TVS Jupiter Review
Zyada Ka FaydaFriday, November 22, 2013
Design and Style
TVS is one of the most lovable scooter manufacturers of Indian market which has given a lot of beautiful and comfortable scooters to both its male and female customers. Now, the company has launched the much-awaited automatic scooter ‘Jupiter’ in India. It is based on the ‘Wego’ and is powered by the same 109.7cc engine, which generates maximum power of 7.88 Bhp @ 7500 rpm with maximum torque of 8 Nm @ 5500 rpm. TVS Jupiter is priced at INR 44200 (Ex-showroom Delhi).
- Launched in India on 16th September, 2013
- Priced at INR 44200, it is based on the TVS Wego 110
- Available in 4 shades: Pristine White, Midnight Black, Titanium Grey and Volcano Red
- Powered by the same 109.7cc engine which also powers the Wego
- Maximum power of 7.88 Bhp at 7500 rpm with maximum torque of 8 Nm at 5500 rpm
- Company claimed best-in-class mileage of 62 kmpl
Engine and Gearbox
TVS Jupiter has a 109.7cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, Air-cooled, Electric and Kick-start, Digital IDI with Ignition Map Technology, OHC petrol engine with a maximum power of 7.88 Bhp at 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 8.0 Nm at 5500 rpm and has a V-matic transmission. It reaches 0-60kmph mark in just 7.2 seconds with the company claimed mileage of 62 kmpl on the highways and 40 kmpl (expected) in the cities. TVS Jupiter has viscous paper type air filter and a fuel tank capacity of 5.3liters.
Dimensions and Wheelbase
The frame of this scooter is a high rigidity underbone type with the ground clearance of 150mm and saddle height of 765mm. The scooter has a length of 1834mm, width of 650mm and height of 1115mm as its dimension and has a large wheelbase of 1275mm for a stable ride.
Brakes and Suspension
It has 130mm diameter drum brakes at both front and rear wheels. The suspension system is an Advanced Telescopic type at front and Unit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic and Gas-filled Shock Absorber at rear.
Must Know Facts About TVS Jupiter
TVS Jupiter is available in 4 attractive shades: Pristine White, Midnight Black, Titanium Grey and Volcano Red.
Some of the most unique of this scooter are econometer to provide you with better power and mileage, unique pass-by switch for easy and safe overtaking manoeuvres on highways and no-horn zones, stylish and lightweight all-black 12-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tires, largest leg-space of 1275mm to carry even a LPG cylinder in horizontal position, low fuel indicator, retractable bag hooks.
Other features include premium 3-D style emblem, large, wide, comfortable and well-cushioned seat with anti-skid material, convenient and patented E-Z center stand, stylish and convenient external fuel filler, better handling with a minimum turning radius of 1910mm, headlight with twin pilot lamps for better visibility in any kind of weather, large 17 litres under-seat storage, long-lasting LED tail lamps, ideally levelled and better accessible kick-start, tamper-proof and theft-proof key shutter lock and electric start
TVS has priced the 'Jupiter' very aggressively at INR 44200 (ex-showroom Delhi), which lands it into the territory of recently launched 'Honda Activa-i'.
Overall, this scooter looks like a good blend of style, performance, safety, speed, comfort, reliability and price.