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Hero MotoCorp launches MY22 Xtreme 160R at INR 1.17 lakh

Written by Rohit Tonapi

Hero MotoCorp has launched the updated 2022 Xtreme 160R. The new model brings in a few subtle updates that aim to increase the convenience and comfort of the bike. However, mechanically, the bike remains identical to the 2021 model. The starting price of the Xtreme 160R is INR 1.17 lakh ex-showroom. Interestingly, even with the updates for 2022, the starting price remains the same as the previous model.

2022 Hero MotoCorp Xtreme 160R – What’s New?

The 2022 update has three changes. Firstly, the Hero has decided to ditch the integrated pillion grab handle and instead opted for a bigger external grab rail design. Secondly, Hero has reshaped the seat of the Xtreme 160R for better comfort. And lastly, the brand has also added a gear position indicator to the Xtreme 160R. As mentioned before, the mechanicals remains the same.

 2022 Hero MotoCorp Xtreme 160R – Variants, Pricing & Colours

The 2022 Hero Xtreme 160R is available in a total of three variants. These are – Single Disc, Double Disc and Stealth. All of the variants also come with a single-channel ABS. The range starts at INR 1.17 lakh ex-showroom for the Single Disc variant. Meanwhile, the Double Disc and Stealth variants retail for INR 1.20 lakh and INR 1.22 lakh ex-showroom, respectively.

The Xtreme 160R continues to come in the same colour options. These are – Pearl Silver White, Vibrant Blue, and Sports Red. Besides these, there’s the Stealth Edition colour scheme. In addition, it is also available in a 100 Million Limited Edition.

2022 Hero MotoCorp Xtreme 160R – Technical Specifications

The Xtreme 160R uses a 163cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine with a 2-valve SOHC setup. It has a peak output of 15.2 PS at 8,500 rpm and 14 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The Xtreme 160R uses 37 mm telescopic forks at the front with an anti-friction bush. At the back, it uses a 7-step adjustable monoshock. The braking setup consists of a 276 mm petal disc at the front and a 220 mm petal disc or a 130 mm drum at the rear. Single-channel ABS is standard across the range.

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