Hero MotoCorp has launched its premium 200cc motorcycle across India. The 200cc premium motorcycle that made its India debut at Auto Expo 2018 in February has been priced at Rs 89,900, ex-showroom Delhi. The company had launched Xtreme 200R in North-East India for Rs 88,000 in July while the motorcycle wasn't available anywhere for the rest of the country.
Hero MotoCorp showcased the Xtreme 200R for the first time in India at Auto Expo 2018. The Xtreme 200R takes on the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, KTM 200 Duke and Bajaj Pulsar NS200 in the hot-selling premium streetfighter motorcycle category in India.
Hero Xtreme 200R gets a sharp-looking headlight with LED DRLs and pilot lamps. The sculpted fuel tank design comes with shrouds while flashy graphics add the sporty stance. The motorcycle gets LED tail lamp with guide lights, digital-analogue information cluster and contoured seat for improved ergonomics. The multi-spoke alloy wheels and exposed chain completes the looks. Overall the Xtreme 200R is sporty yet not too aggressive.
Hero Xtreme 200R is powered by an air-cooled single-cylinder 200cc carburetted engine that develops 18.2bhp at 8,500rpm and peak torque of 17.1Nm at 6,000rpm mated to a five-speed gearbox.
Based on the diamond type frame, Xtreme 200R is equipped with 37mm telescopic forks with antifriction bush at the front and 7 step adjustable monoshock suspension at the rear. The bike runs on 130/70 R17 radial rear tyre and a 100/80 R17 front tyre. It also comes with a 276 mm disc at front and 220mm disc at the rear. One of the highlights of Xtreme 200R is the ABS (anti-lock brake system) which is offered as a standard safety feature.
Hero MotoCorp will sell Xtreme 200R in five colours options - heavy grey with orange, black with sports red, panther black with force silver, sports red and techno blue.