Hero launched the new Duet scooter at Rs 48,400 (ex-showroom Bangalore). The Duet employs full metal body and has a claimed mileage figure of 63.8kmpl and will rival the likes of the Honda Activa 3G, TVS Jupiter, Yamaha Ray and Suzuki Lets
Duet is based on a new platform and comes with full metal body. The Hero Duet will be the second scooter to employ a non-Honda engine and will be powered by a indigenously developed 110-cc air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder OHC engine, producing a maximum power output of 8.5PS at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque of 8.3 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm. Hero claims that the Duet scooter has an overall mileage of 63.8kmpl which is among the highest for scooters on sale in India. The Hero Duet has been priced at Rs. 48,400 for the LX version and Rs. 49,900 for the VX version (both pricing are ex-showroom Bangalore).
Hero MotoCorp Ltd expanded its scooter portfolio and launched the new Duet scooter in India. Hero had showcased the new Duet earlier this month and hinted at a festive season launch.