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TVS To Launch A New Scooter On August 23, 2018

TVS IQube Hybrid Scooter side profile

TVS Motor Company has sent a ‘block your date’ invite to automotive media publications including us.

TVS Motor Company has sent a ‘block your date’ invite to automotive media publications including us. The event will be held on August 23, 2018 in Chennai. Interestingly, the two-wheeler maker hasn’t revealed the product name and details.

We believe that it could be the new iQube hybrid scooter or the Jupiter 125 scooter. The former was first previewed in its concept form at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2010, the latter was recently spotted testing in the country.

TVS Launch Invite

Talking about the TVS iQube, this hybrid scooter might come with a 110cc, single-cylinder engine coupled to an electric motor with a lithium-ion battery pack. For recharging the battery, the hybrid system will use the brake energy regeneration system. This motor will be matched to a CVT gearbox, and come with pure-electric mode along with Hybrid Economy and Hybrid Power driving modes. Read: TVS Zeppelin 220cc Cruiser  – 5 Things We Know

Some of its key features include LED headlights and tail lamps, a single seat, pillion footrest, an all-digital instrument cluster and electric start system. If launched, the TVS iQube Hybrid will take on Okinawa Praise and Ather S430 with an estimated price of around Rs 80,000. Check Out – TVS CREON Performance Electric Scooter Pictures & Details

There is a possibility that the Chennai-based bikemaker will launch the more powerful iteration of the Jupiter scooter. Called the TVS Jupiter 125, the scooter will source its power from a 125cc engine with fuel injection technology. In terms of design and styling, the 125cc version of the scooter will look exactly similar to the regular 110cc carbureted model. Read About – TVS Apache RR 310 | TVS NTorq 125

The TVS Jupiter 125, however, will get new sunlit ivory paint scheme along with features such as dual tone seat, chromed mirrors and USB charger. The test mule confirmed that the scooter will feature front telescopic suspension and alloy wheels.

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