Hero MotoCorp has just unveiled its Xtreme 200R streetfighter in the country today. The motorcycle shares its design cues from its younger sibling. The price announcement of the Hero Xtreme 200R will take place at Auto Expo 2018 that is set to take place in Greater Noida next month. The new Hero Xtreme 200R is based on the Xtreme 200S concept model that was showcased for the first time during the previous edition of Auto Expo in 2016. Having said that, it has took two years for the bike to reach from concept to production form.
Hero MotoCorp says that it has revised the vehicle geometry and ground clearance for an improved agility. The suspension system of the motorcycle comes with 37mm conventional forks up front along with an eight step adjustable monoshock at the rear. Having said that, a Hero MotoCorp motorcycle has received a monoshock for the first time.
The new Hero Xtreme 200R comes with sporty graphics and its name Xtreme has been stickered boldly across the fuel tank. The company has put the motorcycle on display in a dual tone colour of red and black along with two monotone shades of blue and black.
The new Hero Xtreme 200R gets its power from a 200cc, single cylinder engine mated to a five-speed transmission system. The motor is good for churning out respective power and torque output of 18.1 hp and 17.1 Nm. The company says that there is a new balancer shaft in the engine to reduce vibrations.
The new Hero Xtreme 200R has been assisted with a 276mm disc brake at the front along with a 220mm disc brake at the rear. A single channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) is on offer as an option. Having said that, the bike is expected to offer a good braking performance.
The instrument cluster of the new Hero Xtreme 200R has a digital analog type layout. The cluster has clock, trip meter, ABS warning light and side stand indicator along with the other essentials.The unit resembles the unit that comes in the smaller 150cc Hero Xtreme.
The Hero Xtreme 200R runs on 100/80-17 front and 130/70-17 rear tyres that come mounted over stylish alloy wheels. The company has ensured reduced intake noise to improve exhaust sound which is achieved by employing a resonator in the intake box hence, allowing for further work on exhaust sound.
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