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Hero Honda Karizma

Hero Honda Karizma
Hero Honda Karizma is a sporty bike with updated technological inputs which makes it favorite among bike enthusiasts. This top-end bike from the Hero Honda stable targets the niche section of customers who prefer performance to economy. It is impeccable on straights and cornering and an accomplished bike in ride and handling. While moving on roads, the sleekly designed bike is an instant eye catcher.

Looks and Styling
When it comes to style, Karizma draws inspiration from Honda's cult VFR 800, the legendary superbike from the Japanese giant. You can notice the alloy die-cast wheels, the tailpiece, the front indicators, the fairing, the silencer unit, seat, panel shapes and instrument binnacle. The instrument panel and the tank recesses have been designed keeping their functionality in mind. The sturdy structure makes it fit for Indian roads. The bike is available in the color variants of Vibrant blue, Sport red, Moon yellow, Black and Force silver. Every color gives Karizma different personality.

Control and Comfort
The Karizma runs on factory-fitted mag wheels and the long wheelbase at 1355mm provides stability to the bike. The bike has a top speed of 125kph and performs impressively at speeds about 100kph. It has extra large 15-litre fuel tank with a 2-litre reserve. With the 276mm disc up front and the 130mm rear drum brakes, Karizma has impressive braking. The seating of Karizma is tailor-made for a sporty stance and it could result in discomfort in long distances.

Karizma is equipped with a 223cc single cylinder, air-cooled, four stroke engine that produces a maximum power of 17bhp at 7000rpm. Not only does the bike break the 200cc barrier, it also makes fresh grounds in the acceleration front. Karizma accelerates from zero to sixty kph, in just 3.8 seconds. Karizma has the overall fuel economy of 40kml.

Styling International Styling
Engine 4 - stroke, Single cylinder OHC, Air cooled
Displacement 223 cc
Max Power 17.0 PS @ 7000 rpm
Max Speed 125 kmph
Acceleration 0-60 kmph in 3.8 seconds
Clutch Multi-plate wet type
Gear box 5 speed, constant mesh
Frame Tubular single
Swing Arm Rectangular
Wheelbase 1355 mm
Ground clearance 150 mm
Length 2125 mm
Width 755 mm
Height 1160 mm
Suspension Front Telescopic Hydraulic shock Absorbers
Suspension Rear Swing arm with 5 step adjustable type hydraulic shock absorber
Tyre size (Front) 2.75 x 18 - 42 P
Tyre size (Rear) 100/90 x 18 - 56 P
Wheels Die Cast
Headlight Trapezoidal, DC, Multireflector, Halogen, 35 / 35 W
Fuel tank capacity 15 L (Reserve : 2 L)
Brake (Front) Disc : 276 mm
Brake (Rear) Internal Expanding shoe : 130 mm
Battery 12V, 7.0 Ah
Carburetor Intelligent Carburetor constant vacuum type with CCVI(Card Controlled Variable Ignition) System
Ignition Digital - CDI (AMI - Advanced Microprocessor Ignition System)
Starting Kick + Self
Kerb weight 150 kg
On-road Fuel Efficiency 35 - 40 kmpl
Ex-Showroom Price in Delhi Rs. 79,000/-