Hero Motocorp is working on updating the Xpulse 200T, the manufacturer has started to release new trailers of the upcoming motorcycle on their social media accounts. The Xpulse 200T will now be sold in 4V form. Hero Motocorp made a 4V update for Xpulse 200 it was an off-road vehicle and it did well in the Indian market. The manufacturer has made aesthetic as well as mechanical upgrades for the Xpulse 200T.
The current price of Hero Xpulse 200T is $1.24 thousand (factory), 4V version will be launched, the price will increase. When Hero launched the Xpulse 200 4V in the Indian market, the price skyrocketed $5,000. It can be predicted that the price of Xpulse 200T could increase by a similar amount. However, nothing is confirmed as of now.
In terms of aesthetic changes, the Xpulse 200T has a short flyscreen with revised headlights. There are also fork guards that help protect the front fork from dirt build-up. The armrests for the rear seats are new and there are also new color options. Furthermore, a shield has been added to protect the lower abdomen from large rocks.
Then there’s the new engine. It’s a 199.6 cc, oil/air cooled, single cylinder engine that will now have a four-valve head instead of two. It produces 18.8 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque of 17.35 Nm at 6,500 rpm at Xpulse 200 4V. So there is a slight bump in power output and the new engine also has more rattle to cruise at higher speeds. There will be no changes to the gearbox so it will still be a 5-speed transmission.
In Hero Motocorp’s product line, the Xpulse 200T will rank above the Xtreme 160R. It will compete with Honda wasps 2.0Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and TVS Apache RTR 200 4V. Having said that, the Xpulse 200T is expected to be more affordable than its rivals.
First published date: December 20, 2022, 13:11 pm IST