Hero Xtreme 160R: Latest update, features, price, rivals, design, colours, and more

Hero has introduced some exciting updates to the Xtreme 160R motorcycle. Let’s take a closer look at the latest features and specifications of this sporty streetfighter.

Price of Hero Xtreme 160R:
The Hero Xtreme 160R is available in different variants, each with its own price tag. The single-disc variant is priced at Rs 1,18,886, while the double-disc variant comes at Rs 1,22,236. For those interested in the Stealth Edition, it is available for Rs 1,24,076, while the Stealth Edition 2.0 is priced at Rs 1,30,008 (all prices ex-showroom Delhi). The bike is offered in four attractive colors: Pearl Silver White, Vibrant Blue, Sports Red, and Matte Black (Stealth Edition).


Features of Hero Xtreme 160R:
One of the standout features of the Xtreme 160R is its segment-first all-LED lighting system, providing enhanced visibility on the road. The motorcycle also boasts a fully digital instrument cluster that includes a side-stand indicator, providing essential information to the rider. However, it does not have a real-time mileage indicator, a feature found in the more affordable Hero Passion Pro. Additionally, the Xtreme 160R is equipped with a hazard lamp warning function. The Stealth Edition offers a gear position indicator on the console and a convenient USB charging port located under the handlebar. The Stealth Edition 2.0 takes it a step further by incorporating Hero Connect, allowing riders to track the live location of the motorcycle and receive alerts when it exceeds a preset speed limit.

Engine Specifications of Hero Xtreme 160R:
Powering the Hero Xtreme 160R is a 163cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, air-cooled engine. This capable powerplant produces 15.2PS of power at 8500rpm and 14Nm of torque at 6500rpm. It is mated to a five-speed transmission, delivering smooth shifts and a thrilling riding experience.

Suspension, Brakes, and Weight:
The Xtreme 160R features a tubular diamond frame with a 37mm telescopic front fork and a seven-step preload-adjustable rear monoshock, ensuring a comfortable and controlled ride. The motorcycle rides on 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with 100-section front and 130-section rear radial rubber. When it comes to braking, you have the option of a 276mm front petal disc, and at the rear, you can choose between a 220mm petal disc or a 130mm drum. The Xtreme 160R is equipped with single-channel ABS as standard. In terms of weight, the base variant weighs 138.5kg, while the rear disc brake-equipped variant weighs 139.5kg, making it one of the lightest motorcycles in its class.

Rivals of Hero Xtreme 160R:
The Hero Xtreme 160R competes in the highly competitive 160cc streetfighter segment. Its aggressive pricing, sporty appearance, and feature-packed nature put it in direct competition with motorcycles like the Bajaj Pulsar NS160, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Suzuki Gixxer, and Yamaha FZ-S Fi. Furthermore, in the same price range, there are alternative options available, such as the Bajaj Chetak, Bajaj Pulsar 150 Twin Disc, TVS Apache RTR 160 2V, and the TVS iQube.