More often than not, buyers in the commuter segment are lured with motorcycles that exude a sense of familiarity rather than desirability. But, then there are some buyers that are left wanting for a stylish and sportier equivalent of these commuters.
For these folks, Hero launched a new much-vibrant variant of the Passion Pro 110, the Passion XPro. While it makes do with the same heart, Hero has made significant aesthetic modifications to distinguish it from the standard Passion Pro.
Gone is the boring commuter-ish design of the Passion Pro for a snazzier style quotient. The front is now dominated by a completely different and sharper headlamp, with pilot lamps. The fuel tank is also sportier and the taillamp is now an LED unit. What’s also new are the liveries attached to the fuel tank, making it just a bit more special than the Passion Pro. So, is the XPro just an aesthetic upgrade over the Passion Pro? Let’s have a look.
Powering the Passion XPro is the same 109.15cc single-cylinder that also does its duty in the Passion Pro 110. This engine is capable of churning out 9.3bhp and 9Nm of torque. It is BS-IV compliant and paired to a four-speed transmission. The performance is also closely matched with the Passion Pro 110, although the refinement levels are not as good as the abovementioned.
The snazzy design and the well-proportioned body lends a nice and healthy appeal to the XPro. In terms of the numbers though, the bike is 1,966mm in length, 774mm in width, and 1,087mm in height. It has a dry kerb weight of 117kg. Further, it has a wheelbase of 1,245mm and a ground clearance of 165mm.
Fuel tank capacity
The Hero Passion XPro has a fuel tank capacity of 9.2-litres. The ARAI-claimed fuel efficiency, though, is not disclosed. Expect the efficiency numbers to be the same as the Passion Pro.
But the mechanical parts might be the same, the Passion XPro rides a bit different than the model it’s based upon. The ride quality is a tad bit stiffer than the Passion Pro – although the bike still rides on telescopic forks upfront and monoshock at the back – resulting in a sportier handling setup. As for the cycle parts, the bike sits on a tubular double cradle frame chassis. At 2.75×18 – 4 PR/ 42P and 3.00×18 – 6 PR/ 52P, the front and rear tyre are the same as the Passion Pro. The stopping power comes from 130mm drums at both ends.
As mentioned earlier, the XPro comes with an LED taillamp and pilot lamps next to the headlamp. The main headlamp, sadly, is still powered by a halogen. The instrument cluster is the same in functionality, but it looks way better now. It still comes with an analogue speedometer next to a puny display, which, for that matter, is good for a number of essential information. For safety, the XPro comes with CBS as standard.
For all that and more, be sure to tune in to autoX.
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