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Hero Xtreme 200 S debuts at EICMA in new Grey color

 
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The motorcycle will lock horns with the likes of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and Bajaj Pulsar AS200 upon launch in India next year.

The new Hero Xtreme 200 S compact sportsbike which was unveiled at the 2016 Auto Expo earlier this year, has now been unveiled at the ongoing EICMA show in Milan. The Apache RTR 200 4V rival is expected to go on sale in India early next year.

Styling wise, the Xtreme 200 S is an edgier version of the existing 150 cc model. The motorcycle dons sporty tank extensions, familiar bikini fairing with LED pilot lamps, digi-analog instrument console, thin contoured seat, sharp edged tailpiece with LED taillight, belly pan in air vents and a simple silencer with silver guard. The white-red-black color theme feels a bit overdone though.

Hero Xtreme 200S

Power comes from a new 200 cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine which generates 18.5 PS power at 8,500 rpm and 17.2 Nm torque at 6,000 rpm. Transmission is a 5-speed unit.

The Xtreme 200 S is equipped with regular telescopic fork at the front while the rear gets monoshock suspension system. Both wheels are retarded by a disc brake each. The motorcycle also benefits from ABS.

Also read – Hero XF3R concept unveiled at 2016 Auto Expo

Hero Motocorp is gearing up to arm itself with a range of compact sportsbikes which includes the Xtreme 200 S, HX250 and possibly an even bigger displacement motorcycle based on the XF3R concept. The objective is to gain a sizable market share in the burgeoning segment.

 

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  • Anirudh

    Looks like a cheap mod to an existing bike. Not excited about this bike at all. No single feature that catches attention. Wont look twice if i see it on the road.
    The only thing that can save it in some measure is if it sounds great and performs better than the KTM, which is highly unlikely. One look at that single tubular frame, tiny discs and thin tyres tell me that its still a commuter and that silencer looks so boring that i can bet my Duke 2000 that it sounds like a 150cc.
    Didnt expect anything new from Hero and they delivered exactly upto my expecttions. A makeup job on a boring bike.

    • The Dukeist

      Hero as an alone entity could work only on the looks and aesthetics of a motorcycle… Else they are not capable of making new engines…