KOZHIKODE: Amid the posh and vintage motor-cycles which offer comparatively less fuel economy rate, ‘Splendor ismart’ from the Hero family is becoming a favorite among the bike -lovers who prefer maximum mileage from their rides. The new variant of the Hero MotoCorps’ magnum opus model Splendour is attracting bikers with its splendid looks as well as profitable fuel efficiency rate.
The mileage of the new variant of Splendor has extended with its fuel efficient i3S technology. According to the Indian automaker, the latest Fuel Efficiency (FE) values of Splendor iSmart has been fixed as 102.50 kilometer per litre, which has been certified by iCAT (International Centre for Automotive Technology).
An air cooled 4-stroke single cylinder OHC has been fixed in the vehicle, which has a 97.22 cc displacement. While the maximum power is 6.15 KW (8.36 Ps) @ 8000 rpm, maximum torque is 0.82 Kg-m (8.05 N-m) @ 5000 rpm. The compression ratio of the vehicle with both self and kick start is 9.9:1.
The major attraction of the vehicle, apart from mileage, is the outlook of the vehicle which suits both youngsters and middle-aged people. The motor-cycle with its sporty front cowl has i3s technology (idle stop start system) which is rarely seen in the normal motor bikes. Stylish split grab rail placed in the vehicle offers safe pillion ride for the female co-passengers.
Hero ismart with attractive meter console and side stand indicator has advanced techno graphics to give an attractive outlook to the vehicle which has maintenance free battery.Telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers have been fixed as the front suspension of the vehicle which has swing arm with adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers in the rear portion. Multiplate wet clutch has been placed in the motor cycle which has four speed constant mesh gear box.
The wheels of this smart bike have the specifications - 18x1.60 | 18x1.85 Spoke Wheel /Cast Wheels are placed both in the front and rear side. While 2.75 x 18-4 PR | 80/100 - 47P Tyre w Tube | Tubeless Tyre is in the front, 2.75 x 18 - 6 PR | 80/100 - 54P Tyre w Tube | Tubeless Tyre has been fixed in the rear side. The ex-showroom rate of the vehicle is Rs 51,200.