India’s largest two wheeler maker, Hero MotoCorp introduced a special edition Splendor Pro to celebrate 20 years of the brand since its launch in the Indian market.
The special edition Splendor Pro is available in golden colour and comes with no additional features or specific changes as such expect for a 20 year special edition sticker on the front fairing. The motorcycle is equipped with APDV 97cc engine and develops a max power of 7.8 Ps @ 7500 rpm and max torque of 8.04 N-m @ 4500 rpm.
The Splendor Pro comes with Kick start / Self start, Alloy wheels and a slightly better looking instrument console as compared to the Splendor Plus. The Splendor Pro is available in four variants: Kick Spoke, Kick Cast, Self Spoke and Self Cast.
The Splendor was the first motorcycle in India to be available with four-stroke technology.
Hero MotoCorp Splendor milestones
1994 : Marks the journey of the Splendor in India. Hero Honda (now Hero MotoCorp launches an all new model)
2000: The Splendor brand became the World No. 1′ – largest selling single motorcycle
2003: The motorcycle emerged as the World’s largest selling model third time in a row
Hero launches new model Splendor + based on the same platform
2004: Crosses the 5 million sales mark in India
2005: Super Splendor with 125 Quantum Core engine launched
2007: New Splendor NXG launched and a power start variant was introduced in 2008
2009: Hero completes 11 million production of the most trusted brand Splendor
2010: Splebdro Pro introduced and the same year also saw the launch of the refreshed Super Splendor