Launched by Hero Motocorp more than a decade back, Xtreme is one of the most popular performance commuters in India. Till date, it has witnessed many updates in terms of styling, looks and engine enhancement. In this journey Hero Xtreme tyres have also come a long way – from being tube type initially, it is now tubeless in nature at the rear. Started its journey with 150cc engine, at present, Hero Xtreme is offered in three variants namely Xtreme 160 R, Xtreme 200 S, and Xtreme 200 R.
Hero Xtreme Tyres
The earlier version of Hero Xtreme was offered with a tyre size of 80/100 – 18 at the front and 100/90 – 18 at the rear. Both the tyres were of tube type layout. Moreover, in its upgraded avatar, Xtreme tyres see a comprehensive change in terms of dimension and layout. The Xtreme 160R gets tubeless front tyre of size 100/80 – 17 with bias-ply construction and rear tyre of size 130/70 R17 with tubeless radial setup. Similarly, the other two more powerful Xtreme variants i.e. Xtreme 200R and Xtreme 200S tyres share identical sizes at front and rear.
Hero Xtreme Tyre Patterns Available
The Xtreme series bikes are aimed towards performance and riding pleasure. And to attain this, it needs a reliable set of tyres that provides superior manoeuvrability on city streets and enough thrill with stability on open stretches. There are many tyre brands in India that offer the best bike tyre for Xtreme motorcycles.
However, the best tyre for Hero Xtreme can be picked from the below-mentioned tyres.
- CEAT Secura Zoom+
- Pirelli Angel City
- MRF Nylogrip Zapper FX1
- Metzeler Sportec Street
- Michelin Pilot Sporty
- Pirelli Angel City
- Apollo Actizip R5
- TVS ATT 230
- Metzeler Lasertec
- Michelin Pilot Street
More About Hero Xtreme
A well-known performance bike in the 150cc-200cc category, Hero Xtreme draws its blood from the long-running Hero Honda CBZ, which was the first high capacity bike from the erstwhile Indo-Japanese duo. However, following the split of Hero and Honda, CBZ was rechristened as Xtreme. In its category, it is pitted against strong contenders like TVS Apache 160, TVS Apache 200, Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS, Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS, Yamaha FZ v3.0, Honda CBR 150, KTM 200 Duke, Suzuki Gixxer 150 and others.
Hero Xtreme is renowned for its youthful styling and highly attractive looks. Claimed to transform monotonous daily commutes, the Xtreme bikes feature several advance features. On the mechanical side, Xtreme 160 S is powered by a 163cc air-cooled engine that generates a maximum power of 15 bhp and 14 Nm of peak torque. The engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox and gets self start and kick start options. Whereas the 200cc duo – Xtreme 200 R and 200 S – with their shared 199.6cc engine churn out utmost power of 18.4 PS and highest torque value of 17.1 Nm. Both get 5-speed gearbox choice and digital DC CDI ignition system.
Hero Xtreme Tyre Price
Given below are the prices for the most recommended tyres for Hero Xtreme bikes. There are five front tyre patterns and as many rear tyre models.
TYRE BRAND & MODEL
TYRE & LAYOUT
TYRE PRICE (Rs.)
|CEAT Secura Zoom+||Front, Tubeless||Groovy design, lateral sipes||Rs 1820 (approx)|
|Pirelli Angel City||Front, Tubeless||Contemporary tread design, innovative profile||Rs 2502-3674 (approx)|
|MRF Nylogrip Zapper FX1||Front, Tubeless||Crossover groove, directional stability||Rs 1600-1805 (approx)|
|Metzeler Sportec Street||Front, Tubeless||Sporty profile, agile handling||Rs 3100-3729 (approx)|
|Michelin Pilot Sporty||Front, Tubeless||Semi-slick tread, wet grip||Rs 1529-1740 (approx)|
|Pirelli Angel City||Rear, Tubeless||Excellent grip, innovative profile||Rs. 4116|
|Apollo Actizip R5||Rear, Tubeless||Unique tread, long-lasting compound||Rs 1850-2100 (approx)|
|TVS ATT 230||Rear, Tubeless||Extended shoulder, optimised grooves||Rs 3136-3663 (approx)|
|Metzeler Lasertec||Rear, Tubeless||Classic tread design, all-weather grip||Rs 5177-7329 (approx)|
|Michelin Pilot Street||Rear, Tubeless||High-speed stability, attractive tread pattern||Rs 6119-6681 (approx)|
Hero Xtreme Tyre Sizes Available
Listed below is the information on the tyre sizes and wheel type that is offered with the Xtreme series bikes.
Front Tyre Size
Rear Tyre Size
|Hero Xtreme 150 (old)||80/100 – 18 (Tube Type)||100/90 – 18 (Tube Type)||Alloy|
|Hero Xtreme 160 R||100/80 – 17 (Tubeless)||130/70 R 17 (Tubeless)||Alloy|
|Hero Xtreme 200 R||100/80 – 17 (Tubeless)||130/70 R 17 (Tubeless)||Alloy|
|Hero Xtreme 200 S||100/80 – 17 (Tubeless)||130/70 R 17 (Tubeless)||Alloy|
Hero Xtreme tyres with their high-speed capabilities allow excellent control and enough stability at long stretches. All the mentioned tyres, front as well as rear, are of tubeless arrangement to ensure better resistance against punctures. So, go ahead and pick any of the tyres, we bet it won’t disappoint you in terms of performance and handling.