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Hero MotorCorp revs up its premium motorcycle portfolio in Bangladesh

Launches the new Hero Hunk 150R with segment leading features

Update : 29 Aug 2021, 05:50 PM

Building on its robust portfolio of premium products in the country, Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, is set to excite the customers in Bangladesh with its latest motorcycle – the Hero Hunk 150R, according to a press release.

The bike offers best-in-class single-channel ABS and a 7-step adjustable mono-shock rear suspension for superior and safe handling.

Offering performance, sportiness and features, the Hunk 150R is available at an attractive inaugural price of Tk164,490 (Double Disc) and Tk174,490 (Double Disc with Single Channel ABS), across Bangladesh at authorized dealer touch-points. 

In addition to its new-age styling, real-world performance, unmatched ride and handling, and enticing features, the motorcycle is also equipped with the best-in-class 130/70 R17 rear tyre ensuring superior road grip in all riding conditions. 

Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Bhan, head of global business at Hero MotoCorp said, “Bangladesh continues to be one of our most important and strategic markets. The Hunk 150R has been designed and developed for the Bangladesh market and further strengthens Hero MotoCorp’s premium portfolio that includes motorcycles such as Hunk 150 and Thriller 160R.”

“This launch amplifies our commitment to providing exciting products to our customers in Bangladesh. The launch of Hunk 150R is in line with our R4 strategy (Revitalize, recalibrate, revive and revolutionize) to grow our presence and volumes in key markets,” he added.

Hero MotoCorp forayed into Bangladesh in April 2014 through a joint venture with Nitol Niloy Group. 

The Company has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Jessore with an installed capacity of 150,000 motorcycles and scooters per annum.

Hero MotoCorp products are sold across the country through Niloy Motors Limited, the exclusive distributor of Hero MotoCorp products in Bangladesh, which has a network of more than 500 customer touch-points across the country.  

Hero MotoCorp was the first manufacturer in the country to offer five years warranty on its products. 

The company’s current product portfolio in Bangladesh includes eight motorcycles and two scooters.

The Hero Hunk 150R is equipped with a 149.2cc air-cooled engine, the Hunk 150R delivers an impressive 14.2 BHP of power and 12.5 Nm of torque.

Aimed to provide a real-world performance, the Hunk 150R features a lightweight yet rigid diamond tubular frame offering precise handling and stability on corners and straight roads. Paired with a 130/70mm Radial Rear Tyre, the Hunk 150R ensures a superior road grip in all riding conditions.

The motorcycle also boasts of a first-in-category 7-step adjustable mono-shock suspension for ensuring a sporty ride. 

The Hunk 150R comes equipped with many safety features and is equipped with the optional single-channel ABS ensuring safe braking. 

Sporting a new alloy wheel design, the 276mm front and 220mm rear disc brakes come as a standard feature for efficient stopping power in all riding conditions. 

Adding to the striking aesthetics is a chiselled rear cowl, sporty headlight with wolf-eyed LED position lamps, LED tail-light with signature light guides making it easier to get recognized even in dark. 

The Hunk 150R is available in two variants – Double Disc and Double Disc with single-channel ABS. It is offered in three colours– Black, Sports Red, and Techno Blue 

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