Hero Honda Passion Plus is an improved version of Passion. So the company also proved it with a number of changes in the new version. Tubular double cradle frame, strongly contoured fuel tanks, 9 new two-tone body colours, great new graphics. Black painted engine and chain case & front forks. two tone front fender. heat protector on the muffler. body colored mirrors white dial instrument cluster. Aluminium die cast rear grip.
The headlight is also eye-catching. This is multi-reflector headlight and winkers. You are provided with optional 5 spoke black alloy wheels.
The Passion has the same engine as that of the other 100cc counter parts from Hero Honda. There is nothing much to talk about the performance because its just a new wine in an old bottle. The tank is little bigger and better suited for people who feel Splendor is small for them. The dash board features the speedometer with a yellow backdrop as seen in the new Karizma R. The price can be reduced if alloy wheels are not opted.
The Hero Honda Passion Plus bike gives maximum speed of 85kph. Apart from this four-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder engine that generates a piston displacement of 97.2cc engine is consistent in performance and reliable. Passion Plus develops 7.5KW of peak power at 8000 rpm and generates a torque of 7.55Nm@6000rpm. Optional front disc brake for improved braking.
The company has equipped it from broad rear tyre. Overall, for stable riding and easy handling it may be called. Smooth and easy gearbox is the thing that a rider want in a good bike. On the break side, it has internal expanding shoes type 130mm/ Hydraulic Disc Type (Optional) and rear internal expanding shoes type 130 mm. Its wider wheel base provides proper safety to the biker. Safety of riding is further taken care by the arrangement of several lighting fitting like position lamp, side reflector, headlight with halogen lamp, multi reflector winker etc. The overall height, length and width of Passion Plus are 1060mm, 1980mm, 720mm respectively.
It has a wheel base of 1235mm and kerb weight is 116kgs. It has a ground clearance of 160mm. The bike is started by kick start. It has 4-speed constant mesh type transmission. The design of the bike provides easy posture without back strains. Telescopic hydraulic forks at the front and swing arm with adjustable hydraulic dampers at the rear gives smooth ride on any kind of road. For the pillion there is a adjustable rear cushion and wider pillion grip, lockable seat and helmet holder as well. Luggage space with locking facility is the other facility which give marks to the bike
One can reach 0-60kmph (sec) 12.2 and acceleration of 0-400m (sec) can easily be achieved 26.1. the top speed (kmph) is 82.1 while braking 60 kmph (meters) 29.3.
This Hero Honda Passion Plus bike has the fuel tank capacity of 12.8 liters and reserve 1.1 liters . There is an around 10kms difference in city and on highways mileage. Like in city you can have an average of 50 - 55 Km/liter and 60-65 Km/liter on highways. However, the company claimed 70 kmpl mileage.
The Hero Honda CD Dawn is available in different eye-catching colours such as black with purple stripes, classy maroon metallic, black with gold stripes, candy blazing red and boon silver metallic. Each colour scheme has distinctive impression. The body colour is sprayed at Hero Honda CD Dawn fuel tank, front fender and side panels. The company and model name stickers are in white colour in every body colour.
Available colours Are :
Hero Honda CD Dawn has conventional brakes arot both end to provide safety and security to the rider and passenger. The front brake is internal expanding shoe type 130mm while the rear brake is same with 110mm. Hero Honda CD Dawn comes with these standard brakes but ensure efficient braking.
This time Hero Honda CD Dawn has all new suspensions at both end that promises butter smooth riding. The bike has front telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers and it has swing arm with two step adjustable hydraulic shocker at the rear side, with the combined force of the forks, potholes and bad roads seems bed of roses. However, no other bike is coming with rear adjustable shock absorbers in the segment.
Wheels and Tyres
Hero Honda CD Dawn is loaded with long rim and fatter tyres for extra grip on road and performance. The bike has 18 inch long spoke wheels at both sides. Hero Honda CD Dawn comes with front 2.75x18-4PR/42 P and rear tyre 2.75x18-6PR/48 P.
Wheel Base and Controlling
The youngest product in Hero Honda bike range is Hero Honda CD Deluxe, it is priced competitively and loaded with a good number of features. The machine has 1235mm of wheelbase that not very bad, as it is a 100cc commuter bike. In fact the wheelbase plays an important part for vehicles balance and stability. In some ways, it also reduce vibration levels at higher speed.
Hero Honda CD Dawn has got user friendly riding stance with handlebars and seat. The handlebars are upright that allows the rider to have a great grip without tiredness or back pain.
Hero Honda CD Dawn comes with flat, long and wide seat that is regarded most comfortable in the segment. It is the only reason that the bike has got family bike tag. If there is some urgent need, you can also take three passengers at a time including rider.
Hero Honda CD Dawn has been equipped with footpegs and footrest along with rear grab rail. Now it is fitted with 2 step adjustable shocker that shock us immediately and does its duty very well.
Low maintenance bike, high resale value.
The bike is lacking of tachometer, electric start, digital speedometer, odometer, mileage indicator.
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