NEW DELHI: India’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer Hero Motocorp on Tuesday unveiled XPulse series at EICMA motorcycle show. The new premium 200 cc motorcycles are expected to be launched early next year. Moreover, the company is also planning to export the series to the world.
The XPulse 200T is a ‘Tourer’ that offers a host of safety and convenience features such as single channel ABS. LED head and tail lamps, digital speedometer with Bluetooth connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation.
Unveiling the new XPulse 200T‘ here at EICMA, Malo Le Masson, Head of Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, said “The Adventure and Touring motorcycle segments are very popular across the world and here we are showcasing Hero’s vision for these segments with the XPulse 200T based on our unique XPuIse platform. We aim to further expand this platform and more products to our portfolio by the second quarter of the next year. Concurrently, we have used the new XPuIse 200T for a unique initiative of co-creating diverse Concepts with customization specialist and showcased the engineering prowess of developing a versatile platform.”
Providing a directional glimpse into its future roadmap, Hero MotoCorp also showcased four customised motorcycle concepts that promise to make premium and niche motorcycle segments accessible to the customer. The four motorcycles, built through a collaborative approach with global design houses, will also be integral to growing the Company’s new vertical the Accessories business.
The four custom motorcycles a Café Racer Concept, a Desert Concept, 3 Scrambler Concept and a Fiat-Track Concept which have been designed and developed on the XPulse 200T platform, display the potential of a brand extension of the platform through variants and accessories.
Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Hera MotoCorp IS globally known for its fuel-efficient and reliable products, sustainable manufacturing and frugal engineering that drive the wheels of economy in several regions. While we constantly strive to keep improving our existing iconic products, we have been currently focusing on developing higher capacity, youthful and exiting products. Going ahead, we plan to set the benchmark in the high-capacity premium segments as well, like we have done in the other segments.”
At EICMA, the two-wheeler manufacturer has also showcased new launched Destini 125, Duet 125 and Mastero Edge 125.