New Hero Xtreme 200S spied on test; design details revealed
Hero MotoCorp is expected to launch the 2021 version of its Xtreme 200S motorbike in India soon. A test mule of the bike has been spied testing, revealing important design details. The pictures suggest that it will have designer wheels, a windscreen, and sporty graphics. It might also get new color options and a 4-valve engine. Here are more details.
The new Hero Xtreme 200S will sit on a diamond-type frame and shall have a muscular fuel tank, a stepped-up single-piece seat, an upswept exhaust, a windshield, and arrowhead-shaped mirrors. The bike should pack a Bluetooth-enabled digital instrument console, an all-LED setup for lighting, and ride on alloy wheels. It is likely to weigh 154.5kg and have a fuel storage capacity of 12.8 liters.
Powertrain details of the new Hero Xtreme 200S are currently unknown. However, the current model runs on a 199.6cc, single-cylinder, 2-valve, oil-cooled engine that generates 17.8hp of power and 16.45Nm of torque. The mill is linked to a 5-speed gearbox.
To ensure the safety of the rider, the new Hero Xtreme 200S will be equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with single-channel ABS for better handling on the roads. Suspension duties on the motorbike will be taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
In India, the new Hero Xtreme 200S will carry a slight premium over the outgoing model which is priced at Rs. 1.27 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Once launched, it will take on rivals like the Bajaj Pulsar RS200 and Bajaj Pulsar 220F.