Hero has launched the Xtreme 160R in the country with a price tag of Rs 99,950 (ex-showroom). However, if you are in the lookout for a motorcycle or scooter in that price range, there are six options to choose from. Here is what the list looks like.
TVS Apache RTR 160: Rs 1.02 lakh to Rs 1.06 lakh
The Apache RTR 160 4V is one of Xtreme 160R’s biggest rivals and is available in two variants- drum and disc. It boasts of a race-inspired package and gets an edgy styling to match. The Apache RTR 160 4V features a digital instrument cluster that displays a host of information, full-LED lighting for the headlamp, and a feature called GTT which allows for a smooth low-speed ride. Powering the motorcycle is a 159cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 15.8bhp and 14.2Nm.
Bajaj Pulsar NS160: Rs 1.05 lakh
Bajaj’s Pulsar NS160 is also in contention with the new Hero Xtreme 160R. The motorcycle is powered by a 160cc, oil-cooled motor that churns out 15.3bhp and 14.6Nm. However, in terms of features, the Pulsar is not as well equipped as the Xtreme or even the Apache and comes with a semi-digital instrument display and single-channel ABS as standard.
Yamaha FZ V3: Rs 99,700
The Yamaha FZ V3, thanks to its pricing is also competition for the Xtreme 160R. However, it sports a smaller 149cc engine that produces 12.2bhp and 13.6Nm. As for features, the Yamaha FZ V3 comes with a digital instrument cluster and a full-LED headlamp.
The list also offers a 160cc scooter in the form of the Aprilia SR160. The SR160 looks no different than its siblings, the SR 150 and SR 125, and sports a pit-scooter inspired styling. It comes equipped with a semi-digital instrument console, an LED tail lamp, and a single-channel ABS. Powering the SR 160 is a 160cc, fuel-injected motor that churns out 10.7bhp and 11.6Nm.
All prices ex-showroom, Delhi.