Hero Xpulse, Xtreme, Maestro and other Hero two-wheelers are becoming more expensive. Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, has announced that it will revise up the prices for ex-showrooms of its motorcycles and scooters. The price increase will take effect on July 1, 2021.
Hero MotoCorp issued a press release stating that the price hike was necessary to partially offset the impact of increased raw material costs. The company has accelerated its cost savings program to ensure minimal customer impact.
Hero MotoCorp has announced that the price increase for its full range of two-wheelers will be up to INR 2500 and the exact extent of the increase will vary depending on the model and specific market. So if you have any plans to purchase a Hero motorcycle or scooter, now is a good time to finalize that decision before updated prices go into effect.
Hero MotoCorp isn’t the only two-wheeler manufacturer that will start raising prices for its products starting next month. Kawasaki India has also published the updated price list of its motorcycles. While some models continue to sell for the same price, others have received a hike.
In other news, Hero has MotoCorp recently launched the Destini 125 Platinum in the Indian market. The new model has several sleek cosmetic features that should attract more buyers. Art from the cosmetic updates, the Hero Destini 125 Platinum will not get any further changes. The price is INR 72,050 (ex showroom, Delhi).
In addition to the new Destini 125 Platinum, Hero MotoCorp has also unveiled 100 million limited edition models of several two-wheelers, including the Xtreme 160R, Glamor, Splendor Plus, Maestro Edge, Destini 125 and Passion Pro. They have a new paint job, the color combination of which matches that of the company logo.