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Up to date Hero Xpulse 200T noticed; could sport 4V engine | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The up to date XPulse 200T will get visible tweaks to distinguish it from the present mannequin.

Hero seems to be gearing as much as launch the up to date Xpulse 200T, which sports activities a barely completely different look to the present mannequin. The 200T is basically a extra road-friendly model of the common Xpulse 200 that’s powered by the identical engine however rolls on 17-inch alloy wheels. However whereas the common Xpulse acquired a four-valve motor late final 12 months, we’ve not but seen an up to date Xpulse 200T with this new engine. That could possibly be what we’re on this image.

As seen within the spy photograph, the engine cylinder head is completed in pink, identical to on the lately launched Xpulse 200 4V Rally Version. This helps the speculation that the Xpulse 200T may lastly obtain the stronger mill from its sibling. The 4V engine makes 19.1hp at 8,500rpm and 17.35Nm or torque at 6,500rpm, in comparison with the present 200T’s figures of 18.1hp and 16.15Nm.

The extra obvious adjustments on this up to date model are the visible tweaks. These embody the addition of a small cowl above the headlight, which itself seems to be positioned barely decrease than earlier than, together with fork gaiters.

The 2-valve Xpulse 200 carries a price ticket of Rs 1.26 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), which is Rs. 9,000 cheaper than the Xpulse 200 4V. The present Xpulse 200T carries a price ticket of Rs 1.24 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi); so, if it does certainly sport the 4V engine, count on a worth hike related to what’s seen on the common Xpulse.

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