We previously reported that TVS Motor is working on new automatic scooter for the domestic market. Dubbed as TVS Graphite, the new scooter from TVS has been spied again testing on Indian roads ahead of its debut next month at Auto Expo 2018. Previously showcased as Graphite concept at 2014 Auto Expo, the new spy shots reveals more details of the upcoming scooter. The bike manufacturer will be introducing host of new products this year including Graphite, a performance oriented scooter. See More: TVS Dazz Scooter Spied Testing; Launch Date in India, Expected Price, Specification, Features Also Read - TVS Motor, Eicher Motors Restart Plant Operations
Going by the spy images, the overall design of upcoming scooter seems to be sporty wherein the headlight is positioned on the front apron in spite of handlebar cowl. The new upcoming TVS Graphite will also get LED DRLs, LED tail light, 12-inch alloy wheels, petal disc brake at the front and more. Other main underline of the new upcoming scooter is the digital instrument panel, however, details of the unit are not yet revealed. Also See: 2017 TVS Apache RTR 160: India Launch, Price in India, Features, Mileage, Top Speed, Image, Specs Also Read - TVS Motor launches Apache RTR160 4V in Sri Lanka
The scooter will also be equipped with better quality switch gear, kill switch, grab rails, single seat setup, external fuel filler cap, chunky exhaust & aluminium foot pegs. For suspension, the TVS Graphite scooter will carry telescopic forks at the front while the rear setup will be a hydraulic shock absorber. Also See: TVS Apache RR 310 Black Colour Variant Deliveries Commenced Also Read - Three Million Apaches Sold Since 2005, Says TVS Motor
As far as the engine specs are concerned, there is no official clarity regarding the same from the manufacturer. The reports claim that the upcoming scooter will be powered by a 125cc engine as the company will be targeting decent performance as well as economy factor of the scooter. If launched as a 150cc model, the scooter will take on Aprilia SR 150 whereas the 125cc version will heat up the segment against Honda Grazia and Suzuki Access.
Source: Irfan Ahmed Vlogs