Hero MotoCorp, the nation’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, has rolled out the red carpet for biking enthusiasts with the grand reveal of its latest flagship model – the Mavrick 440. In a groundbreaking collaboration with Harley-Davidson, this motorcycle, based on the X440 roadster, marks Hero MotoCorp’s entry into the premium segment of 400cc and above. The Mavrick 440 is set to ignite fierce competition with rivals such as the Triumph Speed 400 and its kin, the Harley-Davidson X440.
Design and Features: A Fusion of Classic and Modern
Boasting a distinctive design that seamlessly blends classic elements with modern aesthetics, the Mavrick 440 is a visual treat for bike enthusiasts. Key features include:
Hero Mavrick Round LED headlamp with an H-shape
Muscular reprofiled fuel tank and a flat handlebar for a robust stance.
Single-piece seat and a short front fender for a sleek and agile appearance.
Round bar-end mirrors contribute to the motorcycle’s overall retro-modern charm.
Engine and Performance: Powering the Mavrick Experience
Under the hood, the Mavrick 440 packs a punch with its 440 cc BS6 Phase 2 engine, co-developed with Harley Davidson. Highlights of the engine include:
Six-speed gearbox for optimal highway touring capabilities.
Power output of 27 bhp, ensuring an exhilarating riding experience.
Slightly lower torque at 36 Nm@4000 rpm for a balanced performance.
Price and Availability: A Trio of Variants to Choose From
The Mavrick 440 will hit the market in three distinct variants, catering to a range of preferences:
Base Variant: Available in classic white with old-school spoked wheels.
Mid Variant: Introduces alloy wheels and offers a choice of two striking colors.
Top Variant: Features Bluetooth connectivity and diamond-cut alloy wheels for the tech-savvy rider.
While the pricing details are yet to be revealed, anticipation is building as pre-bookings are set to kick off in February. Motorcycle aficionados can expect to have their Mavrick delivered to their doorstep starting in April 2024. Hero MotoCorp enthusiasts can secure their spot at the forefront of this biking revolution through Hero’s exclusive Premia dealerships.