TVS Raider 125 Launched At a Price of Rs. 77,500! Features And Performance

TVS Raider Launched At Rs 77,500
TVS Raider Launched At Rs 77,500

While the speculations were for the 165cc Apache RP or the Apache 125, TVS motors went ahead and launched a whole new motorcycle named the Raider. TVS has surely redefined the 125cc segment here and let’s see what all the Raider has to offer.

TVS Raider: How wicked is the performance?

The segment leading performance of TVS Raider
The segment-leading performance of TVS Raider

Just to begin with, TVS Raider is able to do a 0 to 60kmph in 5.9 seconds, which is best in the segment. The TVS Raider has a 125cc single-cylinder 3 valve oil-cooled engine. This engine is capable of producing 11.2hp of power @7,500rpm and a peak torque of 11.2Nm @6,000rpm. The engine comes equipped with Eco Thrust Fuel Injection technology. What’s worth noting is that TVS claims that raider has a fuel economy of 67kmpl, which is really good, considering that people will use it for daily commute too. You will get a 5-speed gearbox. Raider also offers TVS intelliGo auto start/stop tech for better fuel economy.

TVS Raider is the first bike in the segment that gets riding modes: Eco and Power.

You will be getting 240mm Rotopetal disc brakes at the front and a 130mm drum brake at the rear in the top-spec variant. In the base variant, you will be getting drum brakes at both ends. Raider 125 gets a telescopic suspension at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. The mono-shock suspension has a 5-step preload adjustment setup and is gas-filled. You will get a ground clearance of 180mm which is really great for the Indian roads.

What features does the wicked 125cc have to offer?

The LCD Display which will come with SmartXConnect
The LCD Display which will come with SmartXConnect

The TVS Raider 125 has a fully digital instrument cluster with an inverted LCD display. It will display all the basic information and has a gear position indicator. You get to see a new LED headlamp which is very unique in design. At the rear, you get wicked LED tail lamps, something that is not common to this segment. You will get a split-seat setup on the TVS Raider.

Color options
Color options

You will be getting four color options: Blue, Red, Yellow, and Black.

TVS Raider 125: Price and Rivals

If you are looking to buy the base variant of TVS Raider 125 with drum brakes at both ends, you will have to spend Rs. 77,500 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). For the variant with a disc brake at the front, you will have to spend Rs. 85,469 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). It will rival the likes of Bajaj Pulsar 125, Hero Glamour, and Honda Shine.

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