Hero HF Deluxe i3S Launched In India. India's largest two-wheeler manufacturer has launched the Hero HF Deluxe i3S in India for Rs 46,630 ex-showroom (Delhi).
Hero MotoCorp is in the process updating its range of motorcycles with the 'Idle Start Stop System' or i3S technology. The HF Deluxe i3S is offered in multiple variants: kick-start, spoke wheels, and self-start alloy wheel model.
The i3S technology works by shutting off the motor when the bike is idling, and the gear is in neutral. The engine will be powered again as soon as the rider depresses the clutch lever. The company claims the technology improves the mileage of the vehicle.
Also, the new Hero HF Deluxe i3S comes with new graphics and will be offered in three dual-colour options: Black-Blue, Black-Red and Black-Purple.
The company has not officially confirmed the mileage of the Hero HF Deluxe i3S; however, the regular model offers a mileage of 88.5km/l. The mileage of i3S model of the Hero HF Deluxe will be similar to the regular model if not more.
Mechanically, the Hero HF Deluxe i3S remains the same with the 97.2cc engine producing 8.24bhp and a maximum torque of 8.05 Nm paired to a 4-speed gearbox.
The Hero HF Deluxe i3S engine is BSIV complaint and receives the auto headlamp on (AHO) feature as well.