However old-fashioned or bad they may look, but still, the commuter bikes are pretty much in demand in India. India’s largest 2-wheeler maker, Hero, is the leading one in this segment. Recently, there were some speculations about the Hero Dawn 125 launching in India. However, after 2 years, it has still not come here.
Around a year back, there were many rumours about Hero MotoCorp launching the Hero Dawn 125cc commuter bike in India after it was launched in Africa. However, it has been 2 years since it is launched in Africa and there is no update. The 125cc commuter bike was had some stylish elements but was mainly made for strength, durability and fuel efficiency. The bike is just available for African countries, because of the terrain and high demand for such bikes. In India, Hero has almost 10 bikes in the commuter segment with multiple versions of the Dawn, Splendor and Passion. While some of its design elements, it used by Super Splendor in India. Read on to know more details about the Hero Dawn 125 and its possible launch in India.
New Hero Dawn 125 Launch
|Hero Dawn 125 Launch in Africa||On Sale now|
|Hero Dawn 125 Launch in India||–|
Hero’s press release clearly states the Dawn 125 is meant for the African market only. Earlier, there were some rumours about the bike making it to India in some form or the other as an entry-level 125cc commuter in 2018, which are wrong. The company states that it was specifically for the African markets.
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 is one of the most fuel-efficient motorcycles in its segment. The real-world fuel mileage of the bikes up to 70 km/l.
Also Read – Top 5 Most Fuel Efficient 150cc Bikes in India
New Hero Dawn 125 Specifications
|Engine Displacement||125cc, Single Cylinder liquid-cooled|
|Power||9 BHP @ 7000 rpm|
|Torque||10.35 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|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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