers on the front and swingarm-mounted 5-step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber. The Splendor+ BS6 gets internally expanding 130mm shoe type drum brakes on both the front and rear wheel. In terms of its dimensions, the Splendor+ measures in at 2000mm in length, 720mm in width, 1040mm in height with a wheelbase of 1230mm and a ground clearance of 159mm. The bike comes with a 10.5-litre fuel tank with 1.1-litre of usable fuel reserve. The Splendor+ has a kerb weight of 109 kg (Kick) and 113 (Sef Start) with a maximum payload weight of 130 kg.

The new Splendor+ BS6 is offered in three variants – Kick Start with Alloy Wheels, Self Start with Alloy Wheels and Self Start with Alloy Wheels and i3S. 

The new BS6 model comes with a slightly premium price tag given in the table below:-

Hero Motocorp Splendor+ BS6 variant wise pricing
Variant BS6 Price Change BS4 Price
KICK START With ALLOY WHEEL INR 59,600 INR 6800 INR 52,800
SELF START With ALLOY WHEEL INR 61,900 INR 7100 INR 54,800
SELF START With ALLOY WHEEL – i3s INR 63,110 INR 6910 INR 56,200

*All prices indicated are ex-showroom, Delhi.

The Splendor+ BS6 comes in Solid Black with Purple, Grey, Red options and with a Red-Black-Purple palette and a new paint finish called Ebony Grey with Green.