- TVS Raider 125 available from Rs 77,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
- Available in four colour options
- Features two riding modes (Eco and Power)
TVS Motor Company has announced the launch of its new 125cc premium commuter motorcycle, the Raider in the Indian market with ex-showroom (Delhi) prices starting from Rs 77,500 onwards. The motorcycle will be available in three variants – Drum, Disc, and Connected.
The styling cues are similar on both variants, and the new TVS Raider features a modern design for the LED headlight, a body-coloured headlight cowl, a split-style saddle, aluminium grab rail, and an engine cowl. The premium styling elements include a 3D TVS logo on the fuel tank and a Raider logo on the side panel. The feature list on the motorcycle comprises an LED headlight with integrated LED DRLs, LED taillight, and a digital display.
The Connected variant, which benefits from Bluetooth module, features a five-inch colour TFT display as against the reverse LCD screen on the standard model. The Bluetooth module works with TVS SmartXConnect system and offers access to navigation, incoming calls, and message notifications. The feature-rich console also displays a wide range of information such as gear shift indicator, ride modes, top speed recorder, fuel economy, and range among others.
The hardware on the new Raider include 30mm telescopic front forks and a preload-adjustable rear mono-shock to perform the shock absorption tasks. The braking setup includes a 240mm disc at the front and a 130mm drum unit at the back while the safety net is handled by combined braking system. The fuel tank capacity is rated at 10-litre while the kerb weight is rated at 123kg. The colour choices include four options – Striking Red, Blazing Blue, Wicked Black, and Fiery Yellow.
The mechanical specifications on both variants comprise a 124.8cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 11.2bhp at 7,500rpm and 11.2Nm of peak torque at 6,000rpm. TVS Motor Company claims a fuel economy of 67kmpl from the motor. The Raider also boasts two riding modes (Eco and Power) and an Idle Stop Start system.