Hero MotoCorp Hunk
Hero Motocorp Hunk has been in talks since the day of its launch that was in 2007. Flooded with up gradations, the latest variant of the bike was launched in 2012 with some minor changes. Featuring a partial digital instrument cluster, the bike is a fierce rival to its competitors. The cosmetic upgrades of the bike have proven to be more than useful for the manufacturers.
Hero MotoCorp Hunk Bikes
149.2 cc, Petrol, 65.1 KmplRs 67,036*
149.2 cc, Petrol, 65.1 KmplRs 70,063*
Hero MotoCorp Hunk
Since its launch in 2007, Hero Motocorp Hunk is being flooded with refreshing updates. India’s major two wheeler manufacturer, Hero Motocorp has launched yet another upgraded version of Hero Motocorp Hunk with a few additions to its chassis. This 150 cc bike has been a popular sensation among the youths since its arrival in the market. Being one of the most selling bike of Hero Motocorp, it stands up to its name, 'HUNK'. The bike, as its name suggests, bestows upon its buyers masculine looks and great performance. The bike definitely lives up to its last name 'HUNK', fulfilling the youngsters’ demand of a ‘big-bike’. Performing well since its launch in 2007, it has been a great contributor to Hero Motocorp’s popularity in the two-wheeler market. The 2012 variant of Hero Motocorp Hunk is launched with a few upgrades such as digital instrument cluster, rear disc brakes and a few others. The Bull logo on the tank shrouds is another addition and it definitely enhances the bike’s appearance. This masculine warrior is a serious threat to other 150 cc bikes with its killing looks. The sporty chassis attracts young crowd and is very popular among the college goers.
The latest Hero Motocorp Hunk is not much indifferent to its predecessor - The Old Hunk. This 2012 variant of Hero Motocorp Hunk has a few refreshments in its look, the major one being the digitalized instrument panel. Carrying a name of ‘Hunk’, the bike ought to offer something masculine, and there was never any disappointment. Since its launch, the bike has been popular among the youths for its ‘big-bike feel’ and its macho looks. The huge fuel tank, robust tank shrouds carrying a bull logo and a large visor adds to the handsomeness of the bike. The bulky appearance justifies its last name, Hulk. The sporty look of the bike is characterized by an edgy cowl, aggressive headlight and white LED taillight. The black colored silencer and alloy wheels add to the beauty of the macho bike. One of the new additions to the bike include rear disc brake, which is definitely satisfactory for a bike of this segment. Now coming to the instrument cluster, which has been a major transition from its previous variant. The digitalization of the speedometer adds to the class. The ano-digital instrument cluster is what the manufacturers call it. It is a combination of both, analog and digital panels. The orange colored console with chrome surroundings is something that was awaited since a long time. In a nutshell, the dashing looks of Hero Motocorp Hunk is something to look out for, for the buyers and also for other two-wheeler manufacturers.
Engine And Performance
With a few changes in appearance, the technical department of the bike remains unchanged. No changes have been made in the heart of the bike. Hero Motocorp Hunk is fitted with a 4-stroke, mono cylinder, air-cooled, 149.2 cc engine, which is similar to its elder sibling, X-treme. The latest Hero Motocorp Hunk is equipped with the latest ATFT technology. This technology provides the best balance between power and fuel consumption, thus giving a better mileage. It generates a maximum power of 10.6 kW at 8500 rpm and a maximum torque of 12.8 N-m at 6500 rpm. This reliable engine is one of the best in the 150 cc market. There are not much disturbances up to a speed of 100 kilometers per hour, and the engine does perform well even at higher speeds. It can easily reach up to 120 kilometers per hour, and is definitely a match to its fierce rivals. The throttle response can be said as ‘feather touch’, and is damn impressive. It reaches 0-60 kilometers per hour in just 5.08 seconds. The engine is responsive and the ride is very pleasing, on the highways as well as in cities. Although referred to as a ‘big-bike’, it still manages to offer a mileage of 52-58 kilometers per liter in cities and around 62 kilometers per liter in highways. The 12.4 liters fuel tank does not demand to be refilled often.
Braking And Handling
Hero Motocorp Hunk is one of the finest bikes in the market when it comes to handling. It offers convenient and healthy riding posture and the suspension offered by the bike is really great. It features Nitrox GRS at the back while the front is equipped with telescopic fork suspension. The latest Hero Motocorp Hunk is fitted with a 240 mm front disc brake and a 220 mm rear disc brake. The braking and handling of the bike is very precise and accurate. The ride quality and stability is above par and the sporty riding posture is comfortable. The seat is well cushioned and wide and the buttons on the handle are easy to use. The bike performs well in city traffic with a ground clearance of 145 mm. The bulky dimensions of the bike never cause any problem and the bike is easy to maneuver around. Although it lacks fatty tires, still MRF Zapper tubeless tires hold a firm grip on the ground and cornering is surely impressive considering its 146 kilograms of matter.
Hero Motocorp Hulk is fitted with standard safety features. Front leg guard is one of the safety feature included in the present variant of the bike. Rest, the front and rear disc brakes perform an efficient task for emergency braking.
The new Hero Motocorp Hunk is currently available in two variants- front and rear disc brake & front disc and rear drum brake. It is available in 7 different shades- force silver, ebony grey, blazing red, sports red, bold brown, marine green & panther black, the bike is a total value for money.
· Great looks, attract youngsters
· Rear disc brake
· Feather touch throttle response
· Impressive acceleration
Absence of engine kill switch
Lack of fatty tires
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