Hero MotoCorp RNT 150 Review
Country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp showcased a diesel powered 150cc scooter – Hero RNT 150 Diesel Scooter at the 2014 Delhi, Auto expo. The launch may happen around 2015 end. Hero RNT Diesel 150cc Scooter expected to be priced Rs. 80,000/- in India.
Looks, Style and Dimensions
Hero RNT 150 Diesel Scooter comes with a rugged, utilitarian and highly practical design. The RNT scooter is equipped with removable secondary LED lights headlights and Li-ion battery for good Light source. It just weighs 136.00 kg. Dimensions includes 2029.00 mm length, 739.00 mm width and 1077.00 mm height. 168.00 mm is also beneficial for good riding.
Key Technical Specifications
- 150 cc Turbo Diesel, 4-stroke engine
- 13.5 BHP @ 4000 rpm power
- 35 NM @ 1600 rpm torque
- 6 Speed gears transmission
- 70 kmph top speed
- 168.00 mm Ground Clearance
- 37mm Telescopic Hydraulic Forks in front
- Swing Arm with Adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorber at rear
- Disc brake in front and rear
Engine, Gears and Performance
Powering the Hero RNT 150 Diesel Scooter is a 150cc Turbo Diesel, 4-stroke engine. The engine features 150cc displacement. The engine churns out 13.5 BHP @ 4000 rpm power and 35 NM @ 1600 rpm torque on ride. It is mated with 6 Speed efficient transmission. The scooter can reach 0 to 60 in just 5 seconds.
70 kmph is the offered top speed. There is also 2WD option via optional electric front hub motor fitted in this scooter gives you 1KW power to the wheels. Integrated stationary generator mode offers you 1500W of continuous electrical power or 6.5A @ 230V.
Brakes and Suspension
This 150cc diesel concept motorcycle comes with good braking and suspension. There is 37mm Telescopic Hydraulic Forks at front and Swing Arm with Adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorber at rear. The brakes are disc in front and rear.
Hero RNT 150 Diesel Scooter gets a digital – analogue combo instrument cluster. There is digital Fuel Gauge, trip meter and speedo meter. Tachometer is of analogue type. There is also Low Fuel Indicator and Low Battery Indicator. You have Alloys, Maintenance Free battery, Tubeless Tyres etc. Stand Alarm, Self Start, Passenger Footrest, Step-up Seat and pass light are the other options in RNT scooter.