In April-2012, we have already reported you that Hero Motocorp has started working on the 250cc sports bike. Now the report in Economic Times, confirmed the company’s newest flagship offering an all-new 250cc sports bike which scheduled to launch at the Auto Expo to be held in Greater Noida in February 2014.
The upcoming 250cc motorcycle is said to be developed in collaboration with Hero Moto’s American technology partner Erik Buell Racing (EBR). The 250cc motorcycle from Hero MotoCorp is expected to be loaded with cutting edge technology and could come with a brand new design philosophy. And it is expected to showcase Hero MotoCorp’s technological heroism to the world.
The MD and CEO of the company, Pawan Munjal is giving personal attention in this project and has given a deadline of the 2014 Auto Expo to complete this project. Hero’s 250cc motorcycle is expected to arrive in showrooms by later half of 2014 and will also go on sale in some international markets. The sources close to us say, Hero’s 250cc motorcycle will be a single cylinder to keep the prices check.
Besides these, the company is also working in several models ranging from low-engine displacement to higher-powered motorcycles and scooters. However, the first bike on a new platform to hit the market will be a 250cc motorcycle.
Source – Economic Times