Hero XPulse 200T revealed in walk-around video: Check features
Ahead of its official unveiling, the design of the 2022 Hero XPulse 200T 4V has been leaked via a walk-around video posted by a content creator. The updated motorcycle remains majorly identical to the existing version, barring a few subtle yet tasteful visual changes. The homegrown bikemaker has also listed the upcoming two-wheeler on its El Salvador website.
Why does this story matter?
- Hero MotoCorp had introduced XPulse 200 in both off-road-biased and touring versions in 2019.
- While the critics applauded the easy-riding nature and reliable engine of the XPulse 200T, it took some time for the motorcycle to gain traction amongst buyers.
- With the updated 2022 avatar, the brand plans to gain popularity with city dwellers.
The motorcycle will flaunt all-LED lighting setup and single-piece seat
The 2022 Hero XPulse 200T 4V will retain the overall design from the outgoing model It will flaunt a sculpted fuel tank with a dual-tone paint scheme, a round LED headlight with integrated DRL, a wide handlebar, angular mirrors, a single-piece seat, an upswept exhaust, and an LED taillight. It will pack a digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity and ride on alloy wheels.
It will draw power from a 200cc, single-cylinder engine
The updated XPulse 200T 4V will draw power from the same 199.6cc, single-cylinder, air-and-oil-cooled, four-valve engine from the XPulse 200 4V model. The mill should generate 18.8hp of power, 17.35Nm of peak torque, and will likely be mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
It will be equipped with disc brakes on both wheels
For the safety of the rider, the upcoming XPulse 200T 4V will come equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS to improve braking performance. The suspension duties should be taken care of by telescopic forks with gaiters on the front and a preload-adjustable mono-shock unit on the rear end of the motorcycle.
2022 Hero XPulse 200T 4V: Pricing
The pricing and availability details of the 2022 XPulse 200T 4V will be announced by Hero MotoCorp at its launch event in the coming weeks. We expect the touring-friendly motorcycle to carry a price tag of around Rs. 1.3 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.