TVS Ntorq 125 & TVS Apache RR 310 launched in Nepal
Suvil Susvirkar, Motoring journalist from Mumbai currently handling the motorcycle section for Indian Autos Blog.
TVS Motor Company has launched its 125cc scooter, the TVS Ntorq 125 and the Apache RR 310 at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Auto Show 2018 held in Kathmandu, Nepal. Both products are exported from India.
The scooter gets the new generation CVTi-REVV 124.79cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 3-valve, air-cooled SOHC engine that is tuned to deliver 9.4 PS of power @ 7500 rpm and 10.5 Nm of peak torque @ 5500 rpm. The scooter boasts of a top speed of 95 kmph.
The TVS SmartXonnect is a Bluetooth-enabled technology that is paired with a smartphone App that can be downloaded from Google Play Store. TVS SmartXonnect enables as many as 55 features that include navigation assist, top speed recorder, in-built lap-timer, trip meter, last parked location assist, service reminder, phone-battery strength display and multi-ride statistic modes such as Street and Sport.
Visually, the Ntorq 125 features a sharp, aggressive style with a signature tail and LED tail lamps. Other styling cues include a sporty stub muffler, a bold headlamp cluster, textured floorboard, and diamond cut alloy wheels. The scooter also features wider 110x80x12 tubeless tyres, telescopic suspension, pass by switch, dual side steering lock, parking brakes, engine kill switch, external fuel fill, USB charger, sizeable under-seat storage, and TVS patented EZ centre stand.
The TVS Ntorq 125 is available in Matte Red, Matte Blue, Matte White, Matte Yellow, Metallic Blue, and Metallic Grey. The scooter is also available in disc variant to ensure maximum rider safety.
Apart from the Ntorq 125, TVS also launched its flagship product, the Apache RR 310 at the NADA Auto Show 2018 in Nepal.
The TVS Apache RR 310 is powered by a 312cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, liquid-cooled engine that delivers 34 PS of maximum power @ 9700 rpm and 27.3 Nm of peak torque @ 7700 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The motorcycle accelerates from 0-to-60 kmph in just 2.9 seconds and boasts of a top speed of 160 kmph.
The feature list on the Apache RR 310 include trellis-frame chassis, a reverse inclined DOHC (double overhead cam) engine, vertical speedo-cum-tachometer with 18 racing tell-tale diagnostics, bi-LED twin projector headlamps and Michelin Street Sport tyres. Other features include Race Spec KYB Suspension, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system.
The motorcycle comes in two colours – Racing Red and Sinister Black.
[Image courtesy: Jagdamba Motors]