Hero MotoCorp

Hero MotoCorp is now separated from Japanese Automobile Company Honda

Hero MotoCorp after splitting from Japanese two-wheeler major Honda Motor Corporation unveiled a new range of two wheelers – one scooter and two motorcycles. The scooter’s name is Maestro and the motorcycles are named as Passion X Pro and Ignitor. The scooter Maestro is equipped with 100cc engine while the two motorcycles – the Ignitor and the Passion X Pro are powered by 125cc and 100cc engines respectively. Ignitor and Passion X Pro have been designed for executives and college going students, while Maestro is designed for urban youth.

Launch Ceremony of three Products of Hero MotoCorp - Maestro, Passion X Pro and Ignitor

Launch Ceremony of three Products of Hero MotoCorp - Maestro, Passion X Pro and Ignitor

However, the company did not disclose the price range of these products. It is still a matter of secret.

Anil Dua, Senior Vice President (Marketing and Sales), Hero MotoCorp said :

The response for our scooter, Pleasure was great. However, it was targeted for girls. This 110cc scooter, Maestro, is targeted at young boys between the age group of 18-24 years. This is the category which is growing at 30 per cent and above and has great potential.

The prices will be given at the time of the launch. We will launch the scooter later this month and will launch the bike in the latter part of this year.

On the launching occasion Pawan Munjal, MD (Managing Director) and CEO (Chief ExecutiveOofficer), Hero MotoCorp said:

This is our second product launch after parting ways with Honda. The products are tailored for the Indian markets and are in line with the company’s future strategy. We continue to grow and our market share has gone up to slightly more than 55 per cent.


Key Features of the Maestro

  • Powerful new 109cc engine with 8.2 PS of power
  • Integrated braking system for front and rear
  • Variomatic drive (Automatic)
  • Enhanced security with multi lever key with magnetic head and shutter
  • Digital-analog combo meter with service due indicator
  • Targeted towards the youth
  • Puncture resistance tube and maintenance free battery
  • 6 color options

Key Features of the Passion X Pro

  • 110cc engine with 8.7PS of power
  • APDV engine. Also the first vertical engine
  • Digital-analog combo meter with service due indicator
  • Tubeless tyres and maintenance free battery
  • Stylish fuel tank shrouds
  • Front disc is optional
  • 6 color options

Key Features of the Ignitor

  • New generation 125cc ATFT engine with 11PS of power
  • Advanced CV carburetor
  • Digital-analog combo meter
  • Split seat and all black engine
  • Classy front end, dual tone rear view mirrors
  • Tubeless tyres and maintenance free battery
  • Front disc brake option

The company is looking on new markets such as Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America and expects to generate 10% of total revenue from exports in the next five years.