The 2023 Hero Glamour is a commuter bike available at a starting price of Rs. 79,029 in India. It is available in 6 variants and 10 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 85,365. The Hero Glamour is powered by 124.7cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 10.72 bhp and a torque of 10.6 Nm. With both front and rear drum brakes, Hero Glamour comes up with combined braking system of both wheels. This Glamour bike weighs 122 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 10 liters.
The BS6 Hero Glamour got a subtle aesthetic makeover. The front fascia now gets an updated headlight with DRLs on either side. The front cowl gets a new plastic panel with a 3D “Hero” logo. The fuel tank extensions and the side-panels have also received mild styling. The taillight now features an “H” shape. Overall styling looks so much better than the outgoing model.
The instrument cluster retains the semi-digital layout that comprises of an analogue speedometer while the digital display shows the fuel level, odometer, trip meter, fuel economy and service due indicator. Glamour’s switchgear looks dated when compared to the modern buttons its rivals offer.
The five-speed 124.7cc BS6 engine of 2023 Hero Glamour makes 10.7bhp of power and 10.6Nm of peak torque. The motorcycle comes up with an Idle Stop-Start system that is aimed to improve the fuel efficiency.
The motorcycle is built around a diamond frame, with telescopic forks at the front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the back. The braking power comes from 130mm drum brakes on both 18-inch alloy wheels while a 240mm disc brake is available as an option. The safety net includes CBS tech that Hero MotoCorp calls Integrated Braking System.
The Glamour competes with the Honda SP 125 and the Bajaj Pulsar 125. It is ] available in multiple colour options but looks the best in the Blaze edition. This model gets a fancier green dual-tone paint scheme that makes it stand out in the segment.
Hero MotoCorp updated the Glamour range with the introduction of the XTec model. This new variant of the 125cc motorcycle series benefits from new features over the standard model. These include an LED headlight, a Bluetooth-enabled instrument cluster, turn-by-turn navigation system, a side-stand engine cut-off function, and a USB charger. The new Glamour XTec also features a bank angle sensor that turns off the engine in an event of a fall. Cosmetic upgrades include a new matte black paint with silver accents, 3D branding, and silver rim tapes.