Hero Duet 125 scooter’s launch has been confirmed for the second quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal year.
Hero MotoCorp has unveiled the 125cc version of its two popular scooters – the Duet and the Maestro Edge. Both the vehicles were showcased at the Auto Expo 2018 in Great Noida. The 2018 Hero Duet 125 features a brand new engine along with new body graphics. In the 125cc scooter space, the new Hero vehicle will take on the Honda Grazia, Honda Activa and Suzuki Access 125. It will also face challenge from models like Aprilia SR 125 and TVS NTorq.
The home-grown bikemaker has confirmed that the new Duet 125 will hit showrooms in the second quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal year. Though, the exact launch date is yet to be revealed. Check Out – Hero AXL HE20 Electric Scooter Pictures & Details
Hero’s new 125cc Duet has been entirely developed in-house at the bikemaker’s Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur. With a new engine and minor aesthetic and feature upgrades, the scooter is estimated to be priced between Rs 50,000 – Rs 60,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Read – Hero Bikes at Auto Expo 2018
|Engine||125cc, single-Energy cylinder Boost|
|Max Power||8.7bhp @ 6,750rpm|
|Max Torque||10.2Nm @ 5,000rpm|
Powering the new Duet 125 is a 125cc, single-Energy cylinder Boost engine that makes a top power of 8.7bhp at 6,750rpm and 10.2Nm of torque at 5,000rpm. Interestingly, it’s the first scooter in its segment to get idle-start-stop-system (i3S system). This technology will improve the fuel efficiency of the vehicle. Braking mechanism of the Duet 125 includes an Integrated Braking System (IBS) and an optional front disc brake. Read About: Hero Xtreme 200R | Hero Xpulse 200
Besides a new engine powertrain, the 2018 Duet 125 receives subtle cosmetic and feature upgrades. Though, the original design remains unchanged. The list of feature now includes digital display with the analog instrument console, service reminder, a side stand indicator and external fuel filling.