Hero Motocorp has revealed the new Xtreme 160R at Hero World 2020 – a first-of-its-kind three-day event attended by Global Media, Investors, Dealers from India, Supply Chain partners and Global Distributors from around the world at the company’s state-of-the-art R&D hub, the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in the northern Indian city of Jaipur, India.
The Xtreme 160R is based on the Xtreme 1.R Concept that was unveiled at the 2019 EICMA Motor Show in Milan last year. The Xtreme 160R is the first 160 cc motorcycle from the company and the third model to join the Xtreme family after the Xtreme 200R naked bike and the Xtreme 200S full faired motorcycle.
The new Xtreme 160R comes with a 160cc air-cooled BS-VI Compliant engine with Electronic Fuel Injection. The engine delivers a power output of 15 Bhp @ 8500 RPM. Combined with a low kerb weight of 138.5 Kg, the bike delivers class leading 0 to 60 Km/hr acceleration in 4.7seconds. The motor is paired to a 5-speed gearbox.
The Xtreme 160R sits on a tubular rigid diamond frame. Suspension duties are carried out by a 37mm telescopic front forks and a 7-step adjustable rear mono-shock suspension. Braking duties are carried out by 276mm front & 220mm rear petal disc brakes. The bike comes with a 170mm ground clearance.
The new Xtreme 160R is paired with a first in segment LED package, from Front full LED headlamp, to rear H signature LED tail lamp, all the way including LED Turn indicators with Hazard light switch. The inverted Digital display, together with the first in segment side-stand engine cut off feature.
The new Xtreme 160R is available in two variants – Front Disc with Single Channel ABS and Double Disc (Front and Rear) with Single Channel ABS and three vibrant color combinations of White with Grey, Blue with Grey and Sports Red with Grey.