TVS Draken 250 Concept Bike Review
TVS Draken is the much awaiting 250cc concept sports bike from TVS. The bike showcased at the 2014 Delhi, Auto expo. The bike also known as TVS Draken X-21 250. Sometime, the new Apache 180 and 250 may share their design with the Draken-X21 concept. Get detailed information of each and every aspect of TVS Draken 250cc sports bike.
Looks and Style
TVS Draken looks hot in external appearance. All points are well suitable for a 250cc sports bike. Notable features is the placement of the exhaust kept almost below the engine. This is quite good. The bike carries glamorous naked styling with bar end mirrors. This is similar as in case of Continental GT. Structural sub frame, short tail, LED headlamp with daytime running lights and ABS are the most valuable features of this bike. Instrument console looking good.
What Makes this bike Muscular and Hot ?
- Sharp naked styling cue and razor like design
- Exposed aluminum trellis frame
- Compact headlight with LED lights
- Daytime running lamps
- Muscular Design with digital dials affixed
- Wide handle bar and Digital instrument panel
- Bright tail light with a V-shape module
Price, Availability and Launch Date
The bike is is not yet available in India. This super hot concept motorcycle price is also not confirmed. It is expected to be available for Rs. 1,60,000 in India after launch. TVS Draken 250 may launch around 2015 middle.
- First liquid-cooled 250cc street fighter bike concept from TVS
- Apache RTR 250 would be based on this concept
- Production model will go on-sale by 2015
- Also called TVS Draken X-21 Street Fighter Concept
- Power-to-weight ratio would be terrific
- Made in collaboration with BMW Motorrad
Engine, Mileage, Gears and Performance
TVS claims this fuel efficient machine Runs on 95 octane fuel and thus ensures High performance reverse free flow exhaust. TVS Draken 250 can return you 33.3 km per litre overall mileage. This powerful bike can churns out 53.5 mm stroke and 77 mm bore on ride.
The TVS Draken 250 bike powered by 249.20 cc Liquid cooled, 4 valve, DOHC engine. It can churns out 28.7 kW @ 12000 RPM power and 23 Nm @ 9500 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 speed gears for smooth transmission. Other engine features are Liquid cooled engine, 11.5:1 Compression Ratio etc.
Dimensions and Colors
About the dimensions of TVS Draken, it measures 1340 mm Wheelbase. This larger and wider wheelbase helps in best stability. The bike is 134 kg Weight and it makes it easy to handle. There is 170 mm Ground Clearance and 10 litres Petrol Tank Capacity, to aid in comfortable riding. Draken X-21 250 naked bike available in White color to choose.
Key Technical Specifications
- 249.2 cc engine displacement
- Short-Stroke, Single-Cylinder, Race Inspired engine
- 38.5 BHP @ 12000 rpm power
- 23 NM @ 9500 rpm torque
- 6 Speed gears transmission
- 77 x 53.5 mm bore and stroke
- Aluminium Trellis Frame chassis
- Liquid Cooling engine type
- 170.00 mm Ground Clearance
- 1340.00 mm Wheelbase & 10.00 litres Fuel Tank
Features: Comfort and Convenience
TVS Draken 250cc bike comes with good option and features for rider. The bike equipped with a stylish digital and analogue combo instrument cluster. In this, Digital fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter available. There is options like Low Fuel, oil and battery indicator too.
A powerful bright light beam offering Halogen headlamp and Maintenance Free battery also fitted in this bike. About the wheels and tyres, there is Alloys and tubeless tyres. Additional comfort features includes Stand alarm, self start, passenger foot rest, Step-up Seat and pass light.
Main rivals of TVS Draken 250 bike listed below and click on the link to get detailed information (price, mileage, performance, features and specifications) about each of these bike.
- Kawasaki Ninja 250SL
- Suzuki GSR 250S
- Kawasaki Ninja Z250 SL
- Honda CBR250R
- Hero HX250R
- Hyosung GT250R
Brakes and Suspension: Safety
TVS Draken 250cc bike packed with good suspension and braking options. The suspension may be Inverted telescopic suspension in front and Mono shock rear suspension. Braking is offered via Disc brakes in front and rear. Optional ABS is another feature for safety assurance.
TVS Draken 250cc Full Technical Specifications
|Engine||249.2cc, 4V, DOHC|
|Power||38.5 BHP @ 12000 rpm|
|Torque||23 NM @ 9500 rpm|
|Gears & Transmission||6 Speed|
|Bore and stroke||77 x 53.5 mm|
|Length x width x height(in)||NA|
|Speedometer & Trip meter||Digital|
|Tyres/wheels type||Tubeless tyre|
|Ground Clearance||170.00 mm|
|Fuel tank||10.00 ltrs|
|Suspension front||Inverted telescopic suspension|
|Suspension rear||Mono shock|
|Low Fuel Indicator||yes|
|Low Oil Indicator:||yes|
|Low Battery Indicator||yes|
|Passenger back rest||No|
TVS Draken 250cc Price in India: Rs. 1,60,000/- Approx
A 250cc sports bike for a price tag around 1.5 lakh is quiet impressive with such rich features and offerings. This is a bike with value for money and perfect combination of style, design, technology and performance. Draken offers a stylish body inspired by the naked street bikes from Europe and sports sharpness from every angle.
Updated on 16/12/2014
TVS Draken X21 concept is a the real TVS Draken 250cc bike which is highly anticipating by Indian bike lovers. Apache RTR 180 launch from TVS was a great success and till now – it is a best selling sports bike model in India. Now more and more powerful Apache’s bikes based versions with 200cc and 250cc engine is on the way.