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Hero MotoCorp Launches Xtreme 200R In India

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| January 30 , 2018 , 19:39 IST

World’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday unveiled the all-new Hero Extreme 200R street motorcycle in India. The new 200 cc bike has been designed and developed in-house by Hero MotoCorp and is based on the Xtreme 200S concept that was showcased two years ago at the Auto Expo 2016.

The Hero Xtreme 200R is equipped with diamond-type chassis, which provides stiffness to the bike and aids handling. The overall design of the bike is contemporary yet fresh. Design elements include a sporty fuel tank followed by a well designed tail section. The bike also gets a single-piece wide handlebar, LED pilot lamps and LED taillights. It also offers a body-coloured engine, belly guard and, a slightly raised matte black exhaust which is adding to the overall outlook of the bike.

The new Xtreme 200R is powered by an all-new performance-oriented BS-IV compliant 200cc engine. The air-cooled engine produces a maximum power output of 18.4 PS @ 8000 rpm and max torque of 17.1 NM @ 6500 rpm. Thus, offering abundant power and torque across the rev bands. The bike races from 0-60 km/h in 4.6s seconds only and reaches a top speed of 114 km/h. The engine also features additional balancers to ensure smooth power delivery by cutting first order vibrations.

In a statement, Malo Le Masson, Head of Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, said, “The all-newXtreme 200R is a bold and focused step towards re-shaping our presence in the premium segment. The Xtreme 200R is a real head-turner, which - combined with competitive performance - is going to appeal to the youth in India as well as in our global markets. This is only the beginning. From 2018 onwards, the focus for Hero MotoCorp in motorcycles is the premium segment, and we will continue to bring more products in this category.” 

 

 

Hero launched the Xtreme 200 in the price range of INR 85,000 to INR 95,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The Xtreme 200R will be the first 200 cc motorcycle from Hero MotoCorp and will compete in a rapidly growing segment of motorcycles in India.