Maestro Edge is the flagship scooter model for Hero Motocorp. It is the most premium scooter from the Hero line up, studded with some advanced features. Maestro Edge is the much refined version of Maestro, launched in 2012 against the rival Honda Activa after the partition of Hero Honda.
Maestro Edge has been developed as a brand new scooter, rather upgrading the standard base model. The new engine 111 cc engine Edge is a joint venture of Austrian automobile company AVL and Hero Motocorp. Everything from the looks to the technical aspects are new and fresh for this scooter. Scooter is powered by 111 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine capable of delivering 8 bhp power and a torque of 8 Nm. It uses a CVT transmission for transferring the output to the wheels.
Suspension system consists of a Telescopic fork at the front and shock absorbers at the rear. Both the wheels features drum brakes. It has 12-inch alloy wheels, using tubeless tyres.
Maestro Edge features many advanced features like, USB charging port, under seat storage lamp, engine immobilizer, integrated braking system (similar to Honda combi-braking), external fuel lid, twin parking lamps and all new instrument cluster with digital display. Unlike the standard Maestro, this one has a new Titanium finish silencer cover which gives a premium touch to the scooter. LED lit rear light, front luggage hook, front storage space and 22-litre under seat storage improves the economical value of this scooter.
Hero offers a 51 kmpl of mileage for this Maestro. The fuel tank capacity is 6 litres and reserve fuel capacity is 1.8 litres, which is far better than the alternatives. The scooter is featured in 7 different paint schemes. Maestro Edge has to face serious competition from Honda Activa models, TVS Jupiter, and Yamaha Fascino.