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Hero MotoCorp recently announced the launch of the new Destini 125 ‘Platinum’ Edition scooter for the Indian market. Hot on the heels of the Maestro Edge 125 Stealth and Pleasure+ Platinum, the new special edition scooter extends the diverse range of offerings in the company's two-wheeler portfolio. The special edition model features a number of updates against its standard model. Here are its five key highlights:


Pricing: The new Destini 125 Platinum Edition model is available for purchase at 72,050 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi). The scooter can be bought at any of the Hero MotoCorp dealerships across India.


Smart Technology: Hero's new scooter features the company's patented i3S (Idle-stop-start system) for enhanced comfort and fuel-efficiency. Apart from that, it also gets a Digital-analog Speedometer, Side Stand Indicator, and Service Due Reminder.


Powertrain: The scooter gets a 125 cc Programmed Fuel Injection engine with ‘XSens Technology’. It is compliant with the latest BS 6 emission norms and delivers 9 bhp of maximum power at 7,000 RPM and10.4 NM of peak torque at 5500 RPM.


Refreshed Exterior: The scooter gets several styling updates including the new chrome handlebar ends and chrome mirrors which lend a more retro look to the scooter. In addition to that, there is also a new chrome muffler protector as well as a chrome fender stripe which makes the scooter look more stylish. There is also a new 3D Logo Platinum Badging, Colored Seat with Platinum Hot Stamping to up its overall aesthetic appeal.


New Paint Schemes: In addition to the several styling changes, the scooter also gets a slew of new paint schemes including - new Matt Black Color, Brown Inner Panels, and a white Rim Tape.