New Delhi: Hero MotoCorp is gearing up to launch a new scooter during festive season called the Hero Maestro Xoom, the model will come some extra features and new design elements differentiating it from the Maestro Edge 110cc.
In terms of pricing and positioning, the new Maestro Xoom will sit above the Maestro Edge that’s currently available within the price range of Rs 66,820 (drum variant) – Rs 73,498 (disc variant). Read – Hero Electric Scooter Launch Date, Details
As mentioned above, the Hero Maestro Xoom will have additional goodies on offer including a full digital instrument console. The unit will support Bluetooth enabling user to connect smartphones to access calls, music, etc.
While the Maestro Edge comes with 12-inch front and 10-inch rear wheels, the Maestro Xoom will have 12-inch front and rear alloy wheels. The latter one will also get cornering headlamp. At the front, the scooter’s new model will feature X-styled headlamp mounted on Apron. The rear section will be distinguished with the ‘X-styled’ taillamp.
No changes are likely to be made to its engine setup. The Hero Maestro Xoom is likely to derive power from the same 110.9cc, air-cooled engine that does duty in the Maestro Edge.
The motor delivers a claimed power of 8bhp at 7,250rpm and 8.7Nm of torque at 5,750rpm. It will be benefited with Hero’s i3S technology enhancing its fuel efficiency. One can switch it on via a dedicated button placed on the handlebar.
Talking about Hero’s upcoming products, the company is all set to launch its very first electric scooter under its Vida sub-brand on October 7, 2022. The model is expected to cost around Rs 1 lakh and take on the TVS iQube and Bajaj e-Chetak.
Hero’s Andhra Pradesh based facility will serve as production hub for the e-scooter. Besides, the home-grown two-wheeler maker is testing the new Hero XPluse 421cc, Hero XPluse 300 and Hero Xtreme 300.