Hero Motorcycles in India

Hero bike price range starts from Rs. 52,476 and goes up to Rs. 1,18,533. The brand offers 13 bike models in the country with most some of the most popular bikes being Hero Splendor Plus, Hero Passion Pro and Hero Xtreme 160R. The recent and upcoming bikes from Hero include the Hero Xpulse 200T BS6, Hero XF3R and Hero Leap Hybrid SES. The most expensive Hero bike is the Xtreme 200S. With headquarters in New Delhi, Hero MotoCorp is the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturing brand. It has more than 40 per cent share in the Indian two-wheeler market and is India’s top two-wheeler company. Hero MotoCorp was founded by Brijmohan Lall Munjal. The brand initially started with a joint venture with Honda. However, their partnership ended in the year 2010 and both the brands became a big competitor to each other. Hero MotoCorp has four manufacturing units located at Dharuhera and Haridwar in Uttarakhand, and Neemrana and Gurgaon in Haryana. The total production capacity of these plants is 7.6 million 2-wheelers per year. The brand's research & development facility is located in the outskirts of Jaipur, which is spread across 249 acres. The brand has over 6,000 dealerships across India, and Hero MotoCorp has also managed to penetrate most of the rural areas of the country along with the metropolitan cities. The company sells a wide range of motorcycles and scooters in various segments including 100cc bikes like the Splendor range, all the way to 223cc bikes like Karizmas. The Hero scooters range include Hero Maestro Edge, Hero Duet and Hero Pleasure. In the coming years, electric scooters will be a major part of the brand's new launches. Hero MotoCorp is now also focusing on green technologies, which was witnessed at the previous Auto Expos with the unveiling of the Hero Leap scooter, Hero Duet E and the Hero ioN. The brand is currently aiming at selling 20 million vehicles worldwide by the year 2020.