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    Hero Xtreme 160R 100 Million Edition At Dealer Showroom – First Look Walkaround

    Hero Xtreme 160R 100 Million Edition
    Hero MotoCorp’s 100 million edition lineup will feature six models including Maestro, Destini, Splendor, Passion Pro, Glamor and Xtreme 160R

    A few weeks ago, Hero MotoCorp celebrated a unique achievement of 100 million cumulative production units across India ever since its inception. It became the only two-wheeler manufacturer in the country to achieve this feat. To mark this momentous occasion, Hero announced that it will be launching special edition models of some of its two-wheelers.
    Earlier, we had covered the 100 Million Edition model of Splendor and the cosmetics differences from its standard counterpart. Now, the company has launched a new 100 Million Limited Edition model of its premium motorcycle Xtreme 160R. The bike comes with a new paint scheme and body graphics.
    Updated Styling
    The changes in the special edition model are limited to cosmetic updates only as it is identical to the regular model in every other respect. It sports a new livery with a dual-tone colour scheme flourishing red and white. While the front half of the bike is dominated by red colour, the latter half is painted in white.
    For instance, the bike’s front fender, headlamp mask, fuel tank extensions and side panels are covered in red thereby enhancing its sporty appeal. Take a detailed look at the new limited edition Hero Xtreme 160R in a walkaround video below, credit to MotoXpert Khan.
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    Latter half of the fuel tank and part of the rear fender is sprayed with white as the base colour and have red graphics with 160R decals. The manufacturer has also added a ‘100 Million Limited Edition’ logo/badge on the fuel tank to make the motorcycle look more attractive. The mechanical components such as engine-gearbox assemble, kick start, footpegs, alloy wheels and part of the rear fender have been covered in black accentuating its sportiness.
    Features on offer
    The bike gets the same set of features as the regular model including an LED headlamp, LED indicators, dual-tone fuel tank, minimal cowls, smoked-out LED taillamp with ‘H’ signature and a heavily contoured single-piece saddle which are exactly the same as the regular Xtreme 160R.
    The special edition model continues to feature creature comforts such as a fully digital inverted LCD instrument console, hazard lights and side stand engine cut-off. Price of this limited edition Xtreme 160R is Rs 1,08,750, ex-sh. In comparison, Xtreme 160R single disc costs 1,03,900 and double disc costs 1,06,950. This makes the special edition about Rs 2k more expensive than the dual disc variant.
    Hero Xtreme 160R 100 Million Edition
    Mechanical Specs
    Even mechanically, this special edition model is identical to the regular model. It is powered by the same 163cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that kicks out 15 bhp against 14 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a 5-speed gearbox.
    New Xtreme 160R is capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 kmph in just 4.7 seconds and has a kerb weight of 139.5 kg. It rolls on 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped by 100/80 and 130/70 sections of rubber at front and rear respectively. The special edition model comes equipped with disc brakes on both ends assisted by a dual-channel ABS. More

  • New Hero Xtreme 160R Dispatches Begin – Photos From Dealer Stockyard

    Much awaited Hero Xtreme 160R entry level sports motorcycle is priced from Rs 1 lakh
    Launched in June, all-new Hero Xtreme 160R has started reaching dealerships. The original plan was to launch the bike in April 2020, but it was delayed due to obvious reasons. New Xtreme 160R was unveiled earlier this year at Hero World 2020 event.

    All-new Xtreme 160R borrows several of its characteristics from Hero 1.R concept, which was showcased at 2019 EICMA in Milan, Italy. As far as looks are concerned, the bike gets top marks for its bold, sporty design.
    Some key features include muscular body profile, aggressive forward leaning riding stance, full LED headlamp in a snazzy design, first-in-category all-LED winkers, integrated pillion grab rail, compact sporty exhaust, and edgy LED tail lamp with unique ‘H’ design. Colour options include Sports Red, Pearl Silver White and Vibrant Blue.

    Hero Xtreme 160 R
    Engine and performance
    Powering Xtreme 160R is a 163 cc BS6 air-cooled engine that can deliver 15 bhp of max power at 8500 rpm and 14 Nm of max torque at 6500 rpm. Engine is mated to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox. The bike promises superior performance, as power to weight ratio is improved with the use of lightweight allows.
    The kerb weight of single disc and double disc variants are 138.5 kg and 139.5 kg, respectively. Capable of reaching 0 to 60 kmph in just 4.7 seconds, the bike offers best-in-class acceleration. Fuel tank capacity is 12 litres.
    Xtreme 160R utilizes a tubular diamond frame riding on telescopic 37mm front forks and 7-step rider-adjustable monoshock rear suspension. Braking duties are performed by 276 mm petal disc at the front and 220 mm units at the rear. Single-channel ABS is offered as standard. The drum variant has 130 mm drum brake at the rear. The bike rides on 100/80-17 front tubeless tyres and 130/70 -R17 radial rear tyres (tubeless). Ground clearance stands at 167 mm.

    Hero Xtreme 160 R
    All-new Xtreme 160R has a number of hi-tech features such as sensor-based programmed fuel injection (FI). A total of 14 sensors work concurrently to deliver optimal engine performance. Other tech upgrades include inverted LCD console, side-stand engine cut-off system, and hazard lights.
    All-new Hero Xtreme 160R is competitively priced, quite close to that of its rivals. The rear drum brake variant costs Rs 99,950, whereas the double disc variant is priced at Rs 1,03,500. In comparison, TVS Apache RTR 160 is priced in the range of Rs 86,846 – Rs 93,539. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in the price range of Rs 1.05 lakh to Rs 1.09 lakh. Other rivals include Yamaha FZ FI (Rs 98,680 – Rs 1.06 lakh) and Suzuki Gixxer (Rs 82,607 – Rs 1.19 lakh).
    Considering its design and features, Hero MotoCorp appears to have done a good job with the all-new Xtreme 160R. Whether or not it clicks with the target audience will be revealed in the coming months. More

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