Hero Karizma ZMR
|Shades||Vibrant Orange, Spotlight White, Panther Black, Blazing Red|
|Number of Cylinders||1|
|Engine Description||Air cooled, 4- stroke single cylinder OHC, Fuel Injection, Oil Cooler|
|Maximum Power||20 BHP @ 8000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||19.7 NM @ 6500 rpm|
|Frame||Tubular Single Cradle, Diamond Type|
|Cooling Type||Air Cooling|
|Front Brake||276mm Dia, Disc|
|Rear Brake||240mm Dia, Disc|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers|
|Rear Suspension||Swing Arm with 5 Step Adjustable GRS System|
LOOKS & STYLE
WHEELS & TYRES
|Wheel Type||Die Cast Black Alloys|
|Front Wheel||18 x 1.85, AI Cast Wheel|
|Rear Wheel||18 x 2.15, AI Cast Wheel|
|Front Tyre||80 / 100 x 18 - 47 P Tubeless|
|Rear Tyre||120 / 80 x 18 - 62 P Tubeless|
|Battery Type||Maintenance Free, Wet Battery|
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
|Minimum Ground Clearance||150 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||15.30 litres|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||157 kg|
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
|Top Speed||129 kph|
|Mileage (Combined)||35 kmpl|
|Mileage (City)||30 kmpl|
|Mileage (Highway)||40 kmpl|
|0-60 kph||3.60 secs|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Value For Money|
|Head Light||12 V -35 W / 35W - Halogen bulb, Dual Head Light|
Hero Karizma ZMR Review
Hero MotoCorp is one of the largest motorcycle manufacturing companies of India which has a lot of big names in its stable. Since, it has severed its ties with the Japanese partner Honda; Hero MotoCorp is facing a slight, if not big, technological crisis. So, they partnered with USA's Erik Buell Racing and also joined hands with Austria's AVL and Italy's Engine Engineering. Now recently, Hero MotoCorp unveiled 15 new upgraded and restyled products at a press conference in Gurgaon on October 10, 2013. One among them is Karizma ZMR, which always been a favourite among all the Hero bikes but hasn't changed much since its inception and thus needed a makeover.
Design and Style
2014 New Hero Karizma ZMR has bright twin headlights with day-time running lights, a full sporty cowling, ZMR written in a new pattern along with its PGM-FI decals, new nicely positioned handle bar, macho looking front fender, new cover for muffler, restyled fairing, bulb winkers, sporty seating, new race-inspired attractive belly pan, newer front and side fairing, 18-inch alloy wheels with wider tires and a classic tail light with clear blinkers. It has a self start option and a passenger footrest. The frame of Karizma ZMR is a tubular single cradle and diamond type chassis.
New Hero Karizma ZMR has a stunning and highly informative instrument console which consists of a digital fuel gauge, tachometer and speedometer, two digital trip meters and a low fuel and battery indicators.
Weight and Fuel Tank Capacity
2014 Hero Karizma ZMR has a kerb weight of 157 Kgs. On the other side, fuel tank has a good capacity of 15.30-litres.
Engine and Gearbox
The bike has an uprated 223cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, Full Transistorized Ignition System (DC-FTIS), fuel-injection, oil-cooler, OHC based engine with a maximum power of 20 BHP at 8000 rpm and a maximum torque of 19.7 NM at 6500 rpm, which is up by 1 Nm in comparison to the 2013 model of Karizma ZMR. The engine is mated to a five speed transmission.
Acceleration and Performance
The Karizma ZMR can cross the 0-60 kmph mark in just 3.6 seconds, which is quite remarkable. It can reach a top speed of 129 kmph. Overall, the performance of this bike is really amazing at city as well as at lung runs.
Brakes and Suspension
The motorcycle has 276mm disc brakes at front while 240mm disc brakes at rear. The suspension system consists of telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers at front and swing arm with adjustable type hydraulic shock absorber at rear.
2014 Hero Karizma ZMR has tyre size of 80/100 18-inch on the front while 120/80 18-inch is placed at the rear end. Both the wheels come equipped with matte-black alloys.
The Karizma ZMR is available in three color options: Red, Black and White.
It also comes with a vehicle warranty of 5 years or 70,000kms and an Emission warranty of 3 years or 30,000kms.
New Hero Karizma ZMR is available for Rs. 1,02,000 (ex-showroom Pune) approx.