The Indian scooter sector has witnessed an massive growth in volumes in the past years and the segment is constantly heading towards greater capacity models, even as the 100-110cc segment remain to rule the sales metrics. No surpise then that the previous year has launched new scooters in the 125 cc segment. From the models of Honda Grazia, Aprilia SR 125, and TVS NTorq 125, there have been many launches as makers focus to grab a big chunk of this ever rising pie. Clearly, the requirement will be more in the years ahead and more OEMs will be accompanying this bandwagon with fresh launches.
Hero Duet 125 from Hero MotoCorp did its entry into the rising 125 cc segment. The 2-wheeler producer disclosed the Hero Duet & Maestro Edge 125 cc scooters recently, and whereas they might not be as thrilling the Dare 125 concept was, the company does schedule to introduce these soon. The Hero Duet 125 is designed on the prevailing Duet platform and finds a bored out engine and some styling and feature upgrades. Many leading is the extra of the i3S start-stop system that does its path from Hero’s motorcycle range on the two-wheelers. Power arrives from the new 125 cc single-cylinder air-chilled motor tuned for 8.7bhp at 6750rpm and 10.2Nm of peak torque at 5000rpm.
Hero Maestro Edge 125 joins the Duet 125 is also unveiled at the half-yearly event and contributes its underpinnings and the engine with the earlier model. In comparison to the Duet 125, the Maestro Edge 125 finds a sharper plan aimed towards a budding set of buyers. Both scooters has the similar engine in the same state of tune, whereas the feature list also stays the same with the i3S idle start-stop system, boot light, digital led, mobile charging plug, side stand indicator and lot more. Anticipate the Hero Maestro Edge 125 to demand a little premium price tag over the Duet 125.
Suzuki Burgman Street 125 is touted to be India’s debut maxi-style scooter. Styled on the bottom lines of a maxi-scooter, the Burgman Street 125 spares design cues from bigger displacement Burgman offerings with a complete bodywork, heightened windscreen and a little up style seat. The scooter also includes a full-LED headlamp, alloy wheels, digital instrument console, and a field first balanced foot peg position. The power on the Burgman Street arrives from the attempted and evaluated 125cc motor parted with the Access tuned for 10.7bhp and 10Nm of peak torque. The Suzuki scooter is priced around Rs.69,000. With its exclusive styling and inspiring feature list, the scooter is the one you should look ahead to this year.
Twenty Two Flow is the Flow electric scooter at the Auto Expo 2018 tagged at Rs.74,740. One of the best all-electric scooter is India’s first lithium-ion powered scooter gives a host of features comprising AI, LED lights, digital console, electronic braking, geo-fencing and more. Power on the best electric scooter arrives from a DC motor that is geared by a lithium-ion battery and can generae up to 90Nm of peak torque. The battery is chargeable within a span of 5 hours and provides a range of 80 km with a speed of sixty kmph. Twenty Two Flow was anticipated to start deliveries from June this year. The company will initially start works from the Delhi NCR region
Hero Duet E Electric Scooter from Hero brand ‘Hero Electric’is the upcoming electric scooter in 2019. The Hero Duet E is of components with the normal model, whilst power triggers from an electric motor that can veil out 5 kW and 14 Nm of peak torque. Hero benchmarked a 0-60 kmph run in just 6.5 seconds. Hero scooter has a travel range of 65 km on one charge.