The Indian bike market is getting bigger and better with every new motorcycle. With the assistance of Eric Buell Racing, Hero has developed its first in-house developed quarter liter motorcycle, HX250R. It employs an all new light weighted geodesic tubular frame along with trellis shaped swing arm. It has a set of telescopic forks at the front and a side-mounted monoshock at the rear.
The most crucial aspect of this bike, however, is its engine, which a 250cc, single cylinder, water cooled motor. It has a liquid cooling which helps in controlling heat emission. It has a 6 speed gearbox and a braking setup of 300mm disc at the front and a 220mm disc at the rear. Hero has introduced ABS(Anti-lock Breaking System) in this model as an optional equipment. It has sleek twin headlamps. It has a ground clearance of 145mm and a wheel base of 1370mm. HX250R uses a set of 17 inch alloy wheels.
It's engine is powerful and churns out 31PS of peak power, while the torque rating stands at 26Nm. The LED tail lamp and an underseat exhaust are the main highlights of the rear profile of the HX250R. The bike weighs at 139 kg, and has a fuel tank capacity of about 12.9 liters.