Hero Duet : Test Drive Review

The new scooter is out from the prestigious bike maker “Hero” is nothing but “Duet”. This largest two-wheeler manufacturer produces larger volumes of Duet. In order to survive in the market and to hold the grip over the Honda Activa, the Duet was launched. This new scooter from Hero comes with a peak amount expectations. But the question arises that, does it have the punching performance to beat the competition???.. The answer is here.


The Hero Duet comes in 6-astonishing colors like – Pearl Silver White, Candy Blazing Red, Grace Grey, Matte Vernier Grey, Nature Green and Panther Black.


The Hero Duet gets a sophisticated design with the headlamps housed on the handlebar and the turn indicators also placed on either side of it. The chrome finish makes the front cowl up-market.

The ‘Duet’ badge with chrome finish at the side panel enhance the overall appearance of the scooter. While rear part gets a taillamp and also the load carrier above the taillamp holds 10 kg of capacity. Most attractive one in this model is the exterior design where the buyer’s duet with.


The Hero Duet boasts features like an analog speedometer, a fuel indicator, a digital trip meter, Silver inserts which comes with a standard fitment. it also loads some unique fitments similar to Maestro Edge that includes a side stand warning light, USB 3.0 charging, under seat illumination. With these offerings and key elements, the Duet stand to be the best scooter for the segment lineup.



The Hero Duet gets the same engine that the Maestro Edge equipped with. It gets a 110.9 cc unit that churns out 8.43 PS @ 8,000 rpm and peak torque of about 8.3 Nm @ 6,500 rpm. CVT Transmission comes as a standard spec. This scooter easily cruises at 40-50 km/h speed, if the said mark increases to 60 km/h then all discomforts will be experienced.


 Riding Dynamics

The Hero Duet is comfy and upmarket too. The cushioned seats decently sorted to ensure the best riding experience even on long drives. The grippy tyres assure the safe riding on uneven surfaces and corners as well and for this, all credit goes to the telescopic front suspension.

But the only lag is braking setup. As of this, the rider experiences odd disturbances on heavy braking.  However, the Duet offers a comfy ride and boost the rider to jazz on roads.



 We Think!

The bold attempts from Hero Mtorcorp should be applauded for discovering the all-new models with contemporary design with power packed performance. The Hero Duet belongs to that category that comprises an impressive design, fruitful features and last but not the least “powerful performance”. So, this all-in-all scooter makes the day of the rider to feel heart throbbing.

 Hero Duet – Images

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