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Hero MotoCorp bags 13,688 bookings for Karizma XMR

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Hero MotoCorp has announced that the company has secured 13,688 bookings for its latest flagship – the Karizma XMR. The bike was launched in August and first lot bookings were closed by 30 September 2023.

Further, the price also saw a modest hike of INR 7,000 which makes the Karizma priced at INR 1,79,900, ex-showroom. Hero has not yet announced the reopening of bookings for the flagship bike.

What’s new on the Hero Karizma XMR?

The Hero Karizma XMR comes with a lot of new features. Most importantly, it now gets updated styling and a sporty design. At the front, there is an aggressive looking LED headlamp, LED DRLs and a small wind deflector. The bike comes with sporty handlebars & rearview mirrors and a large fairing. The new Karizma also gets prominent graphics and a meaty fuel tank.

This new Karizma XMR will offer a sports tourer riding stance. It is not as aggressive or committed like the KTM RC series.

Hero has offered split-type seats on the Karizma, along with a compact exhaust. The bike also gets a digital instrument cluster and is offered with mobile phone connectivity and features like turn-by-turn navigation.

Dimensions and Hardware on the new 2023 Hero Karizma XMR

Coming to the dimensions, the 2023 Karizma XMR 210 measures 2,068 mm long, 760 mm wide and is 1,110 mm tall. The wheelbase is 1,351 mm while the seat height is 810 mm. The ground clearance is 160 mm and the fuel tank capacity is 11 litres.

On the Karizma XMR, the suspension duties are handled by 37mm diameter front forks and a rear monoshock with 6-step adjustable pre-load. Brakes include a disc on both ends with dual-channel ABS as standard.

Powertrain of the Hero Karizma XMR

The Hero Karizma XMR comes with a 210cc liquid cooled engine. This 4V DOHC motor puts out 25 BHP @ 9,250 rpm and 20.4 Nm @ 7,250 rpm.A 6-speed gearbox is paired to the engine. It gets slip and assist clutch as standard.

Also Read – 2023 Hero MotoCorp Karizma XMR Review.