Overview of the Xtreme 160R 4V
The all new Xtreme 160R 4V is built with a 163.2 cc 4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled engine with 4 valves. Sporting a max power of 16.9 PS @ 8500 rpm and a max torque of 14.6 Nm @ 6500 rpm, the Xtreme 160R 4V makes its mark as a motorcycle of exceptional capability.
The motorcycle also comes equipped with an inverted LCD display, LED headlight with position lamp, and LED tail and winkers. In terms of safety, the vehicle is built with a 276 mm petal disc front brake and a 220 mm petal disc rear brake. The frame consists of a tubular underbone diamond type, a front suspension of 37 mm dia KYB USD forks, and a 7 step adjustable monoshock rear suspension. It is also fitted with alloy wheels and tubeless tyres, making it both durable and modern.
Highlighting the Variants
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V Standard
The Xtreme 160R 4V Standard, priced at Rs. 1,27,300 ex-showroom Delhi, comes in colours of Blazing Sports Red and Matte Slate Black. This standard variant sets the stage for what is an impressively built series.
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V Pro
The Pro variant, priced at Rs. 1,36,500 ex-showroom Delhi, offers features such as Bluetooth connectivity, an all-new split seat, a sporty exhaust, and a new fuel tank. Available in colours of Neon Shooting Star and Matt Slate Black, the Pro variant adds a sporty touch to the Xtreme series.
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V Connected 2.0
The Connected 2.0 variant, priced at Rs. 1,27,300 ex-showroom Delhi, presents the Hero Connect 2.0, featuring a plethora of safety, security, map, and vehicle health features. It provides ignition, panic, crash, fall/topple, and over-speed alerts, alongside theft, battery removal, and geofence alerts. Its map capabilities include navigation, tracking, and location sharing. It also includes vehicle diagnostics and malfunction alerts. Available in Matte Slate Black, this variant is a perfect blend of technology and functionality.
The Competition in the 160cc Segment
Honda Unicorn OBD2 : The Honda Unicorn 160 OBD2 is one of the main competitors of the Xtreme 160R 4V in the Indian market. This bike offers reliable performance and has been a crowd favourite for many years.
Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 & Bajaj Pulsar N160 : Another tough competitor, the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160, is known for its aggressive design and power-packed performance, rivalling the Xtreme 160R 4V in terms of power output and ride quality.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V : The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V have a strong foothold in the 160cc segment in India. This bikes offer a combination of sporty design and robust performance that appeals to the Indian youth.
Bajaj Avenger Street 160 : The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 offers a unique blend of power and comfort with its cruiser design. This bike targets riders who prefer long rides and comfort over sporty design.
Honda XBlade : The Honda XBlade stands out with its futuristic design and powerful performance, making it a strong contender in the 160cc segment.
Impact on the 160cc Segment Market in India
The launch of the Hero Xtreme 160R 4V could significantly impact the 160cc segment in India. The bike's impressive performance, coupled with its competitive pricing, might give it an edge over its competitors. The Xtreme 160R 4V, with its mix of sporty design, powerful engine, and cutting-edge features, seems to have all the ingredients to appeal to the style-conscious Indian youth. It is poised to make a significant impact on the market, potentially leading to increased sales for Hero MotoCorp in the 160cc segment.