Hero MotoCorp used the recently concluded Auto Expo 2018 to reiterate its focus on the scooter segment by foraying into the fast growing 125 cc segment with two new products – Maestro Edge 125 & Duet 125. All products have been designed and developed by Hero MotoCorp’s in-house R&D team, based at the Hero Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur. The new scooter range – Maestro Edge 125 & Duet 125 – will be introduced in the market by the second quarter of 2018 with prices being announced close to date.
Hero Maestro Edge 125
Having already gained customer-traction with significant volumes coming from its well established scooter brands in 110cc segment, Hero MotoCorp has now entered the 125cc scooter segment. Designed for today’s young and smart generation, the new ‘Maestro Edge 125’- offers ‘classabove’ performance, style and technology. The scooter exudes premiumness, thanks to its enhanced sporty & sleeker design. The new scooter boasts of several features for optimal convenience and safety.
The new Maestro Edge 125 draws its power from a new 125cc Energy Boost Engine, producing power output of 8.7 bhp @ 6750 and maximum torque of 10.2 Nm @ 5000 rpm. The scooter also brings Hero’s intuitive i3S (Idle-stop-start system) to the scooter segment, a first, for enhanced efficiency. The scooter offers superior road safety with Integrated Braking System and Front Disk Brake (optional feature).
The boldly styled scooter comes packed with a host of design elements including Diamond-cut cast wheels, sharp Front Cover & Apron, sleek Rear Cowl, signature LED tail-lamp and Frost winkers.
Keeping the convenience of customers at its core, the scooter offers features like external fuel filling, remote key opening, mobile charging port and boot lamp. In addition, the scooter offers a slew of safety and utility features, such as, Digital-Analog meter, side stand indicator and service due reminder.
Adding to the style quotient is the all Matt colour palette for colour options – Matt Techno Blue, Matt Red, Matt Brown and Matt Vernier Grey. The Maestro Edge 125 is available in both Drum and Disc variants.
Hero Duet 125
The new Duet 125 is a perfect family commuter with added emphasis on premium styling, power and technology. The metal body Scooter comes packed with a host of modern and bold features, such as Side Stand Indicator, Service Reminder, Pass Switch, External Fuel Filling, Boot Lamp and Mobile Charge etc.
The new premium Chrome Chest, Signature Tail Lamp & Winkers, new bold chrome strips, new body colour mirrors and dual tone seat cover add to the enhanced styling of the scooter.
The Duet 125 draws its power from a new 125 cc Energy Boost Engine, producing power output of 8.7 bhp @ 6750 and maximum torque of 10.2 Nm @ 5000 rpm. The scooter also brings Hero’s intuitive i3S (Idle-stop-start system) to the scooter segment for enhanced efficiency. The scooter offers superior road safety with Integrated Braking System.
The four exciting colour options – Noble Red, Chestnut Bronze, Panther Black and Pearl Silver white – add to the premium appeal of the scooter. The Duet 125 is available with Drum brakes.