Hero Xtreme recently registered 116% sales growth in India in November 2018. Those looking for a perfect street machine will love to have this excellent value for money 200cc motorcycle at INR 89,900 (ex-showroom). Hero seems to plan their arrival in style as one can choose between 5 attractive shades: Heavy Grey with Orange, Panther Black with Force Silver, Techno Blue, Sports Red, and Black with Sports Red. Here are 7 reasons to buy the Hero Xtreme 200R Street Fighter.
7 Reasons to Buy Hero Xtreme 200R
1) Excellent Value for Money
Looking for a 200cc motorcycle but tight on budget? Hero MotoCorp is here to help with their extraordinary pricing strategy. You can buy the new Hero Xtreme 200R for INR 89,900 (ex-showroom). This price undercuts popular 150cc motorcycles (Honda CB Hornet ABS & Suzuki Gixxer ABS) by a considerable margin.
2) Standard Single Channel ABS
The INR 89,900 price tag brings a lot more than just the 200cc engine. Buyers will get a single channel ABS unit for the front wheel as standard. For comparison, Bajaj Pulsar NS200 offers ABS variant in India for INR 1.12 lakh. The considerable INR 22,000 worth difference is more than anyone could expect for two bikes with similar engine size.
3) Sporty Rear Monoshock
Every bike from Hero MotoCorp came with dual shocks for the rear wheel till date. Xtreme 200R is the first one to bring monoshock into their lineup, facilitating better than ever handling and, an effective rear end design. The unit is 7-step adjustable, offering riders with an option to set the level of stiffness for street or highway use.
4) Torque-Rich Engine
Hero MotoCorp is using a torque-happy 199.6cc, air cooled and carburettor fed engine on Xtreme 200R. The setup is good for 18.4 HP at 8000 rpm and 17.1 Nm at 6500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. When considering a wet weight of 148 kg, the power will definitely bring thrills to your city ride. The Venturi carburettor with 32mm diameter guarantees a right mixture of performance and economy.
5) Sporty Instrument Console
Hero Xtreme 200R comes with an analogue-digital instrument console that offers an almost entire set of values like service reminder, digital clock, trip meter, fuel gauge and an analogue tachometer. One can spot ABS light, indicator light, side stand indicator and other warning symbols in a dedicated area.
6) Wide Tyres
Hero MotoCorp was criticized for using inferior parts on most of their models. Even their Karizma was equipped with tires that are offered on commuter bikes. This time, they have worked hard on small details and got themselves some praiseworthy parts. The front tire on Xtreme 200R measures 100/80-17 while the rear is a radial unit measuring 130/70-R17. This guarantees better grip levels than ever.
7) Practical Dimensions
Hero Xtreme 200R comes with 795mm seat height, 165mm ground clearance and 1338mm of wheelbase. It measures 2062mm in length, 778m in width and 1072mm in height. An average built person could easily handle this motorcycle in toughest city traffic with full feet touching the ground on all occasions. Also, scrapping the underbelly section may not be a thing worth worrying.