2013 Hero Karizma Key Features: • All new meter console. Thus Hero went back to their design boards once again and redesigned the Karizma and launched it in new avatar. The single headlamp in the front has now been replaced with duel round headlamps you will also notice the LED lamps at the front which perhaps is trying hard to make a style statement. The new and updated Karizma definitely does not look exceptional even receiving an upgrade after all these years. ... KTM RC 200 Vs Hero Karizma 225 || Drag Race || Horizon Riders - … • Astra gold front shocker and disc brake. • Classic tail lights and clear blinker. • All new meter console. • Astra gold front shocker and disc brake. Hopefully everyone here is quite aware of the Karizma and its sporty looks; there is no doubt that it was one of the most stylish looking motorcycles back in the year 2003. At the rear you will notice padded split seats which definitely looks comfortable and wider rear tyres for better grip. Hero KARIZMA TOP SPEED? On the brighter side you get more power on tap compared to the old motorcycle, wider new rear tyres and clip on handlebars which will help in better handling. Fire it up and it will propel you to 60 kmph in only 3.8 seconds with the maximum speed being rated at 125 kmph. All Rights Reserved, � Copyright TopSpeed. The Karizma was launched in Hero’s collaboration with the Japanese auto giant Honda and thus it packed lot of Japanese technologies which resulted in an impressive overall power and performance. It has been fitted with Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers at its front and Swing Arm with 5 Step Adjustable Type Hydraulic Shock Absorbers at its rear. • Exciting new graphics. The new Karizma was already unveiled at the Delhi, auto expo 2014 where it received mixed reaction from the crowd. The signature three-pod instrument cluster is still present even in this updated Karizma as well the only difference is that you get an additional side stand indicator. Hero luckily hasn’t increased the overall pricing of this updated Karizma R and thus it is priced at INR 91,320 (Ex Showroom Delhi). The new motorcycle definitely won’t force you to jump off your seat in excitement and if you ask me I in particular still love the old karizma’s styling more than the updated one. Power comes from a 223cc, air cooled, 4-stroke, single cylinder, OHC engine which is mated to a five speed constant mesh transmission. • Aerodynamic undercowl. All Rights Reserved, Introducing the $1000 TopSpeed Student Scholarship, C.V Carburetor with CCVI (Carb Controlled Variable Ignition), Swing arm with 5 step adjustable type hydraulic shock absorber, Disc Internal expanding shoe type (130 mm), 35W / 35W - Halogen bulb (Multi-reflector -D.C type), 21W x 4 Nos (Amber bulb) (Clear lens multi-reflector). The Hero karizma faces some tough competition from the Bajaj Pulsar 220. So the updated 2014 Karizma definitely looks different from the old Karizma but that is it about this new motorcycle. In terms of style, the motorcycle features an aerodynamic fairing, a trapezoidal headlight, classic tailights and fresh graphics for 2014. The 2014 Karizma too looks like the same old motorcycle but it now comes with some modern touches which I would not say catchy but looks alright in this updated version. Hero surely has given the much needed update to the age old Karizma but the new updates definitely won’t blow away your mind but you will surely be happy if you are a Karizma fan. It’s been 11 years since its launch and the Indian biking scenario has changed completely, now there is lot of new competition in this segment and the only tool of survival here is to provide something which others manufacturers are not providing in their specific products. All Rights Reserved. If you talk about the exact figures the updated 2014 Karizma now generates an impressive 19.2 BHP of peak power at 7500 rpm and 19.35 Nm of peak torque at 6000 rpm. Always Game. The Karizma R is still powered by the Air cooled, 4-Stroke Single Cylinder OHC engine which has an overall displacement of 223 cc, this engine now produces more power than its predecessor. No one can complain that Hero hasn’t made any changes in the new Karizma because each and every body panel,bits and parts on this motorcycle are new. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, © Copyright TopSpeed. Hero claims that it has a top speed of 126 km/h which many might think is quite low in comparison to … The rest of the plastic bits are carried over from the old motorcycle though however you get new clip on handlebars instead of the old dated chrome handlebars. Loading... Unsubscribe from Sriman Kotaru? • Powerful trapezoidal headlight. Hit the jump to find out more details about the new Hero Karizma. • Powerful trapezoidal headlight. Sriman Kotaru. The Hero Karzima was especially developed for those who are looking for an efficient, affordable and comfortable sport bike. The engine delivers a maximum output of 12.68 KW (17 BHP ) at 7000 Rpm and 18.35 Nm of torque at 6000 Rpm. Overview. Other features worthy of being mentioned include a new meter console, front and rear disc brakes and a multiplate wet clutch. You also get a set of pretty stylish 18 inch wheels and a choice of five paintjobs. Top Speed: 125 mph. However there is one thing which is certain here that this 2014 Karizma surely produces more power now which is a big sigh of relief for many. It also has an impressive overall top speed and handling charactrestics. Powered by a 4-stroke, DTS-i, oil cooled, single cylinder 220 cc engine which generates a healthy 21.05 Ps of maximum power at 8500 rpm and 19.12 Nm of torque at 7000 rpm. First launched in the year 2003, this motorcycle attracted huge attention because it was the first powerful 200 plus cc motorcycle that came out from the stable of a commuter motorcycle manufacturer Hero Motocorp (then called Hero Honda). Hit the jump for more information on the Hero Karizma. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, © Copyright TopSpeed. • 223cc of raw power. If you talk about the exact figures the updated 2014 Karizma now generates an impressive 19.2 BHP of peak power at 7500 rpm and 19.35 Nm of peak torque at 6000 rpm. Hero claims that it has a top speed of 126 km/h which many might think is quite low in comparison to the modern 200+ cc displacement motorcycles. For stopping power it has been provided with 276 mm Dia disc brakes at the front while the rear only gets 130 mm drum brakes instead of discs which are perhaps provided with every other motorcycle being launched in the Indian market. Another thing which might disappoint many is the fact that it still uses the old diamond type frame so it will definitely effect the overall handling. But almost everything in this Karizma is new still you will find lot of resemblance with the old Karizma which many will like while most of others won’t. The Bajaj Pulsar 220 definitely dominates the segment with its sporty styling and powerful engine.