Hero Duet E – The Next Big Thing!
Hero MotoCorp showcased the Hero Duet-E scooter at the 2016 Auto expo with an aim to rule the EV segment of the Indian bike market. The scooter is a fully electric version of its cousin, the already-launched regular Duet.
With its super smart and elegant looks, the new Hero Duet 2018 model resembles a traditional fuel-controlled model with some unique and unmissable, subtle and stylish changes.
Hero Duet E Motorcycle Launch
The Hero Duet Electric Launch is most likely to happen somewhere between September and December in 2018.
The Hero Duet Electric Scooter Price in India is believed to cost something between INR 60,000 and INR 90,000.
Systematics, Ergonomics and Design
Hero Duet E comes with a sharper and intensely focussed big front and rear LED headlamp units offering solid illumination. Likewise, the headlamp has integrated turn indicators on its either side. The Duet E scooter also boasts of an instrument set-up that is digital and automated.
The foot pegs have ample legroom and easy reach for comfort and flexibility. The plush front and pillion seats carry the right amount of cushioning for a cosy and relaxing biking experience. There is a conspicuous and sturdy grab rail at the backside to provide an enhanced balance and safety to the pillion rider.
The scooter is expected to don a catchy exterior look with green or blue crosswise trims to highlight its environment-friendly persona.
Engine and Transmission Efficiency
The upcoming Hero Duet Electric bike is entirely electric in its execution. It houses an electric motor generating 5kW of power and pumping out a peak torque of 14Nm.
The electric engine derives its energy from a lithium-ion battery. For transmission obligations, the Hero Duet Electric Scooter is provisioned with a responsive CVT.
The bike incorporates a front wheel disc braking facility. This enables a prompt stopping power and easy inspection without removing the wheels.
Hero Duet E Scooter is armed with a scooter locator (a precision bike tracking mechanism), anti-burglary alarm, etc.
Mileage and Speed Proficiency
A crucial factor of the soon-to-be-launched Hero Duet Electric model is its running reach, which is most likely to offer a liberal mileage range. The Hero Duet mileage is expected to clock around 65km for a single charge session.
Performance and Operation
With an acceleration capacity of 6.5 seconds to achieve 60 kmph from a stop position, the Duet E Scooter will guarantee optimum efficiency and cost-effectiveness adapted to complement city traffics.
Competitive Edge of the Bike
The bike is poised to mete out a stiff competition to other standard fuel powered models.
The Verdict on the New Hero Duet 2018 Model
Undeniably, the product has garnered a lot of buzz and attention of prospective buyers for its versatility and potentials in no emission, and no fuel bills but only charging at your nearest socket.