Hero Maestro Edge 125 is slated to launch by early months of 2019. So, here are all the things that you need to know about the Hero’s upcoming sporty 125cc scooter.
Hero Motocorp is going to launch 2 more scooters in India. It already launched the Destini 125, which targets family buyers. For the younger generation, it has a sportier scooter in mind. It will launch the Hero Maestro Edge 125 as its sporty youthful scooter. As per the Hero officials, the launch is scheduled for early months of 2019. Currently, Hero Motocorp has 3 110cc scooters (Maestro, Duet and Pleasure) and the new Destini in 125cc segment. It also plans to launch a new 110cc scooter in near future.
At the launch of Destini 125, Hero officials stated that it will launch in the first few months of 2019. There is a possibility of it launching in January 2019.
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The top-end variant of Destini 125 is priced at Rs 57,500. The current cheapest option in its segment is Ntorq, which starts at Rs 59,712. So, we expect the Maestro Edge to start at Rs 59,000 (ex-showroom prices). At this price, it will one of the most affordable in its segment. Hero has played a similar trick with the Destini, keeping it as one of the most affordable in its segment.
Mechanically, it uses the same engine that comes in Destini. The 124.6cc air-cooled engine puts out 8.7 BHP and 10.2 Nm of peak torque. Reports say that Edge 125 might get slightly higher power and torque figures. Both the figures might see an increase of around 10%, as Hero plans to make it a sportier scooter.
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The estimated mileage of the scooter is 53 kmpl. Since it comes with Hero’s i3S idle start-stop technology, the mileage figures would be pretty decent. This system turns off the scooter when it is idle for 10 seconds. With the press of brake and acceleration, the scooter resumes again.
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The safety features will primarily include a standard front brake with rear drum brakes. Also, it will get the Integrated braking system that comes in all Hero scooters.
The 125cc Maestro will be bigger but sleeker than the Destini. The scooter is 1841 mm long, 695 mm wide and 1190 mm tall. It gets a wheelbase of 1261 mm and a ground clearance of 155 mm.
On the design front, it will look more modern than the traditionally styled Destini. Since it gets a sleek body, it gets hints of sharp creases over the body. The 5-spoke black alloy wheels, huge LED tail lights, faux air vents on the front apron and the split design tail lights are design highlights of the scooter. The matte colour options add more to its sporty design.
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The possible colour options on the Edge 125 include:
The Maestro Edge 125 is on the sportier and younger generation side. So, it will probably go against the likes of Honda Grazia, Suzuki Burgman Street and TVS Ntorq. Like Destini, the Maestro 125 might also be the cheapest option in its segment.
Honda Grazia starts off at Rs 59,992 going up to Rs 64,000. Grazia comes with latest features onboard like LED lamps, USB charging port, pass lamps, fully digital speedometer and more. On the other hand, TVS Ntorq is one of the most technologically advanced scooters in town. It comes with a Bluetooth connected speedometer which has GPS navigation, call alert, message alert and more. Lastly, the Burgman Street is the costliest one of the lot. Its prices start off at Rs 68,000. However, Burgman is one of the most comfortable scooters in India, equipped with adequate features.
So to fit right in the market, Maestro Edge 125 has to have many features onboard.
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