Barely a week after the launch of the upgraded Hunter Motorcycle in Ibadan, Oyo state capital by Hero MotoCorp and its exclusive distributor in Nigeria, Kewalram Group, the group has also unveiled the brand in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.
The new product, which comes with an industry-first 12-month or 75,000 km Engine Warranty, is an ‘Unstoppable Machine’ that offers customer’s modern technology with the best mileage, longer engine life, and a comfortable long seat.
Hero MotoCorp, manufacturers of the motorcycle said it is also planning to have 3S outlets in 20 towns across Nigeria and will have a pan country presence through dealers and parts distributors.
In addition, an extensive network of 5000+ trained technicians across Nigeria, will ensure easy access to service and parts for all customers.
Speaking, Head, Global Business, Hero MotorCorp, Sanjay Bhan said: “We have developed this motorcycle especially for the Nigerian market showcasing our commitment to the country. Going forward too, we strive to bring our globally renowned products to Nigeria. Along with our partner Kewalram Chanrai Group, we are confident of delighting the customers and driving the market with our world-class products and services.”
Also speaking, Managing Director, Automotive Division, Kewalram Group on the launch said: “We are extremely glad to be the exclusive partner of Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, in Nigeria. With our expertise in the market and Hero MotoCorp’s global excellence, we will provide the best products and services to customers in Nigeria.
According to him, “The Hunter motorcycle offers the most durable inclined engine with Advance Oil Circulation Technology, Highest Fuel Efficiency, and Triple Air Filtration for longer engine life. With reinforced chassis structure the motorcycles also offer a stronger rear shock absorber, rubber padded gear shift lever with all down gear pattern, comfortable flat thick seat, and a flat rear carrier.”
The Hunter comes with a four-stroke, OHC, Air Cooled engine – delivering a remarkable power output of 7.4 BHP @ 8000 RPM and max torque 7.95 NM @ 4500 RPM.
The Hunter’s engine is equipped with a Trochoid-type crankshaft-driven oil pump which ensures a constant oil flow rate of 3.14 Litres/minute.
The new Hunter features an extra-long comfortable seat, strong and long rear carrier, strong double-cradle frame, USB port for on the go charging, bigger 18” wheels for added comfort, step adjustable rear suspension for a smoother ride, smooth all down gear shift pattern, and a bigger footrest for comfortable sitting.