Xpulse Off-Roader is offered as a separate kit which will help you convert your Adventure machine into a hefty rally machine but…
Apart from the outrageous Xtreme 1.R concept, Hero also showcased an Xpulse 200 Off-Roader at the ongoing EICMA 2019. But the interesting bit is that you can also convert your Xpulse into this off-roader because it is a separate kit that the company will offer.
It must be remembered that Hero first showcased the Xpulse as a concept at the 2017 Auto Expo which was followed by its sibling Xpulse 200T at the last year’s auto show. This year it has unveiled a Rally kit which can be plonked on any Xpulse 200 and the motorcycle turns into a worthy off-road machine. Hero says this rally kit has been designed with learnings from the company’s Dakar experience.
The kit comprises of a fully adjustable and higher front and rear suspension, flatter seat, extended gear pedal, new sprockets, higher ground clearance, rally tyres etc.
This is a nice initiative by the company and it believes that this will serve as a basic ground for youngsters to hone their off-roading techniques and will enhance our Rallying prospects.
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However, it must be known that this kit is not homologated for street use which means this is not road legal and you can not ride the Xpulse off-roader on roads after you install this kit. Pricing for the kit has not been revealed by the company but it will be launched in the months to come.