77th edition of the Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA
2019) in Milan, Italy, saw the launch of several motorcycles and scooters,
apart from two-wheeler accessories like apparel, helmets, tyres and components
in Milan, Italy. Home grown company Hero MotoCorp Ltd showcased several
products but what stood apart was the Xtreme 1.R concept at the Eicma 2019.
company also revealed a Rally-Kit specifically developed for the acclaimed
adventure motorcycle XPulse 200, integrating the learnings from its Dakar Rally
experience. The products were unveiled by Malo Le Masson, Head of Global
Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp.
Xtreme 1.R is inspired by the precision of an arrow and it boasts of an
aggressive stance. The Xtreme 1.R offers a sneak-peek at the next generation of
the Xtreme brand. It has a kerb weight of less than 140 kg. Besides a smart
design, the motorcycle comes with LED headlamp and signature LED tail-lamp.
new Rally-Kit for the XPulse 200 has been developed and tested at Hero
MotoCorp's R&D hub – the Centre of Innovation & Technology (CIT) - in
India. The kit consists of fully adjustable, taller front and rear suspension,
flatter seat for easy position change while off-roading, extended gear pedal to
suit off-road boots, handlebar riser for greater maneuverability while riding
standing up, extended side stand for the additional ground clearance, front
sprocket 12T, rear sprocket 40T for greater grunt, and rally tyres for
relentless traction. The Rally kit is not homologated for road use.
products on display included the XPulse 200T, XPulse 200 Hunk 200R, Hunk 200S,
Ignitor 125 and the Splendor iSmart. The
company also showcased its new range of scooters – Duet 125, Dash 125 and
Pleasure+. Three special signature
editions of Hunk 200S,XPulse 200T and Dash 125 were also on display.
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