Hero Motorcorp have introduced their top-of-the-line HX250R motorcycles in India today. The new motorcycle is powered by a brand new 249cc, 4 stroke single cylinder DOHC, liquid cooled engine cranking out 31 ps of max power. The Hero HX250R engine is mated to a six speed constant mesh transmission.
Up front on the bike, you have twin telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers, while at the rear you have a monoshock with 5 step adjustable preload and shim valve damping. Braking duties are handled by a 300mm, triple piston caliper with optional ABS. At the rear you have a 220mm linked disc unit with combined braking and ABS as an option. Also the new Hero HX250R gets an underseat exhaust.
The bike has 17×2.75 inch alloy wheel up front with 110/80R – 17 rubber and 17 x 4.0 inch alloy wheels with 140/70R-17 rubber on the rear wheel. Both wheels are shod with unidirectional tubeless tyres. The weight of the bike is quite light at139 kgs, and it has a 12.5 liter fuel tank
Hero HX250R Technical Specifications
|Type||4 – stroke single cylinder DOHC, Liquid cooled, engine|
|Bore x Stroke||81.0 x 48.5 mm|
|Gear box||6 Speed constant mesh|
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic Hydraulic Shock AbsorbersRear Single shock, 5 Step adjustable Pre Load, Shim Valve Damping|
|Brakes||Front: 300 mm Disc, three piston caliper, Combined braking with optional ABS Rear 220 mm Disc, linked. Combined braking with optional ABS|
|Wheel and Tyres||Front: 17×2.75 Alloy wheel with 110/80R-17 Unidirectional tubeless tyre Rear 17×4.00 Alloy wheel with 140/70R-17 Unidirectional tubeless tyre|
|Battery||12 V – 6 Ah , MF Battery|
|Head Lamp||Twin 12V – 35W / 35W – Halogen Bulb, DC – Multi-Reflector Type|
|Position Lamp||LED Light Guide|
|Tail / Stop Lamp||LED Lights|
|Ground clearance||145 mm|
|Kerb weight||139 kgs.|
|Fuel tank capacity||12.9 Ltrs ( Min )|
The highlights of the bike, as mentioned in the official press release are
And yeah, we do have a bunch of images of the New Hero HX250R for your eyes to feast on. Just flip over to the next page:
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