Hero MotoCorp has introduced a newer, sportier and more powerful version of its popular 150cc motorcycle, ‘Xtreme Sports’. The new Xtreme Sports is claimed to offer a sporty ride quality and the best power output in its class. This is the second product launch from Hero MotoCorp in quick succession in the month of June, having earlier rolled out the new Passion Pro across markets in the country.
The new ‘Xtreme Sports’ receives a whole host of new features, such as the front cowl with aerodynamic visor, new wolf-eye headlamp with aggressive Twin LED Pilot Lamps and winkers. The split step-up seat is claimed to enhance both, looks and riding comfort while the exhaust with the muffler cover adds to the sportiness and enhances heat shielding. The new Xtreme Sports is available in five body colors – Panther Black, Fiery Red, Mercuric Silver and the new Black-Red and Pyro Orange colors.
Powering the new ‘Xtreme Sports’ is a 149.2cc air-cooled, four-stroke single cylinder engine that is tuned to deliver a maximum power output of 15.6 bhp @ 8500 rpm and maximum torque of 13.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm. The new Xtreme Sports clocks naught to sixty kph speed in 4.7seconds.
Other features include wide tubeless tyres for better road grip and is said to enhance safety of the rider and pillion. The new Digi-analog console with side stand indicator improves instrument cluster visibility. The 240 mm front and 220 mm rear disc brakes ensure there is enough stopping power for emergency braking.
The Xtreme Sports is available at all Hero dealerships across the country. It is attractively priced at Rs. 72,725/- (ex-showroom Delhi), Rs. 73,194/- (ex-showroom Mumbai), Rs. 71,515/- (ex-showroom Chennai) Rs. 73,902/- (ex-showroom Kolkata) and Rs. 71,729/- (ex-showroom Bangalore).
Hero MotoCorp will soon roll out a multi-media communication campaign for Xtreme Sports. Based on Xtreme’s positioning – ‘Live off the edge’, the exciting campaign will feature Hero’s brand ambassador and reigning heartthrob of Hindi cinema Ranbir Kapoor. The campaign will premier on television and then be taken on other platforms including print and social media.
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