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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.


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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.

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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

Type4 – stroke single cylinder DOHC, Liquid cooled, engine
Bore x Stroke81.0 x 48.5 mm
Displacement249 cc
ClutchMulti-plate wet
Gear box6 Speed constant mesh
SuspensionFront: Telescopic Hydraulic Shock AbsorbersRear Single shock, 5 Step adjustable Pre Load, Shim Valve Damping
BrakesFront: 300 mm Disc, three piston caliper, Combined braking with optional ABS Rear 220 mm Disc, linked. Combined braking with optional ABS
Wheel and TyresFront: 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
Battery12 V – 6 Ah , MF Battery
Head LampTwin 12V – 35W / 35W – Halogen Bulb, DC – Multi-Reflector Type
Position LampLED Light Guide
Tail / Stop LampLED Lights
Length2085 mm
Width735 mm
Height1145 mm
Wheelbase1370 mm
Ground clearance145 mm
Kerb weight139 kgs.
Fuel tank capacity12.9 Ltrs  ( Min )

The highlights of the bike, as mentioned in the official press release are

  • High performance liquid-cooled balanced engine with advanced multi-sensor electronic fuel injection system that delivers optimal power and response in every situation
  • Six speed constant mesh gear box with optimized ratio selection
  • Geodesic tubular frame with power-train as stressed member for maximum mass centralization enabling crisp handling and manoeuvrability
  • Aerodynamic styling, featuring the trademark Hero lightning bolt design
  • Optimised pivot location for swing arm to minimise angle changes through the suspension travel for a smooth ride
  • High quality 37mm forks with sophisticated damping for best ride on all roads

Environmental Features:

  • Optimized intake and exhaust systems to deliver great power with excellent fuel mileage, drivability and emissions performance
  • Superior low friction engine oil ensures enhanced drain period, better cold starting abilities and cleaner environment
  • Closed Crankcase Ventilation System to ensure zero emission from the crankcase
  • MF (Maintenance-Free) Battery has sufficient CCA (Cold Cranking Ampere) for easy starting even in cold conditions
  • Stay tuned to Motoroids for more details and images of the HX 250R motorcycle

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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  1. I just hope they launch it soon..have been waiting for an awesome quarter-lite fully flaired bike under 1.5 L (on-road) but now i think i will buy this one even if its goes above that limit!
    I just have 1 issue..the front look of the bike is a bit dry and thin..they should work upon it and make it a little fat and cover the engine parts that can be seen from the front..
    the side look otherwise is impeccable!
    better than the CBR’s and R’s!
    I just dont get..why india doesnt have or encourages such automotive technology?
    why everytime we have to take in some outsider..?!

  2. all of them above must know abt ebr (eric buell racing) under whose expertise hero has developed this product… this was high time for hero to bring out the best of their capabilities… hero already had a much better engine refinement factor along with perfect gearbox productship and handling perspective than those of bajaj dumpyard bikes ( not to mention their so very pathetic engine, gearbox and handling) … this bike is a fresh blow of air for me to move ahead of my stigma towards oh-so-commuterish hero and be proud to say that Hero Motocorp is the best Indian two wheeler manufacturer as of now 🙂
    front aint looks like ninja, fireblade or honda products- check out ebr bikes.

    • Calling Bajaj products pathetic isn’t going to change the fact that the Bajaj-KTM alliance has been bringing out the best performance machines at a price suiting everyone’s wallet. Hero’s 250cc looks great on paper and hopefully will pack a punch too, good enough for those waiting for a Karizma upgrade since years. But all this doesn’t equate to calling Bajaj bikes crap………