Hero Xtreme 200S and Xpulse 200T are expected to get a price hike in the range of Rs.10,000
Hero MotoCorp has updated their official website with the re-listing of the new BS6 Hero Xtreme 200S and Xpulse 200T motorcycles. It may be recalled that these two bikes had been struck off the company website earlier in April 2020, along with the Xtreme 200R.
Though there is no update on Xtreme 200R, the good news is that Xtreme 200S and Xpulse 200T are making a comeback in BS6 avatar. Both motorcycle engines are being updated to comply with the new BS6 norms but all styling and features remain unchanged.
Hero Xpulse 200S is a road based fully faired version while the Xpulse 200T is a touring motorcycle, which shares a lot with the recently launched Xpulse 200. Hero offers a fully digital instrument cluster across its 200cc range along with Bluetooth connectivity and turn by turn navigation. The two new motorcycles sit on 17 inch allow wheels in the front as well as rear.
Hero ‘X’ Specs
Hero MotoCorp ‘X’ family includes Xpulse and Xtreme range. In the BS4 era, a total of 5 motorcycles were on offer under the Hero X family. These were Xpulse 200, 200T and Xtreme 160R, 200R, 200S. But in the BS6 era, only two been launched till date (Xtreme 160R and Xpulse 200), while two more are now teased as coming soon.
Hero X 200 range is powered by newly developed 200 cc single cylinder engine. This is a 199.6cc oil cooled, fuel injected engine, that in BS6 format offers 17.8 hp power at 8,500 rpm and 16.45 Nm torque 6,400 rpm. This would be marginally lower power and torque figures by 0.3 hp and 0.7 Nm as compared to that seen on the BS4 models. The engine is mated to a 5 speed gearbox as standard.
Hero Xtreme 200S and Xtreme 200T share many parts as well as platform. To comply with the new emission norms, the two motorcycles are also fitted with a catalytic converter integrated into its exhaust system. The oil cooler allows maintaining temperatures at optimum levels during longer rides though weight of the bikes have been increased by 3 kgs. Hero Xtreme 200S and Xpulse 200T will go on sale at marginally price hike as compared to their BS4 counterparts; by around Rs.5,000-10,000.
In related news, the Hero Xtreme 160R was launched in India recently at a starting price of Rs.99,950 for the front disc / rear drum brake variant while the front / rear disc brake variant is priced at Rs.1,03,500. All prices are ex-sh. It gets a single channel ABS on both variants. Total three color combinations of Pearl Silver White, Vibrant Blue and Sports Red are on offer. Engine specifications include a 160cc air cooled BS6 compliant engine powered by the XSens technology and advanced Programmed-Fuel Injection. This engine makes 15 hp power at 8,500 rpm and gets best in class power to weight ratio and low kerb weight of 138.5 kgs.