2018 Hero Passion Pro price is Rs. 53,189/-, gets a more powerful 110cc motor.
Making its debut in the year 2001, the Passion has been another success story for the brand after the Splendor. In February this year, Hero MotoCorp updated the Passion Pro to comply with BS4 emission norms. In a bid to strengthen its hold in the commuter segment, the domestic automaker has launched the 2018 Passion Pro at Rs. 53,189/- (ex-showroom, Delhi) along with updated versions of two other commuter motorcycles, the Passion X-Pro and Super Splendor.
The Hero Passion Pro has always been positioned as a premium alternative to the entry-level Splendor. In its 2018 avatar, the motorcycle gets a more powerful 109.15cc engine borrowed from the Splendor iSmart 110 as opposed to the erstwhile 97.2cc motor. Mated to a 4-speed constant mesh gearbox, this air-cooled, single-cylinder engine develops 9.4 PS of power at 7500 RPM and 9 Nm of torque at 5500 RPM (12% more power and torque). Endowed with Hero’s i3S fuel-saving technology, the Passion Pro promises to deliver a healthy fuel economy of 84 km to a litre. It also goes from 0-60 km/hr in 7.45 seconds.
The motorcycle now gets a digital-analog instrument cluster with a digital fuel gauge, trip meter, AHO, side stand indicator, redesigned fuel tank and new tail lamp. The suspension setup comprises of telescopic forks at the front and 5-step adjustable shock absorbers at the rear, while the braking department is headed by 130 mm drum brakes at either end. An optional 240 mm front disc brake is also part of the equipment list. The Passion Pro rides on 18-inch alloy wheels and offers a 12.5-litre fuel tank.
With more power on tap, the 2018 Hero Passion Pro becomes a more compelling buy for commuters. With the new engine, this motorcycle will go head to head with the likes of the TVS Star City and Honda Dream Yuga. The 2018 Hero Passion Pro is available in the following colours – Matte Brown, Mystic White, Black with Sports Red, Black with Frost Blue, Bronze Yellow, Force Silver, Black with Heavy Grey and Sports Red.
2018 Hero Passion Pro Price
– 2018 Passion Pro price is Rs. 53,189/-
– Gets 110cc engine with i3S technology from the Splendor iSmart
– Revised tail lamp, new graphics and chrome-plated exhaust heat-shield are part of the update