Sunday, October 9, 2016

Hero - Xtreme Sports vs Passion Xpro - Specs battle

It might seem wierd today to compare a 150cc sports bike with 110cc commuter bike. However let me put it from specs perspective as presented in Hero Website!!!

Xtreme Sports vs Passion Xpro

lets start with  Passion Xpro:
According to Hero, The Passion XPRO combines great power and awesome power (Lol!!!). The 110cc engine with APDV Ignition system and enthralling graphics quite easily makes Passion XPRO one of the most slick bikes in the category. So, take it our for a ride. EXPERIENCE ITS POWER. LET YOUR STYLE SPEAK FOR ITSELF (How can my style attribute to the bike, If so Will Hero pay me for driving the bike with my style!!! Lol! again)

For Xtreme Sports, (Hero assumed that there is no much  description required for the bike and hence they use a single liner!!!) LIVE OFF THE EDGE as opposed to Xpro's single liner STYLE KA COOL ANDAAZ

Initially, I thought Xpro is going to be a local bike and Xtreme is for international customers, but the things started to get wierd once i try to understand the single liners used by Hero. Lets forget it!!! This is not the target audience fight just a specs fight.

Engine Xtreme Sports Passion Xpro
Type Air Cooled, 4 - Stroke Single Cylinder OHC Air Cooled, 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC
Displacement 149.2 cc 109.1 cc
Max. Power 11.64 KW (15.6 BHP) @ 8500 rpm 6.4 kW (8.7 Ps) @ 7500 rpm
Max. Torque 13.50 NM @ 7000 rpm 9.36 N-m @ 5500 rpm
Max. Speed 107 Kmph 87 Kmph
Bore x Stroke 57.3 x 57.8 mm 50.0 x 55.6 mm
Clutch Multiplate wet Multiplate Wet
Gear box 5 Speed constant mesh 4 Speed constant mesh
Chassis Type Tubular , Diamond Type Tubular, Diamond Type

Front Telescopic Hydraulic Type Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Rear Rectangular Swing Arm with 5 step Adjustable Gas Reservoir Suspension Swing Arm with 5 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers

Front Brake Disc Disc Dia 240 mm 240 mm Dia
Front Brake Drum Internal expanding shoe type ( 130 mm ), Optional Disc Dia 220 mm Internal expanding shoe type (130 mm)

Length 2100 mm 2005 mm
Width 780 mm 765 mm
Height 1080 mm 1115 mm
Saddle Height 800 mm 785 mm
Wheelbase 1325 mm 1265 mm
Ground Clearance 163 mm 170 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.1 Ltrs ( Min ) 9.5 litres, 2.1 litre (Usable Reserve)
Reserve 1.5 Ltrs ( Usable reserve ) 2.1 Ltrs ( Usable reserve )
Kerb Weight 146 Kg (Brakes - FR/RR -> Disc/Drum) 147 Kg (Brakes - FR/RR -> Disc/Disc) 113 Kg (Spoke Kick), 114 Kg (Spoke Self), 115 Kg (Cast Kick), 116 Kg (Cast Self)
Max Payload 130 Kg 130 Kgs.

Provided above the complete specification of the bikes.

Xtreme sports on one hand hold 150cc engine with 15.6Bhp output power vs 110cc engine with 8.7bph. It might look like Passion Xpro is not a good performer.

But looking at the top speed, dimensions it seems Passion Xpro looks like a winner by itself and commuter also carries sports element which makes it more value for the money! Yes!!!

Xtreme Sports is available for 72,000 (average price in india for single disc version) vs 56000 for the Passion Xpro for self start, alloy wheel and disc brakes!!!

What do you want? Bigger engine with 16,000 more or Perfect Engine that is sufficient enough for Indian Roads!???


Yamaha Fazer FI - Look at me Now!

Yamaha Fazer FI - Look at me Now!

FAZER FI gets its DNA from the global FAZER series known for their awesome sporty looks. It has a "Look-at-me" appeal with the triple macho design concept giving it a concentrated form with excellent ergonomics. Its beautifully contoured and color - coordinated aerodynamic cowling keeps the blasting wind at bay. With its comfortable riding position and seat the rider can enjoy a weekend getaway or head off on a touring holiday.

YAMAHA’s Fuel Injection System contains sensors, actuators and an Engine Control Unit (ECU). Sensors detect temperature, atmospheric pressure and engine condition. Based on this, ECU commands the optimal amount of fuel to the engine. It helps deliver the best engine performance at all speeds by providing fuel calculated at 1/1000 sec based on inlet pressure / throttle position / engine rotation speed and more. It also ensures high-efficiency combustion by providing the right amount of fuel, depending on riding conditions and contributes to increased mileage and cleaner emissions.

Front Disc Brake

The two-pot caliper makes full use of the outer perimeter of the disc to provide strong stopping power.

Comfortable monocross suspension

FAZER FI’s 7-times adjustable Monocross suspension are of World Motocross Championship standards. This type of suspension gives the rider an exhilarating & stable riding experience.

Large Fuel Tank

FAZER FI’s large fuel tank with a capacity of 12 liters helps the rider continue without worrying about refueling every now and then, even during long distance journeys.


Cool and exciting graphics make the bike look super-stylish. The graphics give the bike a contemporary and sporty look and make sure that it’s an absolute head-turner.

Advanced midship muffler

The advance midship muffler in the new FAZER FI adds a sporty attitude and enhances the street presence of this powerful bike.

Split tandem seats

More seat space provides a more comfortable riding experience. The seat is long, comfortable and specially designed for the pillion rider. The easy to grasp aluminium handle grab bars give the pillion rider extra support during long rides.

Twin headlights

The stylish & sporty twin headlights of FAZER FI are designed keeping in mind the YAMAHA DNA. They don’t just look good but also give clearer vision at night.

Aerodynamic Cowl:

The aerodynamic cowl’s carbon pattern enhances its sporty image and allows for a better and resistance-free riding in any condition.

Here is the Full specification:


Engine type
Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Maximum output
9.7 kW (13.1PS) / 8000 rpm
Maximum torque
12.8 N.m (1.3 kg f.m) / 6000 rpm
Starting method
Lubrication type
Force-feed lubrication, wet sump
Fuel supply
Fuel injection
Clutch type
Wet, multiple-disc
Transmission type
Constant mesh 5-speed
Cylinder layout
Single cylinder
12V, 4.0AH (10H), sealed type


Overall Length x Width x Height
1,990mm x 760mm x 1,115mm
Seat height
790 mm
1,330 mm
Minimum ground clearance
160 mm
Kerb weight
137 kg
Fuel tank volume


Frame type
Suspension (front/rear)
Telescopic / Monocross
Brake type(front/rear)
Tire size (front)
100 / 80-17M / C (52P)
Tire size (rear)
140 / 60-R17M / C (63P)
         12V, 35 / 35W x 1, 35W x 1


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