Hero Motorcycles for sale in Bangladesh
Hero which was previously called as Hero Honda is considered as the world’s largest 2-wheeler manufacturer. This Indian giant company started its production with the joint venture between Hero Cycles and Honda of Japan in 1984. In India, it has a market share of 46% and is the largest motorcycle producer over the years. In 2010, the Japanese partner Honda moved out from the joint venture and the company was renamed as Hero Motor Corporation.
The company has the moto to deliver low cost and fuel efficient motorcycles to the users. Their slogan is ‘Fill it – Shut it – Forget it’ which helped the company to achieve aggressive growth in the business. In Bangladesh this company previously incorporated with Atlas Bangladesh but after the separation of the company Hero is working independently. Different models from this brand are very popular here. Hero is considered as more reliable and well performed motorcycles rather than its competitor Bajaj in Bangladesh.
Varieties in Technologies and Features
The latest technology that has been introduced in Hero motorcycle is the i3S (Ideal Stop-Start System). This technology ensures more fuel economy and mileage to the bikes. There is another important feature of Hero Motorcycles is the Integrated Braking System (IBS) which uses one brake handle for both front and rear wheels.
Popular Models of Hero in Bangladesh
Hero is dominating the market of Bangladesh since 1990s with various models. The most popular models are as below:
Splendor: This is the most selling model from Hero. It was introduced in 1994 and since then it is being sold successfully in different market. Many versions of this model came out in the market namely Splendor +, Super Splendor, Splendor NXG, Splendor Pro, Splendor Pro Classic and Splendor iSMART. These entire versions have the same engine capacity with different features. The new Splendor iSmart is the latest inclusion in the production which has the latest technologies.
CBZ: Another popular model from Hero is the CBZ which was launched in 1999. This 156.8 cc motorcycle was the first ever sporty bike made by any Indian company. Later in 2006 it was upgraded and renamed as CBZ Xtreme.
Karizma: This 223 cc monster was launched in 2003 which was sold in USA and South American markets as well. This model gained cosmetic upgrade in 2007 and 2009 renamed as Karizma R and Karizma ZMR.
Hunk: This model from Hero is very popular to the young generation in Bangladesh. This 150 cc motorcycle was introduced in 2007 with Advanced Tumble-Flow induction Technology (ATFT). This has a unique bull insignia on either edges of the fuel tank that makes it different from other motorcycles.
Apart from these models there are few other models which are also available in Bangladesh. CD Dawn, CD Deluxe, Passion, Passion Pro, Hero Ignitor, Impulse, Glamour etc. are some of those models which are popular in our country as well as in India.
Availability of Hero Motorcycles in Bangladesh
Previously Atlas Bangladesh was the sole distributor of Hero Honda in Bangladesh. After the separation Hero is operating independently and directly with the dealers. They have appointed several dealers around the country to ensure the availability of Hero Motorcycles in Bangladesh. Again they have done a contract with country’s one of the largest business groups Nitol-Niloy to establish Hero Motorcycle production plant in Bangladesh. By the year 2015, they will start producing motorcycles in Bangladesh that will minimize the price of the motorcycles of this brand.
Hero motor company achieved the ‘best value for money bike maker’ award in India. They have sold 47 million motorcycles from 1984 till March 2013 which is more than the second, third and fourth placed two-wheeler companies put together.