Earlier this month, Hero MotoCorp launched 3 new motorcycles in India. These are Xpulse 200, Xpulse 200T and Xtreme 200S. All three are global motorcycles, which will be made exclusively in India. It will be exported around the world in many countries as CBU.
One of the first countries to receive the three new Hero bikes, apart from India, is Colombia. All three motorcycles have made its debut in Colombia. The are same as the one’s which were launched in India, except for their name.
Hero Xtreme 200S in Colombia has been rebadged and renamed as Thriller 200S, Xpulse 200 has been renamed to Thriller 200X while Xpulse 200T has been renamed to Thriller 200T. Below are the first images of Hero Thriller 200S, which is now on public display at an Auto Show in the country. Images are credit to COMOTO.CO.
Hero Xtreme 200S targets buyers looking for a sporty bike which delivers a comfortable daily ride. It comes with with sharp looking headlamps, alloy wheels, exhaust muffler, flat handlebar and a tall windscreen. Suspension is via telescopic fork in front and 7 step adjustable monoshock at the rear and braking is through 276mm disc in front and 220mm disc at the rear with single channel ABS offered as standard.
All three motorcycles are developed in India, at the Hero Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT). Engine specifications include a 199.6 cc single cylinder, oil cooled engine offering 18.4 PS power at 8,000 rpm and 17.1 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm mated to a 5 speed gearbox.
Speaking about Xpulse 200, it gets – LED headlamp and tail lamp, Bluetooth enabled digital speedometer, underseat USB charger and a fully digital instrument console offering information of average fuel consumption, distance to empty, trip meter and gear position indicator.
The XPulse 200T gets all these features as well but misses out on bash plate and knuckle guards and instead gets fiber engine cowl. The difference between the XPulse 200 and XPulse 200T also lies in the fact that the XPulse 200 gets 21” front and 18” rear wheels fitted with 90/90-21 tyres in the front and 120/80-18 at the rear. The XPulse 200T gets 17” wheels front and rear with 100/80-17 and 130/70-R17 tyres. Prices of all three bikes are in the range of Rs 94k to Rs 1.05 lakh, ex-sh.