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Hero Xtreme 125R Launched in India at Rs 95,000: A Blend of Sportiness and Technology

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By Aabha Roy

Hero MotoCorp, a leading name in the Indian two-wheeler market, has unveiled the much-awaited Xtreme 125R, priced between Rs 95,000 and Rs 99,500. The motorcycle was showcased at the Hero World 2024 event, marking a significant addition to Hero’s line-up. The Xtreme 125R, engineered for unmatched performance, is set to redefine the 125cc segment in India.

Design and Features:

The Hero Xtreme 125R boasts a sporty aesthetic that combines aggression with elegance. Its standout features include an all-LED lighting system and a single-channel ABS for the top variant. The bike’s LED projector headlamp and winkers not only enhance visibility but also add to its modern appeal.

Power and Performance:

At the heart of the Xtreme 125R is a new Sprint-EBT engine, a 125cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder unit producing 11.5hp at 8,000rpm, placing it among the top performers in its class. This engine is complemented by a 5-speed gearbox. The bike promises an acceleration of 0 to 60 km/h in just 5.9 seconds and an impressive fuel efficiency of 66 km/l.

Ride Comfort and Safety:

The Xtreme 125R is built on a new diamond frame, enhancing both comfort and handling. The suspension setup includes a 37mm diameter front fork and a 7-step pre-load adjustable Showa monoshock, a testament to its premium build quality. The braking system comprises a 276 mm front disc and a rear drum brake, with an option for disc brakes at both ends supported by single-channel ABS.

Pricing and Availability:

The Xtreme 125R is available in two variants – the IBS variant priced at Rs 95,000 and the ABS variant at Rs 99,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is set to compete with rivals like the TVS Raider 125, Bajaj Pulsar NS125, and Honda SP125 in the Indian market. Bookings are open, with deliveries starting from February 20th.

The launch of the Hero Xtreme 125R represents Hero MotoCorp’s commitment to innovation and design within the competitive 125cc segment. With its head-turning design, advanced features, and spirited performance, the Xtreme 125R is more than just a new model; it is a bold statement from Hero in the evolving landscape of Indian two-wheelers.