13 Jan 2021 Jatin Jhamb
One of the successful gearless scooters which give the Honda Activa a clear competition has to be the Jupiter from TVS Motor Company. And now TVS has brought in a new base variant of the Jupiter and its price starts from Rs 63,497 making it cheaper by Rs 3,302 from the base variant of the Honda Activa.
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Priced at Rs 63,497, ex-showroom, Delhi, this new sheet metal white variant is the most affordable from the TVS line-up as of now. To make this as the most affordable variant in the line-up, TVS has ditched the alloy wheels which come in the higher variants.
This new Sheet Metal White variant now comes in two colour options - Metallic Silver and Metallic Titanium Grey. Powering this 110cc gearless scooter is the same BS6 compliant single-cylinder air-cooled engine which generates 7.4 bhp at 7500 RPM with a peak torque of 8.4 Nm at 5500 RPM and is paired with a CVT gearbox.
Braking duties of the scooter is handled by drum brakes as standard on both the wheels and an optional disc brake. A telescopic hydraulic suspension handles the front while the rear gets a three-step adjustable type coil spring with adjustable dampers.
Just recently, TVS Motor Company announced their sales for this month out of which 1,76,912 units were sold in Dec'20 giving the two-wheeler manufacturer a growth of 13 percent when compared with last year. This is a remarkable figure even in the time of a pandemic.
Out of the above figures, 1,19,051 unit were reserved for the motorcycles and the rest 77,705 units for the two-wheelers. Jupiter is one of the most successful gearless scooters from the brand right now and has often marked its presence in the top 10 two-wheelers in the country.