Hero Xtreme 200S to launch in early 2018 - Report

26/04/2017 - 14:58 | ,   | Neelanjan Chakraborty

The Hero Xtreme 200S is expected to be positioned as a premium urban commuter.

Hero MotoCorp’s upcoming commuter, the Hero Xtreme 200S will be launched in early 2018, reports Motorbeam. The management at the Auto Expo 2016, where the bike was unveiled, had said that the bike would come before the Auto Expo 2018.

Hero Xtreme 200 S at the Auto Expo 2016
While having shown the Hastur and the HX250R, the management at Hero Motocorp had hinted that the Xtreme 200S was their next premium motorcycle.

The Hero Xtreme 200S tries to carry over the legacy of the CBZ family which now goes by just the Xtreme tag. Powering the machine is a 200 cc single cylinder, air cooled mill. The engine is capable of producing 18.6 PS of maximum power at 8,500 rpm and 17.2 Nm of peak torque at 6,000 rpm.

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Hero MotoCorp will be using a diamond type frame in the Hero Xtreme 200S. The brakes will include discs at both ends while ABS will also be on offer. Suspended over standard telescopic forks up front and a monoshock in the rear, the setup can be expected to be set on the softer side to tackle typical Indian road conditions.

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Hero Xtreme 200 S front quarter at the Auto Expo 2016
Hero Xtreme 200S will be powered by a 200 cc mill producing 18.6 PS of power and 17.2 Nm of torque.

The Hero Xtreme 200S will be challenging the likes of Bajaj Pulsar 200NS and TVS Apache RTR 200. In a recent interview, the MD of Hero Motocorp hinted that the Xtreme would be the next high capacity motorcycle from the company.

[Source: Motorbeam]

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