Along with the introduction of the Hero Xtreme 1R concept, the brand has also revealed the XPulse 200 Rally Kit at the EICMA 2019 in Milan, Italy. The brand has specifically designed the rally kit by keeping in mind the younger riders of the generation to allow them to improve their off-roading capabilities, besides participating in the rallies.
The Hero XPulse 200 Rally Kit is only suitable for off-roading while one shall not use the kit for riding on the roads. Coming to the rally kit, the suspension duties will now be handled by fully adjustable, taller suspension at both ends.
The kit also includes a flat seat for easily changing the position while off-roading, plus the kit also includes an extended gear lever which will help the rider to handle it well on the off-road conditions.
In addition to this, there are handlebar risers for increasing flexibility while riding in a standing position as well as dirt tyres to help in improving the stability over the bad terrains. The brand is also offering front sprocket 12T, rear sprocket 40T for increased grunt as well as an extended side stand.
Besides the addition of the new rally kit, the motorcycle continues to be powered by the same engine. The 199.6cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine is capable to generate a maximum power of 18.4HP and a peak torque of 17.1Nm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
The Xpulse 200 Rally Kit is a ready-to-fit unit that is easy to install even for the young riders. The pricing and launch details of the rally kit will be officially revealed in the coming days, while some of the reports suggest the kit to launch in February 2020 with a price tag of around INR 50,000.
The Hero Xpulse 200 is currently available in the Indian market at a price tag of INR 97,000 for the carburettor version while the Fi version is available at 1.05 lakh. The prices mentioned here are ex-showroom, New Delhi.