The Hero Xtreme 160R is an immediate inspiration from the logo’s 1.R idea, showcased on the 2019 EICMA. The production-ready style first debuted in India again in February on the Hero World match, held in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
The new Hero Xtreme 160R has been utterly designed and evolved on the emblem’s R&D facility in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The top class 160cc motorbike providing from the logo is powered by way of a BS6-compliant engine, which guarantees to provide class-leading efficiency and acceleration figures.
The motorbike comes powered by way of a 163cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. It produces 15bhp at 8500rpm and 14Nm of height torque at 6500rpm, paired with a five-speed gearbox. The motorbike additionally options the Hero’s programmed fuel-injection gadget, making sure optimal efficiency and potency.
Hero claims that the Xtreme 160R is able to 0 – 60km/h in 4.7 seconds, whilst additionally boasting of the best-in-class power-to-weight ratio. The motorbike weighs in at simply 138.five kilograms for the base-spec style, whilst the top-spec trim is 1kg heavier.
The new Hero Xtreme 160R additionally options a particularly sporty design and magnificence. It additionally comes with a number of top class options and gear as smartly. Some of this comprises LED lighting fixtures throughout (headlamps, DRLs, signs and hind lights), LCD software cluster, first-in-segment side-stand engine cut-off, petal disc brakes at the back and front, supported by way of a single-channel ABS.
Talking in regards to the mechanical specifications, the Hero Xtreme makes use of a collection of 37mm telescopic forks on the entrance and a seven-step rider-adjustable monoshock suspension setup on the rear. Braking is treated by way of 276mm petal discs on the entrance and both a 220mm disc or 130mm drum brakes on the rear, relying at the trim; each supported by way of single-channel ABS as usual.
Malo Le Masson, Head of Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, mentioned
“The Hero Xtreme 160R is an actual Head-turner, catlike agility with persistent to weight ratio of a side road racer, and tech-loaded with segment-first options just like the all-LED bundle. This fashionable streetfighter is concentrated on to win the city race.”
“With this newest style, we at the moment are providing a compelling and aggressive line-up of top class bikes, from Street Naked to Sport with the Xtreme 200S, from Adventure with XPulse 200 to informal Touring with the XPulse 200T.”
Naveen Chauhan, Head – Sales, After Sales & Parts, Hero MotoCorp, mentioned,
“Ever for the reason that Xtreme 160R used to be showcased on the Hero World 2020 match, we’ve got been getting an excessively top collection of requests for its business release. The preliminary reaction for the motorbike has been very certain and we have already got inquiries to check the dispatches. We are assured that the Xtreme 160R will lend a hand us in scaling-up our presence within the phase.”
Thoughts On The Hero Xtreme 160R India Launch
The Hero Xtreme 160R is now the entry-level product within the emblem’s X-line vary of bikes, which contains the Xtreme 200S, Xpulse 200 and the Xpulse 200T fashions. The new Hero Xtreme 160R competitors the likes of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 and the Suzuki Gixxer 150 within the Indian marketplace.