Hero MotoCorp recently announced that deliveries of its all-new 160cc motorcycle – the Xtreme 160R – have commenced. The new motorcycle is based on the Xtreme 1.R concept showcased at EICMA 2019, and we first saw the production model at the Hero World Event back in February. Now that it’s finally in a showroom near you, here are five things you must know about Hero’s latest offering.
It’s a first for Hero
The Xtreme 160R is the Indian brand’s first product in the premium 160cc segment. In fact, the rest of Hero’s more performance-oriented machines – like the Xpulse range and Xtreme 200S – are powered by 200cc engines. Hero also tells us that the Xtreme 160R will offer some segment-first features like all-LED lighting and a side stand engine cut-off feature.
It’s expected to be quick
Powering the Xtreme 160R is a relatively simple 163cc, two-valve, air-cooled…