Hero MotoCorp today unveiled the new Glamour, its first-ever global launch of a new product outside of India. This global launch of the new Glamour coincides with the commencement of Hero’s operations in Argentina, its 35th market in a its rapidly growing global footprint.
This combined launch comes in conjunction with the impressive debut of Hero MotoSports Team Rally – comprising of riders C S Santosh & Joaquim Rodrigues – at the Dakar rally 2017.
Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and CEO, Hero MotoCorp, said, “The past five years have seen Brand Hero evolve into a major global player. Where mobility solutions are developed at our state of the art R&D facilities in India and distributed globally. And the extent of this growth is today showcased here in Argentina, the first ever global launch of our new bike, while our team races along in the Dakar Rally for the first time.”
Powered by a BS-IV compliant 125cc TOD (Torque-on-Demand) vertical engine, the new Glamour comes in two variants of carburetion i.e., carburetor and Fuel Injection (FI). The air-cooled single cylinder, OHC engine produces a maximum power output of 11.4BHP and maximum torque of 11 Nm @6500 rpm, thereby giving the new Glamour 27 per cent added power and 6 per cent more torque with further improvement in fuel efficiency. While the carb variant races from 0-60 km/h in 6.03 seconds, the Fi variant races in 5.64 seconds.
The new Glamour also features the Hero patented i3S (Idle-Stop-Start system) technology that has been widely appreciated by customers. In addition to increasing the fuel efficiency, the intuitive i3S system is an important convenience feature in the urban stop-go traffic condition.
The new Glamour also makes a masculine style statement with its sharper and sportier design. The new ‘V’ shaped headlight, twin pilot lamps, signature LED light guide tail lamp, and all new Y spoke stylish alloy wheels add to the contemporary appeal of the motorcycle. The new enlarged tank fairing, rear fender and chiselled rear cowl enhance the bold stance and premiumness of the bike.
The carburetor variant of the new Glamour comes in four color variants – Black with Techno Blue, Black with Sports Red, Black with Tornado Grey Metallic and Candy Blazing Red, while the FI model comes in three color options – Techno Blue with Black, Black with Sports Red and Candy Blazing Red.
In addition to the impressive performance and design elements, the new Glamour comes loaded with comfort and utility features, such as New Analog Digital Speedometer with i3S Indicator, Digital Fuel Gauge, Trip and Mileage meters, new Seat Texture and tubeless tires.
The first-in-class Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) feature provides enhanced visibility and adds to the safety of the rider while riding under low-visibility conditions. The new Glamour is available in Disk and Drum braking variants.