Hero Moto Corp will launch a 125 cc automatic scooter this September 2017. While the report does not identify the scooter, Hero had show-cased a 125-cc scooter, Hero Dare, at the 2014 Auto Expo, which has not launched yet. The new Hero Dare 125 automatic scooter boasts a 124.6 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that outputs 9.3 BHP power and 9.8 Nm torque. Features list includes finest bits like a digital instrument console and full-LED taillight. Hero Moto Corp is likely to promote this scooter as a male-centric variant.
Engine Specifications and Perfomance
|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|
|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|
It is already been more than three years since the Dare 125-cc scooter made its entrance. However, launch of the Dare is likely to occur only towards the end of 2017. We are predicting that the launch date will fall in October this year. We await an official announcement of the launch date from Hero Moto Corp.
The hero Dare 125 automatic scooter will be the leading product of Hero’s scooter portfolio. It’s likely to have a base price of Rs.55, 000. The fully-loaded model could price as much as Rs.60, 000. The new Hero Dare 125 cc scooter is likely to return a normal fuel mileage of up to 55 KMPL in normal riding situations. In true Hero Moto Corp fashion, the manufacturer is likely to tune the motor to offer optimum mileage.
Hero Dare 125 Other Features
LED tail lamp, 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