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Upcoming Hero Bikes and Scooters in India

Here’s a complete list of upcoming Hero bikes and scooters that will go on sale in coming years.

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Upcoming Hero Bikes Scooters in India

In a bid to maintain top position in the highly competitive two-wheeler maker, Hero MotoCorp is planning to launch a range of new bikes and scooters in India. Some of them have been unveiled at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018 including the all-new XPulse off-roader, new Maestro 125 and Duet 125. Here, we bring you a list of all new upcoming Hero bikes and scooters that will go on sale in the country in next two years.

Upcoming Hero Bikes in 2018, 2019

1. New Hero XPulse

Hero XPulse Specifications

The Hero XPulse is surely one of the much-awaited upcoming Hero bikes in India. The adventure bike made its first appearance at the 2017 EICMA Motor Show, and showcased in India at the 2018 Auto Expo. It’s the bigger version of India’s first ever on-off road bike – the Hero Impulse. Despite being a capable yet affordable bike, the Xmpulse failed to live up to the company’s expectation. Seeing the growing demand for adventure or dual-purpose motorcycles, the homegrown automaker is evaluating a more powerful version of the bike.

For power, the Hero XPulse makes use of a 200cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine sourced from the Hero Xtreme 200R. On the naked sports motorcycle, this motor delivers a top power of 18.4bhp at 8,000rpm while generating a peak torque of 17.1Nm at 6,500rpm. With off-road capabilities and 200cc engine, this upcoming Hero bike in India will take on the Royal Enfield Himalayan.

Expected Launch: December, 2018

Expected Price: Rs 1 lakh – Rs 1.2 lakh

2. Hero XF3R

Hero XF3R side profile

The Hero XF3R is the entry-level mid-sized motorcycle that broke cover in its concept form at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. Previewed as the ‘Design concept vehicle’, the concept represents the company’s futuristic design approach. Hero had confirmed that the same design theme will be used for its future performance street bikes. At the heart of the Hero XF3R will be a 300cc engine boosted with Dual Map technology map and fuel injection system. In the 300cc motorcycle space, it will be put up against the KTM 390 Duke, Mahindra Mojo and Bajaj Pulsar CS400.

Designed on a steel trellis frame, the new Hero 300cc bike comes fitted with the alloy wheels and Pirelli Sport Demon tyres. Face of the bike has aggressive appeal featuring street fighter style headlamp. Other design elements include LED tail lamp with integrated turn indicators, twin-port exhaust system, fuel tank with extensions, etc. Damping duties on the bike will be taken care of by USD telescopic forks up front and a single-sided monoshock and swingarm rear suspension unit.

Expected Launch: 2019-20

Expected Price: Around Rs 2 lakh

 

Upcoming Hero Scooters In 2018, 2019

4. Hero Maestro Edge 125

Hero Maestro Edge 125 Scooter

Considering the growth of the 125cc scooter segment, the home-grown bikemaker aims to launch two new models – the Maestro Edge 125 and Duet 125. Both the models made their public debut at the 2018 Auto Expo. Visually, the new Maestro Edge 125 looks exactly similar to the 110cc model. However, the revised rear and sharper front styling make it look slightly different.

The list of features will be carried over from the smaller capacity model including LED taillamp, service indicators, digital analougue instrumentation, optional front disc brake, etc. Powering the Hero Mestro Edge 125 will be a 125cc, single-Energy cylinder Boost boosted with Hero’s i3S (idle start stop) technology. This motor will push out a maximum power output of 8.7bhp at 6,750rpm against 10.2Nm of torque at 5,000rpm.

Expected Launch: 2018 Festive Season

Expected Price: Rs 50,000 – Rs 60,000

5. Hero Duet 125

Hero Duet 125 Specifications

The next in our list of upcoming Hero scooters in India is the Duet 125 that was previewed at the Delhi Auto Expo in February, 2018. Alongside, the bikemaker also showcased the Hero Maestro Edge 125 scooter. In the 125cc scooter space, it will be put up against multiple scooters such as Suzuki Access 125, Honda Grazia and Honda Activa. The launch of the vehicle has already been confirmed for the second quarter of 2018-19.

Developed in-house at Hero’s CIT (Centre of Innovation and Technology) center in Jaipur, the Hero Duet 125 scooter will share its engine with the Maestro Edge 125. That means, it will derive its power from a 125cc, single-Energy cylinder Boost motor. No design and styling changes will be made to the scooter. Similar to the 110cc model, the Duet 125 will feature an analogue instrument console, external fuel filling, service reminder and a side stand indicator.

Expected Launch: 2018 Festive Season

Expected Price: Rs 50,000 – Rs 60,000

6. Hero AXL HE20

Hero AXL HE20 Electric Scooter Front-compressed

One among the upcoming Hero scooters in India, the AXL HE20 is claimed be the one of the faster electric vehicle in its category. Unveiled just prior to 2018 Auto Expo, the Hero AXL HE20 is equipped with a 48 volt Lithium ion battery that can accelerate 0-60kmph in 12 seconds. One can fully charge its battery in just 3.5 hours. The e-scooter offers an electric range of 110km, and is capable to attain a top speed of 85kmph. Some of its key features include GPS Route optimisation, GPS tracking, regenerative braking and keyless entry. As of now, the design details of the AXL HE20 are yet to be revealed.

Expected Launch: Late 2018

Expected Price:  Around Rs 50,000

7. Hero Dare

Hero Dare 125

The world’s largest two-wheeler maker is planning to launch its long-awaited Dare scooter in the country this year. Unveiled at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, this two-wheeler is claimed to be a male-centric scooter. This scooter comes equipped with features like full digital console, full LED tail-lights, automatic headlamp on (AHO), dual-tone wheel design, mobile charging point, etc.

At the heart of this scooter will be a single-cylinder 124.6cc engine that churns out 9.38bhp of power at 7,500rpm and a peak torque of 9.8Nm at 6,500rpm. This engine is coupled to a CVT automatic gearbox. For braking purpose, the scooter gets 200mm diameter hydraulic disc at the front and 130mm drum brake at the rear. Suspension mechanism comprises of telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers and single hydraulic shock absorber at the front and rear, respectively.

Expected Launch: 2018 – 2019

Expected Price: Rs 60,000

8. Hero Dute-E

New Hero Duet

Of all the upcoming Hero scooters in India, the Hero Dute-E is the pure electric scooter had its global debut as a concept at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. Developed by the company’s in-house R&D team, the Duet-E will share its platform and technology with the upcoming Leap electric scooter. It will be powered by a 5 KW/14 Nm electric motor that is capable to mark 0-60kmph in 6.5 seconds. The scooter can offer a range up to 65km in a full charge. Unlike the regular model, the Hero Duet E features a black panel on the front apron, green decals and white livery.

Expected Launch: 2018-2019

Expected Price: Rs 60,000

9. Hero Zir 150

Hero Zir 150 side profile

The Zir is one of the most-anticipated upcoming Hero scooters in India. This sporty maxi-scooter was put up on display at the 2014 Delhi Motor Show. The all-new Hero Zir will be made available in two variants – a ‘European style’ step-through and the flat floorboard. Powering the scooter will be a 157cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-valve engine that is capable of yielding 13.9bhp of power at 8,500rpm along with a peak torque of 12.7Nm at 7,000rpm.

With features like dual projector lamps with daytime running lights, the European-styled step seat and LED winkers and tail-lamp, the scooter looks contemporary and very premium. It also gets flower type disc plates, a digital analog console and integrated pillion handle. The scooter also hosts a bunch of advanced connectivity features.

Expected Launch: 2019

Expected Price: Around Rs 75,000

10. Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter

Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter

Unveiled as a concept at the 2012 Auto Expo, the Hero Leap Hybrid is the country’s first indigenous electric hybrid scooter. It will be the first all-new Hero scooter for the European market that will be equipped with an 8kW PMAC (Permanent magnet AC) motor powered by lithium-ion batteries. Honda claims that this traction power-unit generates a maximum torque of 60Nm.

In order to increase the rev-range of the vehicle, the company also equipped a 124cc fuel-injected petrol engine that runs 340km on a single charge. While running with the range extender, the Leap Hybrid can hit a top speed of 100kmph. It offers a fuel tank capacity of 3-litres.

Expected Launch: 2019

Expected Price: Rs 75,000 – Rs 90,000

 

COMMENTS
  1. Subhash
    December 23, 2015

    Why is Hero taking so much time to launch HX 250R and Hastur? Both are in media for the last two years.

    • Editorial Team

      IndiaCarNews
      January 6, 2016

      Hi Subash,

      The models that were showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo were in concept stage, and it usually takes about 12-24 months to turn a concept into production model. While the HX 250R could be launched sometime in the first half of 2016 after its debut at the 2016 edition of the Auto Expo, the Hastur might take some more time. We’ll update you on this as soon as there’s an official confirmation from Hero MotoCorp.

  2. chunmun
    February 20, 2016

    HASTUR LOOK IS Very impressive so amazing looks …….
    at driving time the bike riders feel very comfrt …….

  3. Sandy
    March 19, 2016

    Hi Team,

    Please modify Karizma and pls arrange Karizma zmr in Hyderabad yellow colour which isn’t available here !

  4. Sudipto
    April 15, 2016

    It’s already mid 2016 and none of these bikes are anywhere close to being launched. Poor show from Hero Motocorp. Along with the fact that Mahindra too took 5 years to launch the Mojo. This is the reason that other brands like TVS/Bajaj along with foreign bikes like KTM (mostly) and Kawasaki / Benelli / Hyosung (to a large extent) are doing quite decently in the market.
    Buck up Hero! We have a lot of faith in you!! Don’t fail us!!!

  5. basker
    April 24, 2016

    We are waiting for heros new launch of 125cc and 150cc bike with comfortable suspension and family seating…pls satisfy our requirement…..i am using 10years only hero brand bike

  6. sandeep
    May 19, 2016

    plsssss tell me When did the Hero splender Ismart 110 launch am soo eager to buy that

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 21, 2016

      Hi Sandeep

      The bike is likely to be launched in the country during this festive season. Stay tuned to ICN for more updates on the same.

  7. srinu
    June 20, 2016

    plz re launch karizma zmr with some new updating features…
    Im still waiting for buy that one

  8. ankur ranjan aahom
    June 25, 2016

    I am waiting for this……

  9. C.R.Nagasuresh
    July 4, 2016

    Pl launch splender ismort 110cc as early as possible.

  10. ANEESH
    September 13, 2016

    Am waiting for karitzma r

  11. m.s.kumar.
    September 14, 2016

    good hero extreme 200s super bike

  12. m.s.kumar.
    September 14, 2016

    good bikes hero

  13. Ravi
    September 27, 2016

    Hero Motor Corp does not have any engines for their Motorcycle. All these years with the Help of Honda, Hero scaled up and made huge profit when the Automobile Industry saw a Boom.

  14. Tejesh
    October 24, 2016

    Waiting for new launch of ZMR bikes

  15. SEKAR
    November 30, 2016

    HI,

    I am waitng for hero HX 250R, when will be launching in India.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      November 30, 2016

      Hi Sekar

      The Hero HX250R fully-faired motorcycle is expected to be launched towards the end of 2017.

  16. SANJAY PATLYA
    December 30, 2016

    SIR I REQVEST YOU YOU HAVE HAUNK NEW MODEL 2017 NEW MODEL UP THEN COMING SON

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