Hero MotoCorp launches Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 to celebrate 30 years of the iconic Splendor


Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has introduced the latest generation of the Splendor motorcycle, the Splendor+ XTEC 2.0, marking the 30th anniversary of what is considered the world’s highest-selling motorcycle. This launch reflects the brand’s commitment to innovation and excellence in the two-wheeler segment.

Enhanced Features and Design of Splendor+ XTEC 2.0

The Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 retains the iconic design of its predecessors while incorporating modern technological advancements. Among the notable features are LED headlights with High Intensity Position Lamp (HIPL), an H-shaped signature tail lamp, and a suite of safety and convenience features that underscore its market dominance. Notably, the bike offers an impressive fuel efficiency of 73 kmpl, a figure that speaks to its economic operation.

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Technical Upgrades and User Convenience

The new model is equipped with a digital speedometer that includes an Eco-indicator and a Real Time Mileage Indicator (RTMI), enhancing fuel efficiency. It also features Bluetooth connectivity for call and SMS alerts, and hazard lights for increased safety. The design includes a longer seat for greater comfort and a larger, hinge-type glove box for additional utility.

The new Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 by Hero MotoCorp

The new Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 by Hero MotoCorp. Photo courtesy of Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

Further enhancing its functionality, the Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 is designed with a 100cc engine that delivers 7.9 BHP at 8000 rpm and a maximum torque of 8.05Nm at 6000 rpm. It incorporates Hero’s i3s (Idle Stop Start System) technology to boost fuel economy. The bike also boasts a low maintenance cost and an extended service interval of 6000 km, significantly reducing the overall running cost.

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Safety, Style, and Color Options of Splendor+ XTEC 2.0

The Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 is not just about performance but also prioritizes rider safety with features like hazard light winkers with a dedicated switch, side-stand engine cutoff, and bank angle sensor. The bike’s tubeless tires enhance safety by preventing instant deflation during punctures. Available in three dual-tone color options—Matte Grey, Gloss Black, and Gloss Red—the Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 combines style with substance.

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Market Impact and Availability

Priced at an attractive Rs. 82,911 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 is available at Hero MotoCorp dealerships across the country. Commenting on the launch, Ranjivjit Singh, Chief Business Officer – India BU at Hero MotoCorp, stated, “Splendor is an iconic brand with an unmatched leadership spanning 30 years. The motorcycle has won millions of hearts and continues to empower people through accessible mobility. Its enduring success is a testament to our continuous innovation, brand trust, and product reliability.”

The Splendor+ XTEC 2.0 embodies the evolution of a legacy, blending iconic design with the latest technology and practicality, making it a symbol of progress and a reliable companion for millions of customers.

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