Hero launched the Maestro Edge in India at an ex-Delhi price of Rs 49,500 for the LX variant and Rs 50,700 for the top-spec VX trim. The Maestro Edge will be sold alongside the current Hero Maestro and will take on the competition from the TVS Jupiter and the Honda Activa 3G. The Maestro Edge gets a tweaked body with a new front fender, a new LED taillight, dual-tone mirrors, a redesigned exhaust pipe and anew12inch front wheel.
The new 110.9cc engine on the Maestro edge makes 8.4PS and 8.3Nm while the existing Maestro's 109cc mill made 8.2PS and 9.1Nm. Hero claims a fuel efficiency figure of 65.8kmpl from the Maestro Edge, which is 5.8kmpl more than they claimed from the Maestro. The new scooteruses an integrated braking system with atweakedsteering geometry.
The features list on the Maestro Edge include twin position lamps, a USB charging port in the boot, a 'service due' indicator and a side-stand indicator. Also included are a boot light, a new part-digital instrument cluster and a pass-light switch.
Hero said that the Maestro Edge will be on sale from October 13. The company also unveiled the Duetscooter which will be launched soon after. Stay tuned for a first ridereviews ofboth these scooters.