Combining the features of 100 cc commuter motorcycles with contemporary styling and added features, the Hero Glamour does not fail in captivating you with its overall package. The 125 cc offering from Hero is not only about performance but aesthetics as well. A large cowl upfront with the body graphics in multi colours along with the two tone front mudguard and instrument console cover give it a magnetic personality. The body coloured rear view mirrors add to the vivacity of the bike and the overall design is smooth and clean.
It is currently priced between Rs 56, 175 and Rs 58, 175 (Ex-Showroom Price, Delhi) but the prices may vary from place to place.
Hero motorcycles over the years have been known for their fuel efficiency and the Glamour is no different The Advanced Swirl Flow Induction System technology employed by the Hero Glamour gives an improved mileage of 81 kmpl without any power loss by a combustion system that is more efficient. The higher variant also offers disc brake in front. The bike offers decent ride quality for rider and pillion. It has the right balance of cosmetic features and mechanical performance.
The Hero Glamour is powered by a four stroke single cylinder OHC engine that is air cooled. The displacement is 124.7 cc and it dishes out a respectable 10.35 Nm of torque @ 4,000 RPM and 9 bhp @ 7,000 rpm. The four speed transmission is configured well to perform optimally across the full rev range. The wheelbase provides adequate stability for the rides through the congested roads and it handles reasonably well in all conditions. The bike not only makes a style statement with its looks but also provides complete value for money.
It is a bike made for the upwardly mobile young executive and offers a comfortable seating position that is upright. The handlebar is well placed to provide adequate relief to the wrists during those long tiring rides in rush hour traffic. The suspension that is a combination of Telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers at the front and Swing Arm with Hydraulic Shock Absorbers at the rear takes care of most of the irregularities that feature on Indian roads. The head lamp provides adequate illumination.
Specifications (Front Disc Option)
|Maximum Torque||10.35 Nm|
|Maximum Power||9 BHP|
|Fuel Tank capacity||13.6 L|
|Engine||Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC|
|Number of Gears||4|
|Rear Brake||Internal expanding shoe type – 130 mm Liners – Non Asbestos type|
|Front Brake||240 mm Dia; Pad – Non Asbestos type|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers|
|Rear Suspension||Swing Arm with Hydraulic Shock Absorbers|
|Front Wheel||2.75 x 18 – 42 P/ 4 PR|
|Rear Wheel||3.00 x 18 – 52 P/ 6 PR|
|Transmission Type||Chain Drive, Wet multi plate|
|Low Battery Indicator||No|
|Low Oil Indicator||No|
|Low Fuel Indicator||Yes|
|No of Trip Meters||1|
|Head Light||12V-35W/35W – Halogen bulb (Multi Reflector Type)|
|Tail Light||12V-5 / 21 W (Multi Reflector)|
|Battery||12V-3 Ah, MF battery|
|Chassis||Tubular double cradle type|
|Pillion Foot Rest||Yes|
|Antilock Braking System||No|