Hero World 2020 Highlights: New Xtreme 160R, Passion Pro and Glamour 125 revealed!

Hero MotoCorp World 2020 Press Conference Highlights: All the action from Hero World 2020 event that took place at the company's Center of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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Hero MotoCorp World 2020 Press Conference at CIT Jaipur Highlights: Hero MotoCorp has revealed three new products at the Center of Innovation and Technology in Jaipur, Rajasthan. While the Passion Pro and Glamour 125 have been updated to meet the BS6 emission norms and gain new features, the new Xtreme 160R can be seen as an all-new product and will be launched by the end of March this year. We will be riding these products at the CIT test track today. The company has also revealed the price of the new Passion Pro. The bike will be available soon at a starting price of Rs 64,990 (ex-showroom). The Center of Innovation and Technology (CIT) is Hero MotoCorp's global R&D hub with the Hero Tech center in Germany (HTCG) in Munich working in close cooperation with CIT.

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Hero MotoCorp World 2020 Highlights: Hero MotoCorp has announced the new Xtreme 160R, Passion Pro and Glamour 125


    11:34 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    That's a wrap!

    Hero World 2020 press conference has come to an end. However, there is much more during the day and we will be riding the company's new products soon. Stay tuned for the first ride reviews. Until next time, ride safe and always wear a helmet while riding!

    11:25 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Hero XPulse Rally kit launched!

    Hero MotoCorp has also launched the new XPulse 200 Rally Kit at a price of Rs 38,000. The company has announced that the Rally Kit will be available for sale at selected Hero dealership starting next month. The XPulse Rally kit comprises of bits like front fully-adjustable telescopic fork with 250mm stroke and fully adjustable 10 step rear Mono shock with 220 mm stroke. The kit also includes Flat ‘bench’ seat, handle bar risers, increased ground clearance of 275mm, rally tyres by Maxxis, longer side stand and an extended gear lever to accommodate off-road style boots.

    10:53 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    USD 600 million investment till date!

    Hero MotoCorp has invested over 600 million dollars in R&D till date. The company has announced that it is planning Rs 10,000 crore in the next 5 to 7 years. The said investment will be used in manufacturing plans and in upgrading the machinery. More details awaited, so stay tuned!

    10:45 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Hero MotoCorp to attain 100 million sales this year

    Hero MotoCorp will be attaining 100 million sales mark this year since its inception back in the year 1985. That said, the company will be the first ever manufacturer to reach the said sales mark. More concepts and technologies to be revealed at the event. More details awaited!

    10:41 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Latest launches by Hero MotoCorp

    Hero MotoCorp has recently launched three new BS6 products namely Splendor Plus, Destini 125 and Maestro Edge 125. The new models boasts multiple new features and of course a more environment-friendly engine. The new Maestro Edge 125 also gets a new purple colour option, the highlight of which is that you will see the colour to be changing gradually as the days pass on.

    10:35 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Hero MotoCorp now exporting to 40 countries

    Hero MotoCorp is saying that it is now exporting its products to as many as 40 countries. Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and CEO at Hero MotoCorp has now taken the stage and says that new concepts and technologies will also be revealed during the course of the day. The brand has a total of 8 manufacturing plants including Columbia and Bangladesh.

    10:28 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    New Hero Xtreme 160R breaks cover too!

    Hero MotoCorp has also revealed the new 2020 Xtreme 160R streetfighter. The new model looks a lot sharper and gets all LED headlamp along with multiple new features. The launch will take place by the end of March. More details on the new Xtreme will be out that time only. The bike has a total kerb weight of 138 kg and Hero is claiming a class leading power to weight ratio for the new Xtreme. The bike will be launched in three colours and two variants. With this model, the company will be making its re-entry in the 150/160cc segment which it exited recently with the demise of the Xtreme Sports. 

    10:22 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    New 2020 Hero Passion Pro prices out!

    The new Hero Passion Pro has been priced for India at a starting of Rs 64,990 (ex-showroom). The bike will continue to challenge the likes of the TVS Star City and Honda CD110 in the segment.  More products coming up soon, so stay tuned with us for all the action!

    10:19 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    New Hero Passion Pro revealed!

    The new 2020 Hero Passion pro has also been revealed at the event. The bike now looks more vibrant, all thanks to the triple tone colour. The bike will be available for sale in two variants and four colour options to choose from.

    10:15 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    New Hero Glamour 125 unveiled

    The company has unveiled the new 2020 Hero Glamour 125 at the event. With the new model, the company is claiming 19% more power, and 30 mm more ground clearance. The suspension travel has also been increased and the instrument cluster now shows real time fuel efficiency. Transmission is a five-speed unit. 

    10:09 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Vikram Kasbekar takes the stage!

    The proceedings have begun and Vikram Kasbekar, the Chief Technology Officer at Hero MotoCorp has now taken the stage. The company is claiming that today's event will be about new surprises and multiple new products will be revealed. BS6 range expected to be on display too.

    10:02 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Why Hero World 2020 is important

    At the event, the company will be making key announcements regarding its future plans and the product line up. Also, the company will be showcasing a concept that may or may not spawn into a future product. More details coming up soon, so stay tuned with us for all the updates.

    09:41 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    What to expect from Hero World 2020

    At the Hero World 2020, the company will be showing its technological prowess and will be showcasing new models and concepts. As the company missed the Auto Expo 2020, this event can be seen as a platform for the brand for the unveiling of multiple offerings and future products in the pipeline.

    09:36 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Stage is all set for Hero World 2020

    The stage is all set for the Hero World 2020 event that is taking place at CIT, Jaipur Rajasthan. As you can see, three models are on display and the company is expected to reveal a concept model as well. The event is about to start, so stay tuned!

    08:14 (IST)18 Feb 2020
    Welcome to Hero World 2020 LIVE blog!

    Good morning people! Welcome to Hero World 2020 live blog. The Hero World 2020 is an event that is claimed as extremely important for the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer as the company will be showcasing new products, concepts, and technologies today in front of the media.  So, sit back and enjoy the proceedings.

    Hero MotoCorp has revealed three new motorcycles at its Center of Innovation and Technology in Jaipur, Rajasthan. While the Xtreme 160R is an all-new motorcycle, the Passion Pro and Glamour have received  updates to the engine and visuals.