2020 Hero Passion Pro Launched At Rs 64,990
The BS6-compliant bike produces 22 per cent more torque than before!
- The new Passion Pro gets a new front fascia, tank extensions and paint schemes.
- Features longer suspension travel and better ground clearance.
- The new motor produces slightly less power than the BS4 model.
Hero MotoCorp has launched the BS6-compliant Passion Pro in India. It’s offered in two variants - drum and disc, priced at Rs 64,990 and Rs 67,190 (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively. The drum brake variant commands a premium of Rs 7,890 over the BS4 Hero Passion Pro.
The 2020 Passion Pro is available in four new paint schemes: yellow and black for the drum variant, and red and blue for the disc. Hero has already started dispatching the new Passion Pro to its dealerships across India. In terms of changes, the bike features a new design and a reworked engine that produces more torque than before.
The 2020 Passion Pro features a sharper front fascia than the utilitarian BS4 model. The fuel tank is sleeker and gets new tank extensions with a dual-tone colour scheme. Overall, the bike looks and feels a lot sportier than before. Other notable features include an analogue-digital instrument console with real time fuel-efficiency and mileage indicator.
In terms of performance, the updated bike produces 22 per cent more torque than before. Its 110cc engine makes 9.1PS at 7500rpm and 9.79Nm at 5500rpm mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The motor is also claimed to be 5 per cent more fuel efficient. For reference, the BS4 model made 9.51PS at 7500rpm and 9Nm at 5500 working alongside a 4-speed transmission.
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Updates extend to the bike’s underpinnings as well. The 2020 Passion Pro features a new diamond frame with an increased suspension travel of 120mm at either end. The ground clearance has been increased to 180mm -- 15mm more than the outgoing model. Features like i3S idle start-stop and IBS (Integrated Braking System) will come as standard.
The rejuvenated Passion Pro should give Hero some breathing space in the competitive 110cc motorcycle space. In fact, the updates put the bike in a better position to take the fight to Bajaj’s Discover 110, Honda CD 110 Dream, the Honda Livo and the TVS Victor.