Over 250 riders attend ‘XTracks’ in the city
Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, hosted its one-of-a-kind off-road riding event, XTracks – Live the Thrill, in Kolkata recently. Over 250 riders and enthusiasts participated in the activity.
‘XTracks’ provides riders an exciting opportunity to experience the country’s most accessible adventure bike – the XPulse 200 – on a specially-curated thrilling off-road zone.
In addition to showcasing the capabilities of Hero XPulse 200 on multiple terrains, the XTracks sessions also aims to impart critical skills to the enthusiasts, thereby enhancing their riding abilities. It makes riding more fun, and yet safe for them!
At the XTracks Experience, the participants were first provided with product and safety briefings that helps them understand the capabilities of the bike and inculcate safe riding habits.
Following the briefings, riders are led on a specially curated on-and-off-road track by expert riders from Hero MotoCorp. The tracks included obstacles that help the riders test the characteristic features of the XPulse 200.
Kolkata is the fifth location to host the multi-city event after Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi/NCR. The XTracks experience will now move to Kochi and Pune in the coming weeks.
The XPulse 200
India’s first 200cc adventure motorcycle – a dynamic, on-road-off-road bike – is targeted at the young and thrill-seeking riding enthusiasts who are scouting for a comfortable and capable riding companion for adventure excursions.
The XPulse 200 comes with two variants of 200cc engine – CV carburetor and fuel injection – delivering 18.4 PS power and 17.1 Nm torque for a real-world performance.
The high tensile steel frame offers superior strength, rigidity and responsive handling on any terrain. The aluminum skid plate, 21″ front wheel and 18″ rear wheel with dual purpose tyres, 220 mm ground clearance, upswept exhaust, mono shock with 10 step adjustable gas charged rear suspension (170 mm wheel travel) and telescopic front suspension (190 mm stroke) provides strength to take on any terrain. The upright riding stance and accessible seat height ensures comfort even in long journeys.
The XPulse 200 comes loaded with next-gen smart technology features, such as, first-in-class ‘Turn-by-Turn Navigation’, LCD instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, gear indicator, trip meter and service reminder.
To ensure hassle-free excursions that remain uninterrupted even during the night travel, the XPulse 200 comes with full LED headlamps and tail lights, under-seat USB charger, protective windshields and luggage plate with bungee hooks. Single-channel ABS offers added control and safety in all conditions.
The XPulse 200 FI variant is available in three colors, including Matte Green, Pearl Fadeless White and Matte Axis Grey, while the carburetor variant comes in two colors – Sports Red and Black.
The XPulse 200 is available in Kolkata at Rs. 106,500/-* for fuel injection variant and Rs. 98,000/-* for carb. variant.
*Ex-showroom West Bengal