India's fourth largest two wheeler manufacturer, TVS Motors, has launched its much awaited and third scooter in the scooter line-up, the Jupiter, in Delhi. Priced at Rs. 44,200 (ex-showroom Delhi), the Jupiter seems to be a good choice for the men executive class.
At the initial stage, the Chennai based firm has shipped 4000 units of Jupiter scooters across the North Indian market. Then the left will reach before Diwali celebration. A total of 20,000 units will go for sale across India in the first phase.
The Jupiter comes with the same 109.7cc, 4 Stroke,Single cylinder, Air Cooled,OHC engine that is used in the Wego. It generates the same peak power of 8 bhp @ 7500 rpm and a peak torque of 8 Nm @ 5500 rpm. It's coupled with CVT transmission and ensures a top-notch fuel efficiency of 62 kmpl.
The newly launched TVS machine shares a lot with the Wego. It has got the same platform, and the external fuel filler at the rear. Additionally, the firm had added some new features to the bi-wheeler to stay ahead among its rivals. A couple of 12 inch black alloy wheels, Econometer, pass-by switch, 90/90-12 tubeless tyres, gas charged rear shock absorber, low fuel indicator, retractable bag hooks, E-Z center stand, twin city lamps, LED tail lamps, large under seat storage, accessible kick start, and key shutter lock.
The Jupiter is available in four colors- Pristine White, Midnight Black, Titanium Grey, and Volcano Red.
"Electric or kick start fires up TVS Jupiter,s 110 powertrain while the engine delivers best-in-class fuel economy when the rider is in ‘Eco, mode. This helps the rider to manage and achieve highest possible fuel efficiency from TVS Jupiter," said Mr. Ravinder Chauhan, Regional Manager (North), TVS Motor Company.
Meanwhile, the firm confirmed about the launch of its upcoming scooter, the Scooty Zest, on January 1, 2014.
The Jupiter is available in 4 shades.
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