Expected Launch Date: Sep 2018 – Dec 2018
Hero Duet-E Overview
Hero MotoCorp’s ambition to take a leading position in the Indian market’s EV segment became clear when the two-wheeler brand showcased Duet E scooter at Auto Expo 2016. The scooter comes as a fully electric variant of the Duet. It looks completely like a conventional fuel powered model, but there are some distinctive styling elements that emphasize on the scooter’s environment-friendly character.
Hero Duet E gets a sharp and large LED headlamp delivering strong illumination. Also, the headlamp comes flanked by integrated turn indicators. The scooter gets a fully digital instrument cluster. There will be a spacious footboard area and a well-cushioned seat to give the rider a very comfortable riding experience. The pillion rider too gets a comfortable experience and there is a prominent grab rail at the back. The scooter features a LED taillight as well. The scooter could come wearing green or blue trims across exterior to showcase the environment-friendly character.
Hero Duet-E Engine & Transmission
There will be a 5kW generating electric motor that will be able to pump out 14 Nm of peak torque. The electric motor will get energy from a lithium-ion battery and for transmission duty, this scooter will come equipped with a CVT.
Hero Duet-E Braking & Safety
It will come equipped with front disc brake and there will be safety features like anti-theft alarm, scooter locator etc.
Hero Duet-E Competitors
The bike would throw the challenge to several conventional fuel powered models.
Hero Duet-E Mileage
As the running range becomes the most important factor for an electric vehicle, this scooter is expected to come offering generous range. Expect it to come with around 65 kilometres of running range on a single charge.
Hero Duet-E Performance and Handling
Speaking about its performance, the Hero Duet E electric scooter will have an acceleration capability of 6.5 seconds to reach 60kmph from the standstill position.
Hero Duet-E What we think
Certainly, Hero Duet E will come as a very interesting product when Indian market adopts zero-emissions mobility. With an aggressive pricing, Hero will be able to grab the attention of many buyers.
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