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Upcoming Hero bikes in India 2015-2016 [HX 250R, Dash, Dare, New Passion Pro]

A list of upcoming Hero bikes in India 2015-2016

Hero MotoCorp, the undisputed king of Indian two wheelers market since till time immemorial, has been busy working on some really interesting products. This is a welcome change from the gazillion ‘sticker jobs’ that the manufacturer has dished out in the past. The upcoming models that we’ve talked about in this post here have already made their public debut, and from what we hear, most of the following models are not very far from being launched. Check out our detailed list of the upcoming Hero bikes in India 2015-2016.

HX 250R, Dash, New Passion among upcoming Hero bikes

Hero HX 250R

  • Expected Launch – February 2015
  • Expected Price – INR 1.70 lakhs (Non ABS)
  • Displacement- 250cc
  • Power- 31 bhp
Hero HX 250R will rival the Honda CBR250R

TheHX 250 R is easily among the most highly anticipated models in Indian two wheelers market today. The HX 250R launch could happen as soon as next month and this model is looking all set to become the most power production-spec Hero motorcycle ever. The upcoming Hero flagship, in all probability, will also become a logical upgrade from the Karizma. Powered by a single-cylinder, fuel injected engine displacing almost 250cc, the upcoming bike has a maximum power of around 31 bhp, which would make the HX 250R significantly more powerful than the Honda CBR250R. There are good chances that the non-ABS variant of the HX 250R would go on sale for INR 1.7 lakhs, which would make this bike a direct rival of the KTM RC200 and obviously, the Honda CBR 250R.

[box type=”note” ]More: Hero HX 250R[/box]

Hero Dash

  • Expected launch – April 2015
  • Expected price – INR 54,000
  • Displacement- 111 cc
  • Power- 8 bhp
Hero Dash Official Image

The Hero Dash launch could take place in April this year and the upcoming model has already been caught testing our public roads! (Check out Hero Dash spy image) The upcoming scooter will soon become Hero MotoCorp’s candidate for the fast growing automatic scooter segment. The Dash is powered by a 111cc, single-cylinder engine that has a maximum power of 8 bhp and peak torque of 9.4 Nm. In all chances, the Dash will be a highly practical offering that will come with a long list of features. The Hero Dash could go on sale for a starting price of INR 57,000.

[box type=”note” ]More: Hero Dash[/box]

Hero Passion Pro New Model

  • Expected launch-  May 2015
  • Expected price- INR 48,000
  • Engine Size – 110 cc
  • Power- 9.5 bhp
Passion Pro new model to have a new 110cc Hero engine

As a set of spyshots has recently revealed, Hero MotoCorp has been busy readying an updated Passion Pro that will go on sale with some minor visual updates. The bigger news here, however, is that this bike will be powered by a new 110cc engine that will be Hero’s own motor. This engine could have a maximum power of upto 9.5 bhp.

[box type=”note” ]More: Hero Passion Pro new model [/box]

Hero Dare

  • Expected launch-  October 2015
  • Expected price- INR 60,000
  • Engine Size – 125 cc
  • Power- 9.1 bhp
Hero Dash concept at Auto Expo 2014

Hero could be working on a toned down, production-spec version of the Dare scooter it showcased back at the 2014 Auto Expo. The Hero Dare production spec model could be launched around this year’s festive season and is likely to go on sale for a starting price of INR 60,000. Powering this scooter will be a 125cc, single cylinder engine that has a maximum power of 9.1 bhp and peak torque of 9.5 Nm. This scooter will also have a set of telescopic forks at front. The upcoming scooter will rival the Honda Activa 125.

[box type=”note” ]More: Hero Dare [/box]

So, on which of these upcoming Hero bikes in India 2015 are you planning to put your money on? Do let us know by replying in the comments section below.