The BS6 Hero Xtreme 200S has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 115,715 (ex-showroom, Delhi), making it about Rs. 13,000 more expensive than the BS4 Xtreme 200S, which was priced at Rs. 1.02 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Along with a BS6 compliant engine, the motorcycle now gets an oil-cooler along with Hero’s XSens technology, programmed fuel injection. Hero says these technologies offer better durability, no overheating and better heat exchange. The new 200 cc motor makes 17.8 bhp at 8,500 rpm and the peak torque output of 16.4 Nm at 6,500 rpm, which is marginally less than the BS4 model.
The BS4 bike had the same 200cc air-cooled engine which makes 18 bhp at 8,000 rpm and develops a peak torque of 17.1 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The BS6 Hero Xtreme 200S also gets a new colour called ‘Pearl Fadeless White’. The bike is now available in a total of three colours, with the other two being Sports Red and Panther Black. Apart from the BS6 compliant engine, the bike retains its features like twin LED headlight, Bluetooth connectivity with turn by turn navigation and a digital LCD instrument console.
The Hero Xtreme 200S comes with telescopic front forks and a 7-step adjustable monoshock rear suspension. It gets a 276 mm front disc with single channel ABS and a 220 mm disc at the rear. The bike now weighs in at 154.5 kg which is 5.5 kg up from the BS4 model. The full-fairing design of the motorcycle stays the same as before too.