Hero MotoCorp May Unveil the Karizma 200 on May 1, 2019

Hero Karizma 200 may arrive for its first world debut in the production-ready form on May 1, 2019. The brand has confirmed the launch of xPulse 200 and xPulse 200T for the same day and the chances of showcasing their full-faired product are an all-time high as all three 200cc bikes are based on the same platform, sharing a majority of functional components and switching visual parts to define the character in a much better way. The xPulse 200 is a die-hard adventure motorcycle with the engine as well as gearbox from the Xtreme 200R, and keeping most other features inline with their now-discontinued Impulse 150.

Hero Karizma 200
Hero Karizma 200 was Recently Spotted in India

Even the name xPulse seems like a derivative of the old name with X being used for the Xtreme factor. The xPulse 200T is a tourer with a slightly highway-focused component list and alloy wheels. It is not yet sure if Hero will bring the segment-first features like spoke tires with tubeless function on their motorcycle or keep the cost-restricted approach like all the other motorcycles in their lineup.

The price for the touring variant of XPulse may start under INR 1 lakh and the same price tag can be expected for the new Hero Karizma 200. The last-gen Karizma model was expensive in comparison to the rival Bajaj Pulsar 220F, and this time Hero will try its best to undercut the 220F’s pricing by a good margin.

Hero Karizma 200 Spy Video

Placing the Karizma 200 under INR 1 lakh could help Hero MotoCorp with three different models under the sweet budget bracket. Hearing anything above INR 1 lakh takes the user interest towards more premium and lightweight products like the Yamaha R15 V3, and the MT-15. The upcoming full-faired Hero sports bike has already been spotted in the production-ready Sports Red shade, with no hints of when and where the same was tested in India.

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The Red shade seen here is popular with Hero bikes as the original Karizma had the same shade among all other bright and decent colour options. Even the current-gen Hero Xtreme 200R streetfighter is available in Sports Red colour. It is also being rumoured that Hero may launch their upcoming full-faired sports bike as HX200R in India.

Hero MotoCorp May Unveil the Karizma 200 on May 1, 2019
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