Hero MotoCorp has launched the new XPulse 200 4V priced at ₹ 1.28 Lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). NS Hero XPulse 200 4V The entry-level adventure brings four-valve technology to the motorcycle along with several other upgrades as part of the update. The 199.6 cc single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine now gets 18.8 bhp at 8,500 rpm and a four-valve head making 17.35 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. In comparison, the two-valve version of the same engine developed 17.8 bhp and 16.45 Nm of peak torque. Power has increased by six percent and torque by five percent. Compared to the two-valve variant, the XPulse 200 4V has seen a price hike of ₹5,000.
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Hero says that it has also updated the cooling system with a 7 fin oil cooler for better heat dissipation. The company also says that the gearbox has been updated with revised gear ratios for better tractability and acceleration. Hero also says that the updates help reduce vibrations on the motorcycle to a minimum.
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The 2022 Hero XPulse 200 4V also comes with three new color schemes – Trail Blue, Blitz Blue and Red Red. The switchgear has also seen an update with an integrated starter and engine cut-off switch. Other features remain the same including more powerful LED headlamps, LED tea lights, Bluetooth-enabled instrument console, single-channel ABS and more.
The bike gets telescopic forks with 190 mm of travel, 10-step adjustable monoshock rear suspension with 170 mm of travel and dual-purpose tyres. The seat height is 825 mm while the ground clearance is 220 mm. Hero will continue to offer the rally kit on the XPulse 200 4V. The kit is completely legal and is also ready for FMSCI approved motorsports events. It gets longer travel suspension, flat saddle, knobby tyres and a new side-stand.