Hero MotoCorp has rolled out the updated model of the Passion Pro commuter motorcycle in the country. The new model has been offered in two variants – Self Drum Alloy and Self Disc Drum – priced at Rs 64,990 and Rs 67,190 respectively. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. The 2020 Hero Passion Pro has received minor styling upgrades along with some tweaked hardware and BS6 engine. Read: New Hero Xtreme 160R Unveiled; Launch in March 2020
For power, the 2020 Hero Passion Pro uses the 110cc, fuel injected engine replacing the old carburetted motor. With the update, the power and torque outputs have gone up by 9% and 22% respectively. The bike now delivers a claimed power of 902bhp at 7500rpm and 9.79Nm at 5000rpm.
Boosted with Hero’s i3S (idle start-stop system), the commuter is claimed to deliver “on the brand promise of performance with style”. It has also increased fuel economy of the bike by 5%. In order to improve its riding comfort and performance, the bikemaker has increased its ground clearance by 9%. The front and rear suspension travel has been increased by 14% and 10% respectively. Read – Hero AE-47 Electric Bike, AE-29 and AE-8 Scooters Unveiled
Based on the new diamond frame, the 2020 Hero Passion Pro looks sportier than the old model. The bike gets newly-designed headlamp, more muscular fuel tank with angular extensions, bikini fairing, revised taillamp and triple tone graphics. There are four colour options to choose from – Glaze Black, Sports Red, Moon Yellow and Techno Blue.
The bikemaker has also updated its instrumentation. The bike gets a semi-digital cluster that display real time mileage and other information. Similar to the newly-launched Hero Glamour 125 BS6, the updated Passion Pro comes with the all-new Auto Sail technology.