After the launch of much-awaited TVS Apache RR 310 performance bike in India, TVS Motor Company is now preparing itself for the upcoming biennial event in February, 2018. It is believed that the Hosur based bike-maker will be showcasing number of products and concepts at the 14th edition of Auto Expo. The company has confirmed at the launch of Apache RR 310 that the next product to be rolled out in the domestic market will be Apache RTR 160, so expect the motorcycle to be showcased at the event. The company could also showcase TVS Graphite scooter which was spied testing on India roads previously. See More: New Bikes Launching in India in 2018; Yamaha YZF R15 V3.0, TVS Apache 160, BMW G 310 R, Hero Xtreme 200S Also Read - TVS Motor Jan sales up 4 pc to 2,82,630 units
Talking more about the scooter, there is no official confirmation however, it is believed that this scooter could TVS Motors’ attempt into the performance scooter space which picking up the pace gradually. Yet, there is no official confirmation from the company regarding the same. Moreover, the bike-maker also showcased the Graphite concept scooter at 2014 Auto Expo. Also See: New TVS Apache RTR 160 Spied Testing Again; Price in India, Launch Date, Images, Top Speed, Features Also Read - TVS Motor shares rise 3% after impressive Q3 numbers
This new scooter will be the first product from the stable of Chennai based bike maker in the performance scooter space. The scooter from TVS Motors will be based on all-new frame made out of high tensile steel and will be equipped with features like dual-channel ABS, engine immobiliser and smart electronic key, disc brakes at both the ends, LED console, 30mm telescopic front suspension and gas-charged monoshock rear suspension. Also Read: TVS Apache RR 310 (Akula): Price in India, Specifications, Images, Top Speed – 8 Things to Know Also Read - TVS Motor Company Q3 net rises 15 pc to Rs 178 crore
There is no official word regarding the powertrain that will be equipped on the Graphite scooter. As the company is working on fuel injected scooter engine, it is believed that it could be introduced on this scooter. Once launched, the new TVS Graphite scooter will take on other players in the segment such as Aprilia SR 150. It is also rumored that the bike manufacturer could also showcase Apache RTR 180 motorcycle alongside TVS Graphite scooter and Apache RTR 160 at Auto Expo 2018.