Commencing the festive season’s product launches and offers, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer hailing from our nation Hero MotoCorp has launched its newest premium motorcycle. The company has introduced the new Xtreme 160R Stealth 2.0 edition naked streetfighter at a price of Rs 1,29,738. A few of the highlights of this new edition include the all-black paintwork along with Hero MotoCorp’s proprietary connected smart mobility device the “Hero Connect” app.
Hero MotoCorp has added a matte black shade to the brand-new Xtreme 160 Black edition to give it a menacing appearance in terms of styling, as previously mentioned. The new bike also features eye-catching red accents on the telescopic fork, frame, and pillion, which all add to the subtle sportiness of the design. The knuckle guards and revised belly shroud, which blend in flawlessly with the overall appearance, improve Xtreme’s road presence.
However, the main highlight of this new edition is the addition of the embedded Hero Connect app. The system proprietary to Hero MotoCorp gives a wide range of alerts to keep the rider updated about their vehicle. Some of the alerts that this system can provide to the rider of the Xtreme 160 are Geo-Fence alert, speed alert, topple alert, tow-away alert, and unplug alert.
As for the heart of this beast, it remains to be the same a 163cc air-cooled BS-VI compliant engine featuring XSens technology and advanced Programmed-Fuel-Injection. According to the company, this powerplant generates an impressive power output of 15.2PS at 6500 RPM. Meanwhile, the acceleration of the Xtreme 160 from 0-60 km/h happens in just 4.7 seconds.
Speaking on the launch of the new Stealth Edition, Malo Le Masson, Head of Strategy and Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, said, “The Hero Xtreme 160R Stealth edition received a tremendous response from customers, enthusiasts, and experts alike. It instantly became the motorcycle of choice for customers who have a unique style that stands out from the rest of the crowd. This new edition is both Stealth and Smart, with a black livery signed by red accents, for the passionate riders, and our Cloud connected system Connect 1.0, for the tech-savvy consumers. Stealth and smart, this is the Hero Xtreme Stealth 2.0.”
Meanwhile, Ranjivjit Singh, Chief Growth Officer (CGO), Hero MotoCorp stated, “The Xtreme 160R has been a trailblazer and continues to be in great demand. We are delighted to launch the enriched profile of Xtreme 160R Stealth in 2.0 edition. The new Xtreme is a perfect combination of style, safety, connectivity, and comfort. We are confident that the motorcycle will uphold its legacy of delivering class-leading technology to enhance performance motorcycling and further strengthen our journey toward premiumization. The new addition to our premium offering will surely make the festive season more joyous.”
In other Hero MotoCorp news, recently spy shots of a Hero XPulse with a bigger engine being tested in the Himalayan region surfaced on the interwebs. According to sources, Hero XPulse 400 is in the works for a 2023 launch, and the motorcycle would feature a 421cc, four-stroke engine. It is clear from the spy photos that a new engine is a single-cylinder unit.