Hero Destini 125 Launched in India; First Scooter to feature ‘Idle Start-Stop’ System in the country

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer has launched the new Destini 125 scooter in India. The Hero Destini 125 is also the first and currently the only scooter in India to feature the idle start-stop-system – based on Hero’s i3S technology.

Hero Destini 125 Noble Red Front Right 2018

2018 Hero Destini 125 Price:

Destini 125 LX: INR 54,650/-
Destini 125 VX: INR 57,500/-
All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.

Hero Destini 125 Chestnut Bronze Rear Left 2018

The Destini 125 is powered by a new 125cc Energy Boost Engine. This motor produces a power of 8.7 bhp @ 6750 rpm and a torque of 10.2 Nm @ 5000 rpm. It has a claimed fuel economy stands at 51.58 kmpl and the scooter is said to reach a top speed of 85 km/h.

The scooter also gets a Digital-analog Speedometer, Side Stand Indicator and Service Due Reminder. Other features offered with the new Destini 125 include External fuel filling system, Remote key opening, Mobile charging port and Boot light. It also comes with a bold premium Chrome Chest at the front, Signature Tail Lamp & Winkers, side chrome garnishes, stylish Cast wheels, body coloured mirrors, and a dual tone seat cover.

The scooter gets a telescopic front suspension and spring-loaded hydraulic damper at the rear. Stopping power comes from 130mm drum brakes on both ends with Integrated Braking System (combi braking system). The scooter runs on 10-inch wheels which are wrapped in 90/100 section tyres.

2018 Hero Destini 125 Colour option:

The new Hero scooter is available in 4 paint finishes – Noble Red, Chestnut Bronze, Panther Black and Pearl Silver White.

“We are introducing the new Destini 125 scooter, within just a few weeks of launching a new premium motorcycle – Xtreme 200R. This clearly demonstrates our robust in-house competency in designing and developing products in the premium segment. The Destini 125 is the only scooter in India today to offer the revolutionary i3S technology, in addition to providing a perfect balance of power and style. We have a strong pipeline of new products in both scooter and premium motorcycle segments, which we will launch in the coming months,” said Dr. Markus Braunsperger, Chief Technology Officer, Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

“The scooter market is witnessing a shift towards products with higher engine capacity. The 125cc segment, in particular, has been expanding at a rapid pace, witnessing a growth of over 75% year-to-date this fiscal. The 125cc segment, therefore, is a focus area for us and we are strategically following a multi-brand approach in this space. In keeping with this strategy, we have debuted today in this category with the Destini 125 and will soon introduce another scooter towards the end of the year,” commented Malo Le Masson – Head of Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

“We are set to delight our customers by commencing the retail sales of the Destini 125 during the ongoing festive season. We are confident that the Destini 125 will be a strong enabler for us in growing our presence in this category,” said Sanjay Bhan – Head of Sales, Customer Care and Parts Business, Hero MotoCorp.


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