Hero Xtreme 160R Launched, Gets Biggest Update Ever

Hero Xtreme 160R Launched, Gets Biggest Update Ever

News by Team Drivio | Jun 16, 2023

The updates make it more able to rival against the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. 

  • The updated Xtreme 160R features a USD fork, updated engine and a couple of other changes. 
  • Also included in the changes is revised switchgear.
  • Prices for the updated Xtreme 160R begin from Rs 1.27 lakh. 

Hero MotoCorp has released an improved version of the Xtreme 160R motorcycle, which is now stronger, more stylish, and offers host of new features. The starting price for the standard variant is Rs 1,27,300, while the Connect variant is priced at Rs 1,32,800 and the Pro variant at Rs 1,36,500. These prices are for the ex-showroom Delhi location. The standard variant is Rs 5,064 more expensive than the previous 2-valve variant.

VariantPrice (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Xtreme 160R StandardRs 1,27,300
Xtreme 160R ConnectedRs 1,32,800
Xtreme 160R ProRs 1,36,500

The new Xtreme 160R 4V is equipped with a new and better engine. It has a 4-valve air-cooled engine with an oil cooler, which is more powerful than the previous 2-valve model. The new engine produces 16.9PS of power and 14.6Nm of torque, compared to the 15.2PS and 14Nm of the older model. The upgrade to a 4-valve engine is expected to bring more refinement and excitement.

The Xtreme 160R already had LED lighting and a digital console, which has been retained in the 4V version as well. However, the standard variant now has smartphone connectivity with call and SMS alerts. The switchgear has also been updated to give a more premium look.

With the new 4-valve engine and improved performance, the Xtreme 160R will compete with the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Bajaj Pulsar N160, and Suzuki Gixxer more effectively. Despite the added features, the Xtreme 160R remains the most affordable 160cc bike in its segment. Deliveries of the bike are expected to start from the second week of July 2023.