Hero MotoCorp has commenced the second quarter (July-September) with the launch of the ‘Xtec’ avatar of its motorcycle, the Glamour. Available in new color options across Hero MotoCorp customer touch points in the country, the Glamour Xtec is attractively priced at Rs 78,900/- (Drum variant) and Rs 83,500/- (Disc variant).
Representing the evolved tastes and preferences of today’s youth, the Glamour Xtec is a combination of Style, Safety, and Connectivity. Packed with features such as first-in-segment Bluetooth connectivity, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Integrated USB Charger along with Side-Stand Engine cut off, Bank Angle Sensor and LED headlamp, the new motorcycle is a notch higher than the rest in its segment.
Malo Le Masson, Head of Strategy and Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, said, “The new Glamour Xtec brings an ‘X’ factor to the segment, with first-in-class features like LED headlamp and Turn-by-Turn Navigation through Bluetooth connectivity. It has the ideal combination of features that appeal to the youth. The Glamour Xtec caters to customers’ aspirations for Technology, Style and Safety at a much more accessible price.”
Naveen Chauhan, Head of Sales and Aftersales, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Since its launch in 2005, the Glamour has been a trend-setter. In its Xtec avatar too, the Glamour builds on the brand legacy with a host of new features that will redefine the 125cc segment. We are confident that the Glamour Xtec is going to resonate with the youth across the country.”
Hero Glamour Xtec features
The Glamour Xtec offers the first-in-segment ‘Integrated USB charging’, Bluetooth connectivity with call and SMS alerts, and Turn-by-Turn Navigation along with Google map connectivity. The Cluster features a Gear Position Indicator, Eco Mode, Tachometer, and Real Time Mileage Indicator (RTMi).
The motorcycle has a Side-stand visual indication and a segment-first ‘Side-stand Engine cut-off’. The Glamour Xtec also features a Bank-angle-sensor that cuts-off the engine during a fall. The rear 5-step adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorber suspension, front 240 mm disk brakes, wider rear tyre and ground clearance of 180 mm should provide improved comfort.
The new Glamour Xtec gets an LED headlamp and an H-Signature position lamp with the best in segment brightness (34% the more headlight intensity). The 3D branding, rim tapes, and blue accents for new Matte color adds to the overall look.
The new Glamour Xtec is powered by a 125cc BS-VI engine with XSens Programmed Fuel Injection and is 7% more fuel efficient. The engine produces a power output of 10.7 BHP @ 7,500 RPM and torque of 10.6 Nm @ 6,000 RPM. Featuring Hero MotoCorp’s revolutionary i3S (idle start-stop system), together with Auto Sail Technology, the Glamour Xtec looks to be an improved motorcycle overall.