2023 Hero Xtreme 160R: A Sporty Motorcycle with a Four-Valve Engine

If you are looking for a sporty motorcycle that offers a good balance of performance, features and value, you might want to check out the 2023 Hero Xtreme 160R. This is the updated version of the popular sub-200cc roadster from Hero MotoCorp, which will be launched in India today (June 14, 2023). Here are some of the key details about this bike that you should know.

2023 Hero Xtreme 160R Launch Date and Price

2023 Hero Xtreme 160R
New Hero Xtreme 160R

The 2023 Hero Xtreme 160R will be launched in India today at 6:40 pm (IST). You can watch the live launch event on Hero MotoCorp’s YouTube channel. The expected price range of this bike is ₹ 1,20,000 to ₹ 1,30,000 (ex-showroom).

Engine and Performance

The 2023 Hero Xtreme 160R will get an uprated engine with a four-valve setup for improved performance. The engine will be a BS6 Stage 2 and OBD-2-compliant, 163cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled unit that will produce more power than the current two-valve engine. The current engine delivers 15 hp at 8,500 rpm and 14 Nm at 6500 rpm. The new engine will be mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.

Styling and Features

The New Hero Xtreme 160R will retain the aggressive styling of the current model with some minor tweaks. It will feature new upside-down (USD) front forks and petal disc brakes for better handling and braking. It will also get a revised digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity for smartphone integration. The bike will offer dual-channel ABS for safety.

2023 Hero Xtreme 160R Colors and Dimensions

The New Hero Xtreme 160R will be available in three color options: Pearl Silver White, Sports Red and Panther Black. The dimensions of the bike are likely to remain unchanged from the current model. The current model has a length of 2029 mm, a width of 793 mm, a height of 1052 mm, a wheelbase of 1327 mm and a ground clearance of 167 mm. The kerb weight of the bike is 138.5 kg.


The New Hero Xtreme 160R will compete with other sporty motorcycles in the sub-200cc segment such as the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, the Bajaj Pulsar N160 and the Yamaha FZS Fi V4. These bikes offer similar features and performance at comparable prices.

BikePrice (ex-showroom)EnginePowerTorque
Hero Xtreme 160R (2023)₹ 1,20,000 – ₹ 1,30,000 (expected)163cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-valveMore than 15 hp (expected)More than 14 Nm (expected)
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V₹ 1,19,868159.7 cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, four-valve15.82 bhp14.12 Nm
Bajaj Pulsar N160₹ 1,22,974164.82 cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, four-valve15.68 bhp14.6 Nm
Yamaha FZS Fi V4₹1,28,982149 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled,four-valve12.2 bhp13.6 Nm

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