Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R Review
Hero Karizma bikes launched in India after understanding the increased demand and like for full fairing bikes specially those with aggressive look and attractive sports bike design by the Hero moto corp. Hero launched one of the most expensive bike at that time in a focus to compete with the Yamaha R15.
After its successful launch the company launched the same bike with minor changes in color and graphics and named as Hero Karizma R. Whatever the Hero Karizma bikes can do well in the market and it have lot of fans still now. Hero Karizma bikes currently available in 2 variants in India. They are Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R. Technically both are same and you can read the short review of Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R below.
Look, Style and Dimensions
Both bikes are looking stunning by its colorful design and graphic works. It features body colored rear mirrors, Blue back-lit instrument cluster, Re-designed silencer, new color shades etc. Hero Karizma R has no special changes when comparing with the original design of Karizma. Still it lacks a digital speedometer.
Hot Features of Hero Karizma
- Powered by a 223cc, 4-Stroke engine
- Power of 17.6 Bhp at 7000 rpm
- Torque of 18.35 Nm at 6000 rpm
- Impressive mileage figure
- Available in 2 variants and 5 colors
Engine and Performance
Hero Karizma ZMR 220cc and Hero Karizma R sports bikes powered by a 223cc, 4-Stroke engine that can give you power of 17.6 Bhp at 7000 rpm and a torque of 18.35 Nm at 6000 rpm on ride. The engine mated with 5 speed manual gears and Multiplate Wet clutch. The bike can reach 0-60km/hr in just 3.8 seconds. Acceleration and performance is really good. The attainable top speed is 125kmph. Ground clearance is 150mm.
The company offered mileage of Karizma R bike is 40kmpl in highway and 30kmpl in city ride. Hero Karizma ZMR can return mileage of 45kmpl in highway and 35kmpl in city.
Safety and Comfort on Ride
Suspension used in this bike is Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers in front and 5 Step Adjustable iGRS System in rear. The brakes are good and easy to handle. In front you have 276mm Dia Disc brake and rear 240mm Dia Disc. 130mm Drum brake used in rear of Hero Karizma R. The seats are so comfortable and you can have a relaxed travel on it. There is n under storage space in this bike. Wheelbase of 1355mm ensures safety and smooth drive.
Available Variants and Colors
Both Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R are available in single variant only. You have 4 color options to choose for Karizma ZMR. Spot Light White, Vibrant Orange, Panther Black Metallic and Candy Blazing Red. The Hero Karizma R are available in Force Silver, Spotlight White, Sport Red, Darling Yellow and Power Black.
Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R Full Technical Specifications
|Features of the model of Bike||Hero Karizma sports bike|
|Engine||223cc, 4-Stroke engine|
|Max power||17.6 Bhp at 7000 rpm|
|Max torque||18.35 Nm at 6000 rpm|
|Fuel consumption(high way)||
|Dimensions(length x width x height)||
|Fuel tank||16.00 ltrs|
|Chassis type||Diamond Type|
|Brakes(front)||276mm Dia Disc|
|Wheel base||1350.00 mm|
|alloys||Die Cast Black Alloys|
|Low fuel/oil/battery indicator||yes|
Hero Karizma ZMR last known Price in India: Rs. 98,800/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
Hero Karizma R last known Price in India: Rs. 78,600/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
Hero Karizma is now discontinued in India.