Mahindra Gusto 125 is powered by a 8.6bhp, 125cc air-cooled engine that makes it as powerful as the Honda Activa.
Upon its launch, the Mahindra Gusto 125 will face competition from scooters like Honda Activa and Suzuki Swish.
Mahindra Gusto 125 automatic scooter has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 50,920 (ex-showroom, Chennai). Available in two variants – DX and VX – the Gusto 125 looks not that different from the regular model. Though, there are significant mechanical updates made to the scooter that make it more powerful and fun to ride.
The Mahindra Gusto 125cc model will take on the likes of Honda Activa, new Suzuki Access 125 and others in the league. This scooter has been developed in-house at the company’s R&D centre in Pune. Mahindra has also confirmed that it will launch a disc brake version of the scooter soon in the country.
*Prices are ex-showroom, Chennai
Mahindra Gusto 125 DX – Rs. 50,920
Mahindra Gusto 125 VX – Rs. 54,920
Power for the Mahindra Gusto 125 comes from a 125cc air-cooled engine that is paired to a CVT gearbox. This power mill is claimed to churn out a maximum power of 8.6bhp at 7000rpm and 10Nm of peak torque at 5500rpm. This also makes it as powerful as the Activa that offers 8.6bhp ad 10.12Nm of torque. On the other hand, the regular Gusto model comes powered by a 109.6cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that pushes out a maximum power of 8bhp at 7,500rpm and 9Nm of torque at 5,500rpm. The engine, with a CVT gearbox, returns an ARAI-certified mileage of 63kmpl.
The new Mahindra Gusto 125cc model looks similar to the regular model. The scooter features halogen lamp with LED elements, remote flip key, find-me lamps, height adjustable seat, easy front kick, guide lamp and a quick storage compartment. It is also equipped with a pair of 12-inch wheels that are fitted with MRF tubeless tyres. With a high ground clearance, wide wheelbase and agile suspension system, the scooter is claimed to offer best-in-class ride quality, stability and safety. The scooter is being offered in four unique color options – Orange Rush, Monarch Black, Bolt White and Regal Red.
Mileage – Around 63kmpl – 65kmpl
Type – 125cc, air-cooled
Power – 8.6bhp @ 7000rpm
Torque – 10Nm @ 5500rpm
Transmission – CVT
Fuel Tank Capacity – 6-liters
Color Options – Orange Rush, Monarch Black, Bolt White and Regal Red
Halogen lamp with LED elements
Remote flip key
Height adjustable seat
Easy front kick
Quick storage compartment