Expected Launch Date: Apr 2018 – Jul 2018
Hero Xtreme 200R
Hero Xtreme 200R Overview
Hero unveiled the Xtreme 200R motorbike at the Auto Expo 2018. The new 200cc naked street motorcycle has been designed & developed in the Hero MotoCorp’s in-house facility in Jaipur and has been based on the Xtreme 200S concept motorbike in terms of the overall design and specifications. As per the claims of the company, the bike has been worked upon 5 major elements including the overall engine, braking, sound, stability, and the ergonomics.
Hero Xtreme 200R Engine & Transmission
The Hero Xtreme 200R derives its power from the 200cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine. The engine produces a maximum power of 18.1 BHP at 8000 rpm along with the 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6500 rpm. The engine of the bike comes mated to the 5-speed transmission gearbox. Moreover, the bike also receives the premium balancer shaft, which is helpful in keeping the vibrations in the bike to a minimum.
Hero Xtreme 200R Braking & Safety
The bike gets 37mm telescopic forks towards the front along with a 7-step adjustable mono-shock towards the rear end. The braking duties of the bike are handled by the presence of a 276mm disc brake at the front wheel with a 220mm disc brake at the rear end. The Hero Xtreme 200R will be getting a single-channel ABS as an optional feature.
Hero Xtreme 200R Competitors
The bike will be competing against the bike like the TVS Apache RTR 180 and the Bajaj Pulsar NS200.
Hero Xtreme 200R Mileage
With an engine displacement of 200cc, the Hero Xtreme 200R is going to be claiming a top speed of 112 kmph and is capable of doing the 0-60 kmph jump in a matter of just 4.6 seconds. In terms of the overall designing, the Hero Xtreme 200R follows the styling concepts of the standard 200S motorbike. With its dual-tone graphics and sharp bodywork, the bike features design elements like the LED DRL towards the front end along with an all-LED tail light. There are some changes in the design pattern as well including the cleaner tail section and reduction in the overall weight along with some minor tweaks here & there.
Hero Xtreme 200R Performance and Handling
The Hero Xtreme 200R has been refined in terms of the engine and performance delivery to enhance the overall riding experience. The engine of the bike has been engineered to deliver strong low-end torque. This makes it easier to ride the bike even on heavily traffic-laden roads. Some of the additional features of the Hero Xtreme 200R which enhance the performance and handling specification of the bike include sporty riding dynamics, LED positioning lights, LED tail lamps, digital-analogue instrument cluster. Hero has concentrated on the stability of the bike as it comes with light and easy steering geometry and comfortable riding ergonomics.
Hero Xtreme 200R What we think
It comes out as one of the sportiest bikes from Hero, and is surely one of the best products built by the company.
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Hero Xtreme 200R
The 2018 Auto Expo saw the unveiling of Hero Xtreme 200R, a street motorcycle in which Hero MotoCorp has made a comeback of its Hero Extreme by upgrading 5 major elements: engine, ergonomics, sound, braking and stability. The looks and specifications of the street bike, which is the product of the company's in-house Jaipur facility, have been designed around the 200s concept.
Hero Xtreme 200R Mileage
The bike boasting a 200 cc engine displacement and 112 kmph of max speed can achieve a 0-60 kmph jump in just 4.6 seconds.
Hero Xtreme Design Features
The motorbike is styled in a 200s fashion with some upgrades made in its designs. These changes include a cleaner tail section and light overall body weight. Front LED DRL and LED tail light is installed in the bike. Additionally, an impressive bodywork along with dual-tone graphics provides Hero Xtreme 200R, the image of a cool bike.
Engine and Transmission
With a 200cc engine, the Hero Xtreme 200R bike gives a maximum power of 18.1 bhp at 8000 rpm. The Hero bike 200cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine also gives 17.1 Nm peak of torque at 6500 rpm. To reduce the vibrations, a premium balancer shaft has been installed in this model. The engine also comes with a 5-speed transmission gearbox.
Performance and Handling of Hero Xtreme 200R
The Hero Xtreme 200R is a street bike and to improve its performance on heavy traffic roads, it has been upgraded to provide strong low-end torque. Further, refinement in the engine, smooth performance due to increased stability and ease of steering deliver comfortable riding ergonomics. In addition to these, a digital-analog instrument cluster, LED positioning lights and LED tail lamps are also present in the bike. Sporty riding dynamics is another aspect that increases the performance and handling ease of Hero Xtreme 200R on road.
Braking and Safety
The presence of a 276 mm and 220mm disc brake at the front and rear ends, respectively, perform the task of safe braking functions. Further, Hero Xtreme comes with 37mm telescopic forks at the front and a 7-step adjustable mono-shock at the rear end.
This improved street bike is going to compete with other bikes in the same segment, like the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and TVS Apache RTR 180.
The expected Hero Xtreme 200R price is Rs. 80,000 - 1,000,00. With all these new features and improvements, this sporty bike built by Hero is surely going to pose as a strong competition to other bikes.