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Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

India's largest two-wheeler manufacturer Hero Motocorp has launched the limited-run Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition. The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition is priced at Rs 1.52 lakh (ex-showroom).

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition will be produced in limited numbers. Bookings for the new Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition will start on Hero's eShop platform at noon on the 22nd of July and will continue till the same time on the 29th of July.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition Specs

The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition continues to be powered by a 199.6cc, oil-cooled engine that produces 18.9bhp at 8,500rpm and 17.35Nm of peak torque at 6,500rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

Hero claims the new Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition is inspired by the Hero Motorsports Rally motorcycle used in rallies like the Dakar. Hero has upgraded the suspension setup of the Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition compared to the regular bike.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition features a taller and fully-adjustable cartridge front suspension setup with 250mm travel and a fully-adjustable 10-step rear suspension with 220mm travel.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

The limited-run bike offers 270mm of ground clearance and its seat sits 885mm above the ground. The Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition's trail has been extended to 116mm while its wheelbase measures 1,426mm which is 16mm more than the standard Xpulse 200 4V. The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition weighs in at just 160 kilogrammes.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

The Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition rides on 21-inch (front) and 18-inch (rear) spoked wheels that are shod with dual-purpose tyres.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition Design & Features

Hero hasn't messed around with the design of the Xpulse 200 4V for the new Rally Edition. The bike gets exclusive rally code graphics and also features the autograph of C S Santosh, India's best-known rally rider who also races for Hero Motorsports.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

The bike gets LED headlights and tail light, an upswept exhaust, an aluminium skid plate to protect the engine, a toothed brake pedal for maximum grip and control and an extended gear lever and a longer side stand.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition also features a LCD instrument cluster with smartphone connectivity and call alerts, turn-by-turn navigation, gear indicator, Eco Mode and two Trip meters and Single Channel ABS as standard.

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

Speaking about the launch of the new Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition, Malo Le Masson, Head of Strategy and Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, said, "Hero Xpulse 200 has created a league of its own. For the Adventurer making its own track, technology and performance packed to go anywhere, the Xpulse 200 4V is the best companion. The Rally Edition brings exceptional off-road capabilities through factory fitted Rally kit and tuned for the very best riders, together with a unique design inspired by our Dakar machines. If you want to experience years of learning from Hero Motorsports into Rally Raid, the Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition is for you."

Hero XPulse 200 4V Rally Edition Launched At Rs 1.52 Lakh - Time To Hit The Trails

Thoughts On The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition

The Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition brings with it a host of changes that make this limited edition bike a must have for those looking to get into the world of rally raid. And with the way the roads are in most Indian cities during the monsoon, it shouldn't be too hard for the new Hero Xpulse 200 4V Rally Edition to find an arena to show off its creds.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:53 [IST]
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