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Compare Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes launch 2021

Hero and Honda both are world-famous automobile manufacturers. The bikes they provide to the riders are well finished and tested. Are you ever tried to know that which of these two companies provides more comfort to the riders? So here we are going to Compare Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes launch 2021.  

Yes friends if you are hero or Honda lover then this article is for you here you will get the latest updates of upcoming launches of any of your favorite’s bikes.

Top Upcoming launches of ‘Hero” in 2021

1. Hero XF3R

Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes
Hero XF3R: Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes

The Hero brand will be unveiling XF3R very soon in the Indian automobile industry. This sports naked motorcycle has the potential to win your heart all over with its 300 cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine which generates 35 nm of expected max torque and 28bhp of expected max power. The transmission will come with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Hero XF3R Styling & Comfort

The upcoming Hero XF3R will host mesh type 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in top-performing Pirelli sport demon tyres on the higher trims. In that case, the production model will come aggressive and sporty looking. The bike will be getting a sharp and sleek design which is complemented by an artistically designed front cowl. The evident handlebar will get much shorter thereby rendering a solid grip for the rider and better control over the machine.

The fully digital instrument cluster will be offered with an LCD display. The fuel tank of the motorcycle will get muscular yet an artistic look whereas the tank shrouds will arrive with turns indicators and air intakes. The XF3R will host split layout seats with the step up pillion seats and an LED taillight which is integrated with turn indicators. The motorcycle would be rewarded with a twin-port exhaust system located beneath the pillion seat and also with a wide array of colour themes with bold graphics.

Hero XF3R Engine & Transmission

The upcoming Hero XF3R engine includes a 300 cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine which is capable enough of producing a max power of 28bhp and a max torque of 35nm. The transmission system will come with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Talking about the suspension system, there will be USD front fork and a multi-step adjustable mainshock at the rear.

Hero XF3R Braking & Safety

The Braking specs of Hero XF3R disc brakes present at both front and rear ends measuring 320mm and 230mm. As far a Safety is concerned, the motorcycle will be complemented by a dual channeled Anti-lock braking system.

  • 1.85 Lakh Expected Price
  • February 2022 Expected Launch Date

Key Features & Overview

Engine300 cc
BrakesDouble Disc
Tyre TypeTubeless
ABSDual Channel
Cooling SystemAir Cooled

2. Hero Xtreme 160S

Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes
Hero Xtreme 160S:Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes

If we talk about the feature and the specification of this amazing bike we see the Xtreme 160R was powered by 163cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 15 bhp and a torque of 14 Nm. With both front and rear disc brakes, Hero Xtreme 160R comes up with anti-locking braking system. Which make the bike more safer This Xtreme 160R bike weighs 139.5 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 12 liters?

The motorcycle sports a sharp styling that incorporates a radical-looking headlamp, beefy fuel tank and an upswept and sporty-looking tail section. On the design front, it is based on the Xtreme 1.R concept.

The feature list of the Xtreme 160R comprises full-LED lighting for the headlamp, turn signals, and tail lamp. It also gets a hazard switch along with a side-stand engine cut-off switch. Additionally, it comes equipped with a fully digital display and is available in two variants that differ in terms of braking hardware. Meanwhile, the motorcycle rides on 37mm telescopic forks upfront sourced from Showa and a mono-shock at the rear.

Powering the Xtreme 160R is a 160cc, air-cooled engine that produces 15bhp at 8,500rpm and 14Nm at 6,500rpm. Lending it an impressive power-to-weight ratio is its kerb weight which is as low as 138.5kg. Hero claims that the bike does the zero-60kmph sprint in 4.7 seconds.

  • October 2021Expected Launch Date
  • 1.08 Lakh Expected Price

Key Features & Overview

Engine163 cc
Power15.3 PS
Torque14 Nm
BrakesDouble Disc
Tyre TypeTubeless
ABSSingle Channel

Top Upcoming launches of ‘Honda” in 2021

1. Honda CBR500R

Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes
Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes

Honda 500 twins are a series of straight-twin motorcycles (A straight-twin engine, also known as an inline-twin, vertical-twin, or parallel-twin is a two-cylinder piston engine where two cylinders are arranged in a line along with a common crankshaft.) Honda CBR500R is also a CB series bike it comes with a BS6 Engine and meets BS6 emission standards.

CBR500R is a Euro 5-compliant 471cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine that belts out 47.5PS at 8600rpm and 43Nm at 6500rpm. Its 6-speed transmission comes paired with a slip-and-assist clutch. It comes equipped with a 41mm telescopic fork and a mono-shock.

Anchoring the bike is a single 320mm disc up front and a 240mm rear disc with dual-channel ABS as standard. The CBR’s 17-inch wheels come wrapped in 120/70-section front and 160/60-section rear tyres. All of this contributes to a kerb weight of 192kg.

The fuel tank comes with a capacity of 17.1 liters. Also, Honda has tweaked the engine to produce 4 per cent more power and torque between 3000rpm and 7000rpm. And also comes with LED taillight and turn indicators.

  • The accepted would be Rs 4.99 Lakh.
  • We can expect the launch date on Jun 2021

Key Features & Overview

Engine471 cc
Power47.5 PS
Torque43 Nm
BrakesDouble Disc
Tyre TypeTubeless
ABSDual Channel

2. Honda Rebel 300

Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes
2. Honda Rebel 300: Hero (vs.) Honda upcoming bikes

Honda Rebel 300 is also a CB series bike that comes with the 286cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that churns out 30.4PS at 8000rpm and 27.4Nm at 6500rpm. We can expect the launch date of the Rebel 300 in Jun 2021 in India.

Ergonomics of the Honda Rebel would be very comfortable as a result of the low seat, and relaxed handlebar posture. It will have LED headlights and tail lamps. As of now, we do not have an idea about the frame but from the look of it seems to be a spilt diamond frame it will have a lazy boy seating posture and will have a drastic styling than anything that is currently in Honda’s lineup. Honda Rebel was recently launched in 1100cc making that the most powerful in the lineup.

The motorcycle uses 41mm telescopic front fork and twin shock absorbers at the rear. The small 16-inch alloys are wrapped with fat 130-section front and 150-section rear tyres. Brakes include disc on both ends. In the US market, a dual-channel ABS variant is available the rebel 300 has a retro-inspired look this is the reason it seems to be like a Royal Enfield’s motorcycle.

  • And we can expect the price around Rs 2.5 Lakh
  • The expected launch date was August 2021

Key Features & Overview

Engine286 cc
BrakesDouble Disc
Tyre TypeTubeless
ABSDual Channel
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooled


At the end guy’s we are come up with the design that both the manufacturers provides superb quality bikes to the end users.  So to compare and support any one of this bike is totally wrong.

This is only depends upon the riders which of the one they feel more comfortable.

So tell me in comments guys which one of the brands was your favorite.

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