Hero Xoom 110 launched, prices start at ₹68,599
Hero MotoCorp has launched the all-new Xoom 110 scooter with prices starting from ₹68,599. The scooter is the latest to come from the stables and also marks the company’s foray into the sporty scooter segment. The headline feature for the Xoom 110 is that it is the first scooter that gets a cornering light function (currently only on the top-end ZX variant). Apart from that the scooter get’s all new styling and chassis tweaks to add to its sport appeal.
Hero Xoom 110 design
The Hero Xoom 110 sports an all-new design unlike any of the other scooters in the company’s lineup. This scooter marks Hero MotoCorop’s foray into the sporty scooter segment and the scooter as all the design cues to suggest just that. It has sharp overall styling and cuts and creases in all the right places. Lighting at both ends including the indicators are LED and the headlamp and tail lamp have H-shaped DRLs with a design similar to that of the Vida V1, The top-end variant also gets two additional lights on the front which are connected to an accelerometer and a gyroscope enabling cornering lighting functions. The Xoom 110 gets a a fully digital instrument cluster and also gets Bluetooth enabled connectivity features like all other X-Tec enabled Hero products. In terms of colours, you can choose from five different colour options — black, blue, red, orange and white.
Hero Xoom 110 engine and chassis
Powering the Hero Xoom 110 is essentially the same engine as found on the Maestro albeit with a few tweaks to make it feel peppier. The 110cc BS6 engine produces 8bhp at 7250rpm and 8.7Nm of torque at 5750rpm. The scooter also gets the i3S start stop technology which should aid in fuel economy. In terms of the chassis setup, it gets a slightly redesigned frame to accommodate the changes like the replaced fuel filler cap and larger wheels. You get a telescopic fork setup at the front and a monoshock at the rear. Unlike the Maestro, the Xoom 110 rides on larger 12-inch wheels which would either be sheet metal or alloys depending on which variant you choose. Braking on the top end variant comes courtesy of a disc at the front and a drum setup at the rear with a combi-brake system.
Commenting on the launch of the Xoom 110, Ranjivjit Singh, chief growth officer, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Over the years, Hero MotoCorp has introduced iconic brands that have captivated the nation and continue to enjoy a strong consumer connect. With the unmatched style and performance of Hero Xoom, we are turning a new leaf in our journey to redefine the scooter segment. The new Hero XOOM is an outcome of our deep understanding of the needs of young India & our commitment to introduce future-oriented technologies which will help strengthen our scooter portfolio. The ones who are looking for an exciting ride, and are at the forefront of innovation will definitely be drawn to the dynamic character of the Hero Xoom”
Hero Xoom 110 price and rivals
Prices for the Hero Xoom 110 start at ₹68,599 for the base LX variant with sheet metal wheels, the mid-spec VX variant with cast wheels will cost ₹71,799 while the top-end ZX variant with cast wheels and cornering light will cost ₹76,699. It is important to note that these are introductory prices and will eventually be hiked. Bookings for the scooter open on February 1, 2023. In terms of rivals, the Hero Xoom X1 goes up against the Honda Activa and TVS Jupiter 110. Although it looks the part, it would be unfair to pit the Xoom 110 against the TVS Ntorq and Suzuki Avenis because both of those scooters displace 125cc and also cost more. We will be riding the Hero Xoom 110 soon, so stay tuned for our first ride review.