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Hero Xtreme 160R (Apache 160 Rival) – 5 Things to Know

Hero Xtreme 160R Launch

Hero MotoCorp has recently unveiled the new Xtreme 160R naked motorcycle, which will take on the likes of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Yamaha FZ S and the Suzuki Gixxer. The new Hero Xtreme 160R motorcycle comes as a successor to the Xtreme Sports 150, which was recently discontinued from the market. Here is a list of top 5 interesting things you should know about the soon-to-be-launched Hero Xtreme 160R naked streetfighter –

BS6 Compliant Engine

The new Xtreme 160R is powered by a BSVI-compliant 160cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine with fuel-injection technology. Paired to a 5-speed gearbox, this engine is capable of producing 15bhp of power at 8,500rpm and a peak torque of 14Nm.

Hero Xtreme 160R Speed

Hero Xtreme 160R Design

The upcoming Xtreme 160R is a naked motorcycle, which is based on the Xtreme 1.R concept unveiled at the 2019 EICMA Motor Show in Milan. It looks sporty and sharper than the 150cc Sports model. Some of the design highlights include beefy fuel tank, sporty-looking tail-end, full LED lighting for the headlamps, turn signals and tail-section, and all-digital instrument console.

Hero Xtreme 160R Key Features

– LED headlamp
– LED tail-light
– LED turn signals
– Hazard lamp switch
– Side-stand engine cut off
– Digital LCD instrument cluster
– 276mm front disc and 220mm rear disc
– Lightweight alloy wheels

Quickest 160cc Bike

The Xtreme 160R has a low kerb weight of 138.5kgs. The motorcycle is claimed to achieve 0 to 60kmph in just 4.7 seconds, which makes it the quickest motorcycle in its category.

Hero Xtreme 160R Launch

Launch and Price

The Hero Xtreme 160R will be offered in 3 dual-tone colours – White & Grey, Blue & Grey and Sports Red & Grey. The motorcycle is scheduled to be launched in March 2020. The new motorcycle is most likely to undercut its direct rivals in terms of pricing. It is likely to be priced around Rs 87,000 to Rs 90,000.

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