Based on a high rigidity under bone type platform, the Hero Duet shares its engine and equipment with the new Maestro Edge.
Hero Duet was launched in two variants - LX and VX - priced at Rs. 47,100 and Rs. 48,600 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The new Hero Duet automatic scooter was launched in India in two variants – LX and VX – priced at Rs. 47,100 and Rs. 48,600 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Pitched as a unisex scooter, the Hero Duet is positioned below the Maestro Edge, and targets a wider audience base. The scooter comes with an all-metal body and softer lines, and shares most of its components and specifications with the new Maestro Edge.
Powering the Hero Duet is a new 110cc, single-cylinder, air cooled OHC engine that also does duty on the new Maestro Edge. This powertrain churns out a maximum power of 8.31bhp at 8,000rpm and a peak torque of 8.30Nm at 6,500rpm. Mated with a CVT (continues variable transmission) gearbox, the Duet is claimed to return an impressive fuel efficiency of 63.8kmpl. It is capable to achieve a top speed of 85kmph.
LX – Rs. 47,100
VX – Rs. 48,600
*Prices are ex-showroom, Delhi
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The new Hero Duet is based on Hero’s new high rigidity under bone type platform. Dimensions of the vehicle measure 1,830mm in length, 725mm in width and 1,140mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 1,245mm, thus making it a tad larger than the Maestro Edge. The ground clearance of the scooter stands at 155mm. It carries a kerb weight of 116kgs. The new Hero Duet is made available in six color options – Candy Blazing Red, Pearl Silver White, Panther Black Metallic, Matt Vernier Grey, Nature Green Metallic and Grace Grey Metallic.
The Duet has robust metal body-built with dash of chrome on the rear panels and the 3D emblem, while the twin hold grab rail design is similar to the one offered on the regular Hero Maestro. This unisex scooter comes equipped with several exciting features such as external fuel filling with remote opening, mobile charging USB socket, a digital-analogue console, front and rear luggage hooks, under seat storage lamp and a boot lid.
For safety purpose, the bikemaker equips the scooter with throttle position sensor (TPS), side stand indicator and integrated braking system. It is assembled with 10-inch steel wheels that are shod with 90/100 – 10 – 53J front and rear tubeless tyres. It also comes equipped with telescopic front forks and shock absorbers rear suspension.
Competition – TVS Jupiter, Honda Activa 3G, Yamaha Fascino and Mahindra Gusto
Color Options – Candy Blazing Red, Pearl Silver White, Panther Black Metallic, Matt Vernier Grey, Nature Green Metallic and Grace Grey Metallic.
Engine Type – 110.9cc, single-cylinder, air cooled
Power – 8.31bhp @ 8,000rpm
Torque – 8.30Nm @ 6,500rpm
Top Speed – 85kmph
Transmission – CVT (continues variable transmission)
Length – 1,830mm
Width – 725mm
Height – 1,140mm
Saddle height – 770mm
Wheelbase – 1,245mm
Ground clearance – 155mm
Kerb weight – 116kgs
Fuel take capacity – 5.5-litres
Maximum payload – 130kg
Front – Telescopic Suspension (VX), Bottom Link with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper (LX)
Rear – Unit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper
Front – 90/100 – 10 – 53J
Rear – 90/100 – 10 – 53J
Digital analog meter console
External fuel filling
Mobile charging port
Telescopic front suspension
Side stand indicator
Throttle position sensor (TPS)
Integrated braking system