Hero silently rolled out the 2014 Xtreme in our Indian market, although this Xtreme definitely appears to be like completely different from the previous gen Xtreme but it nonetheless incorporates the identical engine which was utilized by its predecessor even though the Xtreme showcased on the auto expo 2014 carried an engine which delivered extra power confidently they’re going to launched the Xtreme with the new engine quickly in our Indian market.
Hero Honda entered the Indian one hundred fifty cc segment with the CBZ launched within the yr 2009, it was one of the trendy and sporty bikes that came out from their Hero’s stable so much later in the yr 2007, Hero offered the Xtreme which carried Honda’s engine and appeared completely totally different from the CBZ in terms of styling. That mentioned, the new 2014 Xtreme looks totally different and classy and likewise comes with some thrilling new options even if it is still powered by way of an Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC engine which supplies an identical quantity of energy but it surely certainly has lost some w8 which is somewhat clear from those pictures.
So allow us to get straight into the details of this bike and in finding out what else is new and the way does it range from its predecessor.
check out the updated Xtreme sparsely and you gained’t unquestionably pass over the previous bike as well, many will agree that it has misplaced some of its visual mass and looks more sleek and dynamic, the fuel tank seems to be slimmer so does the front headlamp silhouette. The old pilot lamps have been changed with a brand new set of lamps which finds its location on high of the headlamp which has given it an eyebrow more or less shape. should you question me the trendy new headlamps with the visor looks far better than its predecessor.
The instrument cluster styling too has modified utterly even supposing it is still no longer completely digital identical to the outdated cluster it nonetheless has an analogue tachometer and a digital speedometer. This new instrument cluster will get an enormous rev meter finished in soothing blue coloration and beneath that you’ll notice the digital meter which shows the Speedo, gas level, travel meter and time. Beside the digital Speedo and the analogue rev counter Hero has equipped a few warning lamps which additionally embrace side stand warning signs and also a service indicator. Enter the keys in the keyhole and it’ll lighter up the whole lot. some other attention-grabbing feature of the keyhole is that it’s going to stay lit even for a hour even after you flip the ignition off. Hero has also provided an engine immobilizer which also comes with energetic LED ring which reinforces the level of safety of your bike.
The gas tank looks slimmer and much completely different from the old bike; you will also notice Xtreme emblem done otherwise. The exhaust additionally seems to be different on the side profile it now gets a duel finished muffler with heat protect safety. what is most fascinating is the truth that you are going to get a cell charger point slightly below the seat of the motorbike which certainly turn out to be useful but getting access to the cell charger via getting rid of the entire seat is a troublesome job. The seating place for both the rider and the pillion appears to be like relaxed and the sporty cut up seats unquestionably will present alleviation even all over lengthy journeys. on the rear of the motorcycle you will discover Hero has fitted wider rear tires which indubitably will provide more grip with a purpose to also elevate the confidence of the rider whereas cornering the motorbike. lastly the LED lights at the rear of the motorcycle have a brand new styling which unquestionably appears some distance better than the outdated motorcycle.
the new Hero Xtreme surely appears to be like new and up to date it may not be the very best looking bike within the 150 cc section however it indubitably will entice lot of consideration for sure.
the overall dimension of the bike has been equipped below:
|ground Clearance||145 mm|
Hero has changed nearly the whole thing on this up to date Xtreme except for the old engine. The Xtreme nonetheless uses the trusty old Honda Unicorn engine which supplies enough grunts to the motorcycle and a healthy amount of energy while you twist the throttle.
The 2014 Xtreme makes use of the Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC engine which has an overall displacement of 149 cc. This engine mated to a 5 pace constant mesh gearbox generates 14.4 Ps of h8 power at 8500 rpm and 12.80 Nm of h8 torque at 6500 rpm. This is the same outdated unit so it reaches the zero-60 km/ h mark in simply 5.7 seconds and has a claimed prime pace of 112 Km/h. predict the bike to return an impressive mileage too.
SUSPENSION AND BRAKING
the new Xtreme has been fitted with the Telescopic Hydraulic sort shock absorbers at the front and Rectangular Swing Arm with 5 step Adjustable gasoline Reservoir Suspension at its rear. The Nitrox shock suspension has a just right reputation of offering a smooth experience.
then again the one factor that dissatisfied us is that it most effective gets a 240 mm disc brakes at its front while it only has been geared up with drum brakes at the rear even though there is a 220 mm disc brake but it comes as an not obligatory further. The Hero Xtreme will get an 8y/one hundred x 18-47 P tubeless tires at its entrance whereas at the rear it gets a 110/90 x 18-61 P tires at its rear.
Of you expect that it has now an more suitable handling then we will be able to tell you that it hasn’t because it nonetheless makes use of the same outdated engine and the general kerb w8 of the motorcycle can also be the same sure! the brand new wider rear tires for sure will present you a greater grip but that’s about it.
The engine small print has been provided beneath:
|sort||Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC|
|Max. energy||10.6 KW (14.4 Ps) @ 8500 rpm|
|Max. Torque||12.80 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|Bore x Stroke||57.3 x 57. 8 mm|
|Carburetor||CV with CCVI Carburetor managed with Variable Ignition|
|starting||Self begin / Kick begin|
|Ignition||AMI – evolved Microprocessor Ignition device|
Hero Xtreme has been priced at INR. 71275 (EX-SHOWROOM – NEW DELHI)
the most important competitors for the Hero Xtreme has all the time been Bajaj Pulsar one hundred fifty. This motorcycle is equally widespread in the Indian market and Bajaj has given their very best to make this motorbike better than its opponents.
The Bajaj Pulsar indisputably looks sporty it too has a fully digitalized instrument console. Bajaj can be bringing their new pulsar within the Indian market quickly with the intention to characteristic new expertise and styling however for now they have got introduced new color schemes for his or her motorbike then again there aren’t any mechanical adjustments made to the Pulsar so they’re still powered through a 4-stroke, DTS-i, air cooled, single cylinder, 149.01cc engine which generates 15.06Ps of top energy at 9000rpm and a most torque of 12.5Nm at 6500rpm via a 5 pace handbook transmission gearbox.
The 2014 Hero Xtreme undoubtedly seems to be up to date than its predecessor, the new styling will indubitably appeal to many whereas some might still love the outdated styling of the motorbike. the brand new additions like the engine immobilizer, cell charging level under the seat and wider rear tires will undoubtedly impress the group. confidently Hero may also introduce the new engine which provides extra power and torque quickly within the Xtreme in any other case this may occasionally simplest remain as an “old wine is a brand new bottle”.