The ongoing 2018 Auto Expo has seen the launch of upcoming two - wheelers. Manufacturers have also revealed a range of scooters that will be launched soon. This is the first part of the scooters seen at the Expo.
Hero Duet 125 and Maestro Edge
Hero MotoCorp has revealed the new Maestro Edge and Duet 125cc scooters at the Auto Expo 2018. the all new models are based on the 110cc version of the Duet and Maestro models and get cosmetic upgrades as well as feature upgrades, along with a brand new engine. In fact, the engine is tweaked to offer better low-end power for higher urban usability. Hero Maestro Edge 125 shares its engine with the Duet 125. The scooters are also equipped with i3S (idle-start- stop tech) which was seen only in Hero motorcycles. The 125cc scooter segment has suddenly seen an overwhelming amount of offerings. Hero certainly wants its presence in the fast growing segments.
Hero AXLHE -20
Hero Electric’s upcoming high-speed e-bike, codenamed AXLHE-20, is powered by a 4,000 Watt motor that produces peak power of 6,000 Watts. The e-bike can reach a top speed of 85 kilometres per hour and has a range of up to 110 kilometres on a single charge. The lithium ion battery on the e-bike can get fully charged from empty in around four hours. It also features regenerative braking, which improves its performance.
Apart from this Hero Electric also showcased HE-19, HE-18 and HE-17 e-bikes.
Aprilia SR 125
The new Aprilia SR 125 has got the overall design and styling similar to the SR 150, in fact, the scooter uses the same cycle parts and components as of Vespa 125. The SR 125 will go up against the newly launched TVS NTorq 125 along with Honda Grazia and the Suzuki Access. The SR 125 is the most powerful 125cc scooter. The Aprilia SR 125 competes with the top-selling 125cc scooters in India. It offers colours like Grey, Silver, Blue, White, Red and Black. The Aprilia SR 125 is tuned for sporty handling, thereby compromising on the ride quality.
The Aprilia Storm launched at Auto Expo 2018 looks identical to the Aprilia SR 125. It carries the same body panels and underpinnings but comes with new graphics and matte colours in Red and Yellow, and gets optional accessories. The launch of a smaller model helps Aprilia place itself at an even more attractive price tag. SR125 will help fans with strict budget explore the possibility of the race inspired design of the SR series. The best part of Aprilia Storm is its value for money approach, fetching buyers in this big market.