Hero MotoCorp has announced the country-wide sales of the new Hero Xtreme 200R, with despatches expected to begin from the factory next week. Hero has also officially announced the price of the Xtreme 200R, although the bike has been on sale for over a month now in certain states and deliveries had also begun. The Hero Xtreme 200R has been priced at ₹ 89,900 (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available at Hero dealerships across the country in a phases manner, a statement from Hero MotoCorp said. The Hero Xtreme 200R is the first motorcycle in its category to offer standard ABS, a single channel unit on the 276 mm front disc.
"For us, the Xtreme 200R is not just any other product launch - it will catapult us to where we have been earlier - the premium segment. It is, therefore, our re-entry into a segment where we had a sizeable presence and market share not too long ago. Designed specifically for the youth, the Xtreme 200R is an expression of our serious intent in a high growth segment. With the upcoming festive season in India, the Xtreme 200R will help us consolidate our market leadership. We will also soon commence sales of the Xtreme 200R in our global markets as well," said Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp.
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The Hero Xtreme 200R is powered by a 200 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine which is tuned to make 18.1 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. The transmission is a five-speed affair, and the monoshock is seven-step adjustable. With a price tag of under ₹ 90,000, the Hero Xtreme 200R is positioned right at the centre of the premium motorcycle space. With a muscular and aggressive design, with LED pilot lamps, LED taillamp, and bulky fuel tank with the big graphics, the Xtreme 200R is available in a choice of five dual-tone colour schemes. Hero claims an acceleration of 0-60 kmph in 4.6 seconds from the Xtreme 200R, with a top speed of 114 kmph.