The TVS Graphite scooter had its public debut in its concept avatar at the 2014 Auto Expo.
The all-new TVS Graphite will feature navigation system along with Bluetooth connectivity.
A mysterious TVS scooter was recently spotted testing in India for the first time. Though the name and details of the scooter are still under the wraps, reports suggest that it could be the TVS Graphite. The Graphite had its public debut in its concept avatar at the 2014 Auto Expo. Now, some interesting details about the scooter have emerged on the web.
The all-new TVS Graphite will feature navigation system along with Bluetooth connectivity. It also will get multi-functional instrument cluster that displays information such as top speed, engine temperature, etc. Powering the scooter could be a 125cc FI (fuel injection) or a 150cc engine. While the engine details are yet to be confirmed, a latest report claims that it will deliver a top speed of 103kmph. Read – TVS Electric Scooter Coming Soon
First previewed as a concept at the 2014 Auto Expo, the TVS Graphite will feature sharp lines, split grab rail for the pillion and angular elements in the apron. There will also be an active LED console showing vital information and ride data. The scooter will also get a smart electronic key and an inbuilt immobilizer. Most of the design features are likely to be borrowed from the concept. Check Out – TVS Akula 310 Pictures & Details
As mentioned above, the new TVS scooter could be offered with a 125cc engine boosted with fuel injection technology or a larger capacity 150cc motor. If it will come with the latter one, the scooter will directly compete against the Aprilia SR 150 performance scooter. Delivering power to the wheels will be an AMT gearbox with paddle shifters. Check Out – Upcoming TVS Scooters & Bikes
Damping duties on the scooter will be taken care of by 30mm telescopic front fork and a rear gas-charged monoshock. Similar to the concept, the production version of the scooter will sit on an underbone chassis of high-tensile steel. Braking system will include petal discs on both ends, with dual channel dynamic ABS. Read – New TVS Apache RTR 180 In The Works
The new TVS scooter has been doing its final test rounds. Its launch is likely to happen in coming months. We you update the exact launch date and details as soon as the company announces it.
If the Graphite scooter comes with a 125cc engine, it will be positioned against the Honda Activa 125 and Suzuki Access 125. Its price is likely to fall between Rs 50,000 – Rs 60,000. And if it gets a 150cc motor, the scooter could be priced around Rs 70,000 – 75,000. At this price, it will go up against the Aprilia SR 150.
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