Hero MotoCorp HX250R

The HX250R from Hero MotoCorp features a 249cc four stroke single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that produces 30.5 HP @ 9000 RPM and that’s not even the best part. The weight of the HX250R is 139 kgs!. That is some serious power to weight ratio. Hero MotoCorp claims that the 0-60 kmph time is just 2.7 seconds, sadly they did not mention a 0 -100 and a top speed, but for sure it’s leaving the CBR250R far behind. The HX250R also features optional combined ABS. 1596907_544630558967765_275732058_o Even though the bike looks sporty the seating position is actually quite relaxed. The handle bars are higher than in a typical low set sport bike position. The suspension also has the give for a reasonably comfortable ride. Another first is the under seat exhaust in an Indian motorcycle. Braking is handled by 300 mm 3 piston Brembo at the front and a 220 mm single piston Brembo at the rear. There has been no mention on the price of the HX205R yet, our guess is that it would be in the 2 – 2.2 lakh range, anything below that and its a steal and anything above that is a steep ask. Expect to see the bike hit showrooms first week of April.

Hero MotoCorp HX250R specifications

  • Engine type: 4-stroke, single cylinder DOHC, Liquid Cooled
  • Bore x Stroke: 81.0 x 48.5 mm
  • Clutch: Multi-plate wet
  • Gear box: 6 speed constant mesh
  • Suspension Front: Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
  • Suspension Rear: single shock, 5 step adjustable pre-load, shim valve damping
  • Front brake: 300mm disc, three piston caliper, combined braking with optional ABS
  • Rear brake: 220mm disc, linked, combined braking with optional ABS
  • Front Tyre: 110/80R x 17
  • Rear Tyre: 140/70R x 17
  • Headlamp: 35w halogen
  • Length: 2085mm
  • Width: 735mm
  • Height: 1145mm
  • Wheelbase: 1370mm
  • Ground Clearance: 145mm
  • Kerb Weight: 139kg
  • Fuel tank capacity: 12.9ltr



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