Hero Motocorp, the country’s biggest name when it comes to sales volume has gone onto introduce multiple BSVI variants today. This includes Hero Splendor+ motorcycle, Destini 125, and Maestro Edge 125 scooters.
Hero Splendor iSmart, HF Deluxe, and Pleasure+ 110 BSVI are already available. Hero Splendor+ BSVI is available at a starting price of Rs. 59,600 (Kick with Alloy wheel). Self start with alloy wheel setup cost 61.9k. The range maxes out at Rs 63,110 for the self with alloy wheel variant with i3S.
Hero Destini 125 BSVI starts at a price of Rs. 64,310 (LX Variant). The VX variant is available at a price of Rs 66,800. Maestro Edge 125 BSVI is available at an entry price point of Rs 67,950 (Alloy wheel with Drum brake). The alloy wheel will disc brake variants costs 70,150 bucks. With alloy wheels and disc brake and the shimmer of prismatic colour tech, the scooter costs 500 bucks more.
|Hero Destini BS6||BS6 Price ex-sh||BS4 Price Ex-sh||Diff|
|Hero Destini BS6 LX||Rs 64,310||Rs 56,900||Rs 7,410|
|Hero Destini BS6 VX||Rs 66,800||Rs 59,800||Rs 7,000|
|Hero Maestro BS6||BS6 Price ex-sh||BS4 Price Ex-sh||Diff|
|Alloy with Drum||Rs 67,950||Rs 60,370||Rs 7,580|
|Alloy with Disc||Rs 70,150||Rs 61,870||Rs 8,280|
|Alloy with Disc and Prismatic Colour||Rs 70,650||Rs 64,570||Rs 6,080|
Destini 125 BSVI gets power from a 125cc FI engine. The Programmed FI engine comes with ‘XSens Technology’ and delivers 9 BHP @ 7000 RPM and 10.4 NM @ 5500 RPM torque-on-demand. 2020 Destini 125 BSVI delivers 11 percent higher fuel efficiency, and 10 percent faster acceleration. i3S Technology, (Idle-Stop-Start System) shuts off the engine when idle. Destini 125 features new signature LED Guide-Lamps and a chrome 3D Logo. Colour choice is now wider with the addition of Matt Grey Silver as an option.
2020 Hero Maestro Edge 125 BSVI features a 125cc Programmed Fuel Injection engine with ‘XSens Technology’. The scooter delivers power output of 9 BHP @ 7000 RPM and 10.4 NM @ 5500 RPM max torque. The scooter is available with exclusive Prismatic Paint technology (Iridescent) – Prismatic Purple. The endgame is to see the shade change as time goes by. Maestro Edge is available is Disc and Drum, and features signature LED insignia. The industry continues to struggle in the throes of sales slowdown, coupled with slowdown emanating from process adjustments owing to BSVI transition.
Designed and developed at Hero Motocorp’s R&D hub at Jaipur, Rajasthan, the manufacturer is doing well to introduce its BSVI compliance well within time to ensure smooth transition. BSVI compliancy is mandated from April 1, 2020. With the latest introductions, Hero has almost migrated its entire portfolio to BSVI norms. This of course has been carried out ‘well ahead of the deadline’.