The second launch from Hero in this month is of the 125cc Maestro Edge and new Pleasure Plus. Both the scooters are now bigger at heart, also offering some more features onboard.
Maestro Edge 125 is priced starting at Rs 58,500 and the Pleasure goes for Rs 47,300. The 125cc variant is priced xxx more than the 110cc variant. Pleasure Plus demands xxx more than the 100cc variant.
|Maestro Edge 125||Pleasure Plus 110|
|FI – 62,700||Metal Wheels – 47,300|
|Carb Disc – 60,000||Cast Wheel – 49,300|
|Carb Drum – 58,500||–|
With the launch of two new scooters, Hero now has Six scooters in its lineup. Other scooters include 110cc Duet and Maestro, 100cc Pleasure and Destini 125.
Hero Maestro Edge 125 is the first scooter to be equipped with Fuel Injection, along with a Carburetted version. The 124.6cc air-cooled FI engine produces 9.1 BHP and 10.2 Nm of peak torque. Hero’s i3S start-stop system has been carried over here but is available only on the Carb variant.
The FI engine produces 14% more power, 17% more torque and 20% better acceleration. The Carb variant offers 9% more power, 17% more torque and 16% better acceleration that Maestro 110.
Pleasure Plus, on the other hand, gets a bigger 110cc engine from Duet and Maestro. The engine produces 8 BHP and 8.7 Nm max. The bigger engine delivers 16% more power and 7% more torque than its 100cc engine.
Maestro continues with the telescopic forks at the front and spring-loaded hydraulic setup at the back. A front disc brake is finally provided as an option, which does not come on the Destini.
Pleasure Plus continues with the unit linked suspension at the front. Braking is handled by drum brakes at both the ends with Integrated Braking System (IBS).
Talking about the features, Maestro Edge 125 is equipped with Remote Seat Opening, digi-analogue console with service indicator, LED lamps, external fuel cap, external fuel filler cap, USB Charging Port with Boot lamp and Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels.
The FI variant is available in Pearl White and Panther Black colour options. The Carb variant comes in Matte Blue, Matte Brown, Matte Grey and Matte Red. Since the scooter is developed for the younger crowd, the colours are set to attract them.
The features list of Pleasure Plus includes boot light, open glove box with front mobile charger, a modern speedometer and a longer seat. Pleasure is available in Matte Green, Matte Velvet Red, Solid Red, Polestar Blue, Matte Grey, Glazed Black and Pearl White.