2017 Hero Duet 110 Gets BSIV Engine
Hero MotoCorp had launched the new Duet automatic scooter in the Indian market in October 2015. Supreme Court has ordered to ban sales & production of all BS3 compliant vehicles in the country. This has forced makers to launch the updated models of their existing vehicles, which are equipped with BSIV compliant engines & AHO function. Hero MotoCorp has also introduced the 2017 Hero Duet automatic scooter, which now equipped with BSIV engine and automatic headlamp on function. The company hasn’t officially revealed the prices of the scooter, but dealer dispatch has already started across the country. 2017 Hero Duet 110 Gets BSIV Engine.
As a reminder, the BS3 model was available in two variants – LX and VX – priced at Rs 48,130 and Rs 49,780 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Besides BS4 engine, the new Duet also gets new body graphics and colour options. Introduced as a unisex scooter, the scooter is placed below the Maestro Edge, and targets a wider audience base. The scooter comes with an all-metal body and softer lines, and shares most of its components and specifications with the new Maestro Edge.
The new Duet is powered by an 110cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled OHC engine that is capable of producing 8.31bhp of power and 8.30Nm of torque. Paired to a CVT unit, the Duet is claimed to return an impressive fuel efficiency of 63.8kmpl. It is capable to achieve a top speed of 85kmph.
2017 Hero Duet 110 Price
Hero is yet to make an official announcement on its launch, but the scooter is already reached to dealerships. The 2017 Duet will come in two variants – LX and VX – and are expected to see a marginal rise in their prices. While the LX variant is expected to be priced around Rs 49,000, the VX trim is likely to cost around Rs 50,000
2017 Hero Duet 110 Specifications
|Engine||110.9cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled|
Powering the new Duet scooter is a new 110.9cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that churns out a maximum power output of 8.31bhp at 8,000rpm and a peak torque of 8.30Nm at 6,500rpm. This engine is paired to a CVT automatic gearbox which sends the power to the rear wheels. It is claimed to have a top speed of 85kmph, which is pretty impressive.
Suspension mechanism of the scooter comprises of telescopic suspension (VX), Bottom Link with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper (LX) and Unit Swing and Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper at the rear.