The Hero MotoCorp Xtreme 200R India launch is almost here as the dealerships have reportedly started accepting the bookings of the new motorcycle. The booking amount ranges from INR 1,000 to INR 5,000, reports Overdrive. Hero MotoCorp unveiled the production spec Xtreme 200R at an event in Delhi where we got to see the motorcycle is detail.
In a recent interview, Malo Le Masson, head – global product planning, Hero MotoCorp said that the 70 percent of the premium motorcycle in India is below INR 1 lakh which is where the two-wheeler brand is planning to introduce the Xtreme 200R and the XPulse 200. Make sure to check out our first look review of the new Hero MotoCorp Xtreme 200R in the video below:
Almost identical to the concept displayed at the 2016 Auto Expo, the bike is powered by a BS-IV compliant 200cc air-cooled engine which is tuned to produce a maximum power output of 18.4 PS @ 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 17.1 NM @ 6500 rpm, comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The motorcycle is claimed to reach from zero to 60 km/h in 4.6s seconds and before reaching a top speed of 114 km/h.
The hardware list includes LED pilot lamps, LED taillights, a 130 section MRF Revvz radial rear tyre, optional ABS, a semi-analogue instrument cluster, conventional front forks and a rear monoshock.
We expect to hear an official announcement about the India launch of the new Hero MotoCorp Xtreme 200R in the coming days. We’d bring you all the latest updates as and when they’re available.