TVS Graphite Concept Scooter Review
TVS Graphite is a famous concept Scooter from TVS to beat the market leading two wheeler makers, Hero, Bajaj and Honda. This super hot 150cc scooter launched by TVS at the 2014 Delhi Auto expo. TVS Draken 250cc sports bike concept was the center of attraction in auto expo along with this concept Scooter – Graphite.
Looks and Style
TVS Graphite on external looks aggressive and sporty with a sharp edgy design. It is quiet impressive with bright racing colour option. According to TVS the design and theme of the Graphite got inspiration from stealth fighter aircrafts. The scooter developed with the help of the TVS racing team.
Military dual tone colour theme (grey & yellow) with dash of ruggedness & stealth makes this scooter eye catching. A powerful diamond shaped headlight, grille and handle bar makes the scooter really useful too.
What is special and Hot in Graphite scooter ?
- Stealth military aircraft engineering based
- Class leading acceleration and ride quality
- Automated Manual Transmission or AMT
- Paddle shift for gear
- LED display unit ( matrix LCD console)
- ABS and Engine immobilizer
- Option for vehicle information and ride data
- Smart electronic key
Engine, Gears and Performance
The TVS Graphite scooter is powered by a 150cc, four valve, SOHC engine. It features electronic fuel injection technology for best mileage and low fuel consumption. It is made from underbone frame with high tensile steel.
Engine mated with Automated Manual Gearbox (clutch less manual transmission). This can be perfectly operated using paddle shifters in this scooter. You have advanced forced air cooling system also.
Suspension and Brakes: Safety
The TVS Graphite scooter packed with 30 mm telescopic suspension in front and rear gets a gas charged damper suspension. Safety of passenger and rider is well assured with dual channel dynamic ABS system and engine immobilizer. Other important feature is the electronic smart start ignition key.
Key Technical Specifications
- 150 cc four valve SOHC engine
- Automated manual gearbox & paddle shift
- Electronic fuel injection
- Advanced forced air cooling system
- 30 mm telescopic suspension setup at the front
- Gas charged damper at the rear.
- Dual channel dynamic anti lock braking system
- Electronic smart ignition key & engine immobilizer
- magnesium alloy wheels
Comfort and Convince Features
TVS Graphite scooter equipped with an advanced LED display unit. This LED display at the instrument cluster can offer live vehicle data, engine state and ride information to the rider instantly.
Rather than offering of real time information & travel data like tachometer, speedometer, fuel gauge, You can connect this LED system to other devices for collection and data input.
- Military dual tone colour theme (Grey & Yellow)
Price and Launch Date
This is said to be the most exciting scooter on display at the Auto Expo 2014. But the launch of production ready version is not found anywhere.Grey and yellow are the available color options. It is expected to be launched around 20154 last and priced around Rs. 70,000/-.
TVS graphite scooter delivers a responsive ride. This sweet looking machine packed with a unisex look and sporty stealthy theme. It is a worthy machine for the money you pay, as it encloses rich specifications, features and options overall.