TVS Dazz DFI – Auto Expo 2016
Ashwin Ram N P, Ashwin is a guy with a slightly unorthodox perception of everything. His struggle to choose a career path, between art and automotive engineering, has landed him in the field of auto journalism, where he has paved way for himself to practise both.
TVS Motor Company showcased the TVS Dazz DFI at the Auto Expo 2016. The model is manufactured and sold in Indonesia, and has often been spotted testing in India.
The Dazz has gotten a new engine with Digitech technology that is powered by Digital Fuel Injection (DFI Logic). The motor is a 109.65 air-cooled single-cylinder unit with SOHC, that is tuned to produce 8.7 bhp at 7,500 rpm and 8.7 Nm at 5,500 rpm, mated to a CVT.
The step-through scooter measures 1,240 mm in wheelbase, 115 mm in ground clearance, 93 kg in kerb weight and 5.1 litre in fuel tank capacity. It features kick and electric start, maintenance free 12V 3.5 Ah battery, an in-built plug-in mobile charger, a telescopic fork and a rear suspension with a single shock absorber, a 200 mm disc brake at front, 130 mm drum brake at the rear, a brake lever lock, 80/90-14 M/C 40P tubeless tyre upfront, and a 90/80-14 M/C 43P tubeless tyre at the rear.