Hero Maestro Edge 125 launch has been confirmed for the second quarter of the 2018-19 financial year.
Aiming to tap the growing 125cc scooter segment, Hero MotoCorp will come up two new products – Maestro Edge 125 and the Duet 125. Both the vehicles recently made their official debut at the Auto Expo 2018. While the new Hero Maestro Edge 125 with sporty styling will appeal young buyers, the Duet 125 will target mass audience. Engine mechanism of both the scooters is same – i.e. 125cc, single-cylinder engine with i3S technology. Apart from a new powertrain, the Maestro Edge 125 receives new body graphics and features. Read – Hero Bikes at Auto Expo 2018
The 125cc version of the Maestro Edge was recently showcased at the Auto Expo 2018. As far as launch is concerned, the company has announced that it will roll out the scooter in the second quarter of the 2018-19 financial year. We will update the official launch date once the bikemaker announces it. Read: Hero Xtreme 200R – All You Need To Know
The existing 110cc model of the scooter comes in the range of Rs 49,700 – Rs 51,150 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new 125cc Maestro Edge will be positioned against the Honda Grazia and Honda Activa. Models such as the recently-launched TVS NTorq and Aprilia SR 125 will also impact its sales. Developed at Hero’s Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur, the Maestro Edge 125 is estimated to be priced between Rs 50,000 – Rs 60,000 (ex-showroom). Check Out – Hero AXL HE20 Electric Scooter Pictures & Details
At the heart of the scooter is a 125cc, single-Energy cylinder Boost engine that delivers a claimed power of 8.7bhp at 6,750rpm and 10.2Nm at 5,000rpm. This powertrain is benefited with i3S (idle-start-stop) technology that aids to its performance and fuel efficiency. Interestingly, the Maestro Edge 125 and Duet 125 are the first Hero scooters to feature i3S system. Read – Hero Xpulse 200 Off-roader Coming Soon To India
Design of the scooter shares strong resemblance to the 110cc Maestro Edge. Though, it has sharper front and rear styling. Features on-board include an LED taillight, digital analogue instrumentation, external fuel filing, service indicators and a side stand. It also gets an optional front disc brake.