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Hero MotoCorp’s Splendor iSmart clocks record mileage


New Delhi, April 8:

Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Wednesday reported that its Splendor iSmart has clocked a record mileage of 102.50 kilometre per litre of petrol, thereby setting a new global benchmark in fuel efficiency.

Pic Courtesy: www.overdrive.in
Pic Courtesy: www.overdrive.in

According to the company, the latest March, 2015 fuel efficiency values, Splendor iSmart delivered a mileage of 102.50 kilometre per litre, making it the world’s most fuel-efficient bike.

“These fuel efficiency values are certified by the iCAT (international centre for automotive technology) and obtained in the mandatory emission test specified in Rule 115 of the central motor vehicle rules (CMVR) 1989,” the company said in statement.

The company’s iconic brand Splendor consists of a range of popular brands such as Splendor+, Splendor Pro, Splendor Pro Classic, the 125cc Super Splendor and Splendor iSmart. It is also the largest selling motorcycle brand in the world with over two million unit sales every year.

The company has already sold over three lakh units of Splendor iSmart in cumulative sales since its launch just about a year back.

The motorcycle is powered by a 100-cc air-cooled, four stroke single cylinder OHC engine. The bike is priced between Rs.50,000.00 and Rs.51,100 ex-showroom. (IANS)