New Delhi: With the new TVS Raider, the TVS Motor Company is trying its luck again in the 125cc commuter segment, in which it was unable to consolidate its position. There are already quite a few established motorcycles in this segment like the Hero Glamor, Hero Super Splendor, Honda Shine, Honda SP 125 and Bajaj Pulsar 125. While expectations for the new TVS Raider are quite high, here are the five most important details you will know should it.Also read – TVS Raider launched in India, see price, variants, colors, features of Honda SP 125, Bajaj Pulsar 125 rival
TVS Raider Prize
The TVS Raider costs Rs 77,500 (ex-Showroom, Delhi) for the drum brake version and Rs 85,469 (ex-Showroom, Delhi) for the disc brake version.
TVS Raider colors
TVS offers the new Raider in four color schemes, namely Fiery Yellow, Blazing Blue, Striking Red and Wicked Black.
TVS Raider design & features
The TVS Raider presents a bare street design. Its front is unlike any other motorcycle we’ve seen in the 125cc commuter segment, which makes it stand out from the crowd. The LED headlight cluster looks unique with the two boomerang-shaped LED daytime running lights that give it the “malicious” look TVS was talking about. The characteristic LED rear light also makes the rear look different. The split seat setup, the aluminum handlebar and the belly pan painted in the same color as the car give the motorcycle a sporty feel.
The TVS Raider is offered with a fully digital backward LCD instrument in the segment, which provides information on average fuel consumption, the distance to empty, the gear position and the battery status, among other things. There is also an optional equipment with Bluetooth-enabled TVS SmartXonnect 5-inch TFT cluster, with which the driver can operate functions such as navigation, call management and personal digital voice support. You also get a storage space under the seat and a USB charger.
TVS Raider performance
The new TVS Raider uses a 124.8 cmÂ³, air and oil-cooled single cylinder engine with 3 valves and fuel injection, which has a maximum power of 11.2 hp at 7,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 11.2 Nm at 6,000 rpm. min generated. The engine is coupled with a 5-speed gearbox. The stated acceleration time of 0-60 km / h for the motorcycle is 5.9 seconds while the stated maximum speed is 99 km / h. The Raider has the first driving modes Eco and Power.
TVS Raider specifications
The suspension tasks of the TVS Raider are taken over by telescopic forks at the front and a 5-stage adjustable gas mono shock at the rear. The motorcycle rests on 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tires. At the front you have either a Rotopetal disc brake (240mm) or a drum brake (130mm), depending on the variant chosen. There is a 130 mm drum brake at the rear. The SBT (Synchronized Brake Technology) is standard.
The TVS Raider is 2,070 mm long, 1,028 mm high and 785 mm wide. The wheelbase measures 1,326 mm. The seat of the motorcycle is adjusted to a low height of 780 mm. However, the ground clearance is quite high at 180 mm. Its curb weight is 123 kg, while the fuel tank holds 10 liters of gasoline.