Hero MotoCorp, the country's leading two-wheeler manufacturer, has finally launched the new Hero Xtreme 200R motorcycle in India at Rs. 89,900. The company has also commenced the sales for its latest premium motorcycle across the country. Moreover, the dispatching of the same next week onwards directly from the plant itself. The bike will be made available in a phased manner at Hero MotoCorp dealerships. 2018 Honda Activa i & Honda Aviator Scooters Launched; Priced in India at Rs 50,010 and Rs 55,157 Respectively.
Hero Xtreme 200R marks the company's re-entry into the premium motorcycle space, which is the first among Hero's new range of motorcycles. On the safety front, the new Hero Xtreme 200R comes with Anti-Lock Brake system (ABS) as standard fitment making it the first motorcycle to be equipped with ABS as system feature in its category. The new Xtreme 200R is offered in 5 exciting dual-tone shades H- Panther Black with cool Silver, Panther Black with Red, Sports Red, Charcoal Grey with Orange and Techno Blue.
Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD & CEO, Hero MotoCorp, said “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.”
Powered by BS-IV compliant engine, the new Xtreme 200R sports a muscular and aggressive styling flaunting its roadster stance. The 200cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke engine is capable of making 18.4PS of maximum power @ 8000 rpm with peak torque of 17.1Nm @ 6500 rpm. The Xtreme 200R comes with intuitive technology and perfect riding ergonomics that is designed to deliver exceptional performance.
Hero MotoCorp has managed to continue its unrivalled dominance in the domestic motorcycle segment with over 50 per cent market share. For expanding its reach in the market further, the company is now focusing on the premium segment with a host of new products.
Sanjay Bhan, Head of Sales, Customer Care and Parts Business, Hero MotoCorp, said, “We are ready to commence the retail sales of the Xtreme 200R across the country and are confident that this motorcycle will enable us to make our presence felt in the premium segment. The customer response to the bike in the Northeastern part of the country, where it was recently launched, has been overwhelmingly positive.”