Words by Chinmay Chaudhary
TVS has launched undoubtedly the most loaded fuel powered scooter in the country today. The NTORQ 125 is the first scooter to feature Bluetooth enabled display, cell phone connectivity, navigation assist, in-built lap timer, app enabled parking locator, engine kill switch, engine oil temperature display, a top speed recorder and a multi ride statistics mode – Sport, Street and Ride Stat.
The NTORQ 125 gets sharp and aggressive styling which directs its focus on younger and enthusiastic audience. The scooter is powered by a 3-valve, 124.79cc engine that develops 9.3bhp at 7500rpm and a peak torque of 10.5Nm at 5500rpm. TVS has claimed a top speed of 95kmph for the scooter. The scooter runs on wide 110/80 R12 tubeless tyres coupled with diamond cut wheels.
Suspension duties are handled by telescopic suspensions at the front and coil spring setup at the rear. The NTORQ 125 gets features like a pass by switch, dual side steering lock, USB charger, front disc brake and an external fuel filler cap.
Commenting at the launch, Mr. KN Radhakrishnan, president & chief executive officer of TVS Motor Company said, “Scooterisation in India, presented us with the opportunities to create customer delight with targeted offerings across different customer segments. I am proud that the product team has demonstrated a keen understanding of today’s customers and their lifestyle choices. TVS NTORQ 125 is a one-of-its-kind offering, designed to meet the desires of the youthful customers. It’s a great addition to our scooter portfolio.”