Hero Motocorp is one of the top most two-wheeler manufacturers in the world. They had entered the business of bike manufacture through a joint venture with Honda, the Japanese auto major. The JV, named Hero Honda, manufactured and sold bikes in India and elsewhere. Soon, they became the leading two-wheeler manufacturer in India. However, the joint venture came to and after some years and both the partners went on their separate ways. They continued to manufacture bikes on their own – with the brand names – Hero and Honda.
Accordingly, both companies introduced fresh models, in addition to continuing with many of the old models manufactured during the JV days. Contrary to general expectations, Hero Motocorp introduced several new models as it continued the success story even after the ending the JV with Honda. Consequently, Hero Motocorp introduced Hero Hunk, a 150 cc motor bike with a bold, masculine look, which became one of the most popular models to be introduced by the company.
The most recent version of the Hunk is an upgrade of its predecessor – it comes with several new additions to the chassis. As the name itself suggests, the Hunk has a manly feel to it and is a great performer when it comes to riding. The Hunk is a huge improvement over its predecessor in its look and style. The new version of Hunk offers a brand-new, digital instrument cluster and disc brakes on the rear.
Other notable features of the newest Hunk include an altered visor, newly styled side panels, tubeless tires, LED tail lamps, body colored mirrors and dominating headlights among others. The Hunk comes with a digital speedometer and an analogue digital instrument cluster as well. The bike is available in seven attractive colors including ebony gray, force silver, blazing red, bold brown, sports red, panther black and marine green.
The Hunk tops the exterior appeal with powerful performances. It has a top speed of 120 kmph and can reach the speed of 60 kmph (from zero) within 5.08 seconds. It offers a mileage of about 58 kmpl under urban conditions and an impressive 62 kmpl on the highways. The Hunk has a fuel tank capacity of 12.4 liters, which makes it an ideal vehicle for long rides and off road adventures.
Hunk is powered by a 149.2 cc four stroke single cylinder, air cooled engine that produces a maximum power of 14.4 Ps at 8500rpm and a peak torque of 12.80Nm at 6500rpm. It has five gears that functions in the one gear down and four gears up-shift pattern.
Available for an ex-showroom price ranging from INR 63000 / – to 70000 / -, the Hunk is one of the finest bikes available in the market.