New Hero Hunk 150R
৳ 164,490 – ৳ 174,490
New Hero Hunk 150R is a sports commuter. Sports commuters are fun bikes. These bikes are really popular in Bangladesh and neighboring countries. These bikes are most popular among the youths of these countries. This is mostly because these bikes are fun to ride, fuel-efficient, and look really good. Indian companies such as Hero, Bajaj, and TVS have been trying their best to conquer this segment of motorcycles over the years. Recently, Hero made quite some noise in the sports commuter market with the Hero Thriller 160R (also known as Hero Xtreme 160R in India).
Over the years, Hero has made a name for themselves for making affordable and good bikes. Previously Hero was affiliated with the Japanese giant, Honda. Hero is considered the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world (according to Wikipedia). After Hero and Honda parted, Hero continued to produce Hero Honda Hunk under the name Hero Hunk. The Hero Hunk 150R is one of the newest iterations in the Hero Hunk series.
Hero Thriller 160R, also known as Hero Xtreme 160R India, has been a major player in the sports commuter market. Hero bikes are affordable and reliable, and they have been a household name over the years.
Hero was previously associated with Japanese giant Honda. According to Wikipedia, Hero is the largest two-wheeler manufacturer worldwide. Hero Honda Hunk was still produced by Hero after Honda and Hero parted ways. Hero Hunk 150R, one of the latest Hero Hunk models, is the Hero Hunk 150R.
The New Hero Hunk 150R comes with a similar physical appearance as the Hero Hunk 150. The most notable differences are the air scoops, headlight design, parking LEDs, and the under-cowl cover. You can recognize the Hero Hunk 150R from a distance as the Hero Hunk, but as it gets closer, you will start seeing the differences. The rear seat also gets a slight lift with the replacement of the dual spring to mono-shock. There are many other differences that make it look different.
As previously mentioned, the headlight is slightly redesigned. The headlight still gives off the Hunk vibe, which will allow you to recognize it from a distance. The headlight is a halogen bulb. The taillight is also redesigned to look really slick. The bike also has two new parking LEDs with the headlight. The headlight would have been much better if it was LED.
The New Hero Hunk 150R comes with a semi-digital instrument cluster. The instrument cluster has an analog rpm counter, while the other components are digital. The digital cluster is of blue color, which will be equally visible in both dark and bright environments. The indicators are quite average and look really average.
All the colors have not yet been revealed, but the Red color is confirmed till now. The red color definitely suits the bike, and is also a great shout-out to the previous version of the bike, as the combination somewhat matches with the previous version.
The New Hero Hunk 150R is fair of average height, and assistive towards average built people. The seat height is 795mm, which makes it quite good for people above 5’3”. It has an average ground clearance of 165mm. The bike is tall and upright, which suits the commuter category, but also looks quite aggressive, which fits the sporty category. The bike also has an average wheelbase of only 1338mm, which makes it quite stable.
The height, width, length, and weight of the Hero Hunk 150R are 1072mm, 778mm, 2062mm, and 142kg respectively. The bike has a generalized seating area, which expands the kind of riders who can swing a leg over this bike. The bike is also light, so flicking it over from one side to another, and serving comfortably on the road will not be a problem.
Engine and Transmission:
The New Hero Hunk 150R has an OHC, 4-stroke engine with 149cc and is air-cooled. The engine gives out 14.2BHP of power and 12.6Nm of torque. The torque and power figures are quite average for the 150cc sports commuter segment. Since the bike is a sports commuter, it is expected to provide a suitable mileage, and the expected mileage of the bike is around 40kmpl.
The New Hero Hunk 150R has a regular wet multi-plate clutch system. It has a 5-speed gearbox, which allows the bike to have longer gears for less hassle in traffic. Since it is a commuter bike, the power delivery is expected to be at the mid-range and the low range.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The New Hero Hunk 150R comes with a single-channel dual-disc setup. The front brake is a 276mm disc brake with ABS. The integration of the ABS increases the braking profile of the bike significantly. The rear of the bike gets a 220mm disc brake as well. The dual disc brake is obviously a great plus point for the bike. The overall braking profile of the bike is quite good.
The Hero Hunk 150R comes with telescopic forks on the front, and a monoshock at the rear. The front telescopic forks are expected to perform quite well. The 7-step adjustable mono-shock at the rear is quite good. The overall suspension setup is a great update from the previous versions of Hero Hunk.
The Hero Hunk 150R comes with alloy wheels. The front and the rear have tires of 100/80 and 130/70 sections. The tire setup is also great. The tire setup resembles that of the Hero Thriller 160R, which is actually great.
Pros and Cons:
The Hero Hunk 150R has good and bad like every other bike.
Seven-step adjustable suspension.
Outdated exhaust design.
The Hero Hunk 150R is for the young commuter. It is for the people who want a cool and stylish bike but also want a fuel-efficient bike. This bike is for the young office goers and the university goers. This bike is perfect for both short rides in town and occasional long rides out of town.
The competitors of the Hero Hunk 150R are mentioned below:
Bajaj Pulsar 150 ABS.
New Suzuki Gixxer 155.
Yamaha FZs FI V3.
All in all, the Hero Hunk 150R is a good 150cc sports commuter bike. It is nice to see Hero bringing strong contenders into the motorcycle markets. The Hero Hunk 150R is expected to be a good deal in the Bangladeshi market.
Specification: New Hero Hunk 150R
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Which country is Hero from?
Answer: Hero is an Indian motorcycle manufacturing company.Answer by : jojo on Aug 28, 2021 11:25:33 AM
Where is Hero made/manufactured?
Answer: Hero is an Indian company that exports its bikes to Hero Bangladesh as CKD (Completely Knocked Down) units.Answer by : jojo on Aug 28, 2021 11:26:05 AM
Does Hero Hunk 150R have any other versions available?
Answer: There is the Hero Hunk 150.Answer by : jojo on Aug 28, 2021 11:26:24 AM
What is the most popular Hero bike in Bangladesh now?
Answer: The Hero Thriller 160R is presently the most popular Hero bike in Bangladesh.Answer by : jojo on Aug 28, 2021 11:27:24 AM
What braking system does the Hero Hunk 150R have?
Answer: The Hero Hunk 150R has single channel ABS and dual disc brake setup.Answer by : jojo on Aug 28, 2021 11:27:44 AM