Bike News

07 August 2018

Launched: 2018 Hero Karizma ZMR

Other than the BS IV compliant motor, all the mechanical bits are untouched

Alpesh Rajpurohit
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Hero discontinued its fully faired motorcycle, the Karizma ZMR last year and if you are one of those who were missing the ZMR, then here’s a good news for you. The Indian bike manufacturer has brought back the Karizma ZMR, this time with BS IV compliance. While the standard model is priced at Rs 1.08 lakh, the dual-tone model has a premium of Rs 2,500 over the standard ZMR.

Does the updated ZMR get any mechanical upgrade or any other new features? Well, other than the addition of the BS IV compliant motor and a new paint scheme, it’s the same ZMR that was on sale earlier. The 2018 ZMR still draws power from the same 223cc single-pot engine churns out 20bhp and 19.7Nm of torque, mated to a five-speed gearbox. Hero claims that if you show the ZMR a long, empty stretch of road it will hit 129kph. The ZMR is equipped with a conventional telescopic fork up front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. Does it get ABS? No, but it still has disc brakes at both ends (276mm at the front and 240mm at the rear).

Tags: hero, karizma, zmr, abs, bs iv



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