Review

Hero Maestro review

The muscular Maestro, which will be sold alongside the Pleasure, is the second scooter from the stable of Hero MotoCorp. But can Hero find another bestseller in the Maestro?

RATING
7 / 10
DETAILS
  • Make  Hero MotoCorp
  • Model  Maestro
  • Edition  2012
8
photos

 

Design & Engineering

The Hero Maestro’s appearance includes a well thought-out front apron, mudguard and vast side panels, all showing conservative lines. The headlamp works well, and adding some style are the dual tone rear-view mirrors, which work well but are cumbersome to adjust. A modern touch on the latest Hero is an LCD-equipped multi-pod instruments bay, with an analogue speedometer that highlights the ‘economy’ riding zone between 30kph to 50kph. The instruments also get a trip meter along with the standard odometer. The soft palm grips, standard quality switch gear and brake levers feel good, while the flimsy feeling brake-lock clamp is painful to operate. A shuttered ignition-key system is another useful safety feature on the Maestro. Utility space comes in the form of an ample lockable bay under the seat. The scooter’s broad warning light cluster and large grab-bar gives a sense of masculinity. The Hero Maestro’s fit-and-finish quality is at par with its rivals.

 

 

 

 

Verdict 

7 stars

 

Engine, gearbox & performance >>

notSet

Chevrolet is bringing its massive Trailblazer SUV to India and we’ve driven it this month. We’ve also got detailed previews of the new Innova and Fortuner and Tata’s new Hexa concept, and that’s only the start. Read on!
What's in this issue?

Most Read
Find a car review

Latest Car Reviews

New Audi Q7 review, test drive

New Audi Q7 review, test drive

5 days ago
Sleeker, lighter and a better performer, Audi’s new capable Q7 seems a...
Tata Zest long term review first report

Tata Zest long term review first report

5 days ago
Tata’s new sedan finds a spot in our fleet. And it’s off to a...
Volvo XC60, S60 Drive-E review, test drive

Volvo XC60, S60 Drive-E review, test drive

Apr 4, 2015
The XC60 and S60 now come with Volvo’s latest-gen diesel engine and...
2014 Audi R8 V10 plus review, test drive

2014 Audi R8 V10 plus review, test drive

Apr 4, 2015
The range-topper of the current Audi R8 models delivers huge performance,...
Mercedes-Benz E 400 Cabriolet review, test drive

Mercedes-Benz E 400 Cabriolet review, test drive

Apr 2, 2015
There's a lot more to the Mercedes E 400 Cabriolet than just its folding roof.
Latest News
Volkswagen’s unveils new T6 Transporter
The T6 is VW’s sixth generation of its Transporter van series.
6 hours ago   1 picture
Toyota announces expansion plans
Toyota is set to build a new production plant in Mexico, and expand...
23 hours ago   1 picture
Volkswagen Polo compact sedan spied
Volkswagen begins testing the Polo-based sedan; will share engines with the...
1 day 1 hour ago   3 pictures
Yamaha Saluto vs rivals: Specifications comparison
Here's the Yamaha Saluto's specs, in comparison to its rivals – the...
1 day 1 hour ago   2 pictures
F1: Rosberg says he 'would do it again'
The Mercedes driver caused a stir following Sunday's race at the Shanghai...
1 day 3 hours ago   1 picture

Autocar Magazine

Issue: 188 | Autocar India – April 2015

Chevrolet is bringing its massive Trailblazer SUV to India and we’ve driven it this month. We’ve also got detailed previews of the new Innova and Fortuner and Tata’s new Hexa...
Autocar Magazine