Hero MotoCorp introduces its 'Hero Connect' feature on the Hero Destini. Customers interested buying the Hero Connect app and its features have to pay ₹ 4,999 in addition to the on-road price of the scooter/variant that they are buying. The Hero Connect app offers features like topple alert, trip analysis, live vehicle tracking, tow alert, geo-fence alert, Hero locate, speed alert and so on. Along with the Destini 125, Hero Connect is also available on Xtreme 160R, Xpulse 200, Pleasure Plus and the Pleasure Plus Platinum.
It was just last month that Hero launched the platinum edition of the Hero Destini 125. The Destini 125 Platinum features new design and feature elements, and is priced at ₹ 72,050 (Ex-showroom). The Destini 125 Platinum Edition features signature LED guide lamp, premium badging, sheet metal body with the new black and chrome theme to give it fresh appeal. There are no mechanical changes, and the engine is the same 125 cc, fuel-injected engine which makes 9 bhp at 7,000 rpm and 10.4 Nm at 5,500 rpm.
The Destini 125 features Hero's intuitive and patented i3S (idle-start-stop system) for enhanced comfort and fuel-efficiency, and also gets features like a part digital, part analogue speedometer console, with side-stand indicator, and service due reminder. The drum brake sheet metal wheel variant is priced at ₹ 67,990, the drum brake alloy wheel variant VX variant at ₹ 71,590 and the Destini 125 100 Million Edition is priced at ₹ 73,390. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.