Mahindra Duro, the Romba Solid bike, was launched by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited in the year 2009-10. Mahindra Duro bike right from the launch date has had a good and steady market value even amongst the most tremendous bikes that have come later. To credit this, India Design Mark founded by Indian Design Council, Mahindra Duro was awarded the best design bike for its excellent and impressive designing. It is an autonomous body established by the support of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry that is responsible in recognizing good design model through a systematic evaluation process.
The India Design Mark symbolizes excellence in form, function, quality, safety, sustainability and innovation and communicates that the product is usable, durable and giving aesthetic appeal to the people. All the units use this prestigious award or the credit given by them as a matter of status symbol and helps in signifying the excellence of the product thereby the credit given to the company. Mahindra bikes are very well known for their stylish and contemporary models and now they received their due credit.
Looking at the specifications, Mahindra Duro features a powerful 125cc DI engine that provides great pick-up and acceleration. The engine gives the excellent push for the bike that churns out a maximum power of 8.1 kW at 7100RPM and a maximum torque of 9.0 Nm at 5500RPM. It is given with an Advanced Telescopic suspension that gives the excellent cushion to the bike on uneven roads with potholes and bumps. The mileage of the bike is excellent at 55Kmpl with the use of Advanced Dual Curve Digital Ignition Engine which auto-adjusts according to the load on the scooter, thereby optimizing the fuel consumption. The fuel tank of the bike is of decent capacity with 6.5liters of petrol. The wheel base is fine and broad of 1270 mm that gives great stability when turning or on curvy roads. The ground clearance is also good at 155 mm.
The body of Mahindra Duro pictures a strong ABS model body that is ultra light and costs very less for the maintenance. The overall styling of the bike is quite fabulous that has sporty look. The console has a brilliant display that indicates the speedometer and odometer. The head lamp and the tail lamp are very well lit that gives us the clear visible picture when riding in the darkest of roads. The bike is available in various color formats like Royal Purple, Derby Red, Pearl White, Fiery Black, Mystic Green etc. Mahindra Duro price is INR 46,200 currently in the market.
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