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Hero Dare 125 Coming This Diwali!

Hero MotoCorp has been the undisputed leader of budget-end motorcycle market since time immemorial. However, its automatic scooters, namely the Duet, Pleasure and Maestro Edge, haven’t done much to affect the sales of the rather invincible Honda Activa. Hero MotrCorp, however, could be now planning to rival the Activa 125 with a stylish new scooter that made its debut at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo. Called the ‘Dare’, the upcoming Hero automatic scooter could launch later this year at a starting price of roughly Rs 55,000. Read on for full details on the Hero Dare 125 Launch Date, Expected Price, Specifications, Mileage, Features, etc.

The new Hero Dare 125 automatic scooter boasts a 124.6 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that outputs 9.38 BHP and 9.8 Nm. Features list includes premium bits like full-LED taillight and a digital instrument console. Hero MotoCorp is likely to promote this scooter as a male-centric model.

Hero Dare 125 Launch Date

Launch Date (Expected) October 2017

It’s already been more than 3 years since the Dare 125 cc scooter made its debut. However, launch of the Dare is likely to happen only towards the end of 2017. We’re guessing that the launch date will fall in October this year. We await an official announcement of the launch date from Hero MotoCorp.

Also Read: Upcoming Hero Bikes in India

Hero Dare 125 Price

Minimum Price Rs 55,000
Maximum Price Rs 60,000

The Dare 125 automatic scooter will become the flagship product of Hero’s scooter portfolio. It’s likely to have a base price of Rs 55,000. The fully-loaded model could cost as much as Rs 60,000.

Hero Dare 125 Specifications

Engine 124.6 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled
Max. Power 9.38 BHP at 7,500 RPM
Peak Torque 9.8 Nm at 6,500 RPM
Gearbox CVT
Fuel System Carburettor
Suspension Twin Telescopic Forks (Front),  Single Hydraulic Shock Absorber (Rear)
Brakes 200 mm Disc (Front), 130 mm Drum (Rear)
Ground Clearance 155 mm
Kerb Weight 114 KGs

The upcoming Hero 125cc automatic scooter features a 124.6cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that outputs 9.38 BHP and 9.8 Nm. It comes mated to a CVT. The Hero Dare 125 cc scooter has a kerb weight of 114 KGs and a ground clearance of 155 mm. The Dare 125 is likely to have a top speed of 110 KMPH.

Hero Dare 125 Mileage

Minimum 50 KMPL
Maximum 55 KMPL

The new Hero Dare 125 cc scooter is likely to return an average fuel mileage of up to 55 KMPL in normal riding conditions. In true Hero MotoCorp fashion, the manufacturer is likely to tune the motor to offer optimum mileage.

Hero Dare 125 Features

  • LED taillight
  • LED Headlamp
  • Fully Digital Speedo Console
  • Service Due Reminder
  • Mobile Phone Charging Socket
  • Side-Stand Indicator
  • Electric Start
  • Pass Beam
  • Boot Light
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Telescopic Front Forks
  • Front Disc Brake
  • Sporty Seat
  • Concealed Choke
  • Dual Tone Paintjob
  • Maintenance Free 5 Ah-12 V Battery

Hero Dare 125 Images

Hero Dare 125 Rivals

The Dare 125 will become a direct rival to the likes of 125cc of Honda Activa. Its base model is also likely to attract a few buyers away from top-end variants of 110cc scooters and the entry-level Vespa.

Hero Dare 125 Dimensions

Length 1,820 mm
Width 975 mm
Height 1,180 mm
Ground Clearance 155 mm
Kerb Weight 114 KGs
Fuel Tank Capacity 6 Litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.8 Litres

Stay tuned for latest news updates and test ride review of the upcoming new Hero Dare 125 automatic scooter.