Bollywood Actor Raveer Kapoor and Hero MotoCorp have launched new 150cc Scooter at Auto Expo 2014 in India. The Hero ZIR range comes in two variants: the flat floorboard model and a European style step thru model.
Hero ZIR is powered by Liquid Cooled, 4-Stroke 2 Valves OHC engine that produces the maximum power of 10.5 kW and torque of 12.7 Nm. It’s forced Dynamic Cooling Air System maintains an apt temperature of the liquid coolant during long high speed rides. The top speed of ZIR is 110 kmph.
In design, the ZIR has European-styled step seat, sporty front protection screen, dual projector lamps with day running lights, flower type disc plates, bright LED winkers and tail lamp, integrated pillion handle and a combo of digital – analog console.
Another utility is a socket for mobile phone charging and EFI system will communicate with smart phone for all Engine / Riding information through Ride-Stat app. Right now Android app is in testing but we chance to get our hands on it. It’s really cool to record scooter data such as Fuel Efficiency, Total Km, Trip meter, Throttle, Odometer, Power, Torque, cost per km etc. Right now the app will be available for Android but soon it will be available for iPhone, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.
Hero ZIR Features:
- Liquid cooled engine
- Integrated Hydraulic Braking System (IBSH)
- Dual projector headlamps
- Tubeless tires
- Day running light
- Protection screen
- LED winkers
- Digital Analog console
- Smartphone integration to communicate with EFI for engine/ Riding information
- Flower type disc brakes
- Integrated Pillion handles
- Step seat
Hero ZIR Specifications:
|Engine||Liquid Cooled 4-Stroke Cylinder OHC Engine|
|Maximum Power||10.5 kW @ 8500 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||12.7 Nm @ 7000 RPM|
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Rear: Swinging engine and adjustable dual shock-absorbers
|Brakes||Hydraulic Disc Brakes|
|Fuel Capacity||8 liter, 2.5 liters reserve|
|Dimension||2085 x 745 x 1385 mm|
|Ground Clearance||155 mm|
|Kerb Weight||139 Kg|
|Top Speed||110 kmph|