About Xtreme 160R
Hero Xtreme 160R is a street bike available at a starting price of Rs. 1,10,643 in India. It is available in 4 variants and 5 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 1,17,882. The Hero Xtreme 160R is powered by 163cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 15 bhp and a torque of 14 Nm. With front disc and rear drum brakes, Hero Xtreme 160R comes up with anti-locking braking system. This Xtreme 160R bike weighs 138.5 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 12 liters.
The Xtreme 160R is Hero’s newest entrant in the 150-160cc sporty commuter segment in India. The motorcycle is a replacement to the now-discontinued Xtreme Sports which failed to tug at the heartstrings of many buyers in the country during its existence.
The motorcycle sports a sharp styling that incorporates a radical-looking headlamp, beefy fuel tank and an upswept and sporty-looking tail section. On the design front, it is based on the Xtreme 1.R concept which Hero had showcased at the EICMA 2019 in Milan.
The feature list of the Xtreme 160R comprises of full-LED lighting for the headlamp, turn signals and tail lamp. It also gets hazard switch along with a side-stand engine cut-off switch. Additionally, it comes equipped with a fully-digital display and is available in two variants that differ in terms of braking hardware. Meanwhile, the motorcycle rides on 37mm telescopic forks upfront sourced from Showa and a monoshock at the rear.
Powering the Xtreme 160R is a 160cc, air-cooled engine that produces 15bhp at 8,500rpm and 14Nm at 6,500rpm. Lending it an impressive power-to-weight ratio is its kerb weight which is as low as 138.5kg. Hero claims that the bike does the zero-60kmph sprint in 4.7 seconds.
Hero is offering the Xtreme 160R in three colour options- red, white and blue. The company has also introduced a new fancier-looking limited edition red-white colour scheme of the bike which commemorates the brand’s achievement of crossing the 100 million cumulative production milestone. In terms of competition, the motorcycle takes on the Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Yamaha FZ S V3 and Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in India.
Moreover, Hero MotoCorp has announced the launch of the Stealth Edition of the motorcycle. This new edition, as the name suggests, gets an all-black theme along with highlights of red that are visible on the headlight mask and the alloy wheels. The Stealth Edition also benefits from additional features such as an integrated USB charger, five-level LCD brightness adjustment function, and a gear indicator.