Hero Duet Launched In Bangalore 1

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Hero Motocorp Ltd., the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer launched its new scooter Hero Duet and

Hero Maestro Edge in Bangalore on 28th October. The launch of the Hero Duet comes close on the heels of

launching the Hero Maestro Edge couple of weeks earlier in Delhi. The two scooters were unveiled in

Bangalore exclusively for the South-Indian market by the Head of Sales, Marketing and Campaigning for

Hero Motocorp, Ashok Bhasin.

At present, Hero Motocorp Ltd. has a leading motorcycle market share of 52% while the market share for

scooters is just at 13%. Hero Motocorp, being the market leader for motorcycles, aims to achieve

leadership even in the scooter segment with the launch of its two new scooters. The Hero Maestro Edge

has been well received in the market with 15,000 units already sold in a short span of just two weeks since

its release in Delhi. Hero hopes to achieve the same results with the new Hero Duet.

Both the Hero Duet and the Maestro Edge will be available in LX and VX variants. While the Hero Maestro

Edge has a masculine edgy design and is aimed to woo male customers, the new Hero Duet is a more unisex

scooter which every member of a typical Indian family could use.

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With the Hero pleasure aimed towards empowering women, the Hero Maestro Edge attracting the young

men and the new Hero Duet being an all-round family scooter, Hero Motocorp has covered the complete

demographic range with scooters that would satisfy different tastes and preferences of all kinds of


Both the Hero Maestro Edge and the Hero Duet are powered by a new 110cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke single

cylinder OHC engine. It churns out 8.31 BHP at 8,000 RPM and maximum torque of 8.3 Nm at 6,500 RPM.

Both scooters feature multiple safety features like the Side Stand Indicator, Throttle Position Sensor,

Integrated Braking System, Fuel Cap Safety Buzzer and Tubeless Tyres.

The two scooters also share some ergonomic features such as the remote external fuel lid, under-seat USB

phone charging port, under-seat boot light, digital-analogue meter console, twin parking lights and

European style switchgear. Both the scooters have a full metal body construction for better durability and


They also feature negative-offset telescopic forks which offer great handling and ride comfort along with

the tubeless tyres. The Hero Maestro Edge unlike the new Hero Duet comes with 12-inch wheels and

motorcycle styled front mudguard.

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The Hero Duet will be available immediately with ex-showroom prices for Bangalore being INR 48,400 for

the LX and INR 49,900 for the VX variant. The Hero Maestro Edge will be available for sale from mid-

November and the pricing would be released for Bangalore shortly. The ex-showroom price in Delhi for the

Hero Maestro Edge is INR 49,500.


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