NewDelhi : India’s top two-wheeler company Hero MotoCorp onThursday launched India’s first BS-VI compliant motorcycle – the new Splendor iSmart. The Splendor iSmart is being launched in the market within a few months of Hero MotoCorp becoming the first two-wheeler manufacturer in the country to receive the BS-VI certificate from iCAT.
Available in three vibrant tones – Techno Blue & Black, Sports Red & Black and Force Silver & Heavy Grey – the new Splendor iSmart makes a strong first impression. The motorcycle is available in two variants – Self Drum Cast and Self Disc Cast (added BS-VI onwards).
“This is the first BS-VI compliant motorcycle homologated in the country with a new engine family, and a new chassis design, completely designed and developed at our Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur. Conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms, while improving the performance capabilities, style quotient and riding experience of the motorcycle is a remarkable feat. All these, under the successful Splendor franchise provide a highly appealing proposition for the customers. This marks the commencement of the transition of our product range to BS-VI norms” Malo Le Masson, Head – Global Product Planning,Hero MotoCorp, said.
The retail sales of the Splendor iSmart – attractively priced at Rs. 64,900/-( Ex-showroom Delhi), is expected to commence at Hero MotoCorp dealerships in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) within the next few days. The motorcycle will gradually be available at the Company’s dealerships across the country over the next few weeks.
“In addition to featuring India’s first BS-VI compliant (110cc) FI engine, the new Splendor iSmart delivers an added punch with its higher torque, at a higher fuel efficiency. The new motorcycle is designed to take on every challenge with its an all new diamond frame with increased front suspension travel, higher ground-clearance to take on any road and longer wheel-base for greater stability” the company said in a press statement.