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New Hero Bikes at Auto Expo 2018 | Upcoming Hero Bikes in 2017-18

The Auto Expo 2018 is the most awaited automobile event that takes place in the India. The Auto Expo would showcase some of the new bikes and cars that are likely to hit the roads soon. Out of many automobile manufacturers, Hero MotoCorp would also cash in on the opportunity to showcase its upcoming bikes and scooters . Here in this post, we will cover in detail about the bikes and scooters, Hero Motocorp is likely to showcase at the Auto Expo 2018. So, here goes the list of upcoming Hero bikes in 2017-18.

Upcoming Hero Bikes in India


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Hero HX250R

Estimated PriceRs 1.5 lakh
SpecificationsFuel-injected, single-cylinder, 249cc
Launch DateSeptember 2018


The HX250R sportsbike from hero has been long awaited. However, there is some good news. The HX250R will make an appearance at the Auto Expo 2018 in its production version. The HX250R will be successor to the now defunct Karizma ZMR . The bike would appeal to all those who have been looking for a powerful as well as stylish motorcycle with a full fairing. The prices of the HX250R  could start at Rs 1.5 lakh.

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Hero Hastur

Estimated PriceRs. 4.5 – 5 lakh
SpecificationsFuel-injected, parallel-twin, 620cc
Launch DateDecember 2018


The Hastur made its debut in a concept form in the last Auto Expo. However, we would see the Hastur this time in a near production form. The Hastur is looks aggressive with its streetnaked looks. It seems to have taken design inspiration from some bigger models in the Yamaha FZ series. The Hastur is also very powerful with a 620cc engine powering it. The Hastur would be the most powerful bike ever from Hero.  With a price roughly around Rs 4.5 lakh, the Hastur could be launched in the later part of 2018.

Hero Xtreme 200S

Estimated PriceRs. 95,000 – 1,05,000
SpecificationsCarbureted, single-cylinder, 200cc
Launch DateApril/May 2018

Hero Xtreme 200S

The Xtreme 200S is one of the most significant products to be showcased at the Auto Expo 2018. Hero is taking its own time to launch the 200 cc bike, much like the HX250R . Speculations are that the bike is ready in its production form and would make an appearance at the Auto Expo. The prices are expected to start at Rs 95,000. The much awaited bike would be powered by a single-cylinder,  200cc air-cooled engine which would likely pump out 18.6 PS at 8500 rpm and 17.2 Nm at 6000 rpm.

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New Hero Impulse

Estimated PriceRs. 85,000 – 90,000
SpecificationsCarbureted, single-cylinder, 200cc
Launch DateApril/May 2018

New Hero Impulse

The Impulse would be getting a second innings to prove its worth in the Indian market. Hero would be giving the Impulse a comprehensive makeover to this dual purpose motorcycle and would showcase at the next Delhi Auto Expo. The new Impulse will share its engine with the Xtreme 200S. Powered by a 200 cc engine, the Impulse would be pack quite a punch. It is estimated that it will pump out a peak power of 23 BHP and a peak toque of around 19 Nm. The engine will come mated to  a 5-speed Manual Transmission.

Hero ZIR 150

Estimated PriceRs. 70,000 – 75,000
SpecificationsCarbureted, single-cylinder, 157cc
Launch DateApril 2018


The Zir already made its debut in the previous Auto Expo. If we talk about the essence of this product from Hero, it will be to Hero what the PCX 150 is to Honda. The Zir would be the largest ever scooter from Honda. It will draw its power from a single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 150cc engine that would pump out 14 BHP of power and 12.7 Nm of torque. The automatic scooter from Hero can reach a top speed of 110 km/hr. The Hero Zir would have a big fuel tank of 9 ltr capacity, which is much higher than the 5 ltr fuel tank of other automatic scooters in the market.

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Hero Leap Hybrid Scooter

Estimated PriceRs. 85,000 – 90,000
SpecificationsCarbureted, single-cylinder, 157cc
Launch DateLate 2018


The Leap Hybrid scooter from Hero made its public debut a long time back  in the 2012 Auto Expo. Though it is yet to be launched in the market, the Leap would be India’s first-ever indigenous electric hybrid scooter. We could see a production ready version of the Leap at the Auto Expo 2018.  The Leap will be powered by  8kW PMAC (Permanent Magnet AC) engine that will have lithium-ion batteries.

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Hero Bikes at Auto Expo 2018- At a glance

ModelExpected Price
Hero HX250RRs 1.5 lakh
Hero HasturRs. 4.5 – 5 lakh
Hero Xtreme 200SRs. 95,000 – 1,05,000
New Hero ImpulseRs. 85,000 – 90,000
Hero ZirRs. 70,000 – 75,000
Hero Leap HybridRs. 85,000 – 90,000

Hope you liked this article and found it informative. So, what do you think about the Upcoming Hero Bikes in India. Do let us know your views via the comments section below. Stay tuned to India Autoz for more such stories.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, https://indiaautoz.in .

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