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.