Hero Motocorp is the largest two-wheeler maker in the world today and is based in Delhi, India. After its split with Honda, Hero has continuously focused on strengthening its R&D, to bring fuel-efficient, technologically superior two wheelers to people today.
Here are the models Hero offers in the Indian market currently:
1. Hero Destini 125
Based heavily on Hero’s 110cc Duet, Hero’s latest entrant Destini 125 was launched in October 2018. A perfect blend of style and convenience, this is a scooter designed for the modern Indian family. The first Hero scooter to feature the idle-start-stop-system (i3S), the Destiny 125 has an elegant, well-rounded metal frame. Hero’s i3S system conveniently shuts off the engine when idle, helping boost convenience and mileage. Equipped with good to have features like the external fuel filling option, mobile charging port and boot light, Destini 125 makes for an easy and comfortable riding experience. The attractive and versatile model comes in four color options- Nobel Red, Chestnut Bronze, Pearl Silver White and Panther Black.
Hero Destiny 125 is powered by a powerful 124.6 cc, 4 stroke SI engine, that delivers 6.5 kW (8.70 bhp) @ 6750 rpm of power and a torque of 10.2 Nm @ 5000 rpm. The scooter scores high on sophistication and class with additions such as an elegant chrome brow, a signature tail lamp, and chic body-colored mirrors. On the safety front, the Destiny 125 comes well-equipped with a telescopic front suspension, an integrated braking system and tubeless tyres. Other features worth a mention are its handy Digital Analog Combo Meter Console, the Always Headlamp On feature, Combination lock, Service reminder and its reliable side stand indicator.
Price: INR 57,500
2. Hero Duet
A home-grown Hero offering, the Duet was one of Hero’s primary products launched after its split-up with Honda. Available in five fun color schemes – Candy Blazing Red, Pearl Silver White, Grace Grey, Matte Vernier Grey and Panther Black, the Hero Scooty Duet is among the classiest-looking models in the family-scooter segment. The Hero Duet features a contemporary design and a stylish, sturdy metal body. Designed for performance and maximum convenience, it is loaded with a host of exciting new features and value add-ons. We love the Duet for its convenient design with additions such as the external fuel fill, its stunning graphics, the all-new service reminder and the handy digital-analog combo meter console.
The Duet is equipped with important safety features like AHO, Telescopic Front Suspension, Integrated Braking and tubeless tyres. In terms of looks, the Hero Duet truly stands apart with additions such as its sporty dual tone mirrors, chrome strip design and attractive graphics for a modern and dynamic appearance. Housing a powerful 4-stroke 110.9 cc OHC engine whose maximum power output is 6 kW (8 BHP) @ 7500 rpm, the scooter is an ingenious blend of power and performance. The maximum torque produced by the engine is 8.7 Nm @ 5500rpm. The Hero Duet is equipped with a combi brake system, a rear spring-loaded hydraulic damper and telescopic suspension on the front end for a comfortable ride.
Price: INR 49,900
3. Hero Maestro Edge
A premium product from Hero Motocorp, the Maestro Edge was built with a focus on looks and performance. Built to take on Honda’s Activa range, this beauty is available in 9 exciting color schemes- Techno Blue, Shooting Night Star, Vernier Grey (Matte), Blue (Matte), Panther Black, Candy Blazing Red, Sporty Matte Grey, Pearl Silver White, Red, and Active Matte Grey & Blue. For starters, the Hero Maestro Edge has a convenient external fuel fill option, a mobile charging port and boot light, a Digital Analog Combo Meter Console, a handy service meter and the AHO mode. Safety wise it is geared with features like 100/90 10-inch rear alloy wheels, 12-inch front alloy wheels with telescopic suspension, integrated braking system and tubeless tyres.
The engine that runs the Maestro Edge is a 4-stroke 110.9 cc OHC engine that delivers power of about 6 kW (8 BHP) @ 7500 Revolutions Per Minute(RPM). The maximum net torque offered is 8.7 Nm @ 5500 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM). The Maestro Edge makes for a highly fuel efficient scooter delivering a mileage of 64kmpl. This scooter features a number of practical, handy add-ons such as a luggage hook on the front, a huge 22 liter under-seat storage space, and an easy storage box. Elegance abounds the construction of this vehicle with a stylish LED tail lamp, a smooth grab handle, and a classy titanium finish for the cover.
Price: INR 52,300 (Dual tone variant)/INR 50,900 (Standard)
4. Hero Pleasure
Zippy, sleek and light, the Hero Pleasure was launched mainly keeping India’s female rider in mind. With some trendy and interesting paint schemes, the scooter has remained a personal favorite among women ever since its first launch in 2005. Hero Pleasure is available in seven fun color variants like Grey and Red (Matte), Grey and Yellow (Matte), Grey and White (Matte), Pearl White, Fiery Red, Bold Black and Matte Grey- color choices enough to satisfy every mood and personality. This automatic scooter’s most important update over the years include its Integrated Braking System, a glove box (with an additional light), a reliable side stand indicator, an easy mechanism for seat opening, and a combination lock for the ignition.
Running on a peppy 4-stroke 102cc OHC engine, the maximum power output offered is 5.15 kW (6.9 BHP) @ 7000 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM), while the net torque is 8.1 Nm @ 5000 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM). The Hero Pleasure includes safety features like an integrated braking system, tubeless tyres, and handy side stand indicator that add convenience and ease the riding experience. A favorite among women, the scooter stands out in terms of ease of use, ride comfort and compactness, making it a top competitor in the female segment. Overall, the Pleasure’s compact, sharp style and convenient handling make it one of the best scooters in the market for women.
Price: INR 46,900