India's largest motorcycle manufacturer Hero Honda on Wednesday launched its newest 150cc bike the 'Hunk'. The introduction was not unexpected, rumorers about the Hero-Honda 150cc Hunk could be found on the Internet for weeks.
Hero-Honda has launched two model variants of the Hero-Honda Hunk motorbike one with kick-starter and one with electronic starter. While the kick-starter model would be available, Hero-Honda expects that most motorcycles sold would be with electronic starter, as the Hero-Honda Hunk with electronic starter is not that much more expensive. The Hero Honda Hunk is a cruiser motorcycle that will take on the current "king" of the cruiser market in India, the Bajaj Avenger which is currently the only serious cruiser bike in India.
The Hero-Honda Hunk is powered by a 4-Stroke, Air Cooled, OHC Single Cylinder 149.1cc engine, producing 14bhp at 8000rpm. Featuring a constant mesh transmission, with 5 gears and multi-plate wet clutch.
The Hero-Honda currently sells four models in the 150cc plus segment the following models the Hunk, Achiever, CBZ Extrem and Karizma.