Hero Karizma R V2

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 84,780
* Delhi. May vary.
Discontinued

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Bike Variant Hero Karizma R V2
Current Status Discontinued
Body Type Sports
Fuel Type Petrol
Price in India Hero Karizma R V2 was priced at INR 84,780 before being discontinued in India (ex-showroom).
Shades Power Black, Ebony Grey, Sports Red, Daring Yellow, Spotlight White
Official Tagline Always Game
Vehicle Overview Hero Karizma R V2.0 is powered by a 223cc, single cylinder engine producing 19.2 BHP and 19.35 Nm of torque. These are the healthiest figures around its price segment, beating nearly every bike in the range of INR 10,000 of its price. Most importantly, the maximum power and torque is achieved at just 7500 rpm and 6000 rpm respectively. The bike weighs 154 kg and claims a top speed of 126 kmph. The rivals of Karizma R include Bajaj Pulsar 220F, Pulsar AS200 and Yamaha Fazer.
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Engine Description Air cooled, 4-Stroke 1-Cylinder OHC
Cooling Air Cooling
Displacement 223 cc
Maximum Power 19.2 BHP @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque 19.35 NM @ 6000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Number of Gears 5
Clutch Multiplate Wet
BRAKES & TYRES
Front Brake 276mm Disc - Non Asbestos Type
Rear Brake 130mm Drum - Internal Expanding Shoe Type
Front Tyre 80 / 100 x 18 - 47 P Tubeless
Rear Tyre 120 / 80 x 18 - 62 P Tubeless
Front Wheel 18 x 1.85, DIE Cast Wheel
Rear Wheel 18 x 2.75, DIE Cast Wheel
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Rear Suspension Swing Arm with 5 Step Adjustable Type Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Frame Tubular Single Cradle, Diamond Type
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 2125 mm
Overall Width 755 mm
Overall Height 1160 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm
Seat Height 795 mm
Wheelbase 1355 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 154 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Analogue
Tachometer Analogue
Trip Meter Digital-2
Fuel Gauge Digital
BATTERY & ELECTRICALS
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 6Ah
Voltage 12V
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage 30-40 kmpl (approx.)
Top Speed 126 kmph
0-60 kmph 3.60 secs
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
LIGHTING
Head Light 12 V -35 W / 35W - Halogen bulb

Hero Karizma R V2 Review

04 Jun, 2016 12:07 AM

Overview

Indian market has a lot of motorcycle brands competing to have the total dominion. But since now, there are only a couple of names that gave any respectable and praise worthy job. One among these names is Hero MotoCorp which in the last century has revolutionized the Indian motorcycle market. If we look at the past years, Hero MotoCorp has seen some big changes, first comes their breakup with Japanese major, Honda and then their partnership with USA's Erik Buell Racing (EBR) and their recent ties with Austria's company AVL and Italy's company Engine Engineering.

So, after getting its pace slowed down by its breakup, the company is now riding to make the things right and to finish their long withheld projects. Among one of these projects, is to launch restyled versions of Hero's various famous bikes which people will like to see with advancing technology as the world advances. Recently, Hero MotoCorp showcased 15 restyled products at a press conference in Gurgaon on October 10, 2013. The new Hero Karizma R was also among them and particularly attracted a lot of buzz as it hadn't seen many changes since its arrival in Indian market in 2007.

Design and Style

New Hero Karizma R comes with some new features which are worth mentioning like a new clip-on handlebar, dual round headlights with clear lens indicators, rear view mirrors mounted on front cowl, front fender giving a muscular feeling, LED brake light, bulb winker, a new sporty belly pan, stylish graphics on its body, a slightly raised tail section, 18-inch alloy wheels with wider tires, new front and side fairing, classic tail light with clear blinkers and sporty seating. The frame type of New Karizma R is tubular single cradle, diamond type chassis.

Instrument Panel

It has a spell-bounding and stunning display consisting of an analogue speedometer and tachometer, a digital fuel gauge, two digital trip meters, clock, a low fuel indicator and a stand alarm.

Weight and Fuel Tank Capacity

The new Hero Karizma R has a kerb weight of 154 kg. On the other side, fuel tank has a good capacity of 15.0 litres.

Engine and Gearbox

2015 Hero Karizma R has a 223cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, advanced microprocessor ignition system, OHC based engine which is slightly re-tuned to give a maximum power of 19.2 bhp at 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 19.35 Nm at 6000 rpm, the torque is up by 1 Nm in comparison to the 2012 Karizma R. The 223cc engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Acceleration and Performance

The Karizma R can accelerate from 0-60 in just 3.80 seconds. The commuter offers an average mileage of 40 kmpl on highways that reduces to 30 kmpl on the city roads. The Karizma R surprises everybody with its stunning performance on road and can reach a top speed of 126 kmph.

Brakes and Suspension

It has 276mm non-asbestos type disc brake at front and 130mm internal expanding shoe type (non-asbestos type) disc brakes at rear. The suspension system at front consists of telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers and swing arm with adjustable type hydraulic shock absorber at rear.

Tyre Size

2015 Hero Karizma R 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 black alloys.

Shades

New Karizma R is available in five attractive color options that are Red, Yellow, White, Black and Grey.

Warranty

It also come with a vehicle warranty of 5 years or 70,000 kms and an Emission warranty of 3 years or 30,000 kms.

Price

The new Hero Karizma R is available for Rs. 83,200 approx. (ex-showroom, Pune).

Verdict

Overall, the new Hero Karizma R is a let-down in terms of design when compared to the last-generation Karizma R but it do comes equipped with lots of exciting features and a nice performing tweaked engine.

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This is the most pathetic bike.I think the parts used are not genuine. ... read more

Best Features: Nothing is best

Pros: I was hooked to those looks.

Cons: fuel pump, bad fuel injector, worst part availability.

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Karizma is too good for its segment but I still have an advice. ... read more

Best Features: Power

Pros: Power Delivery

Cons: Tyre Width

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