Keeping in line with the market trend of launching upgraded versions of entry-level 100cc bikes, Hero Honda came up with CD Deluxe. A polished version of CD Dawn, it resembles the CD-Dawn in every respect barring the frontal appearance and the snazzy new decals on the bike's body panels. The bike has ex-showroom price of Rs 32,000.
Looks and Styling
CD Deluxe comes in the color variants of black with golden stripes, black with yellow stripes, candy tahitian blue, Cool mint green, Amranth maroon, Candy blazing red, and Cloud silver. It has a masculine, sturdy structure, making it fit for everyday use. MR head and tail light ensure better visibility. Attractive graphics make it nice to look at. Wide seat makes it comfortable for the driver and the rider. Other add-ons include a translucent visor, compared to the somber, round-headlamp looks of the CD-Dawn. The bike has spoke wheels and it can get to the top speed of 85kmph.
Control and Comfort
The bike has telescopic hydraulic fork front suspension while the rear suspension has swing arm with hydraulic shock absorbers. The suspension system provides steadiness to bike by preventing it from sudden bumps due to unkind road. It has internal expanding type drums front and rear brakes. It has 4 - speed constant mesh gear box and multi plate wet type clutch. The vehicle has analog fuel gauge and speedometer. It has capacitor discharge ignition and roller chain drive. The bike has the kerb weight of 108kg. The bike performs well on mileage front and can be controlled well in heavy city traffic. It has the fuel tank of 10.50 ltrs and wheelbase of 1230mm.
The bike has 4 stroke single cylinder OHC air cooled engine churning out maximum power of 5.44 kw ( 7.4 PS) @ 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 0.79 kgm @ 5000 rpm.