October 13, 2014 3:11:51 pm
Hero MotoCorp has recently upgraded it’s male-oriented scooter, Maestro, by introducing new color options and cosmetic upgrades on the scooter. The scooter can now be bought in six color options, namely Panther Black, Magnetic Matt Grey, Force Silver, Vital White, Blazing Red, Electric Blue and a dual tone shade of red and white called Groovy Medley.
Apart from the new color, the scooter also receives new graphics on the rear side body panels, which further enhance the scooter’s boyish appeal. Hero has not tempered with the mechanicals of the Maestro, and the scooter continues to source it’s power from the four-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled, 109cc engine which belts out 8.2PS of power and 9.1Nm of torque, and is mated to a CVT transmission. The Maestro is equipped with a suspension combination of bottom link with spring loaded hydraulic dampers at front and unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic dampers at rear.
The 130mm drums at both front and rear accomplish the braking duties on the scooter. The upgrades don’t bring any price rise to the Maestro, and the scooter will continue to be available at Rs. 46,900 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price point, the Maestro competes against the Honda Activa, Yamaha Alpha and Mahindra Gusto.
Hero MotoCorp is recently on a roll, by introducing all new products as well as updates to it’s existing product lineup. Considering the ongoing festive season, Hero MotoCorp has set an aggressive target of selling 6 lakh units for the month. Also, by launching this new upgraded Maestro and all new Pleasure few months back, Hero is aiming to capture a larger share of the pie of sales in scooter segment.
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