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BS6 Hero HF Deluxe, HF Deluxe i3s – Features Overview With Pros and Cons

OVERVIEW:

  • Power                    : 7.91 bhp @8000 rpm, 7.8 bhp (Deluxe i3s)
  • Torque                    : 8.05 Nm @6000 rpm
  • Displacement           : 97.2 cc
  • Cooling System          : Air Cooled
  • Fuel delivery system : Fuel Injection
  • Fuel tank capacity      : 9.6 litres, 1 litre reserve
  • Transmission              : 4-speed manual
  • Kerb Weight              : 109 kg
  • Front tyre                  : 2.75*18-4PR/42P
  • Rear tyre                   : 2.75-18-6PR/48P
  • Tyre type                   : Tubeless
  • Front Suspension       : Telescopic Hydraulic
  • Rear suspension        : 2-step adjustable hydraulic
  • Seat height               : 805 mm
  • Ground clearance      : 165 mm
  • Chassis                     : Tubular Diamond Cradle

Apart from slightly differed power, the only difference between HF Deluxe and the HF Deluxe i3s is the inclusion of engine kill switch on the Hero HF Deluxe i3s.

HF Deluxe BS6

ENGINE:

Type Air cooled 4 Stroke single cylinder OHC
Displacement 97.2 cc
Max. Power 5.9 kW @ 8000 revolutions per min
Max. Torque 8.05 Nm @ 6000 revolutions per min
Bore x Stroke 50.0 x 49.5 mm
Starting Kick start / Self start
Fuel System Advanced Programmed Fuel Injection

 

TRANSMISSION & CHASSIS:

Clutch Wet Multi Plate
Gear box 4 speed Constant Mesh
Frame Tubular Double Cradle

 

SUSPENSION:

Front Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorber
Rear 2-step Adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

 

BRAKES:

Front Brake Drum 130 mm
Rear Brake Drum 130 mm

 

ELECTRICALS:

Battery MF Battery, 12V – 3Ah
Head Lamp 12 V – 35 / 35 W (Halogen Bulb), Trapezoidal MFR
Tail/Stop Lamp 12 V – 5 / 21 W – MFR
Turn Signal Lamp 12 V – 5 / 21 W – MFR

 

DIMENSIONS:

Length 1965 mm
Width 720 mm
Height 1045 mm
Saddle Height 805 mm
Wheelbase 1235 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 9.6 Litre
Kerb Weight 109 kg (Kick) | 112 kg (Self)

 

HF Deluxe BS6

PROS:

  • GREAT CITY RIDE
  • GREAT MILEAGE
  • EASE PARTS AVAILABILITY
  • LOW MAINTENANCE
  • EASY TO MAINTAIN
  • GIVES COMFORTABLE RIDE
  • AFTER SALE SERVICE IS GREAT
  • VALUE FOR MONEY

CONS:

  • AVERAGE ENGINE RELIABILITY
  • SOME PEOPLE FACE BREAKDOWN OF THE BIKE
  • DESIGN LANGUAGE IS OLD AND NOT UPDATED
  • VIBRATION PROBLEM AFTER SOME TIME
  • ENGINE SMOOTHNESS IS NOT THAT GREAT
  • OVERALL FIT AND FINISH IS NOT THAT GREAT
  • ONLY SUITABLE FOR CITY OR SHORT RIDES (NOT SUITABLE FOR HEAVY RIDES)
  • PRICE GAP BETWEEN KICK START AND SELF START IS SLIGHTLY HIGH
  • BIKE NEEDS TO BE UPDATED

VERDICT AND ALTERNATIVES:

So the verdict is, if you have a tight budget and looking for a good commuter motorcycle, then you can probably consider this bike. Or else you can also have a look at the Bajaj CT 100, TVS Sport and the Bajaj Platina 100.

Thank you!

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Automotive Enthusiast with passion for Wheels with an Engine! Computer Science Student
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