Aiming to augment its scooterette, TVS Motor Company has launched TVS NTORQ 125 Race XP, ushering in a new era of connectivity, power, and style to the Indian scooter industry. It is the only scooter in the 125cc segment tohave more than 10 PS power.
The new vehicle is provided with SMARTXONNECTTM connectivity platform, a renewed drive train with Ride Modes and lightweighting. Though the company has set the direction for connected mobility earlier, with TVS NTORQ 125 Race XP and its SMARTXONNECTTM connectivity platform, it has yet again set a new industry benchmark by equipping it with the first-of-its-kind Voice Assist feature. This covers various connectivity functions, including mode change, navigation, console brightness adjustment and DnD.
The power delivery is enhanced, thanks to significant improvements in the gas flow dynamics and combustion. The new toggle ride modes allow the rider to access additional delivery from the vehicle on demand. In addition, with the use of advanced engineering polymers, high strength steel and alloy steel, the scooter is lighter, adding performance and drive quotient.
Aniruddha Haldar, Vice President (Marketing), Commuter Motorcycles, Scooters & Corporate Brand said, “TVS NTORQ 125 has redefined the expectation from a scooter in India – it ushered in the age of the exciting, powerful, connected scooter for the always-connected Gen Z. Mindful of this, we are happy to introduce the TVS NTORQ 125 Race XP. It comes armed with the highest power in the segment, first-in-segment dual ride modes, delivering higher top speed and superior acceleration.”
TVS NTORQ 125 is equipped with SMARTXONNECTTM, an innovative Bluetooth-enabled technology paired with an exclusive TVS Connect mobile App, available on Android and iOS platforms. The scooter amplifies this interactive experience significantly with the Voice Assist feature, enabling customers to engage with the scooter through voice commands. The App will now accept over 15 different voice commands, ranging from launching navigation to changing modes, through any connected Bluetooth listening device. The TVS Connect App is updated with a refreshed UI & UX and boasts of a ride mode-based live dashboard that complements the consumer’s riding style. The Bike overview section gets a significant update with the addition of a graphical representation of performance parameters. In addition, the navigation function now comes with much needed Save address function, making it easy to navigate to regular routes.
In terms of performance, the vehicle comes with Race Tuned Fuel Injection (RT-Fi) engine, churning out 10.8 Nm @ 5,500 rpm torque. Customers also have an option of choosing between two Riding modes, Race mode and Street mode, with a flick of a switch. The Race mode allows riders to experience the accentuated performance of the scooter on highways, with a top speed of 98 kmph and an excellent acceleration. The Street mode, on the other hand, is for ideal city commute and traffic conditions. When activated, it increases mileage and offers a smooth riding experience.
TVS NTORQ 125 Race XP comes in a tri-tone colour scheme and is priced at Rs. 83,275 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).