Hero HF Dawn Reintroduced in India: Comes With Some Upgrades
Hero MotoCorp has reintroduced the Hero HF Dawn in India at Rs 37,400 (ex-showroom). For the time being, motorbike is available exclusively in Orissa, however the company has plans to dispatch it in different parts of the nation eventually
In spite of the fact that the new HF Dawn continues with a barebones design, it gets a couple of styling updates. All the chrome components like the headlamp border, exhaust shield, leg guards and wheels are now blacked out. Apart from the standard new paint schemes, the tank likewise gets new graphics. Fueling the HF Dawn is a 97cc single-cylinder engine delivering 8.2bhp and 8Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a four-speed transmission. It is available in a solitary variant with kick start and alloy wheels.
The suspension arrangement of the new 2018 Hero HF Dawn involves the same conventional telescopic forks for the front alongside twin spring shock absorbers for the rear. Braking is done with the help of a 130mm drum brake up front alongside a 110mm drum brake at the rear. The motorcycle also has Automatic Headlamp ON (AHO) feature that had become mandatory in India for each of the bikes starting April 2017.
The Hero HF Dawn was ceased in May last year with the autoindustry’s turn to BS IV emission standards. While its kin have set benchmarks in the industry, the HF Dawn struggled to accomplish even four-digit sales numbers in a month. With the facelift, we can anticipate that the HF Dawn will draw in a bigger crowd this time around. At Rs 37,400, the HF Dawn is the most affordable motorcycle in Hero’s line-up. It goes up against the TVS Sport and the Bajaj CT100.