The all-new Karizma XMR stands out as the most potent motorcycle in its category, delivering the highest power and torque output. Powered by a 210cc Liquid Cooled DOHC Engine mated to a 6-speed transmission with Slip and Assist Clutch, and featuring Dual Channel ABS, this motorcycle is engineered to redefine the sports segment riding experience. In response to the contemporary demand for Advanced Technology, the Karizma XMR boasts several segment-first features, including an adjustable windshield, an Intelligent Illumination Headlamp, and Turn-By-Turn navigation, ensuring an unparalleled journey on two wheels.

Karizma XMR booking
Karizma XMR booking

Reflecting its mission to Innovate, Collaborate, and Inspire, the Karizma XMR is the outcome of a distinctive collaboration between Hero‘s esteemed engineers at the Hero Center for Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur and the Hero Tech Centre Germany (TCG) near Munich.

Karizma XMR specifications

  • Rs 1,72,900/- introductory price
  • Rs 1,82,900/- ex after initial offer
  • 210 cc liquid cooled single cylinder engine
  • 25.5 HP @ 9250 rpm
  • 20.4 Nm @ 7250 rpm
  • Projector LED headlights
  • LCD display with connectivity
  • Dual channel ABS
  • 163.5 kg kerb weight
  • 37 mm front forks
  • 6 speed with assist and slipper clutch
  • 300 mm front petal disc
  • 230 mm rear petal disc
  • 160 mm ground clearance
  • 810 mm seat height
  • Adjustable windshield
  • 100/80 17 inch front
  • 140/70 17 inch rear
  • 11 L tank

Mr. Niranjan Gupta, CEO of Hero MotoCorp, stated, “The launch of the Karizma XMR signifies another remarkable stride in our journey towards premium excellence. We are rapidly expanding our presence in this segment, in alignment with our strategy. Our focus lies not only in delivering products with pioneering and exceptional features but also in ensuring an overall premium experience through our Hero 2.0 outlets and an exclusive array of premium showrooms. This fiscal year holds more exciting developments as we move forward.”

Mr. Ranjivjit Singh, Head of India Business Unit at Hero MotoCorp, remarked, “In just three months, we have introduced three new premium motorcycles – Xtreme 160R 4V, Harley-Davidson X440, and now the Karizma XMR – a remarkable feat in the industry. These introductions highlight our determination for rapid growth and market share expansion in the premium motorcycle domain. The Karizma has a strong brand resonance among biking enthusiasts, and the new iteration, Karizma XMR, is designed to resonate with the newer generation of riders. With our network of premium dealerships, we are confident in offering a compelling and premium experience to our customers.”

The Hero Karizma XMR is available across Hero MotoCorp dealerships throughout the country at an introductory price of INR 1,72,900/- (ex-showroom Delhi). Online bookings can be made starting today on the official website or by calling 7046210210, with a booking fee of INR 3,000/-.

With enhanced ergonomics, sporty agility, comfort, and dynamic performance, the Karizma XMR introduces a fresh perspective to the 210cc category, offering a versatile blend of sportiness and touring capabilities for a distinctive riding experience.

Hrithik Roshan at the launch of the Hero Karizma XMR
Hrithik Roshan at the launch of the Hero Karizma XMR

Karizma XMR Performance

Featuring outstanding performance metrics, the all-new 210cc liquid cooled DOHC 4-Valve engine of the Karizma XMR produces 25.5PS of power at 9250 rpm and a peak torque of 20.4 Nm at 7250 rpm. The motorcycle accelerates from 0-60 in an impressive 3.8 seconds. The optimized power and torque delivery curve ensures effortless riding, be it in city commutes or on highway stretches.

The DOHC configuration, coupled with the DLC-coated finger cam followers, results in improved high-end performance and enhanced engine durability. The new engine also boasts an extended oil replacement interval of 12,000 km.

The 6-speed gearbox, combined with the Slip and Assist clutch system, minimizes skidding and rear wheel locking during rapid downshifts.

Karizma XMR Riding and Comfort

The chassis geometry, designed with 50:50 weight distribution, guarantees maximum stability at high speeds and precise handling on winding roads. This optimization also contributes to agile and effortless everyday city riding.

For a smoother ride quality, the front suspension features 37mm diameter pinch-bolted forks that enhance stiffness support in steering. The rear suspension is equipped with a 6-step preload-adjustable gas-charged monoshock, enhancing ride quality across various conditions.

The Karizma XMR introduces an all-new Steel tubular trellis frame, a first in the Karizma series, engineered for superior handling and performance while enhancing the motorcycle’s aesthetics. Combined with the front and rear suspension, this chassis achieves a balanced blend of comfort and body control, optimized for a sporty yet comfortable ride and handling. The Karizma XMR offers best-in-class sport-tourer rider and pillion ergonomics, featuring ample rider legroom and pillion seat space, accommodating both aggressive and relaxed riding postures. The lightweight aluminum alloy clip-on handlebars provide optimal and comfortable riding stance for sports touring and daily commuting, bolstering structural rigidity.

The specially developed rubber compound tires offer improved cornering, agility, precision, and stability. The 17-inch wheels are the lightest in the segment, setting a benchmark for ride and handling. The front 300mm petal disc and rear 230mm petal disc brakes ensure smooth and controlled braking. Dual-channel ABS enhances rider safety, marking a first for the brand.

Karizma XMR Design

The progressive styling of the Karizma XMR introduces a fresh design language that makes a bold statement of unique presence. Compact yet mature and comfortable, it serves as an ideal companion for everyday riding adventures. The dynamic Aero-Layered design, accentuated by the full fairing, intelligent dimensions, and floating panels, collaborates to offer agile handling and deflect heat sensation on rider interfaces, adding to comfort and convenience.

Precise edges define the motorcycle’s aggressive character. The slim, upward-pulled rear end exudes sporty energy, especially for high-speed cruising. The adjustable windshield, a segment-first feature, offers exceptional wind and weather protection, adjustable up to 30mm, courtesy of the user-friendly button.

Karizma XMR Yellow
Karizma XMR Yellow

Karizma XMR Technological Features

The Karizma XMR is equipped with a Class-D LED projector headlamp featuring integrated LED DRLs. The Auto-Illumination feature, a first in the segment, enhances riding convenience and delivers an intuitive riding experience. Complemented by the Signature H-shaped LED Tail light, backlit switchgear, and the Hazard Switch, the all-LED lighting contributes to the Karizma XMR’s sporty-aggressive aesthetics and visual prominence.

The motorcycle incorporates an inverted display LCD speedometer, providing clear navigation and data visibility. It offers 39 different functionalities, including smartphone connectivity for incoming call/SMS alerts, first-in-segment turn-by-turn navigation, vehicle battery status, range, gear position indicator, shift advisory, ambient light sensor, gear shift, and low fuel indicators, trip meter, and more.

Karizma XMR Personalization

The extensive range of accessories allows customization of the Karizma XMR to match individual preferences. Accessories such as anti-glare rearview mirrors, hugger fender, mobile holder, magnetic tank bag, and thigh pads enhance the motorcycle’s aesthetics and allow riders to tailor their bikes according to their riding style and needs.

Karizma XMR Color Options

The Karizma XMR is offered in three distinctive color choices: Iconic Yellow, Turbo Red, and Matte Phantom Black, firmly establishing its place in the segment.

Karizma XMR colour options
Karizma XMR colour options


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