Hero Motocorp has unveiled its the 2017 Hero Glamour 125 at a ceremony in Argentina. The Hero Glamour will be called the Hero Ignitor in Central & South American markets. It is available in two versions – carbureted and fuel injected.
The new Glamour receives cosmetic as well as mechanical changes. The cosmetic updates include a new ‘V’ shaped headlight, twin pilot lamps, signature LED light guide tail lamp, new enlarged tank fairing, rear fender, chiseled rear cowl and all-new Y-spoke stylish alloy wheels.
As far as features are concerned, the 2017 Glamour comes equipped with a new analog digital speedometer with i3s indicator, digital fuel gauge, trip and mileage meters, new seat texture and tubeless tires. It also gains first-in-class Auto Headlight On (AHO) which will enhance the visibility under low-visibility conditions.
A total of 4 colour options in the carburetor variant are on offer – Black with Techno Blue, Black with Sports Red, Black with Tornado Grey Metallic and Candy Blazing Red, while the FI model comes in 3 color options – Techno Blue with Black, Black with Sports Red and Candy Blazing Red.
Powered by a BS-IV compliant 125cc TOD (Torque-on-Demand) vertical engine, the new Glamour’s air-cooled single cylinder, OHC engine produces a maximum power output of 11.4BHP (8.5 kW) @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 11 Nm @6500 rpm. The company claims that the new Glamour has added 27% more power and 6% more torque with further improvement in fuel efficiency 3% (carb.) & 7% (FI).
The 2017 Glamour also features the Hero patented i3S (Idle-Stop-Start system) technology that has been widely appreciated by customers. In addition to increasing the fuel efficiency, the intuitive i3S system is an important convenience feature in the urban stop-go traffic condition. It can sprint from 0-60 km/h in 6.03(carb.) and 5.64(Fi) seconds only.
The new Glamour is available in Disk and Drum braking variants.
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