Passion Pro TR launched by Hero MotoCorp
Hero MotoCorp has gone ahead and silently launched the Passion Pro TR in India, which is displayed on the company`s official website. It was unveiled at the 2014 Auto Expo held at Greater Noida in February this year. The Passion Pro TR is based on the Passion Pro 100 motorbike. The Pro TR is a rugged off-road version which gets high front fender with hugger, special tyre tread for better road grip, grill for the headlight, guard for the knuckles, bash plate for engine protection and knee pads for better grip.
On the exterior there is no change to the design of the bike. The Passion Pro TR comes with new attractive body graphics, all black alloy wheels and a glossy black cover for the exhaust. Engine options remain the same with the motor producing 97.2cc and 8.04Nm of max torque at 4500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 4-speed gear box. The bike features Disc brakes on the front and Drum brakes at the rear.
The Passion Pro TR has a 12.8 litres fuel tank and weighs 119 kgs.The bike is available in three attractive colours – electric blue, sports red and black with sports red shade. The Passion Pro TR may not be a true off-roader, but would appeal to consumers travelling to rural and semi-urban areas. Prices for the Passion Pro TR have not yet been revealed on the official website of Hero MotoCorp. Expect it to be priced at a premium compared to the Passion Pro which retails at Rs 48,200 (ex-showroom, Delhi).