– Hero Xtreme 200R is the company’s first 200cc bike that be launched in April, 2018.
– Price of the bike could be around Rs 90,000 – Rs 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom).
– The Xtreme 200R could be the most affordable 200cc motorcycle of the country.
– Hero’s new naked street bike uses a 200cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine.
Hero Xtreme 200R comes with a 200cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that’s good for 18.4bhp and 7.1Nm of torque.
Hero MotoCorp has marked its entry in the 200cc bike segment with all-new Hero Xtreme 200R that made its debut on January 30, 2018. The company showcased the naked sports bike at the Delhi Auto Expo alongside its new 300cc motorcycle and a 125c scooter. First previewed in its concept avatar as Xtreme 200S, this new naked street bike will go on sale in April, 2018. In the popular 200cc bike segment, this new Hero bike will see a release in April, 2018. Prior to its India launch, the company has introduced the bike in Turkey as the Hero Hunk 200R at TRL 11,199 (around Rs 1.85 lakh).
In the popular 200cc bike segment, the new Hero Xtreme 200R will lock horns against the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, KTM 200 Duke and Bajaj Pulsar NS200. With an aim to strengthen its sales network, Hero MotoCorp will establish premium retail outlets across the country. These exclusive dealerships will serve for Hero’s 150cc and above capacity motorcycles. Read About – 2018 Hero Passion, Passion XPRO and Super Splendor
– LED positioning lamps
– LED tail lamp
– Multi-spoke 17-inch wheels
– Radial tyres
– Front cowl with air vents
– Tank shroud
– Part analouge
– Part digital speedometer
– Dual-tone colour options
– Single channel ABS (Optional)
– 8-step adjustable monoshock rear suspension
Aiming to strengthen its market in the 200cc bike segment, the home-grown two-wheeler manufacturer will introduce the all-new Hero Xtreme 200R (Xtreme 200S) in India. The bike made its official debut on 30th January in Delhi, followed by its first public appearance at the Auto Expo 2018 in February. The launch of the bike has been confirmed for April 2018. Though, the exact launch date is yet to be revealed. Just so you know, the bike first broke cover in its concept avatar at the 2016 Auto Expo. Read: Hero HX250R Launch Plan Dropped, Here’s Why
|Maximum||Rs 1.10 lakh|
Competitive pricing will surely help the home-grown two-wheeler maker to tap the 200cc premium sports bike segment. In the company’s product lineup, the Xtreme 200R sits above the Xtreme Sports. Designed and developed locally, the Hero Xtreme 200R is estimated to be priced between Rs 90,000 – Rs 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom). At this price point, it will undercut most of its rivals including KTM Duke 200, Yamaha FZ25, TVS Apache RTR 200 and Bajaj Pulsar NS200. This will also make it India’s most affordable 200cc motorcycle.
|Engine||200cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled|
|Max Power||18.4bhp @ 8,000rpm|
|Max Torque||17.1Nm @ 6,500rpm|
Powering Hero’s new naked street bike is a 200cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled BS-IV compliant engine. This powertrain can deliver a top power of 18.4bhp at 8,000rpm against 17.1Nm of peak torque at 6,500rpm. With these figures, the new Hero 200cc bike becomes more powerful and torquier than the Xtreme Sports. However, it‘s the least powerful bike in its segment. For ensuring smooth power delivery with minimal vibrations, Hero equips its engine with additional balancers. Transmission duties on the bike are performed by a 5-speed gearbox. Read – New-gen Hero Karizma Under Development
Similar to the other Hero bikes, the new Hero 200cc naked street bike is high on fuel efficiency. As mentioned above, the bike derives its power from an all-new 200cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. With this powertrain, the Xtreme 200R is claimed to deliver a mileage of 40kmpl. Check Out – Hero RR 450 Rally Bike Pictures
Hero MotoCorp has revealed the feature and engine specifications of the Xtreme 200R bike during its unveiling event in January. The bike uses the same powertain that was fitted to its concept – i.e. 200cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled unit. The light kerb weight and greater power to weight ratio further helps it achieve impressive top speed. The new Hero 200cc bike can mark 60kmph from standstill in 4.6 seconds. It has an electronic speed limit of 112kmph. Check Out – Upcoming Hero Bikes & Scooters At 2018 Auto Expo
Most of the design bits of the Hero Xtreme 200R have been carried over from the Xtreme 200S concept that was previewed at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2016. Hero claims that its new 200cc motorcycle has ‘Cheetah’ inspired design. With sharp and sporty styling, it will surely appeal young enthusiasts. Similar to its concept, the bike sits on the lightweight diamond frame chassis that is claimed to “offer precise handling in tight corners and utmost stability at high speeds”. Face of the naked streetfighter has aggressive appeal – thanks to its eyebrow-shaped LED pilot lamps. Though, it misses out on LED headlamp.
Styling elements such as contrast coloured front mud guard, dual tone seats, coloured inner mud guard at the rear tyre and LED tail lamp add more to its overall appearance. Riding the new 200cc Hero bike are the multi-spoke 17-inch wheels with 100/80 -17 TL front and 130/70 – 17 TL rear tyres. It also gets a part analog digital instrument console. The bike will be available in five dual tone colour options – Panther Black with Cool Silver, Charcoal Grey with Orange, Panther Black with Red, Charcoal Grey with Techno Blue and Sports Red. Read – Hero Aava Could Be The Final Name For Dare Scooter
Proportionally, the Hero Xtreme 200R is slightly different from its concept. The overall length of the bike stands at 2,062mm, while its width and height measure 778mm and 1,072mm respectively. The new Hero 200cc bike sits on 1,338mm of wheelbase, and stands on 167mm of ground clearance. The kerb weight of the bike is on lower side, which is around 146kgs. The seat height of 790mm makes it comfortable for day-to-day commuting purposes. It offers a fuel tank capacity of 12.4-litres. Check Out – Upcoming Hero Bikes in India
Built on a diamond frame chassis, the Hero Xtreme 200R comes with safety such as 276mm front and 220mm rear disc brakes. It also gets an optional single channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Interestingly, the Xtreme 200R is the first Hero bike to get ABS. Suspension mechanism of the bike includes 37mm telescopic forks and an 8-step pre-load adjustable monoshock suspension units fitted at the front and rear axles respectively.
Estimated to be priced between Rs 90,000 – Rs 1.10 lakh, this new Hero motorcycle will gun straight against some popular 200cc bikes including TVS Apache RTR 200, Bajaj Pulsar NS200, Yamaha FZ25 and KTM Duke 200.