The new Flame comes with the conventional single spark plug setup, instead of the controversial twin spark technology, which had been a bone of contention between TVS Motor and Bajaj Auto.
The new Apache RTR is powered by a 159.7cc engine which develops maximum power of 15.2bhp at 8500 rpm and a peak torque of 13.1Nm at 6000 rpm. The new engine is not just an overbore of the Apache’s 150cc engine. The engine’s stroke was cut down to 52.9 mm and then the bore grew to 62 mm. Sadly, notchy and much complained Apache gearbox has been retained. Wheelbase is increased to 1300mm from the current 1260mm to [...]
Chennai, March 10 TVS Motor Company on Monday launched the 125-cc motorcycle Flame, with an engine featuring a single spark plug. At a press conference here today, the company’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mr Venu Srinivasan, said that the company expects Flame to fetch sales of Rs 700 crore in 2008-09.
Flame has recently been in news because rival motorcycle producer, Bajaj, won a patent suit against TVS, claiming the Flame’s two-spark plug engine infringed on its (Bajaj’s) patent. TVS, which claims it has not infringed any patent, has gone on appeal.
Because of the injunction issued by the Madras High Court against the use of the twin-spark plug engine, TVS Motor [...]
TVS scooty Teenz Electric and TVS three wheeler
TVS scooty Teenz Electric:
Our earlier article electric vehicles(EV’s) in india cited the lack of major players in electric vehicle segment as the major cause for its low reach. TVS has been hinting its interest on alternative fuels, in 2004 Delhi auto show TVS showcased a concept electric vehicle with a 48-V battery, has a range of 100 km per charge with a charging time of [...]
The all new 4 Stroke, 4 geared 125cc FLAME is the most innovatively designed offering from TVS designed to win over discerning customers with its futuristic styling and technology. The 3Valve Engine comes with Controlled Combustion Variable Timing Intelligent (CCVTi) technology.