TVS Motor Company has launched the new Victor 110cc commuter motorcycle in Delhi with prices starting at ₹ 49,490 for the base drum version, whereas the top-end trim is priced at ₹ 51,490 (all-prices, ex-showroom Delhi). Unveiled earlier this year, the company has been launching its new motorcycle phase-by-phase pan India. A name synonymous with TVS, the Hosur based manufacturer has revived the 'Victor' nameplate with its new commuter that competes against the likes of Honda Livo and Hero Passion Pro in the segment.
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First launched in 2002, the 2016 TVS Victor was the bike maker's first indigenously developed product and was one of the more popular sellers of its time retailing around 40,000 units every month. In its newest avatar the Victor gets upgraded in terms of styling and mechanicals, and is a new motorcycle in every sense. Power comes from a 110cc single-cylinder, air-cooled Ecothrust engine capable of producing 9.4bhp of power at 8000rpm, while producing 9.4Nm of peak torque at 6000rpm. The bike comes paired to a 4-speed gearbox.
Doing a quick recap on the specifications, the new TVS Victor uses a single cradle tubular frame and sports a wheelbase of 1260mm. The ground clearance stands at 175mm, capable of taking diverse Indian road conditions with ease. Suspension duties are handled by telescopic front forks and a 5-step adjustable hydraulic springs at the rear. TVS is offering the new Victor with both dual drum and optional front disc brake options for effective braking.
The TVS Victor will be available is being offered in six colours with contrasting graphics. bike maker also promises the model to be easy on the pocket with a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 76 kmpl and comes with an 8-litre fuel tank.
Speaking on the launch, JS Srinivasan, Vice President - Sales and Service, TVS said, "The success of TVS Victor first launched in 2002 laid the foundation for TVS Motor in India. We are constantly evolving our products to offer technologically superior and stylish products to our customers. We believe that TVS Victor is world-class product as it takes a big step forward in terms of performance with ride and handling so as to deliver complete rider control and comfort. It complements our existing product portfolio and has a strong potential in its respective segment. We have no doubt that this motorcycle will be well accepted by our customers and will further spur the sales momentum that we have accrued over the last year."