Scomadi TT125 scooter will be the first product from the British two-wheeler maker in India.
Scomadi TT125 scooter will come with several accessories and colour options.
The British designed scooter manufacturer Scomadi will soon enter the Indian market, claims a report. For its Indian operations, the company has collaborated with the Pune-based AJ Performance that’s known for its bespoke customization parts and maintenance services of the luxury and performance cars. Scomadi will begin its India innings with the Scomadi TT125 scooter in May, 2018. Report further suggests that the scooter has already been through homologation procedure.
Founded in 2005, Scomadi Ltd is a joint venture between two globally renowned pioneers of the scooter industry – Frank Sanderson of Scooter Innovation Ltd and Paul Mellici of PM Tuning Ltd. The Scomadi Turismo Leggera 250 was first big hit for the company, followed by 10 exclusive hand-built carbon fibre models. Check Out – India’s Top 10 Upcoming Bikes
– Tubular space frame
– Retro styling
– Full-LED headlamp with chrome surround
– Alloy wheels
– LED taillamps
– Single-pod fully-digital instrument cluster
– Engine-kill switch
– Hazard lights
– Lockable compartment
– Luggage carrier
– High ground clearance (330mm)
– Six colour options
– Multiple accessories
According to a fresh media report, the Scomadi TT125 scooter will be the first product from the British two-wheeler maker in India. The entire homologation process has already been done, and the company will brought its first batch in May, 2018. However, there is no official word from the company. Read – 2018’s Most Awaited Upcoming Bikes in India
This customized scooter will belong to a niche segment and won’t have any rivalry in the Indian market. It will be positioned as a lifestyle product with top-notch quality and performance. The scooter will be imported from Thailand as CBU (Completely Built Unit) in the country. As far as pricing is concerned, it is expected to come with a price tag of Rs 1.98 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). If launched at this price, it will become the most expensive scooter in the country. Initially, the bookings for the scooter will be made at AJ Performance’s Pune showroom. As of now, the British two-wheeler maker is in the process of establishing its exclusive dealership and workshop in Pune.
Powering the Scomadi scooter is an Aprilia-sourced 125cc, air-cooled engine boosted with a Delphi fuel-injection system. This motor, paired to a CVT gearbox, delivers a claimed power of 11bhp at 7,3000rpm, thus making it the most powerful 125cc scooter in the country. Instead of ride-by-wire, the scooter features Scomadi’s ingeniously developed system enhancing its throttle response. It also comes with optional exhaust upgrade and remap further improving its power figures.
The TT125 has been built on the tubular space frame and carries a retro styling. While its bodywork is composed of stainless steel, the front mudguard is made up of carbon. At the front end, the scooter features rectangular full-LED headlamp with chrome surround and daytime running lights. It has been assembled with alloy wheels and 110/70-12 front and 120/70-12 tubeless Pirelli rear tyres. Round the back, it gets LED taillamps. Other key features include single-pod fully-digital instrument cluster, the handlebar mounted an engine-kill switch and hazard lights, etc.
Interestingly, the Scomadi TT125 misses on underseat storage. Though, it offers a lockable compartment at the front and a luggage carrier at the rear. The scooter offers a seat height of 773mm, and stands on a massively high ground clearance of 330mm. The fuel tank capacity stands at 11-litres. With a dry weight of 100kg, it will also be the heaviest scooter in India. Buyers will be available with six colour options. The company will also offer a pack of accessory that will include protective guards, windscreens, luggage racks and seats.
For performing suspension duties, the scooter gets two hydraulic preload adjustable shock absorbers with coil springs along with a gas-assisted anti-dive linkage system. This will improve the overall ride quality of the vehicle. There is a coil spring with a four-step preload adjustable shock absorber at the rear axle. Braking mechanism includes a Nissin disc brake setup with standard 220mm front and 200mm rear brakes. It also gets dual-channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System).
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