Hero MotoCorp has finally launched its much awaited Xtreme 200R motorcycle in India at a price tag of Rs 89,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 200 cc bike was officially displayed at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo and grabbed everyone’s attention. Last month, the homegrown two-wheeler manufacturer started deliveries of the bike in North-East states and now it will be available across India with dispatch commencing from next week.
Hero MotoCorp has been keen to grab a good chunk in the 200 cc segment and the Xtreme 200R could play key role in that strategy. The bike sports a styling that blends the practicality of a commuter and sportiness. It comes with LED positioning lamps integrated to the headlamp. Also, there are sporty body graphics, sculpted body panels etc.
As Hero MotoCorp claims, the bike comes as the first among the premium models from the brand. This 146 kg weighing bike comes with a 12.4-litre capacity fuel tank, comfortable and ergonomic seating position. It emphasizes on safety with the ABS combined with disc brakes on both end. Power source for the bike is a 199.6 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The engine churns out 18.14 bhp of peak power at 8,000 rpm and 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. It can accelerate 0-100 kmph in 4.6 seconds at a top speed of 114 kmph. Speaking about the bike, Mr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO of Hero MotoCorp said, the Xtree 200R will catapult the brand to the premium segment.