The first major accident of the Hero Karizma XMR has been reported. Karizma is the latest addition to the Indian motorcycle lineup. Introduced in the mid-2000s, this bike quickly became a favourite for its sporty design. What’s even more notable is that it managed to combine eye-catching looks and outstanding performance at a surprisingly affordable cost. Nevertheless, in the mid-2010s, it disappeared from the market for an extended period. Now, it’s back and geared up to compete with its rivals once more. Let’s delve into the details of this crash.
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Hero Karizma XMR Accident
The video comes from Raftaar 7811 on YouTube. It captures the details of the latest crash of the popular bike. As per the information in the video, the front fascia and side fairing of the Karizma are seen as damaged. The exact reason for the incident is unknown. Nevertheless, it looks like a car or a mini-truck might have hit the bike from the front and the side. One could see the damage to the headlamps and other components. There are no details about the rider or his health and safety either. We can only hope that he/she didn’t sustain major injuries.
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The 2023 Hero Karizma XMR 210 has a robust 210-cc liquid-cooled 4V DOHC engine, boasting an impressive peak power of 25.5 PS at 9,250 RPM and a maximum torque of 20.4 Nm at 7,250 RPM. This engine pairs with a 6-speed gearbox with a slip-and-assist clutch mechanism. Safety is a top priority with this model, as it features dual-channel ABS. The bike’s construction incorporates a sturdy Trellis frame crafted from high-tensile steel. In terms of braking, it sports a 300 mm disc brake at the front wheel and a 230 mm disc brake at the rear.
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For a comfortable and smooth ride across various road conditions, the Karizma XMR incorporates a 37 mm telescopic fork with an anti-friction bush at the front and a 6-step pre-load adjustable gas-charged monoshock suspension system at the rear. The front tyre is a 100-section, while the rear tyre boasts a 140-section. The bike’s dimensions include a wheelbase of 1,351 mm, a seat height of 810 mm, and a ground clearance of 160 mm. It weighs 163.5 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 11 litres. The Karizma XMR retails for Rs 1.80 lakh, ex-showroom.
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