The motorcycle arena has seen a variety of show-stealers over the years, but the newly launched Hero Hunk, with its formidable design, is shaping up to be a game-changer. Beyond its sleek aesthetics, its impressive 65kmpl mileage stands out, posing a direct challenge to models like the Apache.

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1. Historical Perspective & Basics: The Hunk’s journey began when Hero Honda introduced this 150cc motorcycle back in 2007. Some key features to note:

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  • Kerb Weight: 146 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 12 litres
  • Seat Height: 795 mm

2. Delving into Hunk’s Specifications & Features:

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  • Displacement: 149 cc
  • Max Power: 14 bhp at 8500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 13 Nm at 6500 rpm
  • Mileage: Remarkably, it delivers 53 kmpl
  • Engine Capacity: 149 cc
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Manual ensuring a smooth ride

3. Additional Insights: The Hunk sports a weight of 143 kg and features a fuel tank that can accommodate up to 12.4 litres. Priced at ₹ 81,400, it boasts a disc-type front brake. Here are some real-world reviews from long-term users:

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  • Rifat Ali: “I’ve ridden this bike for over a decade without a hitch. Every trip, short or long, has been sheer pleasure. The 2014 model, with its dual disc and digital meter, is exceptional. It baffles me why the company decided to discontinue such a masterpiece.”
  • Chandranath Mullick: “My purchase experience was delightful. The riding sensation? Simply sublime. This bike, in terms of look and performance, can be best described as sexy-strong-smooth.”

4. Dimensions & Chassis:

  • Kerb Weight: 146 kg
  • Seat Height: 795 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 145 mm
  • Overall Length: 2080 mm

The Hero Hunk is not just a bike; it’s a statement. With its intimidating design and unbeatable fuel efficiency, it indeed brings a formidable challenge to competitors like Apache. For potential buyers and enthusiasts alike, the Hunk offers a blend of performance and aesthetics that is hard to ignore.

Hero Hunk
Hero Hunk


Hero Hunk Features:

  1. Origin & Basic Specs:
    • Initially introduced by Hero Honda in 2007.
    • Kerb Weight: 146 kg.
    • Fuel Tank Capacity: 12 litres.
    • Seat Height: 795 mm.
  2. Engine & Performance:
    • Displacement: 149 cc.
    • Max Power: 14 bhp at 8500 rpm.
    • Max Torque: 13 Nm at 6500 rpm.
    • Mileage: 53 kmpl.
    • Engine Capacity: 149 cc.
    • 5-Speed Manual Transmission.
  3. Pricing & Braking:
    • Price: ₹ 81,400.
    • Front Brake Type: Disc.
  4. User Reviews:
    • Rifat Ali: Over a decade of usage without issues; surprised at the discontinuation of such a solid model.
    • Chandranath Mullick: Commends the buying experience, riding sensation, looks, and performance.
  5. Dimensions & Chassis:
    • Kerb Weight: 146 kg.
    • Seat Height: 795 mm.
    • Ground Clearance: 145 mm.
    • Overall Length: 2080 mm.

Sonu Roy is originally a resident of Samastipur district of Bihar, has been working as a writer in digital journalism for the last 4 years. In his career of 4 years, he has good experience from politics,...