Expected Launch Date: Apr 2018 – Jul 2018
Hero Xtreme 200R
Hero Xtreme 200R Overview
Hero has recently unveiled the Xtreme 200R motorbike at the Auto Expo 2018. The all-new 200cc naked street motorcycle in India has been designed & developed by the Hero MotoCorp in-house facility and has been based on the Xtreme 200S concept motorbike in terms of the overall design specifications. As per the claims of the bike manufacturing 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 8500 rpm along with the 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6500 rpm. The engine of the bike gets mated to the 5-speed transmission gearbox. Moreover, the bike also receives the premium balancer shaft –the very first for a Hero bike, which is helpful in keeping the vibrations in the bike to a minimum.
Hero Xtreme 200R Braking & Safety
The bike receives 37mm telescopic forks towards the front along with an 8-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 accessory. This is the first time that Hero MotoCorp will be offering radial tyres in its bike series.
Hero Xtreme 200R Competitors
The bike will be competing against the bike like the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V 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 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. As per the claims of the Hero towards improving the ergonomics of the bike, the motorbike comes fitted with the all-new analogue-digital instrument cluster.
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
Hero claims that the Hero Xtreme 200R is a perfect combination of excellent performance and fuel economy.
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