Herohonda - Karizma



Herohonda has introduced the new land cruiser motorbike, the Herohonda Karizma. he latest model to have graced the Indian tarmac is Hero Honda's latest bike, 223 CC Karizma, which with its updated technological inputs have made the bike favorite among bike lovers. Available with an awesome 223cc single cylinder, air cooled four stroke engine capable of producing optimum power of 17 bhp at 7000 rpm , the bike is the latest milestone achieved by the Hero Honda motors. The sleek designing of Karizma is quiet similar to its Japanese version, the legendary & giant Honda's cult VFR 800. This kind of stylish look will remain fresh for long time as people like those sorts of classic things in their garage.


Karizma 225 223cc, Manual, Petrol, 40 kmpl
Karizma ZMR 223cc, Manual, Petrol, 35 kmpl

Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy

Herohonda Karizma is available in two variants. The mileage of the Herohonda Karizma 223 is very striking when we compare it with its look alike bikes. The powerful Herohonda Karizma 223 is a very modish and great performing bike of its segment. The classy Herohonda Karizma gives a mileage of around 35 kmpl in the city roads.


Herohonda Karizma is available in two variants. The engine is bestowed with 4 Stroke, Oil Cooled Engine with a engine capacity of 223cc. The bike is also outfitted with five speed gearboxes as was present in the older version and which makes the gear shifting very smooth. The massive engine of the Herohonda Karizma churns out peak power of 17 bhp at 7,000 rpm and maximum torque of 18.35 Nm at 6,000 rpm. Whereas, new Karimza's 4 Stroke, single cylinder, OHC, PGM Fuel Injection, oil cooled engine belts out more power 17.6 bhp at same rpm along with same torque figures. The PGM Fi system increases the power but still needs improvement.


The engineers at the Hero Honda have put together their effort to give this machine a macho, international look. The front headlamp is a superb job indeed and Hero Honda brings modern day superbike style to India with it. The other striking feature is the perfect carving of the body and bold new graphics. Every portion of the bike is balanced as its tale is made in the right proportion of the tank. The company has kept with the times, and grafted an aircraft-type fuel filler cap onto the tank. Apart from these, there is a stylish under cowl. Hero Honda Karizma is equipped with aggressive and classy appearance. The bike has very attractive look at front and rear side and getting good response from Indian youths. The fully plastic body covered bike has got compact front cowl and high powered halogen headlamp on the mask which delivers visible clarity at night and dark. The split grab rali blessed bike has more graphics on the body like front to rear and seem as a supersports bike. The stylish front turn indicator, silencer, halogen headlamps, large windscreen and tail side are very attractive.

Engine Capacity and Performance

It new technology assists in increasing combustion so as to provide much improved power as well as mileage. The technology also helps in lowering emissions. In fact the engine of this bike is among the most efficient engines ever. The intake as well as exhaust of the valves is greater and this helps in increased power. The valves are of light weight character and this allows the engine to be revved with ease. It can reach 0-60 kmph in just 4.5 seconds while it takes 14 seconds to touch 0-100 kmph. On the other hand, Hero Honda Karizma R takes 19 seconds to chase 0-400 kmph.


Herohonda Karizma comes with the light weight alloy wheels that not only enhance the bikes overall performance but also provides stylish look. Front tyres specification is 2.75X18-42 p and rear ones is 100/90-18-56 p. whereas Hero Honda Karizma ZMR is loaded with five-spoke alloy wheels. Moreover, the rims are fitted with tubeless tyres that ensure lesser chances of puncture. The tyre size is 80/100x18-47P (front) and 100/90x18-56P (rear)

Braking and Handling

Herohonda Karizma is packed with Hydraulic operated Disc Brakes 276 (mm) in front wheels and 130 mm Drum break at the rear wheels that helps in preventing wheel lockup during emergency braking.

Handling and Safety

Herohonda Auto uses advanced technology to make Herohonda Karizma very comfortable bike to offer an easier handling and control. Its advanced suspension system that reduces jerks at rough road and enhances handling and control of the bike. Its large front disk brakes and rear disk brakes stops the vehicle sooner and enhances safety. Its switches are also placed at very convenient place for easy access without distracting your eyes from road.

* Price Ex.Showroom(Mumbai)
Available ModelsEnginePrice *
Herohonda Karizma 225223Rs.  74,900
Herohonda Karizma ZMR223Rs.  91,000

Review of Karizma

goodRating: Excellent

it is best sports bike of india

- Posted By: Arjun Pandoh, 14-Feb-09

karizmaRating: Excellent

it is a super bike

- Posted By: Sachin , 12-Jan-09