Hero XPulse 200 and XPulse 200T spotted in Turkey

25/03/2019 - 11:32 | ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

While Hero MotoCorp is yet to announce the launch date of the XPulse 200, the motorcycle continues to show itself via images.

Hero Xpulse 200 And 200t Spotted In Turkey
The Hero XPulse 200 and 200T were spotted in Turkey via Instagram where the motorcycles are being reviewed. The Indian launch details are yet to be announced.

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Previously, the off-road spec model was seen through screenshots of video footage in which CS Santosh was riding the motorcycle. Surprisingly, the off-road spec XPulse 200 was spotted in two variants. In more recent sighting, the upcoming XPulse 200 (off-roader) and XPulse 200T (Tourer) were spotted without any camouflage, and ready to roll into the showrooms.

The Hero XPulse 200 and XPulse 200T were seen on a Turkey-based Instagram handle, MotopixelTV who seem to be testing the upcoming motorcycle. The XPulse 200 was seen in a shade of white while the XPulse 200T was seen in matte black colour.

As reported in the past, the Hero XPulse 200 would arrive in two variants – off-road and tourer models. The road-biased version was unveiled at the 2018 EICMA motorcycle show. The road-biased XPulse 200T gets a taller windscreen and alloy wheels instead of wire-spoke units that are seen on the off-road spec model. The 17-inch alloy wheels on the XPulse 200T are aimed to give it better on-road character and the convenience of tubeless tyres. The XPulse 200 features 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wire-spoke wheels.

Engine specifications and features lists are identical on both models. A 200cc, oil-cooled, single-cylinder engine that delivers 18 bhp of maximum power at 8,000 rpm and peak torque of 17 Nm at 6,500 rpm would perform propelling tasks. The motor employs a 5-speed gearbox. The safety net on both models includes a single-channel ABS while the convenience features comprise of LED head and tail lamps, digital speedometer with Bluetooth connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation.

Stopping power comes from single, petal-type discs on both wheels. Shock absorption task is performed by a long-travel telescopic front suspension and an adjustable rear mono-shock.

Hero Xpulse 200 Spotted In Turkey Right Front Quar
The XPulse 200 was seen in a shade of white while the 200T was spotted in matte black. Both motorcycles employ same engine specifications and chassis although the road-biased 200T comes with smaller 17-inch alloy wheels on both ends.

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Hero MotoCorp would aim to launch the motorcycles under the INR 1 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) price bracket, making the XPulse 200 the most affordable adventure tourer motorcycle in the country. We could hear an announcement in the coming weeks.

[Source: Instagram.com]

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