Hero Dawn 125 Unveiled at EICMA 2016

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India’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Hero MotoCorp has unveiled the new Dawn 125 cc motorcycle at the ongoing EICMA 2016 in Milan. The new model has been specifically designed and engineered for the African market. Its development falls in line with Hero MotoCorp’s market-specific product strategy. The New Hero Dawn 125 is available at dealerships across major African markets, including, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique among others.

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New Hero Dawn 125 Launch

Model Launch Date
Hero Dawn 125 Launch in Africa On Sale now
Hero Dawn 125 Launch in India 2017

Hero’s press release clearly states the Dawn 125 is meant for the African market only. However, it might make it to India in some form or the other as an entry level 125cc commuter.

New Hero Dawn 125 Price

Model Estimated Ex Showroom Price
Hero Dawn 125cc Rs. 50,000-55,000

 

If the Dawn 125 does go on sale in India, it will cost somewhere between Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 55,000. It will be cheaper than the Hero Glamour.

Hero Dawn 125 Fuel Mileage

Hero Dawn 125cc Mileage (Real World) 60-70 kmpl

Fuel mileage has always been the selling point of bikes catering to the commuter market and hence, in all likelihood, the Dawn 125 will be promoted as the most fuel efficient motorcycle in its segment. Expect a real-world fuel mileage of up to 70 km/l.

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New Hero Dawn 125 Specifications

Engine Displacement 125cc, Single Cylinder liquid-cooled
Power 9 BHP @ 7000 rpm
Torque 10.35 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Transmission 4-speed
Suspension Front – Telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers

Rear- Swing arm with 2 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber

Brakes Front – Drum

Rear – Drum

As the name suggests, the new Dawn 125 gets a 125cc single-cylinder engine that comes from the Glamour. This engine pumps out a maximum power of 9 BHP and a peak torque of 10.35 Nm. For the Dawn, transmission duties will be taken care of by a four-speed manual gearbox.

 

New Hero Dawn 125 Design and Styling

The Hero Dawn 125cc variant boasts a round headlamp flanked without a cowl, luggage carriers and alloy wheels. The tail-piece and side cowl are similar to the Super Splendor sold in India. The speedo console is a pretty basic unit. Overall, the bike has a simple and a utilitarian design with a touch of style thanks to body graphics and black alloy wheels. It gets a full chrome front mudguard and chrome exhaust pipe.

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