The country’s leading two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp has launched the 2023 Super Splendor XTEC BS6 Phase II in India. Dealerships have also started reaching the production units of the bike. The price of the new Super Splendor XTEC BS6 Phase II could be higher than its current model. It will compete with models like Honda Shine, TVS Raider and Bajaj CT 125X in the market.
What has changed
In this, LED headlamps and LED DRLs have been given as the biggest update. It gets 2-level LED headlamps with integrated low beams and high beams. This LED DRL is always on. That is, there is no need to start the engine for this. Also, halogen bulbs have been given in the turn indicators and tail lamps. The headlamp cowl and visor have also been updated at the front, along with the updated lighting. A big update has been seen in the form of a fully digital instrument console. Most of its changes are similar to the Splendor Plus XTEC variant.
What are the features?
Bluetooth connectivity has been given in the digital speedometer as a feature. Users can instantly see the call and SMS alert information by connecting their smartphones. Also, real-time mileage and information about side stand, low fuel, high beam and i3S can be obtained. Also, a USB charging port and slim exhaust pipe have been given in it.
How is the engine?
The engine of Super Splendor XTEC BS6 Phase II has been kept the same as before. This bike gets a 124.7cc air-cooled engine, which generates maximum power of 10.7 bhp and torque of 10.6 Nm. It is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. This engine supports E20 ethanol-blend fuel. The company has claimed to get more than 60 kmpl mileage in it.
Will it compete with Honda Shine?
This bike will compete with Honda Shine in the market. A 123.94cc engine is available on this bike. This bike is available in a total of 4 variants in the market. Its ex-showroom price starts from 78 thousand rupees.