Expected price:

55,000 – 60,000

Expected Launch Date:  Dec 2019

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Hero Dare
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Hero Dare Overview

Hero MotoCorp is the pole position holder in the Indian two-wheeler market thanks to its vehemently popular Splendor series of bikes. But, in the scooter segment, where Indian market has seen a rapid growth in recent times, Hero’s erstwhile partner Honda rules. After conquering and holding the top position in the bike segment for years, Hero MotoCorp now aims to grab the top position in the scooter segment as well and in an attempt to achieve that goal, the homegrown two-wheeler brand is focusing on introducing more new scooters in coming years.Hero Dare Overview

One of the upcoming scooters from the Hero MotoCorp is the Dare, a 125 cc premium scooter that is expected to launch later this year. Upon launch, this scooter will challenge the rivals like Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access, which are pretty popular models.

Speaking of the upcoming Hero Dare 125’s design, it will come with a very muscular and strong look. The scooter might remind you of the Yamaha Ray Z. It gets sharp headlamp at the centre of the front cowl, while the instrument cluster will get a fully digital display. A spacious footboard area will enhance the comfort of the rider, while the well-cushioned seat will ensure more comfort. There will be a spacious under seat-storage compartment with a boot-light and USB charging port.

At the back, the scooter will get prominent grab rail making the riding experience of the pillion rider comfortable, while the wide LED taillight will add style to the model. The scooter will be available in attractive colour options. It will run on sporty alloy wheels wrapped with meaty rubbers. It could come priced between Rs. 56,000 and Rs. 61,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and expect the scooter to be launched sometime in late 2018.

Hero Dare Engine & Transmission

The power source for the Hero Dare will be a 124.6 cc single-cylinder engine coupled with a CVT. The engine will churn out 9.38 bhp of peak power 7,500 rpm and 9.8 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm.

Hero Dare Braking & Safety

For braking duty, the scooter will get a 200 mm hydraulic disc brake and a 130 mm rear drum unit.Hero Dare Braking & Safety

Hero Dare Competitors

Hero Dare 125 will compete with rivals like Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access, TVS Ntorq 125 etc.

Hero Dare Mileage

Hero Dare 125 cc scooter will come offering around 50 kmpl of mileage for sure.Hero Dare Mileage

Hero Dare Performance and Handling

In terms of performance, Hero Dare 125 cc scooter is expected to come impressively. Also, expect it to offer good handling capability as well.Hero Dare Performance and Handling

Hero Dare What we think

Certainly, Hero MotoCorp would see the pretty good response to this 125 cc scooter. Considering the fact that, urban Indian buyers are showing keen interest towards the 125 cc scooters, it could fetch good sales result.

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  • Should I wait for Hero Dash/Dare or buy Honda Dio?

    Naasa   2015-11-28

    For advising you on this matter we will need to compare Honda Dio with upcoming scooters Hero Dash and Hero Dare. Hero Dash will be a 110cc segment scooter, it will be powered by 111cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke engine that churns out 8.5bhp and 9.4Nm. It will have Telescopic, Hydraulic Shock Absorber at front and Spring Loaded Hydraulic type suspension at rear. For stopping it w... Read More

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Hero Dare Overview

With its vision to appeal the male buyers in the country with its sporty styling and features, the all-new Hero upcoming scooter as “Hero Dare” is all set to make its debut in the Indian automobile market. The new-generation bike is the first-ever 125cc scooter in India. The motorcycle launch date is still awaited and is expected to be launched in the year 2018 itself. The prototype of the powerful bike was launched at the Auto Expo India 2014 displaying its key features and technical specifications. The starting Hero Dare price is expected to be around INR 55,000 and will thus target the general category of scooter lovers across the country.

Hero Dare Mileage & Features

The Hero latest scooty, Hero Dare, is expected to return a mileage value of around 50 kmpl through its 124.6 cc engine displacement. In addition to this, the Hero motorcycle also claims to be offering a top speed of 110 kmph. The all-new 125cc bike is an aggressively-styled, high-performance bike that aims at catching the attention of the male buyers in the country. The new offering by the leading automobile manufacturing company is loaded with high-end features, including the presence of LED day light running lamp along with LED taillights, telescopic forks, socket for mobile phone charging, boot light, totally digital instrument dashboard and so much more.

Engine & Transmission

The new scooter is powered by the 4-stroke, single-cylinder 124.6cc engine that claims to be offering a great performance throughout. The powerful engine of the motorbike generates around 9.38 bhp of power at 7500 rpm. The engine also produces a peak torque value of 9.8 Nm at 6500 rpm.

Performance & Handling

The powerful 124.6 cc engine of the Hero new scooty is expected to generate great performance. The machine also aims at providing high performance bike-riding experience, in addition to the decent fuel economy. To enhance the handling specifications, the Hero latest bike is expected to feature telescopic forks, pass switch, totally digital instrument panel, boot light and LED lights.

Braking & Safety

The braking action of the Hero Dare scooter is performed by the presence of 200 mm hydraulic disc brake towards the front and 130 mm drum brakes at the rear end.


Amongst its competition, the all-new bike from Hero MotoCorp will compete against the likeness of the models like Honda Activa 125 and Suzuki Access 125 scooters in the given segment.


With the Hero new scooter launch in India, this automatic scooter is all set to become the flagship product of the impressive bike portfolio by Hero.